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Off the Beaten Path: To extinction and back, the shaggy saga of the muskox

...stared at us for a few moments and, seemingly unimpressed, went back to browsing. The saga of muskox, from tottering on the edge of extinction a hundred years ago to rebounding to more than a 100,000, shows both our capacity for destruction and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-27/beaten-path-extinction-and-back-shag
Outdoors
NASA brings earthquake monitoring to Ketchikan

It's not quite rocket science, but close enough, and closer to home - students in the Tribal Scholars Program began cutting-edge earthquake monitoring research in a partnership with NASA this past week.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-25/nasa-brings-earthquake-monitoring-ketch
State
Made in Alaska: Greg Chaney's "Empty Chair"

"The Empty Chair," a documentary film by Greg Chaney, tells two stories at once.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-11/empty-chair-traces-multiple-interweaving-
Art
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen nominated for a Grammy Award

...forming his band, Dirty Kitchen. Dirty Kitchen's self-titled debut CD was released in 2010, and their second, "On the Edge," came out in April 2013. "Cold Spell," released by Compass Records, reached the No. 3 spot on the Billboard...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-05/frank-solivan-and-dirty-kitchen-nominated
Art
Left of the limelight

...Colorado from 2005-2008, which brought her from about a 3 - on a scale of 1 to 5 - to well above 4, she said. Three is on the edge of being good enough to interpret for education, but 4 is "where you really need to be."The high level of ability...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-02/left-limelight
Local
On the Trails: Little stories on the trail

Out on the wetlands in late September, I spotted a raven carrying a fish up into the conifers at the edge of the meadows.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/trails-little-stories-trail
Outdoors
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen win Instrumental Group of the Year at the IBMAs

Former Alaska musician Frank Solivan and his band Dirty Kitchen were named Instrumental Group of the Year at the 25th annual International Bluegrass Music Association Awards in Raleigh, N.C. last week. The Washington, D.C.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-09/frank-solivan-and-dirty-kitchen-win-instr
Art
Glacier Bowl pits Crimson Bears at Falcons

The 2014 high school football season is down to just one game for the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears and the Thunder Mountain Falcons at 8 p.m. tonight on the TMHS Field.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-03/glacier-bowl-pits-crimson-bears-falcon
Sports
Emotions high over school curriculum

...grandparents who went through this pain - of having a metal ruler slapped on the back of their hand, not on the flat side but on the edge, had their hands cut open," James said. "We do not see that here. This is not our story."School board member...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-02/emotions-high-over-school-curriculum
Local
CCFR Special Teams captain retires

George Reifenstein can tie a knot quicker than a cowboy.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-04/ccfr-special-teams-captain-retires
Local

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