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Among the porters of Mount Kilimanjaro

...lives in a cinder block house next to the defunct railroad tracks in Pasua, a neighborhood dwarfed by the skyline of Mount Kilimanjaro. The house consists of a single room with a red dirt floor and a tin roof - typical for the neighborhood. The...
National Wild and Scenic Film Festival returns to Juneau

...Nico's Challenge," a heartwarming story about a 13-year-old boy who faces special challenges as he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, the world's highest freestanding mountain. Doors open for the Kid's Film Festival at 5:30 p.m. The all-ages...
Outside column: Why I love the print media

...flirting with the idea of a Kindle. I go knocking on Google's door at godawful hours, asking for the exact height of Mount Kilimanjaro or the meaning of the word "oneiric." The instantaneous accessibility of the Internet delights me. But I love...
You could be Juneau's 'Bad Hemingway'

...beautiful and noble halibut, a fish with the pure white belly, as white as the first snows of winter from the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. You earned the right to walk in the heavens with the likes of Ichiro with his bat and you with your halibut rod...
Weather, not limits, ends Denali expedition

...Denver, the other double amputee.Bauer, who like Acosta and Duncan, has climbed Tanzania's 19,336-foot Mount Kilimanjaro, said his climbing days are over after the attempt to climb Mount McKinley.At 64, Bauer is the oldest of the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Jesse Owens of Palmer is the inventor of the Kili-Cart, a modified wheelchair that let him climb peaks such as Mount Kilimanjaro. Share this page: Print Email Digg Twitter Yahoo! Archives BARROW -- Shirley Reilly is no quitter. Former...
Worst year in decades for elephants

...National Park highlighted the dangers. There had been almost no poaching in the park, which lies in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro, for 30 years until a Chinese company was awarded the contract to build a highway nearby two years ago.
Good riddance to Uh-Ohs

...dire predictions of irrevocable change due to planetary warming caused by human behavior, the snows receding on Mount Kilimanjaro. On Nov. 19, 2004, basketball player Ron Artest ignited arguably the worst brawl in U.S. sports history when...
Diabetic climber takes high risks

...climbers face in 1994, when he worked for the United Nations in Kenya. Friends asked him to climb the 19,340-foot Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak. For any climber, high altitudes can cause headaches, nausea, blurred vision and lack...
Former Barrow resident to try out for U.S. Paralympics Team

...the Midnight Sun Wheelchair Marathon, a 360-mile race every July from Fairbanks to Anchorage. And Jesse Owens of Palmer is the inventor of the Kili-Cart, a modified wheelchair that let him climb peaks such as Mount Kilimanjaro.


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