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Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

When two Lancaster County hunters pulled the triggers on high-powered rifles on successive days in 2008 in the 40-below-zero air of the Arctic Circle, they thought their two polar bear trophies would soon be striking life-size mounts back home.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/hunters-fight-bring-polar-bear-trophies
State
Stage is set for final battles

Editor's note: This is the third and final part in a series looking at the War of 1812, the first foreign attack on U.S. soil.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-03/stage-set-final-battles
Neighbors
Today in history

Today is Monday, July 14, the 195th day of 2014. There are 170 days left in the year.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15
Local
Youth run to new heights

On the peak of Mount Juneau, 37 yoga students rested after what was, for most, a first time up the roughly 3,576 foot massif.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-01/youth-run-new-heights
Sports
Opinion: We need to follow all of the money, and faster

There are still only two important things in politics, as the 19th century's own Karl Rove, a Republican fundraiser named Mark Hanna, once said: "The first is money, and I can't remember the second.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-21/opinion-we-need-follow-all-money-and-
Opinion
Slack Tide: At least it's not age 40

This Tuesday, I turn 38. It's not much of a milestone, as far as birthdays go - although it does mean I've successfully kept myself alive for yet another rotation of the Earth around the Sun, and that's not exactly nothing.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-23/least-its-not-age-40
Neighbors
Former Olympian crust-cruises Juneau trails

The 4-H Juneau Nordic Development Team had a visit from four-time U.S. Winter Olympic competitor Nina Kemppel during a recent practice at the Montana Creek Campground. Kemppel is the CEO and president of the Alaska Humanities Forum.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-14/former-olympian-crust-cruises-juneau-t
Sports
Five Good Reads: Brian Wallace

This week's list of Five Good Reads was submitted by Brian Wallace. Wallace is a fisherman, freelance photographer, world traveler and history buff who reads any and all history books on World War II, spy novels and adventure books.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-11-28/five-good-reads-brian-wallace
Art
Home at last: Red Sox hope to win title at Fenway

BOSTON - Generations of New Englanders are preparing. Practically no one alive can remember seeing such an event unfold: The Boston Red Sox could win a World Series title on the celebrated green grass at Fenway Park. Ted Williams never did it.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-10-30/home-last-red-sox-hope-win-title-fenwa
Sports
Friendly rivals, Biden and Clinton share spotlight

NEW YORK - One is a party luminary who draws intense political speculation wherever she goes. The other is the vice president of the United States, harboring his own higher ambitions.

http://juneauempire.com/josh-lederman/2013-09-26/friendly-rivals-biden-and-clint

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