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Semi-Southeast Adventure: Paddling the Nisutlin River

...toward afternoon. "Look at that!" Bjorn said, pointing, the afternoon of the second day. "It's some kind of bird of prey." The bird stopped, its wings flapping, beating in place. "It's an osprey!" he exclaimed.I snapped a far-away picture...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-24/semi-southeast-adventure-paddling-ni
Outdoors
Polar bear breaks into home in village

...injured, and the bear fled after Kaleak arrived.Polar bears' primary habitat is sea ice, where they hunt for seals and other prey. As ice has receded to deep water beyond the continental shelf, more bears are remaining on land to look for food, according...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-15/polar-bear-breaks-home-village
State
Polar bear breaks into home in Alaska village

...injured, and the bear fled after Kaleak arrived.Polar bears' primary habitat is sea ice, where they hunt for seals and other prey. As ice has receded to deep water beyond the continental shelf, more bears are remaining on land to look for food, according...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-14/polar-bear-breaks-home-alaska-village-0
State
Bird Bits: The larger, local cousin: Northern goshawk

...a genus that describes some birds of prey.) It has a larger, local cousin, the...skitters afoot under the brush after its prey. The short accipiter wings allow for rapid...an aerial pursuit. The hawk plucks the prey before it's served up to the kids. When...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-29/bird-bits-larger-local-cousin-northe
Outdoors
Bird Bits: Bullet of a hawk

...cover, a bird launched itself at a passing warbler. The bird of prey, a small hawk the size of a Stellar jay, missed the warbler...throttled up its speed in acrobatic pursuit. Long talons pierced the prey and the sharp-shinned hawk carried the warbler to a plucking...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/bird-bits-bullet-hawk
Outdoors
On the Trails: Muskeg ponds

...its short front legs, which are used for prey capture. Striders, like other true bugs...sucking mouthparts; they stab their insect prey, caught on the water surface, and suck...with minute traps that snap shut over the prey. It would be interesting to learn how...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-03/trails-muskeg-ponds
Outdoors
Police & Fire for Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

...65-year-old man reported his vehicle was damaged on the driver side door where it appeared someone tried getting into it with a prey bar, causing $500 in damage, on Marine Way.Vehicle trespass? At 8:44 p.m. Saturday, a 63-year-old man reported...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-29/police-blotter-monday-sept-29-2014
Local
On the Trails: The last throes of summer

...for the season.Dragonflies - the big, blue darners, mostly - still cruised the ponds and waterways in search of occasional prey. One enterprising couple flew by in copula: the male clasped the female behind her head with the grasping appendages at the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-26/trails-last-throes-summer
Outdoors
WriteOn showcases teen creativity

Bostin Christopher as a bellowing zombie chasing human prey. Erin Tripp as a bored Juneau teen plotting a car theft at Pel'Meni. And Tom Robenolt as a (very un-PC) gay Japanese ninja...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-08/writeon-showcases-teen-creativity
Art
Five Good Reads: Steve Quinn

...re-reading. Like Twain, Hemingway is a welcome exception with tight prose that is as refreshing as it is powerful.? "Field of Prey" by John SandfordFormer Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist John Sandford brought another Lucas Davenport thriller to summer...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-04/five-good-reads-steve-quinn
Art

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