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On the Trails: The scourge of scurvy

...reported as spruce or arbor vitae); this treatment was suggested by local Natives. Still earlier, the Vikings on the way to Greenland are said to have made use of scurvy grass or a similar species. And long before that, in the fifth century, the Chinese...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/trails-scourge-scurvy
Outdoors
My Turn: Muskoxen are a conservation success

...hunters in the mid-1800s. The original Nunivak herd of about 35 animals had been brought to Alaska from native herds in Greenland with funding provided by the U.S. Congress. These progenitors of today's muskoxen were initially taken to the University...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-08/my-turn-muskoxen-are-conservation-suc
Opinion
Family of missing hiker speaks out

...always outside doing adventurous activities, whether it's kayaking in Juneau, bicycling across Canada or ice camping in Greenland."She kayaks, she cycles," Brenda Buis, Sharon's sister-in-law, told the Empire on Tuesday, adding that Sharon...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-28/family-missing-hiker-speaks-out
Local
Alaska Juvenile Male Soccer Opens AWG with 10-4 Loss to Greenland

...WHITEHORSE, Yukon (March 4, 2012) ? Greenland used a string of six straight goals...the Arctic Winter Games."We expect Greenland to be one of the tougher teams," Alaska...game. They have to adjust to it."Greenland got two goals each from Kuluk Hermansen...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-03-05
Sports
Search for missing hiker widens on second day

...basically, to Roberts but coming down towards Perseverance."Johnson described Buis as "tough," noting they just went to Greenland last month for an ice camping trip. "She goes out alone a lot."Blundell said she just got back at 8 a.m. Monday morning...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-26/search-missing-hiker-widens-second-day
Local
UAF gets $127K penalty for musk oxen deaths

...Musk oxen were once native to Alaska but were hunted to extinction several hundred years ago. The animals were reintroduced, starting with a small herd from Greenland in the 1930s. The university herd was established about 30 years ago.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-12/uaf-gets-127k-penalty-musk-oxen-deaths
State
Emotions run high after search is called off

...adventures, from cycling to kayaking to hiking. She's biked across Canada and just returned from an ice camping trip in Greenland with Johnson last month."Sharon is a very tough and strong woman, she grew up as a farm girl," Irene Versteegen-Buis...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-30/emotions-run-high-after-search-called
Local
Update: Troopers call off search for missing hiker

...very skilled and experienced. She's biked from Alaska to Canada, and just recently returned from an ice camping trip in Greenland.Courtney and other family members expressed the hardship of not being in Juneau while the search is ongoing. They're...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-29/frustration-grows-fifth-day-search-miss
Local
On day three, search for hiker continues

...as an experienced hiker who likes to travel light and often goes out alone. She just returned from an ice camping trip in Greenland last month, although with an injured wrist. Other than that, she's in good physical condition, SEADOGS said in a flier...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-27/day-three-search-hiker-continues
Local
Inuit council members meet in Kotzebue

...meeting in Kotzebue.Members from Russia, Greenland and Canada met with Alaska members last...have a seat on the Arctic Council. ICC Greenland President Aqqaluk Lynge there has to...and our future culture," Lynge said.Greenland has seen a rapid growth of mining, and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-26/inuit-council-members-meet-kotzebue
State

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