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Study: Steelhead thrown off by iron

GRANTS PASS, Ore. - A new study suggests steelhead trout can have trouble using the Earth's magnetic field to navigate if they were raised in a hatchery, where the field can be distorted by iron pipes.
Judges, attorney from Juneau apply for position on Alaska's high court

Two Juneau judges and an attorney have applied for a position on the Alaska Supreme Court. Juneau Superior Court Judge Philip M. Pallenberg, Chief Administrative Law Judge Terry L. Thurbon and Chief Assistant Attorney General Susan D.
Pam Houston to lead writing workshop in Juneau

Pam Houston, the author of the award-winning collection of short stories, "Cowboys Are My Weakness" will host a writing workshop in Juneau on Feb. 23 from noon to 4 p.m. at Northern Lights United Church. The cost is $100 and reservations are required.
Lauren Margaret Swift

LAUREN MARGARET SWIFT A thirty-year resident of Juneau, Lauren (Laurie) was born in Rochester, New York, on September 5, 1955 and died in Valdez, Alaska on January 3, 2013, at the age of 57. She is the daughter of Wayne Swift (deceased) and Joan
My Turn: Growing concerns for JDHS Japanese program

As a senior at Juneau-Douglas High School, I have found myself looking forward to graduation, counting the days until I can receive my diploma. But before I abandon my ties to JDHS, there is one thing that has been troubling me.
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Pearce, Davis to marry

Emma Louise Pearce and Gerald Kenneth Davis Jr. will marry Nov. 11, 2002, in Juneau. Friends and family are invited to join them at 12:30 p.m. at Switzer Recreation Hall for the ceremony and reception.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Sensationalism, media hype and the nebulous line between good and evil - popular culture can be stranger than fiction. That's one of the reasons the topic fascinates history professor Robin Walz.


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