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Fireside chat to remember the early days of visitor center

The public is invited to reminisce about the early days of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center with first ranger KJ Metcalf and summer restaurant employee and current naturalist Doug Jones. "Do you remember the pies at the Sit'ya?"Chat...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-02-24/fireside-chat-remember-early-days-vi
Outdoors
Around The Bases and Sports Shorts

...career with his 868 career homers, is first player to accomplish the feat in Japan.1985 - Oddibe McDowell becomes the first Ranger player to hit for the cycle. His seventh inning home run completes the unique event, but the center fielder adds another...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-07-23/around-bases-and-sports-shorts
Sports
Help wanted: Denali needs a dog musher

...was later part of the long effort to establish Mount McKinley National Park in 1917. Four years later, McKinley's first ranger was hired. Karstens got the job. At the time, poaching was rampant, and Karstens traveled the park backcountry behind...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111009/sta_514823919.shtml
100 years of the Tongass

...forest by presidential proclamation. Requests from Lagille and Olmsted for a boat were finally filled in 1909, when the first ranger boat on the Tongass, the Tahn, was put into service. The 64-foot, gasoline-powered vessel was outfitted with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081802/loc_tongass.shtml
News
Tongass timeline

...Roosevelt on Sept. 10. 1908: The Tongass National Forest merges with the Alexander Archipelago Forest. 1909: The first ranger boat, the Tahn, is put into service. 1910: The Forest Service receives its first application for a fox farming island...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081802/loc_tongasstimeline.shtml
News
New book highlights Pack Creek brown bears

...in 1989, the state of Alaska established a sanctuary at Pack Creek in Price's name. Metcalf, who worked as the first ranger of Admiralty National Monument, said the area located southwest of Juneau has given thousands of people the opportunity...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112708/art_360677054.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Archive Sports: M's strand 14, lose to Royals 4/22/98

...Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Devil Rays 4-0. Sele (4-0), traded from Boston last November, became the first Rangers starter to begin his Texas career with four straight victories. In 1993 with the Red Sox, Sele started out 6-0...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042298/ms.html
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: One dead, rescuer missing on Mckinley 5/26/98

...year and the 90th since the National Park Service started keeping records. If Vanderbeek also died, he would be the first ranger to perish while on duty on the continent's highest peak. Conditions were too severe for air searches Sunday or...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052698/mckinley.html
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