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UN: After 2nd quake, many cut off by blocked roads

...villages, a U.N. official said Wednesday, after this Himalayan nation suffered through its second major quake in less than...most recent quake hit hardest in deeply rural parts of the Himalayan foothills, hammering many villages reached only by hiking...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-14/un-after-2nd-quake-many-cut-blocked-r
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What's in Bloom: Himalayan blue poppy

Here in Juneau we are fortunate enough to live where Meconopsis 'Lingholm', the Himalayan blue poppy, thrives. Juneau's climate mimics their rain-soaked, native habitat on the sub-alpine slopes and meadows of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-13/whats-bloom-himalayan-blue-poppy
Outdoors
See the future in flowers

...has already hit "peak spring bloom." "Middle-of-June flowering plants are popping open," he pointed out. "Like Himalayan Blue Poppies." He said everything is about four weeks ahead of schedule and with all the sunshine, the plants are bigger...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/see-future-flowers
Outdoors
Another deadly earthquake spreads fear and misery in Nepal

...according to the Home Ministry. But that toll was expected to rise as reports began reaching Kathmandu of people in isolated Himalayan towns and villages being buried under rubble, according to the U.N.'s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-12/another-deadly-earthquake-spreads-fear-
State
Another deadly quake spreads fear in Nepal

...according to the Home Ministry. But that toll was expected to rise as reports began reaching Kathmandu of people in isolated Himalayan towns and villages being buried under rubble, according to the U.N.'s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/another-deadly-quake-spreads-fear-nep
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A new age of aid following Nepal quakes

...email when she was able, on May 1, and provided an update. She also provided a link for an IndieGoGO fundraiser for the Himalayan Rescue Association, the group she was working with in Manang. It's a small organization and donations can help with rescue...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-14/new-age-aid-following-nepal-quakes
Local
Death toll tops 4,000 in Nepal

...countries like India and China - but also from Nepal's tiny Himalayan neighbor of Bhutan, which dispatched a medical team.Two...open squares and a golf course, bundled against the chilly Himalayan night.Among them was Prabina Mainali, a 26-year-old...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-28/death-toll-tops-4000-nepal
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Choppers ferry injured in Nepal

...Basnyat, a Nepal army spokesman. Contributions came from large countries like India and China - but also from Nepal's tiny Himalayan neighbor of Bhutan, which dispatched a medical team.At the Kathmandu airport, foreign planes from India, the U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-29/choppers-ferry-injured-nepal
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Devastating earthquake hits Nepal

...the world. The economy of Nepal, a nation of 27.8 million people, depends heavily on tourism, principally trekking and Himalayan mountain climbing.Javier Camacho Gimenez, a mountaineer and photographer who was at a base camp of Everest to attempt the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-26/devastating-earthquake-hits-nepal
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Avalanche sweeps Mt. Everest, 10 dead

...government of not doing enough for them despite making millions in permit fees from Western mountaineers who attempt to scale the Himalayan peaks. The guides protested by refusing to work on the mountain, leading to the cancellation of last year's climbing season...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-26/avalanche-sweeps-mt-everest-10-dead
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