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Cooler weather helps crews battling California wildfire

...proportions. One of the largest wildfires in California history was a 2013 blaze that took out 400 square miles of Sierra Nevada wilderness.___Daley reported from Middletown, Calif. Associated Press writers Sudhin Thanawala and Olga Rodriguez...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-04/cooler-weather-helps-crews-battling-c
Not For Web
Multi-degree earning student returns to Juneau, helps families

...University of Nevada, Reno; a masters of environmental law from Vermont Law School; and a teaching credential from Sierra Nevada College.In the past, Gard has worked as a professional landscape photographer, an art and English teacher for elementary...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-07-19/multi-degree-earning-student-return
Neighbors
California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

...San Francisco has stronger water rights than many other cities because in 1902, Mayor James Phelan hiked up the Sierra Nevada and tacked a water claim to an oak tree along the bank of the Tuolumne River. Gov. Jerry Brown calls the system...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26/california-looks-australia-tips-survi
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A professor, wearer of fancy hats, food bank creator and advocate honored

...tuberculosis.At 15, she moved with her mother to California and bounced back and forth between San Francisco and the Sierra Nevada foothills until she was 40, "trying to put the mountains and the ocean together where they belong," she said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-06/sung-and-unsung-heroes
Local
Pure Sole: Unbreakable

...whole heartedly by athletes wearing shoe brands from A to Z.The Western States course on the trails of California's Sierra Nevada climbs 18,000 feet from the start at the base of the Squaw Valley ski resort and then, roughly, hopefully, after...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-25/unbreakable
Sports
Lindh scholarship looking for youth with spirit

...she also won her first World Cup victory, the 100th win by an American racer.At the 1996 World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain, Lindh won a bronze medal in downhill and fifth in Super G, and at the 1997 World Championships in Sestriere...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-25/lindh-scholarship-looking-youth-spirit
Sports
LeRoy H. Coon

...became a Boy Scout leader for his son's troop going on countless camping and mountain climbing adventures in the Sierra Nevada's and enjoyed close ties with his fellow scout leaders for the rest of his life. The pinnacle of his mountain climbing...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171163409
Robert C Janes

...to a career in Forestry. After graduating from the University California at Berkeley, Bob was able to move to the Sierra Nevada Mountains as a Ranger with the U.S. Forest Service. He fought fires, jumped from helicopters, cruised timber...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170456338
A weekend for photo buffs, jazz lovers

...first opportunities in months to hear live jazz. Jazz bassist and guitarist Ford James left Juneau this spring for the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Central California. He's returned for a visit and put together a gig with pianist Robert Cohen and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090502/thi_weekend.shtml
This WeeK
National Wild and Scenic Film Festival returns to Juneau

...purchase. National sponsors for this event include Patagonia, Cliff Bar, Osprey Packs, Kleen Kanteen, Grist and the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. Local sponsors for this event include the Foggy Mountain Shop, Alaskan Brewing Company, Rendevous...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021711/art_786681537.shtml
Arts

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