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Wood bison bulls take barge

FAIRBANKS - A barge carrying 12 wood bison is making a four-day trip down the Tanana and Yukon rivers to reunite the animals with a herd transplanted earlier this spring near Shageluk.The moving of the massive bulls is a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-27/wood-bison-bulls-take-barge
State
Wood bison bulls take barge to meet transplanted herd

FAIRBANKS - A barge carrying 16 wood bison is making a four-day trip down the Tanana and Yukon rivers to reunite the animals with a herd transplanted earlier this spring near Shageluk.The moving of the massive bulls is a...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-26/wood-bison-bulls-take-barge-meet-tra
Outdoors
Not a record - yet

...even as wildfire danger mounts. The City and Borough of Juneau is cautioning the public to avoid unnecessary fires and take extra precautions to avoid causing wildfires. Similar warnings have been issued in the Yukon and Interior Alaska.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-25/not-record-yet
Local
State wildfire responders keep eye on dry conditions

...brown from a lack of spring rain, combined with high temperatures and low humidity, have made the region a tinderbox. The Yukon Flats, the Tanana River Valley and the Copper River Basin remain under "red flag" alerts and burn bans because of the high...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/state-wildfire-responders-keep-eye-dry-
State
The business of beer

...Hundreds more visitors came from the Yukon and other Canadian provinces. In parking...Ontario alongside those from Alaska and the Yukon.Many attendees were like Manuel Sidler...shoulders like a cape. McCoy wore the Yukon flag in similar fashion.Other attendees...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-24/business-beer
Local
Anatomy of the worst fire year

...lightning strikes. Peppered from the Kobuk River to the upper Yukon, the lightning was the highest total ever recorded for a single...winds wheezing from the Brooks Range and the uplands of the Yukon River. The fires, born of lightning strikes in May and June...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/anatomy-worst-fire-year
Outdoors
The path of an Eagle Scout

...that we've been going on over the past couple of summers," Johnson said. "Our troop has gone on a canoeing trip down the Yukon, and that has been something I really look forward to." The troop has done a variety of different activities such as scuba...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-24/path-eagle-scout
Neighbors
See the future in flowers

...seeds from around the world, including Norway and the Himalayas. Closer to home, Jensen collected some from the wild in the Yukon. Ed Buyarski brought some from further north in Alaska after a caribou hunt. Starting from seeds that can be as fine as dust...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/see-future-flowers
Outdoors
Southeast Spotlight

...the most of writer-participant interaction, and for a range of location-specific activities, including a White Pass & Yukon Route train ride-trail write, a Red Onion Saloon taco feed-brothel tour, Dyea cabin retreat cookout with music, and keynote...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/southeast-spotlight
Art
Chris McNeil

...provided bait for commercial fishermen on the Pacific coast and herring and eggs to the Native community.In Kodiak he owned the Yukon and his sons, Larry, Bradley and step-son Lyle, fished with him. Chris was one of the first to fish crab in the Aleutians...

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