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Finding subtlety in a dramatic environment

Alaska is often described as a land of extremes ? vast distances, tall mountains, intense weather, and dramatic contrasts in darkness and light. For painter...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-04-13
Art
"King of Fish" Book Drop lands in Petersburg

The Salmon Project will continue its statewide "King of Fish" Book Drop on Saturday, March 7, at the Petersburg Public Library. Between 1-3 p.m.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-04-14
Art
CBJ holds hope to sell lot for housing

...proposals for sale of the land, valued at about $530,000 according to CBJ Lands Manager Greg Chaney...of the only pieces of land they could control, it...property. If not, the land would revert back to city...will be forwarded to the Lands Committee for discussion...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-04/cbj-holds-hope-sell-lot-housing
Local
A history of charity: The story of Juneau's Hurlock family

...family was quite generous in donating the land that the old church sits on," Nolan wrote...of monetary donations and four plots of land, which students used to practice homebuilding...told the Empire in the year of their last land donation that he was happy to contribute...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-04/history-charity
Local
Alutiiq Museum's volunteer of the year goes to couple who monitor ancient settlements

...noting erosion, animal damage, and human impacts, and then share the information with Saltonstall. Their observations help land managers preserve sites and the history they hold.In 2014, the Dodges continued to monitor sites near their rural home, but...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-04-0
Art
Kodiak humpback whale is Fireside Lecture topic for March 6

...photographic glimpse of humpback anatomy, highlighting unique aspects of internal and external anatomy that allow these former land creatures to thrive and play diverse ecological roles in the ocean - from support of exotic hitchhiking crustaceans to the efficient...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-04-22
Art
Merging art with science: Colleen Flanigan to lead Friday's Sound + Motion lecture at UAS

...streams of media to communicate scientific observation, universal "truths," and poetic interspecies concepts in artworks on land to complement underwater projects.For more on the Sound + Motion series, visit www.www.uas.alaska.edu/sound_motion

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-04-15
Art
Warm weather forces Iditarod start off river

...and volunteers needed at the start.Officials on Monday announced the race will move a couple hundred feet north and start on land March 9. Mushers will travel for a few miles before jumping back on the river.The ceremonial start remains in Anchorage on...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-03/warm-weather-forces-iditarod-start-riv
Sports
The Road's new price tag: $4 million

...organization for the construction industry, and is a partial owner of family land near Berners Bay, on the Road's route. The two were married last year.The land in question, a potential gold mine, was leased to Coeur Alaska's Kensington...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-03/roads-new-price-tag-4-million
Local
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...At this rate of decline, theoretical models forecast that the Arctic will be completely free of ice by 2040. An ice free land or reduction of hard ice on the high seas will open new opportunities for oil and natural gas production (e.g., from longer...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-03/my-turn-negotiating-rapids-arctic-ala
Opinion

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