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Bear bites biologist's leg

...Hidden Cove Creek near the Big Bay ranger station. As they waded upstream, they tried to warn off bears by making plenty of noise.In the heavily forested area, it didn't work."We came around the corner, and all we heard was a bit of huffing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-14/bear-bites-biologists-leg
State
Pure Sole: Yeah! Klas!

...however, was louder than Connor Norman's.Maybe it was the lactic acid buildup, the hip flexor tear or delirium, but the noise of an overly enthusiastic middle school runner hit the mark.So did the catcalls from a large RV towing a steaming hot tub...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-12/yeah-klas
Sports
Fall Arts Preview

...PestsTo find out more, or to sign up, visit mudrooms.org. ALASKA DESIGN FORUMThe 2014-2015 season is called "SIGNAL/NOISE," a series that examines how design confronts and responds to the current hyper-abundance of information in the world...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-11/fall-arts-preview
Art
School wake up call

...on the stereo full blast and shock them out of bed with the noise. There are two schools of thought for this popular strategy...hate, so they will leap out of bed to turn off the offensive noise. The risk, of course, is that they will cower under the covers...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-07/school-wake-call
Neighbors
Case closed on dog shooting death

...intense yelp."She was out the door and looking for her dog by the time she heard a third shot."The third shot there was no noise," she said. She called the fourth shot overkill and said "he never should have had access to a handgun."The handgun was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-28/case-closed-dog-shooting-death
Local
Sitka campers sound it out with beatboxing

...learn how to make percussion noises with my mouth," said Jonah...For each drum you can make a noise in your mouth."So far he...sounds, breathing in and making noises. ... We learned so much and...a passion for making strange noises to channel or to harness them...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-30/sitka-campers-sound-it-out-beatboxing
State
Bird Bits: Who is that masked bird?

...and shuffle sideways along branches. These are Curious George-type birds who will pop out to investigate any "pishing" noises you make.Common yellowthroats are ground or very low nesters in already wet locations. Unlike humans with flood insurance...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-25/bird-bits-who-masked-bird
Outdoors
Making tourism accessible for all

...helpful adaptive technologies, from audio-enhancing devices for the hearing impaired to alarms with both strobe lights and loud noises.While businesses move forward with training and adaptive measures to meet the needs of visitors with disabilities, SAIL is...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-03/making-tourism-accessible-all
Local
More than a job - JPD strives to bill dispatching as a career

...straight in her chair and tries to hear instructions from her mentor, whose voice must be heard above the boisterous background noises of the police radio and the continual clank of typing on a keyboard."Have you verified a DVO before?" Christy Smith asks...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-12/more-job-jpd-strives-bill-dispatching-c
Local
Off the Beaten Path: Berrymania

...aggressive and reckless berry pickers in the mountains. Seeing I was determined to continue, they told me to make a lot of noise and passed me an orange vest and a whistle. The berry picking was all right - I did have a brief scare when I neared a prolifically...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/beaten-path-berrymania
Outdoors

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