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On the Trails: The last throes of summer

...specimens where earlier there had been thousands, so we concluded that they had gone to bed for the season.Dragonflies - the big, blue darners, mostly - still cruised the ponds and waterways in search of occasional prey. One enterprising couple flew...
Authorities investigate suspicious Wharf fires

Police and fire investigators don't want to the see the big, blue Merchants Wharf building turn red.Authorities are investigating a string of suspicious fires inside the historic waterfront mall...
Driver loses control downtown, hits Wharf, empty tour bus

...The driver attempted to turn left at the light onto Egan Drive, but the vehicle ended up on the sidewalk and struck the big blue Wharf building. The vehicle kept going on Marine Way until colliding with a tour bus that did not have any passengers...
Merchants Wharf hangs precariously on its perch

Juneau's favorite "white elephant" - the big, blue Merchants Wharf - remains endangered. Sound off on the important issues at The building's owners are in a quandary. For them...
Empire editorial: Don't accept wharf's fate as inevitable

...potential dereliction, it begins to seem that city leaders themselves are derelict. Sound off on the important issues at The big blue building that has dominated the capital's waterfront for much of its history is for sale - or else - and there's...
No one injured as whale-watching boat runs onto a sandbar

...between them there was room to take on the passengers from the Big Blue. At 9:10 a.m., he said, the boat was stuck on...Dolphin, and half were transferred to the Summer Star. The Big Blue waited for the tide to come in to float it off the sandbar...
Captain retires from ferry system after decades working on the water

...retirement. He started his maritime career at a time when radar or global positioning systems were not available on the "big blue canoes" - Alaska's ferries. "Guys before me ran passenger ships thousands of miles through the Inside Passage...
State government should give us a break

...time user fee of only $10. The only vehicles of note parked out at the new Eagle Beach Visitor Center and Park are the big blue and white tour ship buses. The local campgrounds are empty except for a few tenters. The one operated by the Forest...
Rivalries good for schools, Juneau

...universities. My boss is a Planet Red, University of Louisville grad. I'm a University of Kentucky grad, home of the Big Blue Nation. His roommates are from Louisville, and all three are big (filthy) Cards fans. Their house (and a truck...
A surprise in the name of good sportsmanship the 49ers' leading receiver. Owens then sprinted half the length of the field to strike a pose in the middle of the big, blue star painted on the artificial turf of Texas Stadium. Showboating has become an entitlement in the NFL but these midfield...


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