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Manneken Pis in the making

...Nylen family seeks to cheer people up regardless of what it's doing outside.The Nylen's try to spread joy through the paws of a little wooden bear. The next time you drive down Riverside Drive, look for the yellow house trimmed in red. Sitting...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-20/manneken-pis-making
Neighbors
Polar bear surprises women in tent

...on her socks last week when she looked over her shoulder and saw the outline of a paw pressed against the canvas tent.The paw belonged to a polar bear that was trying to push inside, Rexford's daughter, Flora Rexford, told the newspaper...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-14/polar-bear-surprises-women-tent
State
Off the Beaten Path: The future of Berners Bay and the east side of Lynn Canal

...stepped in the same place. While I filled water jugs and bladders in the creek below, I watched Mary thoughtfully pace out the paw impressions in the earth. Here was a world she never imagined. I cringed when I thought of pavement, traffic and throngs...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-28/beaten-path-future-berners-bay-and-e
Outdoors
Tips on Tracks: Snowshoe hare

...seen on the front and hind paws, though they are difficult to distinguish due to the large amount of insulating fur on the paws. When, where to look: Hare tracks can be seen on snow (they're so light-footed prints rarely show except on snow...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010711/out_766913697.shtml
Outdoors
Tips on Tracks: Wolf

Name: Wolf (Canus lupis) General description: The paws of a wolf are as large as 5 inches in size with four toes on both front and rear. Front tracks are splayed wider than the rear...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021811/out_787191412.shtml
Outdoors
Alaska's enormous brown bear continues to grow on the Internet

...vital area, then three more after that. Six total." Winnen said he was amazed at the bear's size. "I picked up the paw and it was like, good God. The thing was as wide as my chest." Once back, Winnen took the hide and skull to the state...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122001/sta_bigbear.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...checkpoint in the Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race. He went in one direction for a couple of hours before turning around when the paw prints he was following suddenly disappeared. As he headed back, he eventually stopped seeing trail markers, so he turned...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020600/Loc_mush.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...twice, in 1979 and 1980; and the distinction of being the first woman to win the International Sled Dog Championships in The Paw, Manitoba. Bicknell's mushing prowess earned her a feature spot in one of the Dewar's Profile ads, which ran in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021100/Spo_mush.shtml
California center offers to take, pay for Maggie

...the board should be able to make a decision shortly afterward. Alaska Zoo officials already are planning to meet with the PAWS officials, including longtime donor Bob Barker, former host of "The Price is Right." "We have been in contact with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082707/sta_20070827007.shtml
News
TMHS students clean, reassemble sea otter skeleton

...spending several hours, several sticks of hot glue, putting the paw back together. I want to thank everybody who was involved...bones took them the longest to find, and those were in the paws.Atkinson said the sea otter will stay at Thunder Mountain...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-05-22/ths-students-clean-reassemble-sea-otter
Local

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