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Off the Beaten Path: The journeys we make

...nonfiction, explored and studied wild places around the world, worked as a CIA agent, co-founded The Paris Review and was a pioneer user of psychedelic substances before evolving into a student of Buddhism and a Zen priest. The subjects of his books vary...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/beaten-path-journeys-we-make
Outdoors
Opinion: Truth exposed: We haven't done enough for combat veterans

...and nightmares that in turn can lead to self-medication with alcohol or drugs.Fortunately, there are a few psychological pioneers in this field. Edwards Tick is the director of Soldier's Heart, a nonprofit that focuses on treatment of combat veterans...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-02/opinion-truth-exposed-we-havent-done-
Opinion
Robert C Janes

Robert C. Janes (Bob), who recently turned 92, passed away at the Juneau Pioneers Home on March 21, 2014. Bob grew up on the beaches of California, but his love for the mountains and forests lured him to a...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170456338

...the Hillbillies. She owned the only grand piano on the Kenai Peninsula. She spent her final days performing at the Juneau Pioneers Home. She is survived by her daughter-in-law Deborah Woodruff. Her husband Chuck Clements and son Charlie Clements preceded...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-03-26
Death Notices
UAS drops NANA meals

...extending it," Dienst said.The Anchorage-based management company also serves the Juneau School District and the Juneau Pioneers Home, as well as University of Alaska Anchorage and Fairbanks. JSD is pushing to move away from NANA after yearly declines...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-04/uas-drops-nana-meals
Local
Who are our heroes?

...basketball players to battle local teams. Herb Mead was a local great who went on to play at Idaho and then led the Fort Richardson Pioneers to the All-Alaska Armed Forces Championship (most valuable player also) in 1952. Joe Ninnis followed shortly after, from...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-10/who-are-our-heroes
Sports
Pioneer sells Alaska holdings for $550 million

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. has sold its Alaska North Slope interests to...1 and will be completed by the end of the year, according to a Pioneer release.Pioneer Chairman and CEO Scott Sheffield said in an interview in Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-30/pioneer-sells-alaska-holdings-550-milli
State
Hug A Ref

...coil of Texas braided leather.I am talking about the Alaska pioneer hug. Arms wide enough to encircle a bushy spruce pine and...enough that your beard sticks.I am talking about the Swedish pioneer kiss. The head bump with fur lined hood, chapstick and facemask...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-10/hug-ref
Sports
Juneau residents use mental health budget as platform to advocate for schools

...appropriations bill covering mental health, the measure includes $245 million for a wide range of programs including the Alaska Pioneer Homes, Juvenile Justice and suicide prevention.Mental health is a perennial hot topic in Alaska, which has the highest...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-05/juneau-residents-use-mental-health-budg
State | AK legislature
A 'mixed blessing'

...building since 1965. Tuition costs about $3,500 per year.With Romine as the only teacher, it operates a lot like a "pioneer school," Romine said, except "I have a lot more books, it's a lot warmer, and I don't have to chop the wood." Right...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-16/mixed-blessing
State | Local

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