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...warming and evolution are reshaping the bodies of some American bumblebees, a new study finds.The tongues of two Rocky Mountains species of bumblebees are about one-quarter shorter than they were 40 years ago, evolving that way because climate...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-25
Nation and World
Juneau grad scoring early points for Owls

...the team and help us win."Newell, now selected as a team captain, and the Owls begin Cascade Conference play at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana, this Friday."As captain my role has changed a lot," she said. "I can't really...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-09-08/juneau-grad-scoring-early-points-owls
Sports
Today In Sports History for Oct. 2

...Baltimore Colts 55-13.1970 - Fourteen members of the Wichita State football team are killed in a plane crash in the Rocky Mountains.1980 - Larry Holmes stops Muhammad Ali in the 11th round to win the world heavyweight title in Las Vegas.1983...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-10-02
Sports
Sage grouse plan aims for industry, wildlife balance

...effort" in U.S. history."It does mean a brighter future for one amazing, scrappy bird," Jewell said at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.The government will provide some level of habitat protections on most federal lands...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-23/sage-grouse-plan-aims-indust
Nation and World
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

...No leads or suspects.? At 2:48 p.m. Monday, a 55-year-old man reported the theft of his $1,700 Red Rocky Mountain Slayer SXC 50 mountain bike from the 300 block of Seventh Street.? At 6:26 a.m. Tuesday, investigation continues...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-16/police-fire-wednesday-sept-16-2015
Local
Grizzlies kill more Montana livestock than in all 2014

HELENA, Mont. - Growing numbers of grizzly bears venturing east from the Rocky Mountains are attacking more domestic cattle and sheep.Montana's livestock-loss program has reimbursed ranchers for 42 animals killed...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-19/grizzlies-kill-more-montana-livestock
Not For Web
Experts: Long-term risks from mine spill

...outside the old mine, located 11,300 feet high in the Rocky Mountains.EPA spill liaison Nat Miullo suggested the danger...testing is needed.Past mine waste accidents in the Rocky Mountains show the impact can linger for decades, said John...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-13/experts-long-term-risks-mine-spill
Not For Web
'The conversation we're stuck with'

...of mental health services, including a 24-hour hotline and a dozen new drop-in crisis centers. According to Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners, which runs the hotline service for the state, it has received more than 53,000 calls since Dec...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/conversation-were-stuck
Not For Web
Alaska Science Forum: Joke's on Alaskans when it comes to climate change

...pondering why the higher slopes of the Brooks Range don't get more snow than the lowlands, as is the case of the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and many other places. And how might snow patterns be changing with more open water and less sea ice...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-13/alaska-science-forum-jokes-alaskans-
Outdoors
2015 'I-Did-A-Detour' start moved to Fairbanks

...62 - Heidi Sutter, F, Chistochina, Rookie.63 - Jason Mackey, M, Wasilla, Veteran.64 - Jason Campeau, M, Rocky Mountain House AB CANADA, Rookie.65 - Trent Herbst, M, Ketchum ID, Veteran.66 - Christian Turner, M, Karratha WA...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-12/2015-i-did-detour-start-moved-fairbank
Sports

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