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Southeast receives more than $150,000 in recreational trails funding

...for Battery Point Trail improvements; $5,475 for Mosquito Cove Trail improvements; $5,485 to Settlers Cove SRS Trail System improvements; $5,125 to Forest Muskeg Trail repair; $9,895 to Methodist Camp Trail repair and improved access...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/southeast-receives-more-150000-recre
Outdoors
Soldotna man dies after pinned under 4-wheeler

...Troopers say they were notified Monday evening that a deceased man was pinned under the 4-wheeler in the Caribou Hills trail system.Troopers say Donald Burns Jr. had been riding on the Waterhole Trail and was trying to avoid deep mud by high-marking...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-16/soldotna-man-dies-after-pinned-under-4-
State
A Real Juneau Hiker

...swamp, I love this trail. And now I can proudly call myself a real Juneau hiker."This route was once part of a trail system from Montana Creek to Echo Cove, officially established in 1907-1909 by the Territory of Alaska, to service Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-09-05/real-juneau-hiker
Search for missing hiker goes underground

...alpine heights earlier this summer as search and rescue teams combed Mount Juneau, Mount Roberts and then the entire trail system looking for any sign of her, all to no avail.Today the search for the vanished woman, last seen three months ago...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-24/search-missing-hiker-goes-under-ground
Local
The value of volunteer firefighters

...vehicle accidents, learning and practicing leadership skills, team building, rescues on water or ice, rescues on our trail systems, setting up incident command systems, consulting with other communities, supporting emergency responders at scenes...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-11/value-volunteer-firefighters
Opinion
Denali planning for temporary ban on pet goats

...they are on leashes up to 6 feet long. But he said many parks have individual bans on pets in certain areas, like trail systems.Since the park service doesn't define pets by individual species, a goat technically is treated the same as a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-29/denali-planning-temporary-ban-pet-goats
State
Youth run to new heights

...It is my opportunity to showcase Juneau's amazing trail system to a group of adventurous teenagers and we just plain...the Eagle River United Methodist Camp. A series of trail systems nestled in the wilderness surrounding the camp help...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-01/youth-run-new-heights
Sports
Photo: Ain't No Mountain High Enough

...week at the Methodist Camp where they sleep, make meals and socialize. Running activities go throughout the Juneau trail system. Local adults mentor the runners on nutrition, healthy relationships, sports psychology, running technique, running...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-27/photo-aint-no-mountain-high-enough
Sports
Hiker's family: 'We're not throwing in the towel'

...Troopers suspended the search for the 48-year-old last week after an exhaustive four-day search of the Mount Juneau trail system that failed yield one single clue about her whereabouts.But Jim Buis, one of Buis' five brothers, and his wife...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-03/hikers-family-were-not-throwing-towel
Local
Family of missing hiker speaks out

...throngs of searchers who have scoured the Mount Juneau trail system since Sunday."Alarms started going off for us, especially...searchers have covered, and re-covered, much of the trail system surrounding Mount Roberts, he said.They've also...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-28/family-missing-hiker-speaks-out
Local

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