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Gutsy Gustavus earns Mixed 6 volleyball crown

...where you'd expect to find the pinnacle of high school volleyball. "Last year and this year we brought a team to state," Parks said. "We are really excited to represent Southeast and to bring it home. It is a Northern Alaska trophy, they...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-16/gutsy-gustavus-earns-mixed-6-volleybal
Sports
UAA runners place in top eight at national meet

...finished in the top eight at the 2014 NCAA Div. II Cross Country Championships on Saturday at the E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park.The men's team, which entered the national meet ranked No. 6, finished sixth with 196 points. The Seawolves led...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-07/uaa-runners-place-top-eight-national-m
Sports
Eagles, spectators soar to Haines

...cameras slung around his neck.Portions of the Haines Highway overlook the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, the state park and wildlife refuge where the eagles fly and scavenge for food. They were not as concentrated this year because the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/eagles-spectators-soar-haines
Local
On the Trails: Frosty paradise

The trail through Cowee Meadows to the cabin and the beach has seen significant improvement (thank you, State Parks!), with more to come. In mid-November, red squirrels were belatedly and busily carrying nest material for a winter snuggery...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/trails-frosty-paradise
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: On second thought, vote yes on 4

...Reserve. The watershed of the Reserve includes critical rivers and streams and portions of two national parks and one state park. Ballot Measure 4 would affect only about 5% of Alaska's total area.To protect the Reserve, the legislature inserted...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-02/editorial-second-thought-vote-yes-4
Opinion
DNR chief wants property rights protected in park

...private property owners with holdings inside Chugach State Park should be protected within the framework of a new comprehensive...reported."For the Parnell administration, access to our state parks is a very, very high priority," Balash said. "But...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-30/dnr-chief-wants-property-rights-protect
State
Ketchikan State Parks Advisory Board recruiting new members

...on the nine-member Ketchikan State Parks Citizen Advisory Board for the...Recreation on matters affecting state parks in the Ketchikan area, promotes protection of the area state parks' natural and cultural resources...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-07/ketchikan-state-parks-advisory-board
Outdoors
Photo: Building Point Bridget

Dan Hess, left, Dallas Anderson, center, and Aidan Ling work to move a log into place as they upgrade a section of the Point Bridget State Park trail on Thursday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-28/photo-building-point-bridget
Local
Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board recruiting for board opening

...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/2014-07-04/outdoor-recreational-trails-advisory
Outdoors
Youth run to new heights

...get-to-know-each-other, easy jog along the Eagle River State Park trails of the camp. On day one campers are divided into...run and in the evening a jaunt along the Point Bridget State Park trail.On Thursday the camp did the Mount Juneau trail...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-01/youth-run-new-heights
Sports

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