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City installs artistic new bike racks

...Aquatic Center (waves), Pipeline Skatepark (skaters), Sandy Beach (tugboat), Treadwell Arena (hockey sticks), Twin Lakes Park (planets) and Sigoowu Ye Park (Raven). The project began with the Juneau Non-Motorized Transportation Plan...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-04/city-installs-artistic-new-bike-racks
Art
Place-based bike racks to go in around town

...tugboat at Sandy Beach; hockey sticks at Treadwell Ice Arena; a raven at Sigoowu Ye Park in Lemon Creek; and planets at Twin Lakes Park, to mirror the planet motif on the park's paved trail.These racks, and five others, are scheduled to be installed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-31/place-based-bike-racks-go-around-town
Local
Donald Loptien

...was an avid Mariners and Seahawks fan. He loved his Grandkids and would have them in tow during the summer fishing at Twin Lakes; picnics at Auke Rec and Eagle Beach; golfing at the Mendenhall golf course; going to the movies, driving around...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172371869
Photos: Duck derby

Jeff Grant, left, and Logan Holt watch from a boat while 6,250 rubber ducks are dumped in Twin Lakes from a helicopter load during the Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary Club's $10,000 Duck Derby on Saturday. All ducks were sold...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-17/photos-duck-derby
Local
Twin Lakes children to finish summer running miles

Kids of a Twin Lakes neighborhood decided their summer would be marked in MILES. They wanted to run a marathon - one mile at a time - over the course...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-17/twin-lakes-children-finish-summer-r
Neighbors
Youth runners' 'feat' goes 'round the block

...neighborhood, Blackerby and the whole Twin Lakes area, was because there were kids...Four laps around the club's Twin Lakes neighborhood is a mile and the one-quarter...mile at a different location such as Twin Lakes, Herbert Glacier, or a local race...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-12/youth-runners-feat-goes-round-block
Sports
8-year-old busker raises $1,787

...Sophie Nylen saw the home of Amber and Lucas Schneider burn down as she was being driven home from violin practice in the Twin Lakes area on July 25. She told the Empire she felt bad and wanted to help them buy a new home. She set up her music stand...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/8-year-old-busker-raises-1787
Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...before we say goodbye to summer!Thumbs up to Sophie Nylen, 8, who raised $1,787.24 for a family who lost their Twin Lakes home to a fire in late July. Sophie raised the money by playing her violin for donations in front of Marine View Apartments...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-11/thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
Southeast Adventure: Observation Loop

...off. I'd hiked Blackerby Trail before, but never the whole ridge. The trailhead, located at Greenwood Avenue at Twin Lakes, gives little hint of what's ahead. As one of the less popular trails in Juneau, Blackerby, which is on U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-08/southeast-adventure-observation-loop
Outdoors
A special dedication: Bob Cartmill

...take each lesson to heart and look out for ourselves and others. He and cohorts spearheaded the Family Fishing Day at Twin Lakes and took great joy in local youth fishing safety, each with a life jacket if they were on the water. He took greater...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-05-0
Local

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