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Gimme a smile: Summer Traveling

Summertime in Juneau - the snow is gone, the irises are blooming, hiking and fishing opportunities abound. School's out, the days are long with almost endless sunshine. It's...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-07-01/gimme-smile-summer-traveling
Neighbors
Song birds, lilies highlight hike to local cabin

...the muskeg, and shooting stars were past their peak. Chocolate lilies now showed up all through the meadows, and the wild irises were more evident than before but not yet at their peak. I head an olive-sided flycatcher singing his "Quick, three beers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061810/out_655825786.shtml
outdoors
What's in Bloom: Iris 'Gracchus'

Iris "Gracchus" - this is a very old cultivar of iris that was first introduced to cultivation in Europe in 1884...Caroline Jensen's photo albums, this was called "Old Peterson Iris." It is quite possible that it has been growing at the Jensen-Olson...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-20/whats-bloom-iris-gracchus
Outdoors
Penn's top picks

...close to someone without the intimating presence of the Nikon's big lens.Photography is a passion Penn shares with his wife, Iris Korhonen-Penn, and son, Liam; all three Penns recently had work on view at the same photo exhibit at KTOO. The Penns are...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-04/penns-top-picks
Art
Photo: Seeing iris

Sharron Lobaugh studies a nice display of iris for her painting Wednesday along Riverside Drive.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061809/loc_452197736.shtml
From the Garden: Returning to the world above

...that a big dog could live under them and one would never know.Irises like slivers of silver slide stealthily between overlapping...barely bulging where the closely-wrapped petals wait. The iris is brief in its flowering; the barely-formed and closely-concealed...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-05-31/garden-returning-world-above
Outdoors
On the Trails: Solstice in the sun

...surrounded by acres of purple and blue iris and lupine, with patches of yellow buttercups...indicates just how very rich this area is.Irises came in many shades, ranging from pale...visiting flowers. Bumblebees foraged on iris and lupine and beach pea, and their behavior...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-07-05/trails-solstice-sun
Outdoors
From the garden: Rites of spring

...globeflowers - are already chuckling to themselves as they mound up, getting ready for the burst of gold that they portend. Irises slant up from their exposed rhizomes, always a surprise. They look so exposed and vulnerable, just lying on top of the ground...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-05-24/garden-rites-spring
Outdoors
JDHS volleyball wins regional title after tight finish against Ketchikan

...Sitka's Natalie Galanin, Maraelia Romine, Elle Gray and Kalene Koelling; Kayhi's Gabi Bonck, Taylor Bartholomew, Joanne Paule and Nahoni Davis; and TMHS' Leah Edwards, Samantha Haight, Iris Light, Lauren Rabago, Steinman and White.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-09/jdhs-volleyball-wins-regional-title-af
Sports | JDHS
Seniors volley on their night

...Claire White's eight kills, three blocks and two aces on Friday.Senior Sammy Haight added seven kills and two aces, senior Iris Light three kills two blocks, senior Heather Alducin one kill and one block, junior Maya Hayward two kills, junior Abby De...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-02/seniors-volley-their-night
Sports

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