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Juneau man hasn't lost his love for Lego

...problem solving and math in him."For Keltner, he's continuing to look for new challenges with Lego.One of the many plastic bins contains a hockey team made from pieces from the Lego Bionicle line, a set of action figure-like characters that don't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-18/juneau-man-hasnt-lost-his-love-lego
State
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 18, 2015

...also reminded us that JPD has a pallet fire cleanup kit that can be borrowed. It includes magnetic brooms, leather gloves, plastic bags and a bucket. Talk to a community service officer for help.If you're going to have a good time, have that good time...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-18/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-m
Opinion
Fairbanks Rescue Mission expands recycling program to include plastics

...expanded to take in plastic. Vehicles lined up...off No. 1 and No. 2 plastics. Also new are drop-off...flatbed truck full of plastics," he said. Justin...recycling center added plastics. "We hate throwing...used by landscapers. Plastic will be sold overseas...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-05-01/fairbanks-rescue-mission-expands-recycl
State
One man, one bag, thirty minutes

...offices of the Juneau Empire.In a tide-washed ravine, we found liquor bottles and flattened cans of beer, car parts and plastic aplenty. There were soda cups, a dented and broken shovel, and a shredded tire, complete with rim and shattered hubcap...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-08
Local
Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell's Arctic base

...was going out on the water to confront the Polar Pioneer. "I'm hopeful that people are waking up."A few people in tiny plastic boats, dwarfed by a 400-foot-long structure rising nearly 300 feet above the water. The image suggests how outmatched...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-14/seattle-it-or-not-becomes-shells-arctic
State
Yemen officials: Some ground fighting after cease-fire

...Anticipating the truce, the U.N. refugee agency said it plans to airlift 330 tons of sleeping mats, blankets, kitchen sets and plastic sheeting from stockpiles in Dubai.The airlift was part of what it called a "larger aid mobilization underway for a quarter...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/yemen-officials-some-ground-fighting-
Not For Web
UN: After 2nd quake, many cut off by blocked roads

...Leave the buildings!"Most people, though, had fled into the open the day before and had spent the night in tents or under plastic tarps.Chautara, a foothills town, became a hub for rescuers and humanitarian aid after the first earthquake. Officials...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-14/un-after-2nd-quake-many-cut-blocked-r
Not For Web
Celebrating the birds of the Stikine

...marine debris cleanup with the University of Alaska's Veronica Padula, who also gave a talk on the impact of debris and plastic on seabirds.Carol Rushmore, the economic development director in Wrangell, said besides education, the primary goal of...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/celebrating-birds-stikine
Outdoors
Photos: Heavy Equipment Day

Seaver Merrell, not quite 2 years old, wheels a plastic wheelbarrow in the children's play area of Heavy Equipment Day on Sunday, May 3, 2015 in the vacant lot next to Western Auto...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-04/photos-heavy-equipment-day
Local
Winter's trash is spring's problem

There's a lot more car parts on the side of Egan Drive than Becky Nourse expected. And plastic water bottles. And empty cigarette packages."Juneau apparently smokes a lot of Marlboroughs," she joked.The deputy regional...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-01/winters-trash-springs-problem
Local

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