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Column: Blob-squatch reign of terror

...someone submitted a photograph of a shadow, a bush, or Bigfoot to its show.The pictures was taken somewhere near the mountain known as Mount Roberts. The photographer, who works in Juneau as a tour guide in the summer, asked the interviewer...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-29/blob-squatch-reign-terror
Outdoors
Arts calendar

...9 a.m.- 2 p.m., JACC. Local celebration of sustainability- food, produce, workshops and more. Music on the Mountain (MoM), 5-9 p.m., Chilkoot Theater, Tramway. Eleven sets of performers, wide range of genre. Special menu...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/arts-calendar
Art
Music on the Mountain to be held next week

Music on the Mountain, a fast-paced, diverse-genre concert by a range of local performers, will be held next Saturday, Aug. 30 at the Chilkat...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/music-mountain-be-held-next-week
Art
Firefighters follow cries for help to find lost woman

...was located "completely" off the mountain's main trail, said Assistant...took the Mount Roberts Tramway up the mountain, located the woman quickly and...said the woman's parents were on the mountain at the time and CCFR escorted them...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/firefighters-follow-cries-help-find-los
Local
Summer Hikes: Part I

...school and they discovered they had mutual friends in the high school sports world. I love the random, small world of the mountains and how it brings people together!Up Mt. Roberts we went and over to Sheep Mt. Our new friend Peggy kept up a steady...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-08-24/summer-hikes-part-i
Summer Hikes: Part II

...other hiker coming from the other direction, so I had the mountains all to myself most of the day. If I could just block...my mind was intensely enjoying this beautiful day in the mountains, while the other part was dealing with the pain in...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-08-26/summer-hikes-part-ii
Off the Beaten Path: Berrymania

...up the Eaglecrest road, I met some fleeing deer hunters who warned me of aggressive and reckless berry pickers in the mountains. Seeing I was determined to continue, they told me to make a lot of noise and passed me an orange vest and a whistle...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/beaten-path-berrymania
Outdoors
First downhill mountain bike trail planned in Juneau

...biking. Bikers will get to the top of the trail via the mountain access road. While the trail is short for now, bikers...and the trail will serve as a jumping-off point for the mountain bike trail. It's first on the list of priorities...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/first-downhill-mountain-bike-trail-p
Outdoors
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 7. The Silver Star, by Jeannette Walls 8. The Rosie Project, by Graeme Simsion 9. And the Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini 10. Where'd You Go, Bernadette, by Maria SempleOn the Rise: 20. The Good Lord Bird...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-14/pacific-northwest-indie-bestseller-list
Art
Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...Thursday. He was high up enough on the mountain to get cell phone service, said...2,8000 to 3,000 feet up on the mountain in elevation in the upper Nugget...helicopter swooped down and landed on the mountain, and Lam was able to climb in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-12/text-message-helps-searchers-locate-los
Local

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