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Man bitten by shark on Outer Banks is 7th this summer

...was about 7 feet long.He was swimming in waist-deep water with his adult son about 30 feet offshore, the National Park Service said in a news release. There were no other swimmers injured.The man is the seventh person attacked along the North...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/man-bitten-shark-outer-banks-7th-summ
Not For Web
Orthodox church gets a new old look

Last summer, two National Park Service architects scaled the top of St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church...church in Alaska and hosts services to this day. A National Park Service designated historic place, it's also heavily visited by tourists...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-28/orthodox-church-gets-new-old-look
Local
Budget constraints land rescue copter in storage

...and public helicopters do still offer rescue services, including LifeMed Alaska and agencies with the military and parks service.Alaska National Guard public affairs director Lt. Col. Candis Olmstead said the agency cannot replace law enforcement...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-18/budget-constraints-land-rescue-copter-s
State
Cruise ship gives lift to broken-down boat

...called for assistance and were answered by the Noordam, which used a tender to offload all 40 passengers (and one Park Service ranger) from the Baranof Wind, which proceeded to Juneau under tow.The Noordam's tender dropped off its passengers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-15/cruise-ship-gives-lift-broken-down-boat
State
National Park Service supports Mount McKinley name change

...Alaska (AP) - The National Park Service is not against changing Mount McKinley's...mountain.A director with the park service, Victor Knox, weighed in on Alaska...1cNlri2 ) Wednesday."The National Park Service appreciates the long history and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/national-park-service-supports-mount-mc
State
Youth fishing events announced across Southeast

...Small Boat Harbor. Partners include the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, City and Borough of Yakutat, National Park Service and various businesses. Activities include fishing, food, fly tying, casting competition, and fish print T-shirts...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/youth-fishing-events-announced-acros
Outdoors
Idaho climbers rescued from Alaska mountain after avalanche

ANCHORAGE - National Park Service officials said two climbers from Idaho were rescued unharmed from an Alaska mountain after triggering an avalanche.Officials...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-12/idaho-climbers-rescued-alaska-mounta
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: Discoveries at Serpentine Hot Springs

...and now with the Center for the Study of the First Americans at Texas A&M University. Goebel had heard of former Park Service archaeologist Bob Gal's find of stone spear tips on a hill near Serpentine Hot Springs. Goebel and a few coworkers...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24/alaska-science-forum-discoveries-ser
Outdoors
Alaska Chapter of Wildlife Society to meet in Juneau

...for $100. For more information, see twsalaskameeting.com or contact Scott Brainerd, Alaska Department of Fish and Game (scott.brainerd@alaska.gov) or Grant Hilderbrand, National Park Service (grant_hilderbrand@nps.gov)

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/alaska-chapter-wildlife-society-meet-june
Art
National Park Service readies for centennial

...next year it will be the National Park Service's turn. Alaska's parks are...parks in last year, and state Park Service spokesman John Quinley said that...state's economy, according to the Park Service.Alaska's parks cover about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-15/national-park-service-readies-centennia
State

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