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Beverly Elysee Jones

...as a secretary. Beverly again felt Alaska calling, and departed for Juneau, arriving in 1950. Beverly had many girlfriends here in Juneau over this period and she very much enjoyed going fishing with them and her father, as well as the "night life...

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Swimming to altitude

...few comparable sized cities that have as many races as we do here in Juneau. There is something else altogether though that stands...you might simply choose to avoid these types of trails, but here in Juneau any trail that goes up steeply will quickly get into...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-03/swimming-altitude
Sports
Venus nears Serena showdown

...all-in-the-family matchup on tour."She probably comes back here and, you know, I think, she almost feels like this is home...everything. That's with any sport. And I guess when she gets here, it's a confidence thing."On the hottest day on record...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/venus-nears-serena-showdown
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On the Trails: Out and about in mid-June

...American redstarts, not a common bird around here. Females do the nest-building and incubation...heard frequently and might possibly nest here, near some of the ponds. In addition...seldom visible) have been seen and may nest here, so we might yet see a brood or two of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/trails-out-and-about-mid-june
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: Discretionary voting rigs the game for Native corporations

...election saw every incumbent win. As in Las Vegas, the odds are stacked in the house's (or board's) favor. The tool here isn't a weighted roulette wheel. It's something called discretionary voting.Each time a shareholder sends in his or her...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-02/discretionary-voting-rigs-game-native
Opinion
Beloved historical re-enactor John Venables dies

...father loved Juneau and "had it as a goal of sorts to get back here" before he passed away.His father's work on the Seward statue...expected that the historical stuff would get out to as many people here" as it did."There's a spark in certain people and they...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-02/beloved-historical-re-enactor-john-vena
Local
Alaska Editorial: Relocating bears doesn't change people's behavior

...public outcry over killing bears been directed toward cleaning up yards, we might be having a different conversation today.Here on the central Kenai Peninsula, efforts by Fish and Game and local municipal governments to encourage residents to minimize...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-03/alaska-editorial-relocating-bears-doesn
Local | Opinion
Pure Sole: Run your mountain Juneau

...just long and damp.Two days stood out for the stampeders, sourdoughs, immigrants and cheechakos that looked to forge lives here: Christmas and the Fourth of July.For those two days the noise of mining operations quieted, the roaring stamp mills quelled...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-03/run-your-mountain-juneau
Sports
Obama: 'Feeling good' on health care

...help pay for insurance premiums regardless of where they live.Obama declared immediately after the ruling that the law is "here to stay." He cited progress under its provisions but said more work was needed to "make health care in America even better...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/obama-feeling-good-health-care
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JIRPers start 68th summer on the Juneau Icefield

...intended to ensure their experience on the icefield is as safe as it can be, he said."We really focus on safety training here," he said. "(Today is) some of their first time on skis. We really work hard on ski training, as well as glacier travel...

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

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