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'Slow bake': Hot weather hangs over far-north state

...have set records.Anchorage, for example, had a record high of 83 degrees Tuesday, topping the old record of 82 set in 1969. The normal high for Alaska's largest city this time of year is in the low 60s, National Weather Service meteorologist...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-18/slow-bake-hot-weather-hangs-over-far-no
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Sunday brings warmest temperature of the year so far; more warmth expected this week

...80-degree temperatures in Juneau. As warm as it was, the high didn't approach the record of 85 degrees, set on that date in 1969.Temperatures are increasing across most of Alaska, with the thermometer expected to top 80 in both Fairbanks and Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-15/sunday-brings-warmest-temperature-year-
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What's next for Kake's snapped totem pole?

...and of course, he had the blueprints of what the people wanted on the pole.And when the pole was finished, probably in 1969, elders from Kake went to see it. I know my grandfathers were up there and their wives and people went to Haines for...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-10/story-behind-kakes-snapped-totem-pole
Art
Today In Sports History for June 5-6

...shy of her 30th birthday, becomes the oldest woman to win her first Grand Slam title since Ann Jones won at Wimbledon in 1969 at age 30.2010 - Drosselmeyer pulls off an upset in the Belmont Stakes, seizing the lead in the stretch and giving Hall...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-06-04/today-sports-history-june-5-6
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Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill

...the bucket compared with the catastrophic blowout here in 1969, but it has become a new rallying point for environmentalists...stretched 9 miles along the same stretch of coast fouled in 1969. As of Thursday, more than 7,700 gallons had been raked...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/environmentalists-seize-latest-santa-
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Mitch Carlson

...unexpectedly, Monday April 13, 2015. Born August 20, 1955 in Virginia, Minnesota. His family moved to Juneau, Alaska in 1969 and then moved to Wasilla in 1983.He loved Alaska, especially Juneau and visited often. He was a wonderful and caring...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174788470
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...beaches, while boats towed booms into place to corral the two slicks off the Santa Barbara coast where a much larger spill in 1969 - the largest in U.S. waters at the time - is credited with giving rise to the American environmental movement.Up...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/oil-spreads-across-9-miles-pacific-fo
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'Monumental' art unveiled at Soboleff Building

...artist Charles Edenshaw and an apprentice of Bill Reid, Davidson made the first totem pole in Massett in nearly 90 years in 1969, when he was 22. His paintings, sculptures and carvings have been exhibited at the Seattle Art Museum and Smithsonian's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/monumental-art-reflects-buldings-larger-p
Art
Mariners edged by Houston as Astros win 10th straight

...following a six-game losing streak.It was the first time in franchise history, dating to the team's Montreal debut in 1969, the Nationals won consecutive 1-0 games, according to STATS. The last time the Mets had lost 1-0 on consecutive...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-04/mariners-edged-houston-astros-win-10t
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Mom, daughter gardening side-by-side

...really wish for rain."She made her way to Alaska by marrying Clifford, a Coast Guardsman who was stationed in Alaska in 1969. They've been here ever since.Before she moved to Alaska, Reeves was "one of those that had her hat and her purse...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-10/mom-daughter-gardening-side-side
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