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Bright moments in the Arts 2014

...cataloging the natural sounds of Glacier Bay. These guys have the best job on the planet, camping out in Glacier Bay all summer. Even better than hearing...Tsalxaan Tayee Yaay": In June, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve hosted...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-25/bright-moments-arts-2014
Art
Gutsy Gustavus earns Mixed 6 volleyball crown

...24-26, and 15-12 for the title, the first high school state championship in any sport for the Foxes. Surrounded by Glacier Bay National Park on three sides and Icy Straits on the other, the town of 400 year-round residents located about 50...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-16/gutsy-gustavus-earns-mixed-6-volleybal
Sports
There's something about Juneau

...category.The two photographs that got honorable mention in the "wildlife" category were of Steller sea lions in Glacier Bay National Park and of a seal in Tracy Arm. "That was quite a hoot, actually," he said of the sea lions. He and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-12/theres-something-about-juneau
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: Sealaska land deal should move forward

...promised under ANCSA. Federal officials did not ask Native approval when they established the Tongass National Forest or Glacier Bay National Park - they simply acted without regard for the people who already lived in those places.ANCSA was designed...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-07/empire-editorial-sealaska-land-deal-s
Opinion
Whale of a tale gains national attention

Two Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve rangers were acknowledged for their exhibit...and Melissa's exhibits provide a glimpse into the underwater world of Glacier Bay," said National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis in a statement...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-05/whale-tale-gains-national-attention
Outdoors
Family hosts ceremony for lost hiker

...46-year-old friend of Buis', met up with Buis on several different kayaking trips, including a couple times up in Glacier Bay."We would go up and she would have been already up there out kayaking for like a week and a half," she said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-26/family-hosts-ceremony-lost-hiker
Local
Empire Editorial: Be careful, the ice monster lurks

...be fatal or cause serious injuries. In 2010, the Cascade Glacier, a hanging glacier at the head of Lituya Bay in Glacier Bay National Park about 120 miles northwest of Juneau, calved directly above a trio of adventurers from Juneau. A large...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-21/be-careful-ice-monster-lurks
Opinion
Remembering the Hoonah Boys

...States loses 555 World War II veterans a day, and within a few years, none will be left.William Horton was born in Glacier Bay, home of Hoonah's origins. As glaciers advanced into their community, the Huna Tlingit were forced from their homes...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-17/remembering-hoonah-boys
Local | Neighbors
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...to actually being built.In 1964, the U.S. Forest Service investigated the possibility of a road from Haines to Glacier Bay in order to open additional timber-cutting areas. The state of Alaska picked up on the idea, but its goal was improving...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/reviewing-all-options-old-and-new
Local
Off the Beaten Path: Stories told in tracks

...pretty surprised the first time I learned this. I was wearing an old pair of Xtratufs, hiking down a rocky beach in Glacier Bay, when I noticed a bear come around the corner and bumble my way. Hoping not to disturb its afternoon stroll, I backtracked...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-14/beaten-path-stories-told-tracks
Outdoors

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