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Coast Guard rescues hunter near Sitka

...Class Shawn Eggert says the man's wife told police he left to hunt Tuesday and she expected him back that...Eggert says the man's boat was found submerged. But he said the man was not injured and there were no signs that he was hypothermic.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-20/coast-guard-rescues-hunter-near-sitka
State
Mark Kelley gets photo in Smithsonian exhibit

...a picture is really good if I have picture envy," he said. Each fall, he and his wife, Jan Kelley, take a vacation away from...thinking 'Oh my God, this is unbelievable,'" he said. They hiked to Vernal Falls in October, when...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/mark-kelley-gets-photo-smithsonian-e
Outdoors
Alaska LNG Project team ready to work with Walker

...is a marathon, not a 100-yard dash," he said.The Alaska LNG consortium filed for...roles, told the Journal in October that he is pleased with what has been done, but...agreements concerns him.Walker also said he is skeptical of ExxonMobil's lead role...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-21/alaska-lng-project-team-ready-work-walk
State
Alaska Science Forum: Villager's remains led to 1918 flu breakthrough

...two separate missions nearly half a century apart. He wanted to find what he describes as "the most lethal organism in the history...in 1951, with the permission of the village elders he built a fire on the ground surface to thaw the permafrost...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/alaska-science-forum-villagers-remai
Outdoors
Assembly silent on pot shops

...Lynn, R-Anchorage, announced last week he will introduce legislation in January that...any decisions for the city, Kiehl said he anticipates nine months of regulations...legislators fill holes in the law. For example, he said, edible marijuana products sold in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/assembly-silent-pot-shops
Local
Two nabbed for Valley mugging

...27-year-old victim reported to police that he was kicked in the face and robbed at the...location about 9:05 p.m. Wednesday. He gave police a first name for one of the...plea deal reached with prosecutors, and he was sentenced to serve 50 days in prison...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-20/two-nabbed-valley-mugging
Local
Police & Fire for Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

...given to a man on Glacier Highway, and he was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital...given to a man on Auke Bay Harbor Road, and he was taken to BRH.? At 11:42 a.m...given to a man on Glacier Highway, and he was taken to BRH.? At 8:11 p.m...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/police-fire-friday-nov-21-2014
Local
Clarification

An article published online Wednesday, Nov. 20, titled "Fugitive found sleeping at Juneau airport" described Taylor James Pass a convicted murderer. He was convicted via guilty plea of second-degree attempted murder, as the article stated.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/clarification
Local
Healthy habits or burning freedoms?

...smoking ban on campus.Student Jarmyn Kramlich said he received an email from administrators a month ago informing...exists and creates another problem," Kramlich said. He clarified that he was not advocating smoking, but that a ban would simply...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/healthy-habits-or-burning-freedoms
Local
Off the Beaten Path: Quest for snow

...Shanley the Obi-Wan Kenobi of the hills. He's tried to lure me from the dark side...icy patches of snow and cliff bands as he shredded his way down the mountain. I followed...At dusk, I caught up with Shanley as he hunkered beneath a boulder exchanging ski...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/beaten-path-quest-snow
Outdoors

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