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Forecasters: 'Winter is over'

...general trend, not just individual winters or rainy seasons, Fritsch and Curtis wrote in a joint...MicroclimatesThane is rainer than downtown; downtown is rainier than the airport; the airport is rainier than the Back Loop weather office; Mendenhall...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/forecasters-winter-over
Outdoors
Run softly but carry a big hiking stick

...easy for humans to navigate.Or hard.Nature's course is laid out for critters and plants and things that go bump in the rainy nights.We are allowed to participate and pretend we are the chosen ones.It only takes one riled-up porcupine, one unhappy...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-25/run-softly-carry-big-hiking-stick
Sports
Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

...of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice and...bodies of the three climbers off Mount Rainier on Tuesday, in the same area where a...on the 14,410-foot volcano, Mount Rainier National Park spokeswoman Patti Wold said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/bodies-3-climbers-retrieved-mount-raini
State
Fairbanks dealing with plethora of potholes

FAIRBANKS - Interior Alaska has endured one of its rainiest Junes, and that has opened a plethora of potholes in Fairbanks.State and city road crews are working overtime to patch them...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-29/fairbanks-dealing-plethora-potholes
State
Pot prices plunge in Washington

...doses and new labeling rules.After initially restricting so-called edibles, Washington has allowed dozens, from Legal Rainier Cherry Soda to Baked Botanicals 420 Party Mix."What you can't see is how many we've denied," Garza said of products...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-16/pot-prices-plunge-washington
State
Deluge of rain causes mudslides in Kodiak

KODIAK - Kodiak has been hit with its second-rainiest day on record. The 6.40 inches of rain Friday caused mudslides along Rezanof Drive and Anton Larsen Bay Road. The volume of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101409/sta_504603833.shtml
Obama declares mudslides a disaster

...mudslides a major disaster, a move that qualifies local governments for federal money as the community recovers from the second-rainiest day in Kodiak weather history. The 6.4 inches of rain triggered mudslides along Rezanof Drive and Anton Larsen Bay Road...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122309/reg_538938835.shtml
Capital City Weekly Calendar

...English as a second language class, 3:30-4:50 p.m., Ketchikan Job Center, 2030 Sea Level Drive, second floor. Rainy Day Quilters, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Holy Name Catholic School, Jackson Street. Elders talking circle, 3:30-5 p...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwfeatures/2015-01-21/capital-city-weekly-calendar
CCWFeatures | Art
Former Mount Rainier ranger dies in Tibet fall

ASHFORD, Wash. - Former Mount Rainier National Park ranger Joe Puryear...describing the accident. Bacher says Rainier's lead climbing ranger David Gottlieb...his wife, Michelle. He was a Mount Rainier ranger in the 1990s.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102910/reg_727786438.shtml
Regional News
Group eyes roof for Ketchikan skate park

...around the Shane Howard White Skateboard Park for 388 mostly rainy days.Passersby can often find skateboarders at the corner...wet."So often we start with a sunny day that turns a little rainy, and when that concrete gets wet, it's dangerous," said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-29/group-eyes-roof-ketchikan-skate-park
State

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