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Bird Bits: Yellow marks the drop zone

...learn to eat, drink and bath on the wing. If you are a hiker, you may discover where they eventually will roost in marshy reeds, cattails and rush grass.The Juneau area has a variety of swallows. From below, the barn swallow sports a slim profile...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/bird-bits-yellow-marks-drop-zone
Outdoors
Why try?

...can talk anything triathlon related. Reed Stoopes, age 65, bikes, runs or swims...Carroll (F, 45-49) 1:23:3623. Reed Stoops (M, 65-69) 1:23:4524...17:0836. Nick Bursell 0:17:1337. Reed Stoops 0:17:1938. Meghan DeSloover...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-07/why-try
Sports
McIlroy wins, goes back to No. 1

...McIlroy answered with an 8-foot birdie on No. 11 and was on his way.Marc Leishman (67) finished alone in third. Patrick Reed holed out for eagle on No. 17 in his round of 65 and gave him a tie for fourth, enough to move him up to No. 7 in the Ryder...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-04/mcilroy-wins-goes-back-no-1
Sports
'Juju' dispute flares in Zimbabwe soccer league

...hyenas, snakes, crocodiles and owls. Gourds containing scales of snake skin, misshapen tubers of cactus, knots of river reeds, dead lizards, dry blood or sheep's offal have been hidden in sports arenas. Female witches are hired to sniff out and...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-20/juju-dispute-flares-zimbabwe-soccer-le
Sports
My Turn: Too many jobs, not enough Alaskans

...Alaska. If you know of job candidates who are physically capable, willing to work hard in a drug-free workplace and need a summer job, please send them our way. ? Glenn E. Reed is president of Pacific Seafood Processors Association

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-02/my-turn-too-many-jobs-not-enough-alas
Opinion
Photo: Akropolis Reed Quintet

Members of the Akropolis Reed Quintet perform during a Brown Bag Concert at the State Office Building's atrium on Tuesday. The quintet will play again Wednesday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-14/photo-akropolis-reed-quintet
Local
What's a little fly fishing between friends?

...in framing shots. Using a shallow depth of focus, the filmmakers bring out the beauty of JT's home fishing grounds; the reeds and redfish of the Texas coast. Later in the film, the filmmakers use some nifty editing to demonstrate Xenie's compulsiveness...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-08/whats-little-fly-fishing-between-friends
Art
Noxious weed sold as pond plant in 35 states

...weed in a shipment of exotic reeds from Holland and sold it as...species.'' Known as the bur reed, or Sparganium erectum, the...The 6-foot-long, green reed has a small yellow flower that...inadvertently allowed about 4,200 bur reed plants into the country in the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081899/Loc_weed.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...time I spend learning to make reeds, and 40 percent playing like...out again,'' he said. The reeds are tricky, and Hopkins carefully whittles the double reed sets out of cane and binds them...embody Irish music, and all this reed making is a technical challenge...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042700/Ent_profile.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...among those that may have bur reed By ROBERT WELLER THE ASSOCIATED...weed in a shipment of exotic reeds from Holland and sold it as...species.'' Known as the bur reed, or Sparganium erectum, the...The 6-foot-long, green reed has a small yellow flower that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081899/Loc_weed.shtml

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