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Memoir chronicles float camp life

...making and now is available locally at Parnassus Books, The Point, and Jerry's Books and Games."I don't expect to get rich from it, but it was on my bucket list for so long that it feels really good to have it crossed off," she said.Robbins was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02/memoir-chronicles-float-camp-life
State
DIPAC thanks our community volunteers

...will be needing volunteers, so for further information, contact Rich Mattson at 463-1630 or email at rich_mattson@dipac.net. Again thanks so much for all our volunteers.Rich Mattson, Education CoordinatorKatie Harms, Tourism Manager

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-31/dipac-thanks-our-community-voluntee
Neighbors
Column: Closing the pool is a desperate answer to CBJ budget woes

It wasn't that long ago the Juneau residents debated on the value of building a second community pool in the valley. Now we'll be facing a new controversy - what to do with the downtown August Brown pool.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-31/column-closing-pool-desperate-answer-
Opinion
Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

...providing an essential foundation for teaching and learning the language. They sought out the best storytellers, whose oratory was rich in metaphor."They knew who the great ones were - not to say they got them all, but their collections are just amazing, it's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/songs-vision-and-experience
Art
My Turn: Changing the world one story at a time

...need us to open our hearts and minds to see them as real people with hopes and dreams that are very much like ours. It's a way the world may become a better place for us all one story at a time.? Rich Moniak is a Juneau resident.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-24/changing-world-one-story-time
Opinion
Duck Derby Thanks

...tickets and $2500 cash); Second, Deborah Morse; Third, Kathy Smikrud; Fourth, Sion Colmus; Fifth, Don Meyer; and Sixth, Rich Berg & Jennifer Nebert.Thank you to all of the sponsors ? Alaska Airlines, Juneau Radio Center, Gas-N-Go Petro Express...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-24/duck-derby-thanks
Neighbors
My Turn: Alaska turns to young growth forests

...jobs and economic development. The Tongass is also home to the rich cultural traditions of Alaska Natives.The good news is that...whether that be for its outstanding natural resources, its rich cultural heritage or its economic importance - will take Pinchot's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-25/my-turn-alaska-turns-young-growth-for
Opinion
On the Trails: Dredge Islands

...called a lichen barrens - a habitat reminiscent of recently deglaciated lands. Not really barren at all, they are wonderfully rich in lichens, mosses and a few small flowering plants. They are generally surrounded by a ring of trees that lend them a feeling...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/trails-dredge-islands
Outdoors
Search for missing hiker goes underground

...of the structure."There was a lot of small, mom-and-pop mines when people would leave the big companies and try to get rich on their own," Weed explained. "Eventually, they were all consolidated."Searching the mine is a dangerous endeavor...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-24/search-missing-hiker-goes-under-ground
Local
My Turn: What's the moral of the story when it comes to Pebble?

...The moral of this story is easily understood by young children, just as the moral of trading in the world's largest, richest sockeye salmon run for an open pit mine should be obvious to adults.Just in case we don't get that point, there are laws...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-19/my-turn-whats-moral-story-when-it-com
Opinion

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