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Off the Beaten Path: Kayaking the east side of Lynn Canal from Berners Bay to Haines

...mines, including Kensington, Comet and Jualin have been worked in the nearby area.The topography shifted into rocky mountains rising sharply from the ocean. Glaciers clung to slopes, cirques and valleys above. For the next 25 miles or so...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-25/beaten-path-kayaking-east-side-lynn-
Outdoors
Today In Sports History

...Detroit Tigers in Game 1.1970 - Fourteen members of the Wichita State football team are killed in a plane crash in the Rocky Mountains.1980 - Larry Holmes registers a technical knockout in the 11th round against Muhammad Ali to win the world heavyweight...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-10-02/today-sports-history
Sports
Why a town in Italy is interested in Juneau

...Jesus, also known as the Jesuits, who traveled from his native land of Italy first to the Jesuit missions in the Rocky Mountains and then, starting in 1886, to establish new missions in Alaska. He became the first "Prefect Apostolic" or head...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-05-26/why-town-italy-interested-juneau
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...reintroducing the hunting cats to the Rocky Mountains. Colorado wants 15 to 20 lynx...reintroducing the hunting cats to the Rocky Mountains. Fairbanks lynx may head south...reintroducing the hunting cats to the Rocky Mountains. Home>Archives> Fairbanks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010499/Loc_lynx.shtml
My Turn: Colorado gold mining disaster points to risks

In 1986, the Vancouver-based mining company, Galactic Resources, opened the Summitville gold mine in the Rocky Mountains near Del Norte in southern Colorado. Things seemed to be looking up for the economically struggling town, as the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110205/opi_20051102014.shtml
Opinion
Fairbanks lynx may head south

...Lynx from the Fairbanks area may wind up in Colorado under a program aimed at reintroducing the hunting cats to the Rocky Mountains. Colorado wants 15 to 20 lynx per year from Alaska, said Dan Reed, a spokesman for the Alaska Department of Fish...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010499/Loc_lynx.html
Local
Potomac to Pacific

...Ozarks, the Great Plains, the Rocky Mountains - from the seat of his mountain...By the time he reached the Rocky Mountains, Wolpert was well-adjusted...A lot of people think the Rocky Mountains would be the worst part, but...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102202/spo_biketrip.shtml
Sports
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of mountain ranges, down the Rocky Mountains or Cascades and Sierra Nevada...of mountain ranges, down the Rocky Mountains or Cascades and Sierra Nevada...of mountain ranges, down the Rocky Mountains or Cascades and Sierra Nevada...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060499/Com_wild.shtml
West Nile virus could strike Alaska

...arrive here in less than a decade on the wings of migratory birds. "It may get up here before it gets across the Rocky Mountains, just because of the way the migratory patterns work," said Dr. James Kruse, a curator and entomologist at the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081902/sta_westnile.shtml
News
Migratory birds are returning

...somewhere in Mexico or the southernmost United States. Last August, he followed the tops of mountain ranges, down the Rocky Mountains or Cascades and Sierra Nevada ranges, taking stops in blooming alpine meadows to refuel his four-gram body. This...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060499/Com_wild.html
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