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Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board recruiting for board position

...ORTAB members may also be asked for advice on other related subjects, which may include the review of proposals for State Park land acquisitions. If you would like to be considered for appointment on the ORTAB, please submit a letter of interest...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/outdoor-recreational-trails-advisory
Outdoors
'Mind blowing' flames destroy homes in Washington state

...banned all outdoor fires on state land protected by the Natural Resources department, and campfires have been banned at state parks and on state-controlled ocean beaches.Railroad traffic in the area has been shut down, including freight lines...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/mind-blowing-flames-destroy-homes-washi
State
Teacher accused of raping student released on bail

...Kenai and Soldotna's public libraries, the Soldotna teen center, all Kenai Peninsula Borough schools and local or state parks. In addition, Anderson is not allowed to travel north of North Forest Road in Kenai and cannot leave the borough - he...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-02/teacher-accused-raping-student-released
State
WWII Ft. Rousseau site due for cleanup

...installations are still in place, and in 2008 the area became a state park.With the leftover military structures came leftover...the project has support from Sitka Trail Works and the State Parks. A final decision document should be finished sometime...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/wwii-ft-rousseau-site-due-cleanup
State
Artist-In-Residence program underway at Ernest Gruening State Historical Park

...hosting its first resident artist as part of the Alaska State Parks Artist-In-Residence Pilot Program based at Ernest...copy of the application, contact David Griffin, Alaska State Parks, 907-269-8696, or david.griffin@alaska.gov...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-24/artist-residence-program-underway-ernest-
Art
Trail roundup 2015

...at Salmon Creek, which has suffered some washouts and erosion, to stabilize the area; and the Alaska Division of State Parks has asked Trail Mix to continue improvements at Oliver Inlet, where a tram lets kayakers, canoers and other paddlers...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-19/trail-roundup-2015
Outdoors
Local poet chosen for Poems in Place project

...steering committee recently selected four winning entries from poems written by Alaskans for placement in two Alaska State Parks. Juneau poet Aleria Jensen's poem "A Soldier's Station" will be installed at Caines Head State Recreational Area...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-17/local-poet-chosen-poems-place-project
Art
Sterling carver finds his niche

...used at Black Spruce. Three to five sturdy cottonwood trees from Bogard's Nikiski property bordering Captain Cook State Park make their way into the studio every year.Cottonwood is good for carving and his allergic reactions are minimal.Bogard...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-15/sterling-carver-finds-his-niche
State
Mammoth scope of shutdown revealed

...shut down. Uniformed Alaska National Guard members would stay on duty. Department of Natural ResourcesUsing fees, state parks would stay open through August. Wildfire firefighters would stay on the job, as would dam inspectors and the Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-02/mammoth-scope-shutdown-revealed
State | AK legislature
State seeking contractor to operate Sitka area state parks

The State of Alaska, Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation is offering an opportunity for a qualified entity to obtain an exclusive competitive permit for commercial activities to operate park facilities in the Sitka area.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-11/state-seeking-contractor-operate-sit
Outdoors

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