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Becoming Alaskan: Like mother, like daughter

...Recreation Equipment Inc., had been asked to open up a mail order store where folks could have all their shiny new outdoor equipment mailed. He set out a little before my mom, who followed along with a friend from college a few months later...
Making space for the makers

...There is a lot of demand for a Makerspace in Juneau. A lot of people here either tinker in their garage or fix their outdoor equipment, but there's also a lot of people who don't have their own shop space or the right tools," Bornstein said...
Foggy Mountain Shop changes hands after 40 years

...owners of the downtown shop, opened in 1974 by Fischer. Her husband, Scott, later came on as a partner. The outdoor equipment shop has been in its Franklin Street location since 1989.Rielly has lived in Juneau for 16 years and has worked...
Cactus, palm tree latest attempts at stealth cellphone towers

...neighborhoods.As telecommunications companies fill gaps in their networks, many have sought to camouflage the ungainly outdoor equipment that carries the nation's daily supply of calls, texts and data. It's another indication of how the industry...
A Trip South: On the road of wisdom

...exciting encounter.Yvon Chouinard is a man that many people would consider to be truly wise. The founder of two outdoor equipment companies, Black Diamond and Patagonia, he's a legend in the action sports industry. Perhaps the most unique CEO...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...value from $4.5 million to about $6 million, Droubay said. The 157-foot ship, which hauls kayaks and other outdoor equipment for wilderness excursions off-board, does a week-long voyage in Southeast. Goldbelt expects to continue operating...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...who has to make do with what's in their pack." The first few days of class students were given first aid and outdoor equipment to use during the practice scenarios. "You can't expect people to right off the bat improvise a traction splint...
Juneau Empire Story Archive If your group or organization would like to help build shelves at AWARE to be used for food storage, outdoor equipment, office and household supplies please call AWARE at 586-6623. Rene Pisel-Walker AWARE volunteer coordinator...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...will be conducted all over the state. Candidates submit products to a panel of experts, which field tests the outdoor equipment in a wide variety of seasonal activities in Alaska. ``In Alaska, we can have many different types of conditions...
Gull Control

...endless task in the winter, as hungry gulls, crows, ravens and bald eagles look for quick meals. Last year, the outdoor equipment was coated with guano, thanks to the birds, Vance said. But the landfill brought in government scientists and...


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