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Remote winters

...aren't common, though, and other wildlife sightings are less terrible, but still wonderful. A resident great blue heron fishes in the waters in front of the lodge; otters slide on their backs down snowy slopes. This year, in Warm Springs Bay, they...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/remote-winters
Local
Barbara Jean Woldstad Heim

...Gilbert and Jerald Hamrick.Barbara first came to Alaska in 1959 with her husband, Fred, to Juneau where he worked for the Fish & Wildlife Protection Division. Barbara lived in Juneau, Fairbanks, Anchorage and North Pole during her years in Alaska...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173918614
Francis Troop Blake

...broke horses at the Honor Farm using the "Ray Hunt" method. He later moved to Pelican, Alaska and while there worked in the fish house and was a volunteer fireman. After marrying his wife in Pelican, they both moved to Juneau where he had his own business...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173878950
Happiness: A state of mind or a river of fish

...Oregon and developed the Ideal Schedule in which he fishes 16 hours a day. He weeded out all nonessentials...out there for no other reason but that I wanted to fish, could fish, so I did fish. It should be easy for Gus to answer. He loves...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwcolumns/2015-01-21/happiness-state-mind-or-river-fish
CCWColumns
Wildlife Wednesday: Southeast's moose

...upcoming Wildlife Wednesday, a monthly series of lectures. Kevin White, a research biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, will give a talk called "Ecology of Moose in Southeast Alaska." He's done field projects on moose in Gustavus...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-30/wildlife-wednesday-southeasts-moose
Outdoors
Fireside talk: Alexander Archipelago Wolves

...Alexander Archipelago wolves from other populations."One difference is that some wolves focus on salmon spawning streams, as fish can be easier to catch than deer."It is easier for a wolf to find food on the islands of the archipelago than on the mainland...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-30/fireside-talk-alexander-archipelago-
Outdoors
On the Trails: Eating lichens

...lichens as food. Indigenous people of the North ate partially digested lichen from caribou stomachs; this material was mixed with fish eggs to make what was considered to be a delicacy (presumably an acquired taste?). In some parts of the world, lichens have...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-30/trails-eating-lichens
Outdoors
Local Sports Calendar for Friday, Jan. 30

...at Adair Kennedy Field.Sunday, May 17RUNNINGHome, TBD, Spring Tide Scramble: 'Race the Tide' (Empire Cup Race), at Fish Creek Bridge on North Douglas Highway. Start time depends on low tide, 7-miles or 3-mile, under 13 years old must have...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-30/local-sports-calendar-friday-jan-30
Sports
Letter: Gillnetting on the rivers

...allow gillnetting on the rivers. "Those fish are all in different stages of pre- and...freezer after pulling out a package of frozen fish? I don't imagine he does; that would be a waste of fish. So why would he approve a practice that...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-01-29/letter-gillnetting-rivers
Letters
Retraction to Jan. 29 letter

...letter was not written by Matt Miller with the Department of Fish and Game. It was actually written by Charlie Stephens of Kenai...the letter printed. It was intended to read: "Matt Miller, Fish and Game Regional Fisheries Management Coordinator for Southcentral...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-29/retraction-jan-29-letter
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