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On the Trails: Findings on the North Douglas rainforest trail

...things that I've missed or just didn't think about on past walks there. In mid-January a friend and I strolled that trail again, just to see what we could see. It was productive! Here are some findings of interest.The hemlocks in that...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/trails-findings-north-douglas-rainfo
Outdoors
Prosecutors dismiss case against woman who freed eagle from trap

...and partly because she was leading a group of people on that trail in a few days"That's apparently the trap they were...said she would like that to be changed in the future."That trail's becoming pretty popular, a lot of people hike on...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-23/prosecutors-dismiss-case-against-woman-
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Lost hikers signal searchers with headlamp

...left late in the afternoon rather than earlier, I think it was just a miscalculation about how long it would take to do that trail with the sunset coming on," he said.This is the first reported search and rescue on West Glacier Trail so far this...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-20/lost-hikers-signal-searchers-headlamp
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Bessie Creek trail to the meadows above

...Mount Roberts, up to the tram and the cross. I figured that trail would be a nightmare of ice, so I (with a friend...hikers? Well, it seems I was not far wrong in thinking that trail was a misery. ? Mary F. Willson is a retired professor...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021811/out_787191344.shtml
Outdoors
The trails more traveled

...ducking under a fallen tree that I choose to climb over. Soon it dead-ends into another trail that snakes away uphill. That trail seems purposeful for a while, then the ground becomes a little harder and it dwindles away. Why would deer, or any...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122410/out_760692687.shtml
Outdoors
Lost hunter found 'confused but alive'

...direction, and the team "kind of stumbled" upon Michaud, Sanders said."We walked over there and continued down that trail," Sanders said in an interview at the foot of the museum, pointing to a creek drainage in the woods. "And we had...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-22/lost-hunter-found-confused-alive
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Extraordinary Wolf: A Conversation with Seth Kantner

...felt inspired."Writing's always been a struggle, but I tend not to give up on things," he said. "Once I got on that trail, I kept following it. Whether that was a right turn or a wrong turn, I don't know. A little of both."By contrast...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-13/extraordinary-wolf-conversation-seth-kant
Art
What was first effort to build a road out of Juneau?

...Commerce has addressed a letter to the local chamber asking their co-operation towards securing a trail to this city."That "trail" would be a road stretching from the upper end of Silver Bow Basin to the American-Canadian border."This route...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/what-was-first-effort-build-road-out-ju
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Unsung Heroes of the Trails: Marc Scholten

...Kreinheder said. (Scholten lives on South Douglas.)Scholten keeps track of his volunteer hours - about 268 last year - so that Trail Mix can count them toward match requirements for city and state grants.Most of Scholten's work so far has been between...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-16/unsung-heroes-trails
Outdoors
Changes to glacier tourism wouldn't take effect until 2015

...Guiding uses the Steep Creek Trail for some of its tours. As it stands now, the new plan would bar commercial use of that trail."There are trails they're taking away," she said. "We are concerned about that."Overcrowding in the Visitor...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-30/changes-glacier-tourism-wouldnt-take-ef
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