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Master carver urges young artists to do their formline 'homework'

...it right. And that's my goal, to bring that to light."Price said as a student of Northwest Coast art, he began as an observer. He cleaned wood chips, made coffee and watched the experts. Eventually, he was able to start doing some painting. He...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-19/master-carver-says-young-artists-should-d
Art
Untangling Southeast Alaska's fisheries

...portrait of the industry, filtered through the voices of the individuals who work in it, and through Compton's narration as an observer.Compton said the fishing industry is the perfect place to gather Alaskans' stories."Just the nature of the fishery draws...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-19/untangling-southeast-alaskas-fisheries
Art
Author, poet Maya Angelou dies at 86

...Forest University where Angelou taught, told The Charlotte Observer years ago. "She had a way of bringing an audience very much...might liberate me, and might liberate others," she told the Observer in 1994. "I have a file in my office filled with letters...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-29/author-poet-maya-angelou-dies-86
Art
Parents raw over kids' paddling

...classmates didn't get away, however, and were taken to another location and beaten with a wooden paddle by upperclassmen while observers watched."That was pretty horrible," the parent said.A parent of one of the boys paddled sent a photo of her son's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-17/parents-raw-over-kids-paddling
Local
NBA, Lapchick won't get legal pushover in Donald Sterling

...expertise, but most anybody could have drawn those conclusions. At least the NBA is smart enough to pull in as many influential observers as possible in trying to cut down the circus tent that Sterling has pitched around the league brand.Let's be honest...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-30/nba-lapchick-wont-get-legal-pushover-d
Sports
On the Trails: Prowling the intertidal

...the sediments; in the process, they take in a quantity of dirt as well, which is eliminated in long thin coils (which observers often see on the surface). We happened to be on the beach during the reproductive season, and females had produced these...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-06/trails-prowling-intertidal
Outdoors
Council revamps observer program

...will shift control of observer deployment from boat...year, the additional observers will be deployed in...to have 100 percent observer coverage and they operate...about $400 or more per observer (some large catcher-processors must carry multiple observers). Under the new program...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110810/sta_732965167.shtml
News
Volunteer weather observer recognized after 30 years

A longtime weather observer was recognized this month for more...surface temperatures for the Cooperative Observer Program's Auke Bay site from 1979...effort." Although Wing became primary observer of the local site in 1979, he also...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013110/nei_557065687.shtml
Neighbors
NOAA observer fined for sexual harassment

...environment for another observer. Benjamin Michlig also can't work as a NOAA observer for 10 years. The Kodiak...sexually harassing the observer while the two shared a...bunkhouse in September 2008. Observers collect catch and bycatch...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122209/reg_538278559.shtml
Kodiak fisherman sentenced for threatening an observer

...by threatening a fisheries observer, U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler...interactions with fisheries observers. He will also serve 100 hours...Scott saw the fisheries observer assigned to his vessel attempting...stated that if he saw the observer in town, not acting in her...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012811/reg_777340648.shtml
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