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Survey: Flying to work rather than take a bus

...of biking in the city and laid the foundation for establishing a bicycle network. Though an extensive recreational trail system provides bike access for commuters in some parts of the city, there are fewer than 10 miles of bicycle lanes on Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-09/survey-flying-work-rather-take-bus
State
Running camp deadline nears

...sessions ranging from yoga to sports nutrition to core strengthening, along with runs throughout Juneau's world-class trail system."Once again, we have an amazing group of camp counselors joining us who enjoy everything from running to playing...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-27/running-camp-deadline-nears
Sports
Skijoring: Winter fun with your dog

...under Skijor Spokane, has worked for years to gradually get skijoring allowed on a portion of the Mount Spokane groomed trail system.During a recent clinic at the Spokane Nordic Winterfest activities, Burns emphasized to beginners that etiquette...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-25/skijoring-winter-fun-your-dog
Sports
On the Trails: Trailside scrapbook

...of numerous volunteers. It will be interesting to see if this style of bridge might be useful in other sites on our trail system. Go out there and see if you like it, and let Dave at Trail Mix know your reactions!? Mary F. Willson is a retired...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/trails-trailside-scrapbook
Outdoors
2014 a politically spicy year for Alaska

...beautiful when Juneau resident Sharon Buis went missing in late May, presumably while hiking the Mount Juneau and Roberts trail system where her car was found at the trailhead. Alaska State Troopers coordinated a four-day search for her that turned...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-30/2014-politically-spicy-year-alaska
Local
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
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
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

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