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What's in Bloom: Himalayan blue poppy

It's Meconopsis "Lingholm," the Himalayan Blue Poppy, time at the Jensen-Olson Arboretum. Juneau's climate mimics their rain-soaked, native habitat on the sub-alpine...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-04/whats-bloom-himalayan-blue-poppy
Outdoors
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
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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Slack Tide: 49 meditations on a sunny Alaska summer

...my bad. Sun goes around the Earth. Now let's get a flagon of mead - I'm buying."37. Did you know Juneau has a Himalayan salt cave now? And one of those places that freezes off your fat? Anchorage claims several. Can we truly keep calling ourselves...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-28/slack-tide-49-meditations-sunny-ala
Neighbors
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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Niche spa treatments growing in number

...these," they decided.They did it, and not halfway. Working with a broker in the US, Boehm arranged to have two tons of Himalayan pink salt shipped from Pakistan to Juneau. Visitors will find a lot of salt products in the spa's lobby, from lamps for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-04/niche-spa-treatments-growing-number
Local
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
Expedition India

Jake Pahlke, 21, of Juneau, recently completed an 80-day expedition in the Himalayan Mountains of India with the National Outdoor Leadership School, according to a release from the organization.The expedition...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-10-05/expedition-india
Outdoors

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