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Off the Beaten Path: To extinction and back, the shaggy saga of the muskox

...charged, stopped in a snorting fury just 20 feet away. He gestured with his gargantuan head to the cow and she ran up the hill and rejoined the harem. I tried talking to him, but he kept shaking his horns and pawing the ground. Carefully, we...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-27/beaten-path-extinction-and-back-shag
Outdoors
Thane no home for the homeless

...above South Franklin Street known as "The Hill" was a prime location for long-term...collection of makeshift shelters at the Hill was razed as a result, and since...in the campground itself.When "The Hill" was disbanded in 2009, the Thane...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-27/thane-no-home-homeless
Local
Off the Beaten Path: Part 2: The Ghost of Allen Hasselborg

...a deer he'd paused to smell. Rising, I hollered out to let him know I was near. The booming of grouse echoed off the hills and ridges. In the summer of 1954, Hasselborg left Mole Harbor and Admiralty Island forever. In Juneau he took a taxi...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/beaten-path-part-2-ghost-allen-hasse
Outdoors
Bode Miller ready to race at world championships

...Switzerland. Then again, he doesn't need a lot of races under his belt.This is Bode Miller, who knows only one way down the hill - by going full throttle.Plus, the 37-year-old Miller knows the course so well. He's won four times on the Birds...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-03/bode-miller-ready-race-world-champions
Sports
Letter: Walker arrived when needed most

...the new governor was wasting time listening to Alaskans and developing a plan, when there was so little time to take the hill. Apparently any hill will do.Near the end, another veteran of the old guard, Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-01-27/letter-walker-arrived-when-needed-mos
Letters
Year of Reading Foreign: Forgetful People

...SPOILERS.)Things escalate from there: the company pins the bombing on S. and four protestors and they're off into the hills, chased down and summarily executed by the Detectives. You see, S. doesn't get the luxury of discovering his past...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2015-01-29/year-reading-foreign-fo
Alaska Science Forum: The demise of Scotch Cap lighthouse

...and might have to abandon the station."Sanford stepped outside. In the darkness, he picked his way to the edge of the hill above the lighthouse. He saw no lights below. The foghorn was silent. "The Light Station had been completely destroyed...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/alaska-science-forum-demise-scotch-c
Outdoors
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska, part III: U.S. makes attempt to reclaim Attu

...at the highest level expected the invasion to last just a few days. It would be a matter of clearing the enemy out of the hills and it would be over. In the end (May 30), it took 19 days until the battle was over. In all, 549 Americans were...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-04/forgotten-battle-alaska-part-iii-us
Neighbors
'Come, Sing a Song with Me'

...When Juan Diego informed Mary of the request, she directed him to a barren hill to gather roses. Skeptical, he climbed the hill and was rewarded with beautiful Castilian roses, not native to the area, that were blooming in December! Juan Diego...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-07/come-sing-song-me
Neighbors
Photo: Tongue out for concentration

Dylan Miller, 5, steers his intertube down the hill at Twin Lakes park on Friday while his mother Amber cheers him on.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-11/photo-tongue-out-concentration
Neighbors

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