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Beetles, wildfire pose double threat

...far as the eye can see, it's all infested," forester Rob Legare said, looking out over the thick woods of the Alsek River valley. Beetles and fire, twin plagues, are consuming northern forests in what scientists say is a preview of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082409/sta_485454257.shtml
Glacier Bay adventure

...photographer shot hundreds of rolls of film to get the 148 photographs that appear in the book. Kelley rafted down the Alsek River, flew over Lituya Bay, kayaked up the east and west arms of the bay, and backpacked and hiked through miles of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030500/Ins_kelly.html
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Inside out

...article in The (London) Sunday Times. A travel piece on the world's best white-water rafting trips ranks Alaska's Alsek River as No. 1, which can't hurt rafting companies. But try to find the start point on the map. The writer refers to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111900/Ins_IO.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...photographer shot hundreds of rolls of film to get the 148 photographs that appear in the book. Kelley rafted down the Alsek River, flew over Lituya Bay, kayaked up the east and west arms of the bay, and backpacked and hiked through miles of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030500/Ins_kelly.shtml
Coho subsistence shut down on 3 rivers

...in Wrangell use the Stikine "very actively. And the Alsek River is used by the Yakutat people." If the Situk River...moraine, "the Yakutat people will be relying on the Alsek River to a greater degree," Loescher said. Duffy of Fish...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072602/sta_coho.shtml
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Wind-felled tree injures man

...the storm, with 6.5 inches of rain in two days, said National Weather Service forecaster Michael Mitchell. The Alsek River 25 miles south of Yakutat swelled to the highest level seen since the Weather Service started tracking it in 1990...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081302/loc_storm.shtml
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Ready to burst?

...Juneau hydrologist. Neal, who works for the U.S. Geological Survey, recently returned from a field trip to the Alsek River and noticed an anomalous jump in water levels at a river gauge. After making a series of phone calls, Neal said he...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082105/out_20050821016.shtml
Outdoors
Southeast sagas: Chief Aanyalahaash

...and neighboring territory: the Skeena and Nass in British Columbia; the Taku; the Unuk River; the Stikine; the Alsek River to Dry Bay on the Gulf Coast; and the Copper River to the Gulf Coast Eyak. The Takus exchanged trade goods such as...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082903/nei_sesagas.shtml
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Wary Yakutat eyes glacier

...doing its own fisheries studies in Dry Bay, to the south of Yakutat, to see why sockeye runs have declined in the East Alsek River. Such research might be one way to counter the Hubbard's impacts, tribal president Bert Adams, Sr. said. "People...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062302/loc_glacier1.shtml
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Artist leaves a cultural legacy

...Emma Marks, whose Tlingit name was Seigeigéi, was born in Yakutat in 1913. A Raven of the Sockeye clan and the Alsek River Canoe Prow House, she grew up on Dry Bay and on the Italio River, still a remote area, Dauenhauer said. She married...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092006/loc_20060920020.shtml
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