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Alaska Science Forum: Digging up Augustine's top-heavy legacy

...thunder."That writer indicated something happened in 1883 that didn't in 2006: part of Augustine crumbled. Because the mountain is surrounded by wide apron, it takes a tremendous landslide to send a wave in the direction of Nanwalek, now home...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-30/alaska-science-forum-digging-augusti
Outdoors
MIT economist: Kick the oil habit

...connections at international conferences, networking opportunities and more.What her company SWiTCH and others in the mountain industry - including direct competitors - gain from their cooperation is greater than the sum of its parts.Solelhac...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-30/mit-economist-kick-oil-habit
Local
Eaglecrest remains optimistic

...To me, that is the challenging part."The forecast also isn't looking good for Eaglecrest staff. Now that the mountain is closed, most staff are on temporary leave. Some are now working at other ski areas, encouraged by their managers...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/eaglecrest-remains-optimistic
Outdoors
Remembering MLK

...place. But I'm not concerned about that now. I just want to do God's will. And He's allowed me to go up to the mountain. And I've looked over. And I've seen the Promised Land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-19/remembering-mlk
Local
Wolverine: the Mad Max of the wilderness

...dropped my pack, irritated I'd buried my camera so deep, as the wolverine turned and ran. Watching it disappear into the mountains, I felt its presence had brought the desolation to life. I skied on, feeling lucky and less alone.? Bjorn Dihle...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/wolverine-mad-max-wilderness
Outdoors
Summit brings global minds

Whether in the mountain regions of France or the coastal ranges of Southeast Alaska, there...Solelhac and her company, SWiTCH, are part of Cluster Montagne, the mountain tourism cluster in France. Though trained as a lawyer, a two-year...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-21/summit-brings-global-minds
Local
Oregon man, 24, dies in 1,000-foot fall from Mount Yukla

...his blood," Heidi Medema, 24, told the Oregonian. "It was something he had to do, something he loved to do. The mountains were where he was happiest. They were his life."Medema met Marshall in 2011 while he was climbing at the Portland...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-20/oregon-man-24-dies-1000-foot-fall-mount
State
Drenched by pouring rain, Eaglecrest postpones all programs

...m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Monday, but with no ski lifts running and less than an inch of snow reported at the mountain's base, business is expected to be as common as the snowflakes.The upcoming weekend was scheduled to be Eaglecrest's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-20/drenched-pouring-rain-eaglecrest-postpo
Local
Hermes hits the big 100

...Juneau on the S.S. Baranof."When we came around the curve, coming into Juneau, it was most exciting when we saw the mountains," Hermes recalled. "Here I'd been living on flat land my whole life before. I knew right away that I was gonna...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-16/hermes-hits-big-100
Local
Ski Law

...concerns with people hiking about the mountain.Skiers in Juneau are not used...knows what else is forbidden on the mountain.I am not sure if alcohol or marijuana...their fingers toward a path off the mountain.In front of them an Eaglecrest...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-15/ski-law
Sports

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