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On the Trails: Trailside scrapbook

Here are some assorted observations from several winter walks, small things that stirred friends and my interest...provide foraging areas for dippers, which roam widely in winter, and for snipe, which we sometimes find even in thickly...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/trails-trailside-scrapbook
Outdoors
Pure Sole: Noooo Snoow

...tune - have little holiday cheer today.They are just words. Winter wonderland"Sleigh bells ringAre you listeningIn the laneSnow is glisteningA beautiful sightWe're happy tonightWalking in a winter wonderland..."Umm, well, the bells out of tune, no lane...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-19/noooo-snoow
Sports
Letter: Ambler road study one piece of the puzzle

...potential effects of the road corridor on the herd's current winter range. It did not address other potential impacts of the project...mining. The road corridor is on the eastern edge of the herd's winter habitat, which did not receive significant use during the time...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-12-18/letter-ambler-road-study-one-piece-pu
Letters
Local Sports Calendar for Dec. 18

...Ketchikan.SWIMMINGAway, 9 a.m., Winter Games North at Haines. Hosted by Haines...February 1SWIMMINGAway, 9 a.m., Winter Games North at Haines. Hosted by Haines...Nordic Town Series (community welcome) Winter Carnival Loppet Celebration 6K and 12K...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-18/local-sports-calendar-dec-18
Sports
Local Sports Calendar for Dec. 19

...Ketchikan.SWIMMINGAway, 9 a.m., Winter Games North at Haines. Hosted by Haines...February 1SWIMMINGAway, 9 a.m., Winter Games North at Haines. Hosted by Haines...Nordic Town Series (community welcome) Winter Carnival Loppet Celebration 6K and 12K...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-19/local-sports-calendar-dec-19
Sports
Arts calendar

...canvasarts.org/register.html or 586-1750.TAFY's "Winter Wonderland!" Dance Showcase, 2-4 p.m., Thunder Mountain...Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier Street. $10.TAFY's "Winter Wonderland!" Dance Showcase, 6-8 p.m., Thunder Mountain...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/arts-calendar
Art
Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...date:In 1777, Gen. George Washington led his army of about 11,000 men to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, to camp for the winter.In 1813, British forces captured Fort Niagara during the War of 1812.In 1843, "A Christmas Carol," by Charles Dickens...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/today-history
Local
The long road south

...beginning of August - the middle of the Southern hemisphere's winter. The trip had taken them 315 days in all.Argentina was one...Both of them loved the scenery there, though they wished winter wouldn't have meant they had to avoid the mountains. Bolivia...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/long-road-south
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...that has survived more than one summer and is more than nine feet thick. Newer, thinner ice has re-filled that space in winter. Because the younger ice will melt more quickly, "we're set up to lose a lot more ice now," said Walt Meier, a sea ice...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/alaska-science-forum-far-north-chang
Outdoors
State raises ferry rates starting Jan. 1

...goal, the Northern Economics report recommends the state raise rates for commercial vehicles, have a two-tiered summer/winter fare structure and charge a premium for express and high-demand routes.The full report has not yet been released to the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-19/state-raises-ferry-rates-starting-jan-1
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