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'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

...generally speaking, love to build things, and there are few bigger challenges than carving a road through North America's steepest, deepest fjord," Ferry said in an email.Dennis Egan said the idea of a road connecting Juneau to the rest of the state...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/dreams-and-cabin-fever
Local
Lindh scholarship looking for youth with spirit

...not a lot of work and it is not that hard. It is something that you feel empowered that you can charge down something that is steep and challenging and it is such a good feeling to be doing that and feeling like you are in control of it, but at the same time...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-25/lindh-scholarship-looking-youth-spirit
Sports
On the Trails: Hunting success

One day this fall, I watched a juvenile great blue heron fishing in Steep Creek. In typical heron fashion, it stood motionless for long minutes, then quickly jabbed its long bill down into the water...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-14/trails-hunting-success
Outdoors
Personal income in Alaska drops 3.2 percent

ANCHORAGE - Alaska had the steepest recent fall of personal income of any state, according to a federal agency. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062309/reg_453703593.shtml
Report on tribal youth and violence urges action

...were singled out as having the worst conditions systemically for various reasons including Alaska's vastness, remoteness and steep transportation costs, along with a lack of respect for tribal sovereignty.Among recommendations specific to the state, the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-19/report-tribal-youth-and-violence-urges-
State
Keep an eye on avalanche dangers

...by loose snow sluffs off of rocks, trees, and even simply by more windloading. Most of this slide activity is limited to steeper pitches and open areas. The deeper weak layers of instability appear to be gaining strength. As (Thursday's) winds die...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022511/reg_790658368.shtml
Regional News
Pure Sole: Road kill is art

...the U.S. Customs Stations.Leg 2 is 5.6 miles of the steepest part of the race with an elevation of 1,004 meters (or 1...Leg 4 is 13.1 miles through rolling terrain buffeted by steep mountains on one side and small lakes on the other.Leg 5...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-04/road-kill-art
Sports
iPods and iTunes abound on Eaglecrest

On powder days at Eaglecrest, skiers and riders scour the slopes - down the steepest runs and gullies, over rollers and through the trees, ending with groomers in the afternoon when muscles are spent. A hike along...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013108/mus_242140937.shtml
Governor, lawmakers seek gas investigation

...Gov. Sarah Palin and two state senators are asking for an investigation into why Alaska's gasoline prices are so much steeper than anywhere else in the nation. They asked Attorney General Talis Colberg to look into why Alaskans are paying about 75...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081308/reg_318134347.shtml
Finding a way out of the wilderness

...majorities in 2006, we followed it up Tuesday night with even steeper losses in Congress. In January, Democrats will enjoy lopsided...defined in the public mind by the Bush presidency. We've got a steep hill to climb. Much of the backroom maneuvering and media speculation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110608/opi_352837399.shtml

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