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On the Trails: Chickadees of the north

...Higher winter ranks of females also lead to their better survival in the breeding season.Black-capped chickadees store food in fall and winter, each one stashing hundreds and sometimes thousands of seeds and insects in bark crevices or among...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-23/trails-chickadees-north
Outdoors
On the Trails: Chickadees

...behavior of two of the seven species of North American chickadees has been studied in some detail (although the others also store food). One of the best-studied species is the black-capped chickadee, which ranges all across North America, chiefly...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-12-27/trails-chickadees
Outdoors
Kodiak house offers unique options

...makers. The house contains four freezers and two refrigerators, so residents and guests will have plenty of space to store food and fish.While food isn't included in the amenities, Mertens does offer a countertop bakery where residents or visitors...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-24/kodiak-house-offers-unique-options
State
Wildlife spy: Finch today, gone tomorrow

...chatter at a feeder even before dawn. Another very interesting adaptation, shared by siskins, is that redpolls can store food in their crop, a pouch in the esophagus. This way the redpolls can grab more seeds at a feeder - even though they may...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-02-01/wildlife-spy-finch-today-gone-tomorr
Outdoors
My Turn: Budget proposal will have you eating at your own risk

...state's retail food safety and sanitation program. The proposal eliminates state oversight of all restaurants, grocery stores, food booths, school kitchens, day care centers, tattoo parlors and public accommodations. The justification is that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030702/opE_myturn2.shtml
Opinion
Steller's eider rules may limit Inupiat subsistence hunting

...Pollution and global warming could be factors. She said 56 percent of the households in Barrow get at least half their food through subsistence. If the waterfowl hunt closes, hunters will have to travel farther or buy grocery store food.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033009/sta_416312589.shtml
Warming brings unwelcome change to Alaska villages

...organizations. Warming is rotting the sea ice that villagers use to hunt marine mammals, thawing ice cellars used to store food, disrupting utilities and interrupting the rhythms of life that have sustained Arctic communities for centuries. Kivalina...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032811/sta_806546506.shtml
News
Warming brings unwelcome change to Alaska villages

...organizations. Warming is rotting the sea ice that villagers use to hunt marine mammals, thawing ice cellars used to store food, disrupting utilities and interrupting the rhythms of life that have sustained Arctic communities for centuries. Kivalina...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-03-27/warming-brings-unwelcome-change-alaska-
State
Bugged enough to buy

Some people are beginning to stock up for Y2K, which is boosting sales for bucket lids and kerosene lanterns.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051199/Biz_y2k.html
Business
Fire puts off family's hopes

...adjuster had not come to provide a financial estimate on damage, he said. Meanwhile, Lan needs to find a place to store food he ordered for the second dining room. His new menu included barbecued ribs, pork, duck and won-ton noodle soup...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081804/loc_losthopes.shtml
News

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