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To camp or not to camp?

...respect."Everyone was obviously enthusiastic about birds, perhaps none more so than another one of the foundation's six summer interns, Leia Minch, a self-described "bird nerd." I was automatically endeared to her when she ended her lecture about...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-28/camp-or-not-camp
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: Snow-starved Alaska not the normal state

...blanket remains a consistent 27 degrees Fahrenheit no matter the temperature above.That relative warmth, the remnants of summer's heat released as the ground freezes, allows billions of small bodies to survive winter.Snow-assisted organisms like...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-28/alaska-science-forum-snow-starved-al
Outdoors
Francis John Parsons

...was a Boy Scout and a Sea Scout. He spent his high school summers working on cannery tenders and at the Hawk Inlet cannery...dinner, or to Skagway for a hike, on the long Southeast Alaska summer evenings.After retiring from the Coast Guard in 1986, he...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173291173
Family hosts ceremony for lost hiker

...ways Sharon Buis, a 48-year-old local resident who went missing while hiking in Juneau's rugged backcountry this past summer, was remembered during a celebration of life ceremony Monday night.Dozens of people filed into a room at the Goldbelt Hotel...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-26/family-hosts-ceremony-lost-hiker
Local
My Turn: Gratitude

...Juneau, hosting all types of events from holiday celebrations to summer picnics. Even their daughters - who had attended Harborview...hundreds of local college students coming home to Juneau to work summer jobs in tourism.Importantly to us, Sean Parnell was a strong...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-27/my-turn-gratitude
Opinion
Public Market opens Friday

...and baby booties; and longtime Juneau residents Ann and Mimi Boochever, who will be selling Ann's novel, "Bristol Bay Summer," and Mimi's fabric art.About half of all the vendors are local, like the Boochevers, and the rest come from all over...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-27/public-market-opens-friday
Local
Swimmers honor man by swimming laps

...hiking at Denali National Park with fellow bus drivers every summer.Even his fellow swimmers knew little about him, but they...morning swimmer. He was engaging and delightful."Except for summers, when he worked at Denali National Park as a bus driver...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-23/swimmers-honor-man-swimming-laps
State
Lorene Paul

...motorhome traveling throughout the United States and Canada, summers at their cabin on the Taku River with friends and family and...Funter Bay to spend time with close friends, and also spent two summers in Elfin Cove managing Ernie Swanson's store. Lorene, truly...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173272438
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...average between Auke Bay and Haines in the summer and 42 between those two places in winter...to use the 2B highway every day in the summer, and that the drive will be about 3 hours...demand between those two cities.In the summer, fast-ferry service will be supplemented...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/reviewing-all-options-old-and-new
Local
Traffic forecasts drive Road debate

...will use the road on an average day. That average includes a peak of 1,345 cars per day in the summer and 460 cars per day in the winter.The summer figure is about as many cars as use Juneau's Fritz Cove Road on a daily basis or drive over the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/traffic-forecasts-drive-road-debate
Local

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