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It's not just about the cookies

...and her family hosted sister scouts from Japan and her daughter researched about where...was ready to meet them and if she hears Japan mentioned, she says something about knowing...country or her new friends who live in Japan."The example given is only one of many...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-25/its-not-just-about-cookies
Neighbors
Fireside Chat to feature the ocean's trash

...average person can track trash drifting across the Pacific Ocean. He'll also talk about how debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan is being found and cleaned up.Lectures are free and take place at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The first begins...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/fireside-chat-feature-oceans-trash
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: Tidal stresses and giant earthquakes

...National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention in Tsukuba, Japan, found that tidally triggered earthquakes were common off the northeast coast of Japan several to 10 years before the magnitude 9 earthquake that triggered the tsunami...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/alaska-science-forum-tidal-stresses-
Outdoors
Sockeye marketers look to pink campaign

...Tyson Fick, Communications Director for the Alaska Seafood Marketing institute. "We're targeting in particular the UK, Japan and Canada with canned sockeye, and domestically with retailers to the tune of 6,000-7,000 individual stores to run sockeye...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwfeatures/2015-01-21/sockeye-marketers-look-pink-campa
CCWFeatures
Kapalua a test unlike any other on the PGA Tour

...drops (and rises) in elevation and enormous greens that are difficult to gauge because of the grain.Hideki Matsuyama of Japan is still working on his English, though he had the right word when he smiled and said, "Big."Looks can be deceiving...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-09/kapalua-test-unlike-any-other-pga-tour
Sports
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...water to the northern Kurile Islands of Japan and only 600 miles to the Soviet base at...develop it.In 1922, the United States, Japan, and several other nations signed the...closed all but one Army post in Alaska. Japan renounced the treaty in 1934 with no response...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/forgotton-battle-alaska-part-2
Neighbors
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska, part III: U.S. makes attempt to reclaim Attu

...campaign.August 1945 ended the war with Japan. Etta Jones was the first female Caucasian...female American prisoner released from Japan. She returned to San Francisco on Sept...to Hokkaido Island, the northernmost of Japan's four major islands. They were given...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-04/forgotten-battle-alaska-part-iii-us
Neighbors
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...the declaration of war was limited to Japan. It wasn't until four days later on...Hideki Tojo, became Prime Minister of Japan and with an Army junta ruled the Japanese...Hideki believed that in order to pursue Japan's goals on the Asian mainland and all...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-21/forgotten-battle-alaska
Neighbors
Business booming for berry growers

...wanted to grow something that nobody else was growing," he said. "So, through research many years ago, I found that (in Japan) this plant grew and I wanted to try it here."Olson said his farm was the first to produce commercial Haskap jam and syrup...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-15/business-booming-berry-growers
State
Destinations for 2015

...The new year also marks 70 years since the end of World War II, both the defeat of Nazi Germany and the atomic bombing of Japan that ended the war in Asia. Hiroshima and Nagasaki are planning memorial services on the August anniversaries of the bombings...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/destinations-2015
Neighbors

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