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World Sports Briefs

...top-ranked high school team in the country.He replaces Bobby Hauck, who resigned in November after compiling a 15-49 record in five seasons at UNLV.The Rebels were 2-11 overall this year and 1-7 in the Mountain West Conference.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-17/world-sports-briefs
Sports
Alaska Science Forum: Fire on the mountain near the Yukon River

...acrid smoke in September 2012. The mountain has been steaming ever since...to set foot on the warm flank of the mountain.Stromquist and other professionals...geologic maps of the area and guessed the mountain might have a base of flammable...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-10/alaska-science-forum-fire-mountain-n
Outdoors
Ketchikan great earns Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

...School Hall of Fame in 2011.Nancy Pease stopped running competitively years ago, but is still the undisputed queen of the mountain. During her reign in the 1980s and 1990s, she sometimes beat the men, winning Bird Ridge race outright in 1990 and...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-10/ketchikan-great-earns-alaska-sports-ha
Sports
Avalanche survivor says mountain gave warning sign

...feet up the slope. The avalanche covered his head, and he could not breathe. His body has not been recovered because the mountain remains unstable.Hopper dug out his skis and descended to the Richardson Highway, where a passing motorist assisted...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/avalanche-survivor-says-mountain-gave-w
State
Juneau's first snowfall was worth 8 inches

...treatment plant, 7.9 inches of snow was recorded. At Eaglecrest Ski Area, 7.7 inches of snow was measured at the mountain base.While the snow was heaviest in Juneau, flakes fell in other Southeast communities as well: 10 inches in Petersburg...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-02/juneaus-first-snowfall-was-worth-8-inch
Local
Letter: Gratitude for finding our son

...stand ready to come when needed. Thank you to the Mount Roberts Tram staff for not only transporting the searchers up the mountain and giving us a warm, dry base of operations, but also for the kindness they showed the following morning with hot...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-12-03/letter-gratitude-finding-our-son
Letters
Photos: Music on the Mountain

A wide range of local performers crossed the stage of the Chilkat Theater during the 2014 Music on the Mountain concert, held Saturday at the Mount Roberts Tramway.Performers included mother-daughter duo Karen Larson and Monica Yost...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-04/photos-music-mountain
Art
Douglas library to host documentary film on the mountain dulcimer

...film "Hearts of the Dulcimer" at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11.This feature-length documentary film explores the mountain dulcimer boom in the 1970s in California and its lasting impact. The boom can be traced all the way back to the late...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-11/douglas-library-host-documentary-film-mou
Art
Kodiak senior will swim for Hawaii

...but that was way better."Hawaii swimming, a longtime member of the Western Athletic Conference, now competes in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. The Rainbow Wahine finished fourth in last year's conference meet.Tahna said she thought...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-24/kodiak-senior-will-swim-hawaii
Sports
Alaska's most active volcano starts erupting

...various levels of activity," he said.The volcano could produce more ash at times, or more lava being ejected from the mountain, or it could even produce a lava flow down the volcano's north flank like it has previously.The volcano has had...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-16/alaskas-most-active-volcano-starts-erup
State

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