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Slack Tide: At least it's not age 40

...I'm not sure how much I like that metaphor.It's also the degree latitude of the pre-war boundary between North and South Korea. Not sure how much I like that metaphor, either.However, the number 38 figures prominently in Norse mythology...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-23/least-its-not-age-40
Neighbors
Juneau's Runway Safety Area project complete

...another 1,000 feet on the east end. It also added 250 feet to the "shoulder" surrounding the tarmac on both the north and south facing sides."We just completed it," JIA Safety Officer Ralph Sanford said. "There's just some punch list...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-03/juneaus-runway-safety-area-project-comp
Local
Aurora forecast could be due to solar flip

...have only been able to monitor what happens at the solar poles since the 1970s.The sun has a magnetic field with north and south poles. In a few months, its negatively charged north pole will have a positive charge and its south pole, a negative...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-22/aurora-forecast-could-be-due-solar-flip
State
Map amendment appeal to Assembly

...land by the Juneau International Airport. The site is 83 acres and abuts the airport on the east, Egan Drive on the north and south, and the Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge on the south and west.Dangers to aircraft from the fowl population...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-24/map-amendment-appeal-assembly
Local
94 in Alaska? Weather extremes tied to erratic jet stream

...it's been wobbling and weaving like a drunken driver, wreaking havoc as it goes. The more the jet stream undulates north and south, the more changeable and extreme the weather.It's a relatively new phenomenon that scientists are still trying...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-06-25/94-alaska-weather-extremes-tied-erra
Outdoors
Coming soon: Books by Stephen King, Thomas Pynchon, Ann Patchett and more

...18th and 19th centuries about a female botanist who falls in love with a painter of orchids. The action ranges from North and South America to the South Pacific and Europe. (Oct. 1)"DAVID AND GOLIATH: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-09-12/coming-soon-books-stephen-king-thomas-pyn
Art
Accumulated Fragments: Histories entwined: A ship, her origins and her adventures

...Mare Island, Calif. Following repairs, the Jamestown cruised the Pacific for three years on the west coasts of North and South America and as far west as Tahiti, Fiji, and the Hawaiian Islands. She was in and out of service until May 8...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-08-25/accumulated-fragments-histories-ent
Neighbors
Hundreds of fish die in warm Interior lakes

...really low," she said. "The fish don't have anywhere to go, basically."Officials also found dead fish at North and South Twin Lakes on Fort Greely, near Delta Junction, said Fish Game sport fish information officer Nancy Sisinyak...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-30/hundreds-fish-die-warm-interior-lakes
State
"In Pursuit of Alaska" offers early adventurers' views of the state

...The island is about fourteen miles long, separated from the mainland by a narrow channel or fiord, and trending north and south in the direction of the flow of the ancient ice sheet. From the tops of its highest hill down to the water's edge...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-07-04/pursuit-alaska-offers-early-adventurers-v
Art
John C Becker

...he worked as an Highway Engineer for the Bureau of Public Roads. His work on design and construction took him to North and South Dakota,Wyoming,Utah,New Mexico, and Texas. He even had special assignments in Illinois, and Washington D...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000167026735

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