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...who are used to living in a region with a ubiquitous law enforcement presence.About 50 people gathered Thursday at the San Juan offices of La Union del Pueblo Entero, a labor advocacy group. A woman took the microphone and asked the crowd how many...
Sikuliaq readies for ocean research

...sorts of data collection tools, including sediment from the bottom of the sea. "We'll do a number of cruises out of San Juan into the deep water, Puerto Rican trench, and simulate like we're doing a fully integrated science cruise," Oliver...
Empowering women, one ice pick at a time

...shattering ice.This woman-and-nature duet worthy of Steve Reich is the soundtrack to a Chicks with Picks morning in the San Juan Mountains. Chicks with Picks, founded to give women ice climbers a chance to learn from other women, has grown over...

...boosted by her early-season successes - a first-place finish at the Pocatello 50K and a third-place finish at the San Juan Solstice 50-Mile Run.Both Judd and Coffman enjoy competing in endurance events, but their favorite aspect of the...
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Rockfish at risk

...undeniable. According to the Puget Sound Rockfish Conservation Plan (March 2011), "A scientific conference held in the San Juan Islands in 2003 concluded that the outlook for rockfish was 'grim' (Mills and Rawson, 2004). A special review by...
Knives, guns and other tools

...Winchester Model 1873, "The Gun That Won the West"; the .30-40 Krag, carried by Teddy Roosevelt in the Battle of San Juan Hill; and the M1 Garand, the rifle General George S. Patton called "the greatest battle implement ever devised...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Scientists with the Smithsonian Institution have discovered at least one new fish species at a deep reef off Curacao...
Clark, Sulzer plan a Washington wedding

Former Soldotna resident Angie Clark and Stephen Sulzer of the San Juan Islands, Wash., plan to marry Monday, June 30, 2008, at Orcas Island, Wash. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kathy...
Safer skies? Reader says he has better idea

...fees, incorrect placement of innocent travelers on security watch lists, etc., recently a man flew from Orlando to San Juan carrying a bag containing 14 guns and several pounds of weed. Transportation Security Administration officials claimed...
Non-residents top list in seasonal jobs

...workers will continue through August as additional runs open and seafood is processed around the state," states Nelson San Juan, seafood employment specialist with the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.The release encourages...


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