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Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part I

...island's history is eerie; some say it harbors one of Alaska's greatest unsolved mysteries. In the summer of 1741, two Russian ships, the St. Paul and St. Peter, set sail from Avacha Bay on the Kamchatka Peninsula under the command of Vitus Bering...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24/beaten-path-mysteries-yakobi-island-
Outdoors
Prized medal stays, this time

...for the third year in a row, wore No. 8 in honor of 8-year-old Martin Richard, killed in the bombings. McFadden, a Russian orphan born with spina bifida, forged a personal bond with Martin's younger sister. Jane Richard, who had a leg amputated...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-21/prized-medal-stays-time
Sports

...sanctioned the delivery of a highly capable Russian air defense missile system to Iran, a...Moscow's decision in a phone call to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and the...struck earlier this month made the 2010 Russian ban unnecessary, Lavrov said in a televised...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-14-1
Not For Web
Gray whales' Pacific crossing leads to questions of origin

...migration of rare western Pacific gray whales has led U.S. and Russian scientists to question whether they're a separate population...scientists from the Institute of Ecology and Evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Kronotsky State Nature Biosphere...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-16/gray-whales-pacific-crossing-leads-ques
State
Afghan warlord warns of Islamic State rise

...favor of some who backed the communist government that the Russians invaded to support, such as newly-appointed Interior Minister...people such as us, who led the fight for 21 years against the Russians and the Taliban, it is not acceptable to stay quiet while...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/afghan-warlord-warns-islamic-state-ri
Not For Web
Perseverance and UAS to present Chekhov's "The Sneeze" April 17-19

...on the UAS Campus."The Sneeze" is a collection of eight one-act plays and short stories written by Anton Chekhov, a Russian doctor and the writer of famous classic plays such as "Uncle Vanya" and "The Cherry Orchard." Originally written in the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/perseverance-and-uas-present-chekhovs-sne
Art
TMHS students recognition

...Lelchuk.Lelchuk said: "Laura is a Russian 2 student. She is bright and hardworking, and enjoys leaning Russian very much. She is always on top of everything...Laura took a gold medal in National Russian Essay contest. Good job, Laura...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-04-19/tmhs-students-recognition
Neighbors
Empire Editorial: Rie Munoz: On our walls and in our hearts

...particular visit with Rie at her son's house that involved Russian scientists who had recreated the bust of Vitus Bering, using...in attention to Rie's wit, candor and charm.Somehow, Russian scientists were laughing along with Rie's tales.She could...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-16/empire-editorial-rie-mu%C3%B1oz-our-w
Opinion
Falcons' Hall to fly with Broncos

...to her in the state track 3200-meter race. She also placed third that year in the 1600 meters and placed second behind a Russian athlete in the Arctic Winter Games Distance Snowshoe Event.Hall's personal best in the 5K is 18:27; her 3200 is 11...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-16/falcons-hall-fly-broncos
Sports
JSO review: Jaw-dropping concert

...impressed us with music emphasizing the Russian heritage of our state. Conductor Jeremy...Fortunately, however, Liadov composed "Eight Russian Folk Songs" eleven decades ago, when...Even though Liadov, in his study of Russian folksong, didn't do this, he enhanced...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-08/jso-review-jaw-dropping-conert
Art

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