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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
Statter Harbor work to begin this fall

...discussed, such as a bypass road that could be built from the ferry terminal years from now, improvements to Auke Bay's trail system and trail signs, and creating a parking system in the area using existing lots, he said.? Contact reporter Katie...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-22/statter-harbor-work-begin-fall
Local
Thanks from Lynn Canal Running Camp

...Heidi Hall, Ricky Lam and James Gallanos assisted campers on the many runs and adventures through our world-class trail system.We are grateful for Juneau's support once again.Merry Ellefson and Tristan Knutson-LombardoLynn Canal Running...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-20/thanks-lynn-canal-running-camp
Neighbors
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
Top 4 free things to do in Anchorage

...are plenty of free things to do. Here are a few.TONY KNOWLES COASTAL TRAILThis is the gem of the city's extensive trail system, which boasts more than 120 miles (193 kilometers) of paved trails.The coastal trail is accessible from many points...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/top-4-free-things-do-anchorage
State
Glacier rescue makes six this summer

...Glacier Trail's page on the Forest Service website, 10 to 12 hikers have to be rescued per year on the West Glacier Trail system, 75 percent of whom have sustained some kind of injury.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-29/glacier-rescue-makes-six-summer
Local

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