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Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...watch out for the birds during the summer months."People are going to go back there and look at the ice. It's not a problem...also a very long-lived species. "Obviously, if you're going to keep having terns, everybody needs to make at least one...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/tern-colonies-failed-year-near-mende
Outdoors
Islamic State plot in Australia raises questions

...in from different backgrounds from all these countries, when it comes to policy making, they're going to fight each other, they're going to kill each other," Makinda said."On ISIS, I see no direct threat to Australia or to any other...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-19/islamic-state-plot-australia-raises-q
Not For Web
Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence

...district of Newhaven, a former fishing port. "And we are going to win. I can feel it in my bones."For Smith, who went...a pub, many of which were staying open overnight."I'm going to sit with a beer in my hand watching the results coming in...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-19/vote-counting-begins-scotland-indepen
Not For Web
Bruce, Josephine and the sea

...had to put the pole in the pole holder (attached to) my downrigger because I couldn't hold the pole ... I thought it was going to strip all the line off my reel."The battle lasted about an hour. Nelson would lift about two feet, Purcell would reel...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/bruce-josephine-and-sea
Outdoors
Author, charity founder urged to come clean about his history

...stability."Greg is recognizable, he commands an audience and people want to hear what happened," Barrett said. "People are going to be wondering, so he has to be a part of it."It's a risky gambit, and Mortenson is not sure if the public will give...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-19/author-charity-founder-urged-come-cle
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Northrim Bank officially completes takeover

...about the economy in Alaska," Langland said. "He was interested in a $50 million investment in Alaska, but it wasn't going to happen unless the oil tax changed (from ACES)."Langland said "the psychology of the business environment is key" when...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-19/northrim-bank-officially-completes-take
Local
JPD gets a new face(book)

...pages to see how they do it. Campbell views it as an opportunity to reach the public in real time to inform them about things going on in the community and to disseminate information. It's also a way to open up dialogue between citizens and police, part...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-19/jpd-gets-new-facebook
Local
Thunder Mountain swimmers host invitational meet

...a lot of fun," Adams said. "The kids remember me from high school when they swam on the club team, and they are always going after my times and telling me how close they are or when they better them."The Sitka boys finished runner-up to Dimond...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-19/thunder-mountain-swimmers-host-invitat
Sports
A camera that doesn't record

...four and a half years he's been in this position with DOT."The only purpose they serve now is to enable us to see what's going on in an intersection," he said.Epstein remembers backlash from the community when the cameras were installed. DOT spent...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-19/camera-doesnt-record
Local
SBA appoints Goings as NW administrator

...Thursday announced the appointment of Calvin Goings, as the regional administrator in Region...Administrator Karen Mills in welcoming Goings. "With his background as a small business...revitalizing our nation's small businesses," Goings said. "I look forward to working with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121109/reg_534563778.shtml

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