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Hiker among 4 Americans dead on Mount Everest

...a two-week hiking trip to the Himalayas to climb Mount Everest.The Northern California man had planned the trip for...climbing team.All the U.S. citizens were killed at the Mount Everest base camp, State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-29/hiker-among-4-americans-dead-mount-ev
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Pick a summit, gear up and climb on

John Beede's Mount Everest - his loftiest goal and childhood dream - was actually summiting Mount Everest, a feat he accomplished May 21...challenged the audience to dream up big "Mount Everest-size dreams", pick their own summit...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-16/pick-summit-gear-and-climb
Local
Avalanche sweeps Mt. Everest, 10 dead

...triggered by a massive earthquake swept across Nepal's Mount Everest region on Saturday, killing at least 10 climbers and...Fredinburg was with three other Google employees hiking Mount Everest. The other three, he added, are safe. Fredinburg...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-26/avalanche-sweeps-mt-everest-10-dead
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Beware of useless information

...grade. Everyone knows it's Mount Everest. Or is it? Did you know that...Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan - is taller than Mount Everest? Let me say that again. For...it actually grows taller than Mount Everest. I read this in "The Book of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021410/nei_562852078.shtml
Neighbors
Another deadly earthquake spreads fear and misery in Nepal

...three weeks ago that left more than 8,000 dead.The magnitude-7.3 quake, centered midway between Kathmandu and Mount Everest, struck hardest in the foothills of the Himalayas, triggering some landslides, but it also shook the capital badly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-12/another-deadly-earthquake-spreads-fear-
State
Another deadly quake spreads fear in Nepal

...been no indications the aircraft crashed.Tuesday's magnitude-7.3 quake, centered midway between Kathmandu and Mount Everest, struck hardest in the foothills of the Himalayas, triggering some landslides, but it also shook the capital badly...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/another-deadly-quake-spreads-fear-nep
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Astronaut Steve Swanson's visit excites Ketchikan students

...of resilient guests, which already includes Swanson, a professional rodeo champion, the first amputee to summit Mount Everest and a retired general who spent six years as a prisoner of war. And that's a list the Powers said will keep growing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-25/astronaut-steve-swansons-visit-excites-
State
Aid arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages

...official death toll in Nepal had reached 5,045 as of Wednesday. That figure did not include the 19 people killed at Mount Everest - five foreign climbers and 14 Nepalese Sherpa guides - when the quake unleashed an avalanche at base camp.At least...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-01/aid-arriving-nepals-remote-quake-hit-
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for April 27, 2015

...out of Nepal in the wake of the earthquake that struck Saturday. We were mesmerized by the horrific video shot by a Mount Everest climber as a titanic avalanche struck, killing at least 17 climbers.These scenes of destruction and abject misery...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-27/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-a
Opinion
GCI to waive fees for telephone calls to Nepal

...Alaska's climbing community was devastated about the news of the tragic earthquake near Kathmandu, affecting Mount Everest and villages throughout the Himalaya. There are many Alaskans who have loved ones in Nepal; either there as visitors...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-30/gci-waive-fees-telephone-calls-nepal
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