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Off the Beaten Path: Watch out, Iliamna Lake Monster, here I come

Next summer, I plan to fish for the Lake Iliamna Monster. I'm bored of catching salmon, halibut and trout, and it doesn't look like the Feds are going to allow even catch-and-release whaling anytime soon. Stupid Marine Mammal Protection Act.
Bruce, Josephine and the sea

Bruce Nelson and Josephine Purcell have been waiting their whole fishing lives to catch the 7-foot, 2-inch, 330-pound halibut they landed after an hour-long battle last Monday.
Five Good Reads: Steve Quinn

This week's list of Five Good Reads was submitted by local journalist Steve Quinn. To submit your own list, email Part of the fun behind reading a good book is thinking how it got in my hands. Sometimes, it's a gift.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

"Goldtown," 11:30 a.m., 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. Mondaya­Friday at the Goldtown Nickelodeon Theater in Emporium Mall, $5 adults, $3 kids, half-hour docudrama about Juneau's early history. "Atlantis," (PG) shows nightly at 6:30 at Glacier Cinemas, with second shows at 8:40 p.m.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

One good way to enjoy it is the Ben Blackgoat Memorial Perseverance Trail Run this Saturday. Runners meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Gold Creek Bridge on Basin Road. The race itself starts at 9 a.m.; it's been divided into three segments - two, four and seven miles.
JYC Battle of the Books team represents Juneau in state today

Battle of the Books is a statewide reading motivation and comprehension program sponsored by the Alaska Association of School Librarians.
DiMaggio dead at 84

Joe DiMaggio, the elegant Yankee Clipper whose 56-game hitting streak endures as one of the most remarkable records in baseball or any sport, died today at his home in Hollywood, Fla. He was 84.
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Juneau Empire photographer Brian Wallace flew to Cuba last fall on a tired-looking Soviet YAK42, complete with signs in Cyrillic and an occasional hammer and sickle for decoration.
Film fest offers five shorts that won or vied for Oscar

Five short films that were nominated for or won Academy Awards will be shown at the Nickelodeon Theater this weekend.


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