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Troopers investigate snowboarder's death

PALMER - Alaska State Troopers are investigating the death of an 18-year-old snowboarder in Hatcher Pass. The body of 18-year-old Royce Morgan of Wasilla was found late Wednesday. He had been snowboarding with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022709/reg_399240281.shtml
Southeast Alaskans reach 'Higher'

Several Southeast Alaskans helped snowboarder Jeremy Jones' most recent film, "Higher," reach new...whatnot, and demonstrated to them that I was a competent snowboarder. They ended up filming me and getting some pretty sweet...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/southeast-alaskans-reach-higher
Outdoors
Parents sue company after son's avalanche death

ANCHORAGE - The parents of a 26-year-old snowboarder who died after an Alaska avalanche have filed a federal lawsuit against a heli-skiing company, alleging it failed to assess...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/parents-sue-company-after-sons-avalanch
State
A snowboarder tele-dreams

...free. And, it was all wrong. I'm a snowboarder. Most would infer something deep about the dream from the lack of snow. For a snowboarder to dream of skiing is equal to the cop...occasion a cross-dressing skier/snowboarder comes out, but core philosophies generally...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121607/out_20071216006.shtml
Outdoors
Photos: Eaglecrest action

A snowboarder welcomes in the first days of the new year with some air action at Eaglecrest on Wednesday. Weather forecasts are calling for a mix of rain and snow along the flats and snowfall in the mountains through Sunday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-01-03/photos-eaglecrest-action
Local
Alaska Native makes Olympic team

Gutsy young snowboarder Callan Chythlook-Sifsof of Girdwood made history on Monday when she capped a remarkable comeback season by becoming what is believed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012710/spo_555544718.shtml
sports
Geldhof pays tribute through Rookery exhibit

...age 22 in 2014; and Collin Backowski, a 25-year-old snowboarder who was killed in an accident on Mount Hood in 2013."With...before his very untimely death."Backowski, an expert snowboarder, was 25 when he was killed in an ice cave collapse on Mount...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-02/paying-tribute
Art
Snow gypsies bring tales from other lands

...the longer days and warmer temps, the snowboarder-skier-filmmaking crews have returned...style of music to the mainstream, no snowboarder seems to have done that, yet. Fine...never have that problem. He's a pro-snowboarder who's ripping it up around the world...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041008/mus_266834134.shtml
Snow films to raise money for trail, cabin

...Cropley is a unique place to all of us," Sandy Miller said. "We thought it would be a cool spot."The family of snowboarder Matthew Brakel, who died in an avalanche on Mount McGinnis in 1999, started a fund towards a cabin at Cropley Lake, Chris...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/snow-films-raise-money-trail-cabin
Outdoors
Alex Botelho earns Eagle Scout

...Scouting activities, he is class vice president, a member of the National Honor Society and the Alpine Club. He is an avid snowboarder. Botelho's Eagle project was the construction of a wood bridge across a creek on the Bonnie Brae access trail to the Treadwell...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121908/nei_369371726.shtml

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