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Navajo family fighting to stay on monument land

...forever the Navajo presence at Wupatki.The Peshlakais have vowed to fight for the land surrounded by the Little Colorado River valley, snow-capped mountains and towering mesas, where their sheep once grazed freely. Support for the family is mounting...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-23/navajo-family-fighting-stay-monumen
Neighbors
Laws prepares for Susitna 100 endurance run

...ski, foot or bike) race starts in Big Lake and follows packed snowmachine and sled dog mushing trails in the Susitna River Valley, north of Anchorage. David Johnston was the fastest male with 24 hours, 11 minutes. Laura McDonough was the fastest...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-10/laws-prepares-susitna-100-endurance-ru
Sports
Homer debates where to place Asaiah statue

...got his name from Krishna Venta, founder of the Fountain. Venta led a group to Homer where they settled in the Fox River Valley. The movement faded away after Venta was killed in a bomb explosion in California in 1958, but Brother Asaiah and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-27/homer-debates-where-place-asaiah-statue
State
Alaska Science Forum: A walk through the UAF Cold Preserve

...degrees here.This windless pool shows the unique upside-down atmosphere at the junction of the Chena and Tanana river valleys. Because of the box created by local hills and so little sunlight to stir the air, severe temperature inversions settle...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-21/alaska-science-forum-walk-through-ua
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: The Golden Circle

...begins in Haines and ends in Skagway. The first 40 miles of the Haines Highway are flat, passing through the Chilkat River Valley to Canadian customs. From there, a series of inclines leads to miles of stunning alpine riding. There are a few campgrounds...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-31/beaten-path-golden-circle
Outdoors
90-mile aqueduct still etched in Interior hills

...water needed to float dredges the size of apartment complexes and power hydraulic giants that firehosed water at Tanana River valley hillsides, stripping them to bedrock.In the early 1900s, migrants from the Klondike gold rush were splashing through...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-09-27/90-mile-aqueduct-still-etched-interi
Outdoors
Bears, glaciers: Show pits man against Alaska

...his son, survival expert Matt, along with wilderness guide Austin Manelick choose the most direct route, through a river valley, but have to contend with the swift-moving river and swamps.All eight outdoorsmen are expected to live off the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-12/bears-glaciers-show-pits-man-against-al
State
5 things to know about the Tour de France 13th stage

...into Tours, France, which last hosted a Tour stage finish eight years ago. The town is in the heart of the Loire river valley, known for its jaw-dropping castles dating back to the Middle Ages. As TV viewers caught helicopter-borne views...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-07-12/5-things-know-about-tour-de-france-13t
Sports
Documentary looks at suicide among Alaska Natives

...about what we are up against."To date, filming has been done in Elim, Nome, Anchorage, Fairbanks, the Copper River Valley area, Barrow and Kotzebue. Plans are to continue for another six months in various communities around the state.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-21/documentary-looks-suicide-among-alaska-
State
Man mauled by bear tells story

...of my life."It was around 6 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, on a raw spring day in the high reaches of the Eagle River Valley.Meyer, a 57-year-old attorney, was walking around his 66-acre property on Mariah Drive, which borders the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-05-16/man-mauled-bear-tells-story
State

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