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Off the Beaten Path: Quest for snow

...for years. I'm still hoping slogging will become trendy.The light wasn't great, but Shanley easily navigated rocks, icy patches of snow and cliff bands as he shredded his way down the mountain. I followed somewhat ingloriously, at times post-holing...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/beaten-path-quest-snow
Outdoors
Talkeetna man crashes in rare electric car

...Roadster near Mile 85.Troopers say 57-year-old Jack West was heading north at about 5:20 p.m. when he lost control on the icy road surface. The car was demolished.Trooper spokesman Tim DeSpain says roads from Willow to Trapper Creek were "pure ice...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-12/talkeetna-man-crashes-rare-electric-car
State
Hunting for whale & votes above the Arctic Circle

BARROW - Three children whiz by on a snowmobile as Gabe Tegoseak, crunching through icy streets in the town that's as far north as you can go and still be in the United States, is hunting for votes.He's tired...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-28/hunting-whale-votes-above-arctic-circle
State
Letter: Make 1B your preferred road alternative

...that are not common to drivers on other dangerous mountain roads. Instead of slowing for dark, wet, windy, snowy and/or icy conditions like the southbound drivers will, some will push to make their planned connection and end up off the road and miles...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-19/letter-make-1b-your-preferred-road-al
Letters
Volunteers coordinate work party for Boy Scouts

...help with hauling, logistics and more.A special thanks also goes out to SEABIA members Alpine Construction, Design North, Icy Straits Lumber and Milling, Perseverance Glass, Alaska Outdoor Warehouse and Embroidery, Tyler Rental, Don Abel's Building...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-09/volunteers-coordinate-work-party-bo
Neighbors
Iambics for the Southeast Alaska Regional Cross-Country Meet

The smell of analgesics waftingon icy air, the easy springing stridesof high school runners ? boys and girls ? as ifautumnal earth becomes a trampoline,returns each step with "earth power coming"up in rain with hints of falling snowand memories from fifty years ago.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-02/iambics-southeast-alaska-regional-cros
Sports
Icy Strait Point celebrates 10 years of tourism

...their ship Friday afternoon, employees of Icy Strait Point locked up the souvenir shops...Friday marked the 10th anniversary of Icy Strait Point as a cruise ship destination...village to one that's driven by tourism."Icy Strait Point has had its ups and downs...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-25/icy-strait-point-celebrates-10-years-to
Local
Slack Tide: How to make Spontaneous Sunday Salmon

...its own way. Do whatever you have to do with yours to keep heat constant, but direct. In a pinch, douse back flames with icy remnants of your gimlet. Yell after that kid who took your phone to say good-bye to Grandma. Not only will you want to watch...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-12/slack-tide-how-make-spontaneous-sun
Neighbors
Correction

An article in the Sunday edition of the Empire called "Icy Strait Point celebrates 10 years of tourism" incorrectly states that ISP employees have been paid a total of $2.2 million since the resort opened in 2004. ISP employees were paid $2.2 million last year alone.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-27
Local
No injuries after fishing boat grounds near Hoonah

...Alaska early Tuesday morning after it lost its GPS system.Alaska State Troopers say the Stardust grounded on Sisters Island in Icy Straits, near Hoonah.Wildlife troopers in Hoonah responded and stayed on-scene until the boat was refloated about 5 a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-06/no-injuries-after-fishing-boat-grounds-
State

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