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'Singer in the stream' offers glimpse into the life of dippers

...videos of them foraging underwater on his website, www.naturebob.com.Though Willson and Hocker weren't thinking of a particular age group at a time, they say the book is perfect for pre-literate kids whose parents or older siblings read to them...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24/singer-stream-offers-glimpse-life-di
Outdoors
Running Wild: The good and bad of food

...there is more than basic nutritional value to what makes a food "good" and what makes a food "bad." The quality of a particular food varies a lot depending on the circumstance in which we are consuming it.There is a lot more to our overall health and...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-24/good-and-bad-food
Sports
Living & Growing: Celebrating Nowruz

...around radio or TV to count down the exact moment of the equinox and the first day of spring.Other traditions vary in the particulars, but the ideas are the same. On the last Tuesday night of the year, before the first day of spring, is the tradition...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-15/living-growing-celebrating-nowruz
Neighbors
AS IF: Expecting the unexpected

...Urban Yeti: After Dark, History Under the Influence, and Sickest F***ing Stories. "History Under the Influence" in particular isn't suited for McPhetres Hall, Caldwell said. The narrator, Kevin Miller will be drunk when he takes the stage...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-22/expecting-unexpected
Art
On Writing: Moses and Me

...the years who gave me a healthy respect for the work of government.During my early years at NOAA, there was one job in particular that presented me with an intellectual challenge as a writer and gave me a real appreciation for the work of public service...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/writing-moses-and-me
Art
Empire Editorial: Rie Munoz: On our walls and in our hearts

...making your mouth drop in wonder and merriment, then that particular place is in wanton disregard of all things beautiful.Yet...tell you what was on her mind.Take, for instance one, particular visit with Rie at her son's house that involved Russian...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-16/empire-editorial-rie-mu%C3%B1oz-our-w
Opinion
Egan's attempt to save Haines forestry office fails in Senate

...Under existing regulations, the state has strict limits on the amount of timber that can be cut in a state forest during a particular period."In a nutshell, what this does is give the commissioner a little more flexibility," said Sen. Bert Stedman...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/egans-attempt-save-haines-forestry-offi
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Attacking Public Defenders for doing their job is a disservice to all

...statute warrants the same punishment. Based on the facts of the particular offense and offender, the punishment is tailored to fit the...imposed by a judge depends heavily on the specific facts in each particular case as to the offense and the offender. The job of the prosecutor...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-09/my-turn-attacking-public-defenders-do
Opinion
Becoming Alaskan: Giving in to the Xtratuf trend

...to their tour, in a downpour, without rivulets of water snaking their way down your sleeve and into your soul.On that particular day, standing with my clipboard angled just so, I attempted to deflect the worst of the rain. On days like those, the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-04-12/becoming-alakan-giving-xtratuf-tren
Neighbors
End of session news guide

...heads are scheduled to be considered for confirmation by a joint session of the Legislature on Friday. Those that have gotten particular attention include Rick Halford and Joe Paskvan, former legislators whom Walker appointed to the Alaska Gasline Development...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-13/end-session-news-guide
State | AK legislature

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