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Gustavus author Kim Heacox wins award for "Jimmy Bluefeather"

...Gretel Ehrlich and other environmental VIPs on Ken Burns's twelve-hour PBS film "The National Parks," documenting the history of the national parks and the US conservation movement, currently airing on Netflix.Find out more about the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/gustavus-author-kim-heacox-wins-award-jim
Art
Google Maps is now offline

...iPhones will come soon.The feature is ideal if you're trying to leave an underground parking garage or a remote national park. It's also great if you're travelling abroad and want to conserve on expensive data plans. Google is also targeting...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-11/google-maps-now-offline
Nation and World
Chilkoot Trail artist residences accepted through Feb. 1

...in northern British Columbia. The program is a partnership between the Yukon Arts Centre, Parks Canada and the US National Park Service.Average modern hikers take four to five days to complete the trek, whereas the artists will spend two weeks on...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/chilkoot-trail-artist-residences-accepted
Art
Fall fun fest at the glacier tomorrow

...years of age or older. Fourth graders can bring three of their friends or family into the Mendenhall fee area (or any national park) free of charge once they obtain their special pass. They must renew their pass after August 31, 2016.To obtain...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-11-13/fall-fun-fest-glacier-tomorrow
Outdoors
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center hosts Fall Fun Fest on Nov. 14

...years of age or older. Fourth graders can bring three of their friends or family into the Mendenhall fee area (or any national park) free of charge once they obtain their special pass. They must renew their pass after Aug. 31, 2016.To obtain...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-11/mendenhall-glacier-visitor-center-hosts-f
Art
Alaska Editorial: Sturgeon case vital for Alaska's sovereignty

...case of John Sturgeon versus the National Park Service and the Department of...many supporters argue that the National Park Service does not have the authority...in his lawsuit, alleges the National Park Service abided by that language...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-11-10/alaska-editorial-sturgeon-case-vital-
Opinion
NPS, state divided on sport hunting rules

...regulations are both displeased with the National Park Service's recently released...NPS, the agency stated. The National Park Service sent out a release dated...being prohibited conflict with National Park Service law and policy." The...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-11-06/nps-state-divided-sport-hunting-rule
Outdoors
Police blotter for Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

...Street.? At 2:56 p.m. Tuesday, a 74-year-old woman reported the theft of a bicycle in the 3100 block of National Park Service Road.? At 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, JPD received a report of a stolen Subaru in the 9100 block of Glacier...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-30/police-blotter-friday-oct-30-2015
Local
Alaska man searching for long-lost national park art

...the next 14 months, the veteran national park ranger, dentist, and amateur...designed to promote America's National Parks as part of the park system's...He carries with him five rare national park posters that might have been lost...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-10-23/alaska-man-searching-long-lost-natio
Outdoors
Public has chance to name new moth

...finding.But Metzler wanted to give back to the Western National Parks Association, which has funded some of his research...Amy Reichgott, development manager for the Western National Parks Association.The winner will work with Metzler to...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-10-19/public-has-chance-name-new-moth
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