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Mildred Post Boesser

...might have been "raised up on eagle's wings," as one of her favorite hymns suggests, or if her spirit somehow sent the bird to bless her family on that magical afternoon of farewell, the family considered with delight! Whatever, they knew...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175238621
US expects to pay farmers $191 million for birds lost to flu

...stockpile a bird flu vaccine in case the virus returns.The bird flu killed 48 million birds, mostly turkeys and egg-laying...Of the 211 U.S. commercial poultry barns affected by the bird flu, 90 have been cleaned and disinfected and nearly 70...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-07-29/us-expects-pay-farmers-191-million-b
Regional News
One of two area wildfires out

...fire leader for the region, said firefighters stamped out the Bird Island fire on Wednesday and contained the fire in the...Beach kayak ramp launch."We went back yesterday and put the Bird Island fire out, and called that officially out," Thompson...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-10/one-two-area-wildfires-out
Local
Gatlin wins 200 with fastest time ever at US championships

...to fight back. It's time to work hard and bear that American flag with honor,'" Gatlin said.Spearmon returns to the Bird's Nest in Beijing, a place that doesn't hold pleasant memories. He captured bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-29/gatlin-wins-200-fastest-time-ever-us-
Not For Web
Harmon honored at Gold Rush Days

...packs in the crowds for fun, food and festivities.Harmon came to Alaska in 1973 and met his future wife Beverly at the Bird Creek Park in Indian, between Anchorage and Girdwood."She lost her contact lens and I found it," Harmon said...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-06-21/harmon-honored-gold-rush-days
Sports
Hope restricts tents after bears ravage campground

...department sent to find them.Last week, they were suspected of crashing into a chicken coop there and eating some of the birds.The bears have been moving in a big circle around Hope over the last few days, said Tim Strebel, who answered the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-15/hope-restricts-tents-after-bears-ravage
State
Firefighters battle two Juneau wildfires

...environment or wildlife, although that may take place later.Similar to that fire, Thompson believes a campfire sparked the Bird Island fire, which is covering about the same area of land: one or two-tenths of an acre. Thompson said firefighters...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-07/firefighters-battle-two-juneau-wildfire
Local
Thank you from the Juneau Raptor Center

...the Juneau Raptor Center. Our ability to rehabilitate the birds is greatly assisted with your support. The community's...we do in rehabilitating not just the raptors but all of the birds we care for. We are very grateful to everyone. Dale...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-28/thank-you-juneau-raptor-center
Neighbors
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...Yang, of Indianapolis, who was hoping to find cleaner beaches in Santa Barbara, about 20 miles away. "I'm sad for the birds - if they lose their habitat."The toll on wildlife was not immediately known, but biologists tallied dead fish and...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/oil-spreads-across-9-miles-pacific-fo
Not For Web
Celebrate with us, Juneau

...Appreciation Day to the raptor center. Visitors riding the tram will also be able to see an educational presentation with the birds during the event.Flora noted that the tram's gift shop, Raven Eagle Gifts & Gallery, is offering a 20-percent...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-01/celebrate-us-juneau
Local

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