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David John Nesgoda

...him with a new bicycle and a fishing rod in his hand, eager to go out on his own to discover new territory. David's genuine love...same time, the seasonal nature of his work allowed Dave to "go on campaign" each winter. His desire to explore new waters would...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175191182
Peggie Joan Ward

...rainforest. The children were taught that rain did not get in the way of enjoying the outdoors! Whatever the activity it would go on regardless of the weather! Peggie and Bob were very active in local and state politics. They knew many of Alaska's elected...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175016768
JIRPers start 68th summer on the Juneau Icefield

...everyone has a really solid foundation to go off of."They'll leave Camp 17 and start...about JIRP founder Maynard "Mal" Miller, go to http://juneauempire.com/outdoors...Empire Outdoor section. To read the blog, go to http://juneauicefield.com/blog...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/jirpers-start-68th-summer-juneau-ice
Outdoors
Swimming to altitude

...putting my head down and pushing up through the brush. The higher I go the more satisfying it becomes. Like many things in life the...chicken or the egg? There's really only one way to find out. Go out and embrace the sea of green that envelopes so many of Juneau's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-03/swimming-altitude
Sports
Alaska is beating drunk driving

...strategic enforcement, based on data - where to be and where to go based on enforcement. It's targeted media education - you're...grants to police."They used to provide grants for officers to go out and specifically look for DWIs," Campbell said. "About...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-03/alaska-beating-drunk-driving
State
Lumberjacks' DeGroote dies at 22 while vacationing

...as a part of our program. Our time with Michael was cut short, but he will always be a Lumberjack. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family."A senior tight end/fullback, DeGroote graduated from Fountain Hills High School in Scottsdale and attended...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-03/lumberjacks-degroote-dies-22-while-vaca
State
Beloved historical re-enactor John Venables dies

...Hewitt said. "I loved the way that he really worked at knowing the characters ... He'd make those little signs and we would go stand out in front of the Capitol or do it in front of the Governor's Mansion and take little selfies ..."I'm going to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-02/beloved-historical-re-enactor-john-vena
Local
Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture

ATHENS, Greece - The Greek government vowed Wednesday to go ahead with plans to have the people decide whether they want more...Minister Alexis Tsipras was defiant, saying the referendum would go ahead as planned Sunday and again urging citizens to vote "No...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/greece-proceeds-vote-plan-creditors-r
Not For Web
Billionaire Saudi prince vows to donate $32 billion fortune

...announced Wednesday that he will donate all of his wealth of $32 billion to charity over the coming years.The money will go to the Saudi prince's organization called Alwaleed Philanthropies to work in the fields of "intercultural understanding" and...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/billionaire-saudi-prince-vows-donate-
Not For Web
Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses

...same-sex couple: They can resign, or go to jail, said Sam Marcosson, a constitutional...says he won't resign and he'd rather go to jail than issue a marriage license to...If she objects to doing her job, she can go."As a police officer for 20 years, he...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-01/same-sex-marriage-fight-turns-clerks-
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