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Off the Beaten Path: Get off that iPhone and eat a worm

...adventurers. They were perhaps nine years old, all wearing bulging backpacks, no doubt filled with Pop-Tarts, Swiss-Army knives and everything else they'd need for an expedition into the wilderness."We're going hiking!" one yelled...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-06/beaten-path-get-iphone-and-eat-worm
Outdoors
Trooper imparts tips for Kodiak survival preparation

...reported.Lysdahl stood behind a table full of survival kits, including candies, fishing hooks, fire starters, a Swiss Army knife and a portable Emergency Locator Transmitter. There was even a travel-size hand sanitizer."It's the littlest...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-17/trooper-imparts-tips-kodiak-survival-pr
State
Climate change crusaders cruise through Juneau

...expedition is under the patronage of the United Nations. They also have corporate sponsors in Victorinox - the makers of the Swiss Army knife, which Dario used to cut the umbilical cord of his first child after birth - and SGS Environmental of Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-14/climate-change-crusaders-cruise-through
Local
Putter Season

...white-collar equivalent of puttering.Until I moved to Alaska, the only tools I possessed were a ball peen hammer and a Swiss Army knife my aunt gave me for my bar mitzvah. Now, I find myself owning - and more or less knowing how to use - of all...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-06-09/putter-season
Neighbors
Brown's postcard exhibit opens in Haines

...appreciate the chance to laugh and be light-hearted," she said in a release. "Their favorite item, I think, is the Swiss Army Ulu Knife."Brown, who traveled to Haines for the opening reception, commented, "You really know you've aged...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-08/browns-postcard-exhibit-opens-haines
Art
District backs smartphones' in classes

...been growing louder for the last three years," he said.The hope is that devices will serve as a kind of educational Swiss-Army knife: graphing calculator, assignment calendar and dictionary in one tidy package -- and one the district doesn't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-25/district-backs-smartphones-classes
State
Police and Fire

...Monday from Front Street. The phone may have been stolen around July 11. A green Northface backpack containing a Swiss army knife, 20 Percoset and 30 muscle relaxers was reported stolen at 3:56 p.m. Monday near South Franklin Street and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071602/loc_cops.shtml
News
Ancient humans used hand axes earlier than thought

...the handiwork of the human ancestor Homo erectus. The teardrop-shaped axes were "like a stone-age Leatherman or Swiss Army knife," said New York University anthropologist Christian Tryon.The axes were suited for butchering animals or chopping...

http://juneauempire.com/alicia-chang/2011-09-02/ancient-humans-used-hand-axes-ea
Police and fire blotter

...High School on March 2. Stolen were a black leather briefcase containing computer software, a new pair of shoes, a Swiss army knife and various business papers. If you have information on this or any other crime, call Crime Line at 586-4243...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032499/Loc_blotter.html
Local
Know the Snow: Snowpack observation

...from the top until it fails. The Rutschblock Test is the grandfather of most stability tests. It was developed by the Swiss army in the late 1960s. It involves isolating a column the size of about 80 inches in the cross slope direction by 60 inches...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-01-20/know-snow-snowpack-observation
Outdoors

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