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Bird Bits: The larger, local cousin: Northern goshawk

The Sharp-shinned Hawk I described in the Aug. 15...bigger than her mate and than a crow. The Sharp-shinned Hawk's diet favors small birds...starts nesting a snowy month earlier than the Sharp-shinned Hawk. The goshawk builds a flat...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-29/bird-bits-larger-local-cousin-northe
Outdoors
Heritage coffee stand robbed

...pointed a weapon at her and told her to open the cash register."He was standing there with a shank-y sort of tool, like, sharp kind of tool, pointed to my face and he said, 'I'm sorry ma'am, open the cash register,'" Solberg recounted in an...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-28/coffee-stand-robbed-again
Local
Summer Hikes: Part II

...quickly organized my gear after breakfast and went in the garage to grab my water bladder for my pack when I stepped on something sharp with my bare foot. Dang! I must have gotten a splinter or maybe a little piece of glass in the ball of my foot. I ran in...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-08-26/summer-hikes-part-ii
Bird Bits: Bullet of a hawk

...Long talons pierced the prey and the sharp-shinned hawk carried the warbler to a...are the main meal for these hawks.The sharp-shinned hawk, whose name comes from...boulders in Class IV or V water.Get a sharp-shinned hawk in your binoculars and you...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/bird-bits-bullet-hawk
Outdoors
Brita recalling children's water bottles

...a possible laceration hazard.The company said Tuesday that the lid of the hard-sided bottles can break into pieces with sharp points.Brita has received 35 reports of lids breaking or cracking. No injuries have been reported.The recalled bottles...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/brita-recalling-childrens-water-bottles
State
Today in Sports History

...victories leading the Washington Senators to a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians.1952 - 74-year-old Bion Shively drives Sharp Note to victory in the third heat of the Hambletonian Stakes.1982 - Speed Bowl wins the Hambletonian Stakes in straight heats...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-07
Sports
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

...Ramunas Navardauskas, Lithuania, Garmin-Sharp, same time.4. Andre Greipel, Germany...Johan Van Summeren, Belgium, Garmin-Sharp, same time.Also27. Alejandro Valverde...Alex Howes, United States, Garmin-Sharp, :57.128. Benjamin King, United States...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-28/italys-vincenzo-nibali-wins-tour-de-fr
Sports
Nibali wins Stage 18, closes in on Tour victory

...Benjamin King, United States, Garmin-Sharp, 19:01.51. Matthew Busche, United...Alex Howes, United States, Garmin-Sharp, 31:01.121. Danny Pate, United States...Benjamin King, United States, Garmin-Sharp, 2:35:03.92. Matthew Busche, United...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-25/nibali-wins-stage-18-closes-tour-victo
Sports
McIlroy wins, goes back to No. 1

...No. 1 in the world during his torrid stretch at the end of 2012."This is better," he said. "Mentally, I'm really sharp. I didn't start to think about score. I didn't think about where I was in the tournament. I just playing shot after shot...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-04/mcilroy-wins-goes-back-no-1
Sports
A family affair

...filing some hooks as he waited with his daughter, Anna, for a fish to bite a few miles away from Auke Bay."Gotta keep 'em sharp," he said.Gregovich said the area was a prime fishing spot."Traditionally, there are a lot of fish here," he said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-10/family-affair
Local

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