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Bjorn Dihle | For the Juneau Empire
A hopeful contestant trains for Bjorn Dihle's reality show pitch "Toughest Alaskan."

Off the Beaten Path: Dear National Geographic: Please produce my reality show 'Toughest Alaskan'

Dear National Geographic: Today, I offer a proposal more inspiring than your feature on the first ascent of Mount Everest, more dramatic than your television show “Wicked Tuna” and even sexier than the December 1995 magazine cover shot of a chimpanzee looking for lice in Jane Goodall’s hair.

by BJORN DIHLE

Photos: Wild Shots

Submit your wild shots: The Empire Outdoors page is looking for superb images of Alaska's wildlife, scenery or plant life.

Alaska Science Forum: To the opposite end of the Earth

Joanna Young does not seem to fear change very much. The spunky redhead first came to Fairbanks from Egypt, where her parents were teaching English and running a school.
NED ROZELL

The science behind bioluminescence in the sea

Have you ever dipped a paddle or an oar into the sea on a dark night, or watched the wake of an outboard motor, and seen the swirl of light churned up by the turbulence?
MARY F. WILLSON

Federal judge tosses another fisheries management rule

Federal judges keep smacking down the North Pacific Fishery Management Council's decisions.
DJ SUMMERS

Cross country ski club signup

Registration is now open for Juneau's 4-H Cross Country Ski Club.

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016

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