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On the Trails: As winter falls away, bears, hooters, mountain goats appear again

...There are, in fact, a few signs that the new season is upon us. The flocks of varied thrushes that fossicked about on the beach fringes have dispersed, and we now hear the familiar song from many points in the forest, as they set up their breeding...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-27/trails-winter-falls-away-bears-hoote
Outdoors
Southeast History in review: Before Dorothy Lake's hydro project

...of prospecting in a ravine leading into that lake. A trail, in fairly good shape, lead from this cabin down toward the beach. Log ladders made it possible to negotiate cliffs along the route. The logs were from 18 to 2 feet in diameter and had...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-25/southeast-history-review-dorothy-lakes-hy
Art
Kenai applies to build road leading to mouth of Kenai River

...property."The current route to the beach runs through tidal areas where vehicles...noise buffer between our house and the beach, and so they'd keep the children...Because it's a long way to go down the beach, so they'd just run up in my trees...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-10/kenai-applies-build-road-leading-mouth-
State
B shift rescuers make A+ save in frigid Gastineau Channel

...know exactly what to do," Echave said. "I came up on the beach and immediately things just started automatically happening...eventually restored the man's pulse. They made their way up the beach (not an easy task given they were carrying a full-grown...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-07/b-shift-rescuers-make-save-frigid-gasti
Local
You'll love a ... Yelapa!

...undiscovered country. Bob Dylan hung out there in the 70s. The beach makes top ten lists in travel magazines. I'm sure the...and amazing sights.Our first day, we splayed out on the beach like a hide nailed to the shed. When sufficiently toasted...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-11-0
Art
Yax te totem begins life anew

...convinced that they meant her no harm, so she told them she would let them share her secret. First, she went down to the beach and washed off the markings with salt water. When she returned she told them that the design represented her clan symbol...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-13/yax-t%C3%A9-totem-begins-life-anew
Outdoors
Writers' Weir: Two poems by Richard Stokes

...unknown life in Juneau,I stroll up the highway toward a clumpof trees huddling around a boulderbetween the road and the beach.Stepping off the road into a glade,both cool and evergreen-crisp,sounds drift in, happy shoutsfrom kids playing...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-14/writers-weir-two-poems-richard-stokes
Art
Juneau Nordic Ski Team preparing for Buckwheat

...the Besh Cup in Fairbanks and last weekend's Day At The Beach classic race, are staying positive as temperatures continue...Recent JNST local ski results:FEB. 14, DAY AT THE BEACH (Classic)9K - Noah Machakos 32:47; Clem Taylor-Roth...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-20/juneau-nordic-ski-team-preparing-buckw
Sports
Police & Fire for Wednesday, March 4, 2015

...On Monday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to four EMS calls around town and one report of smoke coming from the beach area near Egan Drive at 11:14 a.m. The smoke was found to be the result of a warming fire under a bridge at a homeless...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-04/police-fire-wednesday-march-4-2015
Local
Listening to old wooden boats

...he slipped out of town on the next floatplane. A bunch of the town guys winched what was left of Miss Dorothy up onto the beach and stood around telling each other stories about old boats while she burned.For the past three years a serious young...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-25/stories-old-wooden-boats
Art

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