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Annual pigeon dung problem grows across Fairbanks

...rats."They're a hazard to the equipment. They're a hazard to people," he said. "They get into stuff they are not supposed to."He uses spike strips and moves owl decoys around to repel pigeons. Success has been mixed, he said.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/annual-pigeon-dung-problem-grows-across
State
Alaska Science Forum: Snow-starved Alaska not the normal state

...tolerant. Northern aspens and beetles have the superhuman ability to force liquid out of their cells. That dryness prevents spikes of ice from puncturing cell walls (which happens when we get frostbite).As I write, for the first time in weeks snow is...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-28/alaska-science-forum-snow-starved-al
Outdoors
Coffee with a Cop at UAS on Thursday

...month's "Coffee with a Cop" at the University of Alaska Southeast from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6. It will take place at Spike's Cafe near the Egan Library.JPD began hosting the casual coffee and conversation event earlier this year to give the public...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-05/coffee-cop-uas-thursday
Local
Photos: Entangled in protest

...Taylor, a marine biology student, said she had the idea of holding the protest after seeing the campus' whale sculpture, Spike, covered in Christmas lights. The students are all in Assistant Professor of Marine Biology Heidi Pearson's "Discussions...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-23/photos-entangled-protest
Local
Alaska mayor vetoes law aimed at protecting moose

...protect moose from impaling themselves on fences with metal spikes.KTUU-TV reported that the ordinance approved last week banned...fencing is "very, very low." He says the cost of cutting the spikes or replacing fencing outweighs the benefits of saving a few...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-30/alaska-mayor-vetoes-law-aimed-protectin
State
Anchorage mayor vetoes law aimed at protecting moose

...ordinance passed by the municipal assembly intended to protect moose from impaling themselves on fences decorated with metal spikes.The ordinance would have banned new spiked fences and required homeowners to modify existing fences less than 7 feet tall...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-31/anchorage-mayor-vetoes-law-aimed-protec
State
On the Trails: Frosty paradise

...could see intricate variations within the superficially uniform spikes of frost that coated the wooden rails. Some were columnar...had extremely fine filaments around the edges. Still, other spikes were made of angular, linear crystals lined up at right angles...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/trails-frosty-paradise
Outdoors
Little League World Series sensation Mo'ne Davis memoir coming in March

...Sports Illustrated, thrown out the first pitch at a major league World Series game and starred in a car commercial directed by Spike Lee. In September, she donated her jersey to the baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown."When I joined an all-boys baseball...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-18/little-league-world-series-sensation-m
Sports
Around Town for Thursday, Nov. 6

...you will need childcare. Free. Details: 586-6623.Juneau Police Department's "Coffee with a Cop," 2-3 p.m., Spike's Cafe near the Egan Library, UAS. Event offers the public a chance to interact with officers in a relaxed setting.Toddler...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-05/around-town-thursday-nov-6
Local
Kayhi spikes Juneau, Sitka nets Falcons

The Ketchikan High School volleyball team has solidified their standings atop the 4A Southeast Conference with a sweep of the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears in Kayhi's Clarke Cochrane Memorial Gymnasium last weekend.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-22/kayhi-spikes-juneau-sitka-nets-falcons
Sports

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