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Celebration of life to be held for lost hiker Sharon Buis

The family of lost hiker Sharon Buis is holding a celebration of her life from 7 to 10 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 24 at the Goldbelt Hotel.The Buis family, of Aylmer...
Empire Editorial: Prepare for the worst

...impacted by the news of missing hiker Sharon Buis. That's because it could have...with the friends and family of Sharon Buis, as well as all those who lost...What happened to missing hiker Sharon Buis remains a mystery. We hope someday...
Update: Troopers call off search for missing hiker

...Troopers have called off the search for missing hiker Sharon Buis.Troopers made the announcement in an online dispatch...crying at the drop of a hat" after learning her friend Sharon Buis was missing. Tears turned to anger during the next...
Empire Editorial: Rescuers pay a toll, too

...West Glacier Trail. They remember the futile hope that Blaisdell might be found alive.They remember, too, that Sharon Buis and Mitsuo Okazaki still haven't been found.They volunteer long hours, burning free time for a cause that keeps...
Bone ID dashes hopes of searchers

...determined human because it would solve somebody's case," Bentz said, "and actually I was secretly hoping it was Sharon Buis' remains."Buis was an experienced local hiker whose disappearance on the trails last May pained many who knew her...
Searchers find body of missing man

...situation, but at least we found him and were able to bring closure to his family," Bowler said.A local hiker, Sharon Buis, went missing in the same area last year and was never found. An experienced hiker and outdoorswoman, Buis had missed...
Family hosts ceremony for lost hiker

...An adventurous outdoorswoman.Those are some of ways Sharon Buis, a 48-year-old local resident who went missing while...said. "This was her place to be. It's beautiful."Sharon Buis is the youngest of seven children who grew up on the...
Missing hiker's cats adopted

Two cats up for adoption after their owner went missing have found new homes.Friends of missing Juneau hiker Sharon Buis said Squeak, a friendly 2-year-old male tuxedo cat, was adopted on Thursday evening, and Libby, a timid 4-year-old...
No sign of missing hiker in area mines

...small team of explorers inside the mining shafts and tunnels on the backside of Mount Roberts on Sunday to look for Sharon Buis. He said the search was unsuccessful."Hiked up the gully checked the tunnel. Nothing," Weed told the Empire via...
Emotions run high after search is called off

...We can understand why, but it's a lot to process."Alaska State Troopers suspended the search for missing hiker Sharon Buis on Thursday afternoon after four days of combing the Mount Juneau and Mount Roberts trail system without any new leads...


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