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A New York Times review of "A Wolf Called Romeo"

...July 1, 2014 with Houghton Mifflin, was recently reviewed by the New York Times. "Jans is an exceptional storyteller - no nature writer can top him in terms of sheer emotional force - and he frames even the smallest moment with haunting power," quoted...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-23/new-york-times-review-wolf-called-romeo
Art
School Board audit clean

...bandwidth in schools, a process that "would not be cheap."Board member Barbara Thurston asked for clarification on the nature of the $130,000 deficit, asking if it was a separate issue from the booster club deficit.Director of Administrative Services...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-22/school-board-audit-clean
Local
Jean Thorsteinson

...the PEO and was active in the Women's Igloo 6 of the Juneau Pioneers of Alaska serving as Queen Regent in 2000. Jean loved nature and enjoyed hiking, daily walks, camping, and gardening. She was fond of pets and was seldom seen without a cleverly-named...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172849727
Off the Beaten Path: Wildlife, our heritage

...experience I detailed above so more can witness the sublimity of wild nature. Once the eagle finishes its business, there will be refreshments...alpine ridge, our home provides unparalleled access to wild nature. Living at the edge of one of the wildest and most intact ecosystems...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-17/beaten-path-wildlife-our-heritage
Outdoors
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center to host 'Creatures of the Night'

...Morris with the Juneau Raptor Center will present a live owl at 2 p.m. Discovery Southeast naturalists will lead 30-minute nature walks happening at 11 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Librarians from the Juneau Public Library will tell their favorite...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-17/mendenhall-glacier-visitor-center-ho
Outdoors
Letter to the Editor: Some clarity on election voting

...be made in that race. This type of error occurs in every election, however, this particular race saw more errors of this nature than usual. CBJ election officials handled this situation in the same manner as in every election; the same standards of review...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-17/letter-editor-some-clarity-election-v
Letters
Miller chooses athletics and education

...There is nothing more relaxing to me than running alone. I often think through problems, contemplate life and appreciate nature more when I run. Running has also introduced me to some of my best friends. Long runs are a great way to get to know others...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-17/miller-chooses-athletics-and-education
Sports
Juneau argues Road pros, but mostly cons at hearing

...who spoke against option 2B shared concerns about the road's cost and safety, as well as what they see as the car-centric nature of the plan.Dixie Hood was the first to testify at the four-hour hearing, and was one of many to talk about the lack of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-15/juneau-argues-road-pros-mostly-cons-hea
Local
Driver makes nearly 5K flawless runs on haul road

...Schank said. "Every trip is different up there."Despite the difficulties of the haul road and the often unpredictable nature of the road's conditions, Schank has found a way to reliably arrive at his destination on time during the years."You could...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-13/driver-makes-nearly-5k-flawless-runs-ha
State
Alaska Science Forum: Northern Alaska joins the cryosphere

...biologist from Tennessee who observed a patch of ground for one year. He then wrote The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature.In his book, published in 2012, Haskill gave this advice for seeing what's out there: "Leave behind expectations. Hoping...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-17/alaska-science-forum-northern-alaska
Outdoors

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