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End of winter heralds arrive of mosquitoes

FAIRBANKS - Alaska winters are long, dark and cold and the coming...are known, are adults that spend the winter hibernating under the snow in loose tree...enough thermal energy builds up. A warm winter and spring means they emerge sooner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-04/end-winter-heralds-arrive-mosquitoes
State

After the cranky unfaithfulness of winter and spring, Southeast's summer festivals offer a way to belt out our loyalty to this place, to reconnect and rediscover. Most...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-03-0
Not For Web
April ends as No. 2 in record books; 2015 still has wettest start since 1943

...into the Gulf of Alaska and has been linked to California's drought as well as Juneau's wet winter.Warmer ocean conditions brought a warmer winter as well as a wetter one. April temperatures averaged 1.1 degrees above normal, continuing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-04/april-ends-no-2-record-books-2015-still
Local
Temporary water filtration system installed at Alatna

...declaration allows state emergency funding to assist with replacement costs."That opens the state's emergency funds to help us rebuild that community," Roberts said.The goal is to have the new facility completed by winter, he said.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-04/temporary-water-filtration-system-insta
State
Kenai Peninsula goat-sharing program grows in Alaska

...Farm has Chinook Wind Registered Alpine goats, whose supply is spoken for year-round during the peak in the summer and slow winter seasons, she said.There is enough movement of shareholders that new applicants are usually accepted, Crosby said. Many...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-04/kenai-peninsula-goat-sharing-program-gr
State
Raining Colors Run Results

...Ott 38:14:0072. Aaron Meyer 39:57:0073. Liliey 41:58:0074. Unknown 42:00:0075. Jed Davis 42:17:0076. Unknown 43:29:0077. Ellysem Paine 46:00:0078. Sam Bingham 47:25:0079. Winter Ostermost 49:02:00

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-04/raining-colors-run-results
Sports
Cruising toward a million visitors

...off-season months. The DBA is less active in the summer as businesses cater to heightened traffic. It's during the fall and winter that the DBA is most active, encouraging traffic downtown with events. One thing the DBA does in summer is print a downtown...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-03/cruising-toward-million-visitors
Local
Former assemblywoman to join Interior Gas Utility board

...Daily News-Miner reported that Nadine Winters joins the board after serving in state...One of the assemblymen who voted against Winters' appointment said he thinks it is inappropriate...because she helped create the utility.Winters is currently a consultant and executive...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-24/former-assemblywoman-join-interior-gas-
State
Juneau-Douglas City Museum: Three photography exhibits and "MetaruKuras" by Adam Dimmitt

...the stories of six commercial photographers who took up residence in Juneau between 1891 and 1988: George Landerkin, Lloyd Winter, Percy Pond, Fred Ordway, Amy Lou Barney and Joseph Alexander. This exhibit focuses on the people behind the camera, exploring...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-01-11
Art
Winter's trash is spring's problem

...springtime," Woodrow said of when groups are most inclined to pick up litter. "You'll see people go out there and pick up winter's trash, I guess is the best way to put it."Groups that adopt a highway are required to pick up their section of the highway...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-01/winters-trash-springs-problem
Local

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