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Scientists, tribe study shrinking glacier

...cascade off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every 20 yards, the water carves vertical...snow from last winter is already gone, so ice is melting off the glacier at a rate of...have lost about 75 billion metric tons of ice every year from 1994 to 2013. In Montana...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-30/scientists-tribe-study-shrinking-glacie
State
Photos: Learning To Play Hockey

First time hockey players learned how to put on gear and skate during the Juneau Douglas Ice Association's Learn To Play Hockey day at Treadwell Ice Arena on Saturday. Coaches, established youth and high school players were available to help...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-31/photos-learning-play-hockey
Sports
Photo: Learning the puck game

Two first time youth hockey players practice a face off while another learns to score in front of the net during Saturday's Juneau Douglas Ice Association Learn To Play Hockey Day at Treadwell Ice Arena. More photos will run in tommorow's paper.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-30/photo-learning-puck-game
Sports
Joseph Murphy

...involved in the search and rescue of a lost man on the sea ice in a white out. With ice cracking around them, Joe and a coworker were able to locate the lost man and lead him off the ice to safety by snowmobile. Joe and his coworker were...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175531253
Nancy Weaver Seitz

...Alaska was a change for the family but they immediately took to Alaska's scenery, and outdoor activities including skiing, ice skating, hiking, boating, and fishing. Nancy worked part time for various federal agencies, taking summers off to spend...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175523579
LaVerne Bruce

...family avidly partook of the outdoor adventures that Juneau so amply offered. They skied at Second Cabin, on Dan Moeller trail, ice skated at Skater's Cabin, hiked, and joyously reveled in the overwhelming beauty of this place. LaVerne and her husband...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175538573
Shell pauses Arctic drilling for high wind, water

...spill in harsh conditions where floating ice could hamper cleanup operations."Imagine...Halting drilling for severe weather or moving ice was a common occurrence for Shell drilling...said. Global warming's effect on sea ice, which formerly acted like a blanket over...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/shell-pauses-arctic-drilling-high-wind-
State
Empire Editorial: We wish you were here, Mr. President

...here in Juneau, and they're the ones who will be watching over the ships traversing the Arctic channels opened by retreating ice. The Alaska Marine Exchange, which tracks those ships, is based here, too.Juneau has plenty of wildlife to show off in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-30/empire-editorial-we-wish-you-were-her
Opinion
Obama to walk fine line on climate, energy

...trip is to use dramatic and alarming changes to Alaska's climate to instill fresh urgency into his global warming agenda. Sea ice is melting, critical permafrost is thawing and Alaska's cherished glaciers are liquefying - powerful visuals that Obama hopes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-30/obama-walk-fine-line-climate-energy
State
My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change

...steps to protect people in the Arctic." Sen. Murkowski also raised concerns in 2007: "The permafrost is melting, Arctic ice is disappearing, and wildlife habitat is changing. It is responsible for us to take actions to reduce carbon emissions, as...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-30/my-turn-president-has-right-spotlight
Opinion

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