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Homer residents look to stop local beach abuse

...all adds up to a trend that worries Old Town business and home owners. With the...and beach berms."At the meeting, Old Town neighbors met to share stories about problems...property rights on the beach.The Old Town Neighborhood Association, a group...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-14/homer-residents-look-stop-local-beach-a
State
Three bear cubs orphaned in Interior Alaska need homes

...winter without her.The kill was reported on Sept. 16. The sow was killed along the dike that separates Galena's old town neighborhood from the new town site.Galena-based Alaska Wildlife Trooper Darrell Hildebrand is investigating the illegal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-26/three-bear-cubs-orphaned-interior-alask
State
Party applies to take orphaned bear cubs

...Harms said. This has been habituating the bears to human food.The mother was killed along a dike separating Galena's old town and new town neighborhoods.Fish and Game estimates there are 100,000 black bears in Alaska, and hunters and trappers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-29/party-applies-take-orphaned-bear-cubs
State
Alaska Science Forum: Biologist creates legacy at village goose camp

...ride from new Chevak, which had a population of about 500 when the study started and is now home to about 1,000. The old town site includes one building in good shape - the church of the old village.The camp allowed biologists to conduct research...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-11-29/alaska-science-forum-biologist-creat
Outdoors
Collaboration by many boosts Homer's Old Town

...News looks at the changes planned for Old Town and its challenges.In the 1930s...community hall in what's now called Old Town, women held socials to raise money...of cooperation Homer's historic Old Town has gone through a renaissance that...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-10-27/collaboration-many-boosts-homers-ol
Neighbors
Homer mural features fireweed transformation

...in Bunnell Street Arts Center's Old Town AIR, or artist in residence, project...000 grant from ArtPlace America, Old Town Air seeks to inspire and create art...talked with director Asia Freeman about Old Town AIR. Freeman mentioned putting a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-17/homer-mural-features-fireweed-transform
State
Accumulated Fragments: Histories entwined: A ship, her origins and her adventures

...moved permanently to Middle Plantation, renamed Williamsburg, to honor the reining monarch, King William III. The old town of Jamestown slowly disappeared into agricultural lands and history, though its legacy lived on with its namesake ship...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-08-25/accumulated-fragments-histories-ent
Neighbors
Two Juneau nonprofits receive ArtPlace grants

...Homer, the Bunnell Street Arts Institute's $150,000 grant will support an Artist In Residence program in Homer's Old Town neighborhood, with a goal of supporting projects such as murals and sculptures that will help revitalize and energize...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-05-23/two-juneau-nonprofits-receive-artplace-gr
Art
Residents recall Seldovia's colorful past

...the old days is the church," he said, referring to the Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church that was originally built in 1891. "That's about it. There's not much of the old town left. And there's nothing left of the old ways."

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-10/residents-recall-seldovias-colorful-pas
State
Impact of Galena flooding seen all over town

...on drying out the first floor. He also owns the Yukon Inn, Galena's only bar and restaurant. The restaurant is in old town, the worst-hit section of Galena, and Marshall was not optimistic about reopening it in the near future."The bar...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-01/impact-galena-flooding-seen-all-over-to
State

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