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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
Gone too soon

...her boyfriend of nearly two years, and a sweet tooth craving Rockstar energy drinks."She was a very loyal friend," said Iris Desiree Pilcher, a 17-year-old junior in high school who has known Billy since middle school. "Like if I said I didn't...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-01/gone-too-soon
Local
First Friday Art Walk

...Matt Brown, Bobby Lee Daniels, Shar Fox, Liz Gifford, Mark Gnadt, John Hagen, Don Hale, Kerry Howard, Pat Kalbaugh, Iris Korhonen-Penn, Laveda Loose, Joe McCabe, Michael Penn, Liam Penn, Linda Shaw, Jim Simard, David Riccio, Wayne Owen...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-03/first-friday-art-walk
Art
Falcons girls conquer Kayhi pitch

...is injured.The Falcons varsity roster includes senior team captains Rhys Coffee, Calley Odum and Michaela Demmert; juniors Iris Light, Terra Pierce, Siosi Tupou, Leah Edwards and Claire White; sophomores Abby Derocher, Madison Polley, Amber White...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-06/falcons-girls-conquer-kayhi-pitch
Sports
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
Skookum Apparel designer Nash readies for market debut

Like many aspiring clothing designers, Iris Benson Nash loved to page through magazines as a young girl, ogling the big-name fashion and fantasizing about someday creating...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-11-28/skookum-apparel-designer-nash-readies-mar
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

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