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City debunks sewer scam

...She deadbolted the door as a precautionary measure.Residents receiving such calls are asked to be diligent and not to fall prey to this scam.Caller ID purports the calls to be coming from a number with a 907 area code, which Gaguine believes is a mobile...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-03/city-debunks-sewer-scam
Local
Scientists want new name for mammal-eating orcas

...If whale expert John K.B. Ford has his way, school children one day will study a kind of North Pacific killer whale that preys on warm-blooded creatures - mostly harbor seals and sea lions, but also gray whales and seabirds.They roam as far north...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-26/scientists-want-new-name-mammal-eating-
State
On the Trails: Regurgitation!

...raptors disgorge pellets of undigested bones and feathers of their prey. Considerable accumulations of pellets sometimes develop below...to dissect those pellets. We learned a lot about the kinds of prey that had been eaten, by doing a little forensic work on the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/trails-regurgitation
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: Overwintering in the Bering Sea

...Bering Sea between St. Lawrence and St. Matthew islands. The northern Bering Sea has plenty of clams and snails, but that prey is available in places that are less bleak. Why spend six months there?Sexson has a few ideas. One is that male birds court...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/alaska-science-forum-overwintering-b
Outdoors
Repeat sex offender gets 15 years

...Park last summer.Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez described 50-year-old Gilbert C. Willard as someone who "preys upon the defenseless" and a danger to the public before imposing the 25 year sentence.Ten of those years will be suspended...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-11/repeat-sex-offender-gets-15-years
Local
Agency proposes critical habitat for ringed seals

...population has proposed 350,000 square miles of ocean off Alaska's north and west coast as critical habitat for the main prey of polar bears.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Tuesday that it's proposing critical habitat...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-05/agency-proposes-critical-habitat-rin
Outdoors
Wolves of the Alexander Archipelago

...advantage. Like many other wolves, they prey on moose, beaver, mustelids and deer...of a sustainable wolf-deer predator-prey ecological community on Prince of Wales...near fresh water - and, therefore, near prey.Logan has a theory he'd like to test...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-04/wolves-alexander-archipelago
Outdoors
Bode Miller ready to race at world championships

...by going full throttle.Plus, the 37-year-old Miller knows the course so well. He's won four times on the Birds of Prey hill, and finished runner-up on three other occasions.His first world championships were actually at this venue in 1999...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-03/bode-miller-ready-race-world-champions
Sports
Sockeye marketers look to pink campaign

...zone mapping project, which has since expanded to include the entire state." Add to that habitat mapping, studying winter prey for beluga whales, and working with the Coast Guard to create an area-wide harbor safety committee. Names for CIRCAC seats...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwfeatures/2015-01-21/sockeye-marketers-look-pink-campa
CCWFeatures
On the Trails: Eating lichens

...trees and supporting healthy tree growth. Caribou, moose, and deer help support predator populations (predators that also prey on other species such as hares and salmon); the browsing of these herbivores can alter plant communities and affect the reproduction...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-30/trails-eating-lichens
Outdoors

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