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Place-based bike racks to go in around town

Downtown cyclists can now hitch their bikes to an umbrella and pair of Xtratuf boots, a set of colorful and creative metal bike racks now standing in Marine Park.The new racks were installed earlier this week and are part of a larger push to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-31/place-based-bike-racks-go-around-town
Local
Youth robotics teams need more coaches

...off a robot his team created last year. This is his third year on a robotics team.At the high school level, students use metal parts and motors to create a larger robot that must complete a number of tasks. The teams use computer programming language...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/youth-robotics-teams-need-more-coaches
Local
Exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

...look at how an artist transforms raw "stuff" into the inspiring objects you see at the museum. From fish skin and baleen to metal and glass, "It's All Material" examines a wide range of materials, their sources and the techniques involved in making...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/exhibits-anchorage-museum
Art
Cleanup starts after rocket explodes during launch

...wait until after a cleanup to assess what it will cost to make repairs.Several buildings sustained bent or broken sheet-metal siding, roofs, doors or windows Monday, Craig Campbell, president and chief executive officer of Alaska Aerospace Corp...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-27/cleanup-starts-after-rocket-explodes-du
State
Alaska Ornamental Iron thrives on metal artistry

...Alaskana scenes that have gone up around metal railings in Fairbanks recently come from...built from these images get transferred to metal sheets by means of a plasma cutter, a tool that cuts through metal with compressed air heated to very high...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/alaska-ornamental-iron-thrives-metal-ar
State
A trade convention for marijuana in Tacoma Dome

...from a state where possession of a certain amount of marijuana is prosecuted as a felony.The idea for the shiny, colorful metal, laser-engraved grinders came one quiet evening at home."Me and my buddy were smoking tobacco in the garage, and we thought...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/trade-convention-marijuana-tacoma-dome
State
Fairbanks couple adds giant moose trap to yard

...base of the trap and an old spring and copper tubing for the metal frame. Dawson painted a red square around the edge of the trap...pan, rusted mining equipment and tools, old rocker boxes, metal tubs, wheelbarrows, a dog sled, pieces of burl, a wooden...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-18/fairbanks-couple-adds-giant-moose-trap-
State
Peterson Lake Trail sees continued improvements

...1900s," he said.The boards run perpendicular to the trail, so it's more of a boardwalk than a plank system, he said. Metal along the deck was salvaged from the side of the trail."It has an old look to it," Dilger said.Other sections of the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/peterson-lake-trail-sees-continued-i
Outdoors
Four indictments issued Friday

...Alexander J. Netling, was indicted on two counts of second-degree drug misconduct for possessing pseudoephedrine and lithium metal with intent to manufacture methamphetamine on July 17. Those are class "A" felonies that can be punishable by up to 20 years...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-12/four-indictments-issued-friday
Local
Reviews of new pop music releases

...recent divorce. And the band seems to have changed Jersey idols, from Springsteen to Bon Jovi, especially with the hair-metal chords that open "Stray Paper" and "Rollin' and Tumblin' " and with the power-ballad title track. The rousing "Dark...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-21/reviews-new-pop-music-releases
Art

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