Elizabeth B Hayes the Coast Guard Academy was named for her. She christened two other ships, the Louisiana in Germany, and the USCG Cutter Bear. After retirement, Bogie and Jack moved first to Anchorage, Alaska, and then to her dream home in Boothbay Harbor, Maine...
Presentation to highlight bear, human experience at the glacier

The public is invited to attend a free lecture by John Neary, Director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, on "Providing a better experience for bears and people at the Mendenhall." The lecture will happen from 7-8 p.m.
Building a legacy of remembrance

...2004, he was the last person up on the stage. The superintendent, the mayor and others were lined up to shake his hand. "He bear hugged them, even the ones that were going like this," Candy Behrends said, miming someone stepping back with their hands...
Review: 'Surviving Bear Island'

"Surviving Bear Island," Fairbanks author Paul Greci's...They paddle along the unpopulated shore of Bear Island, camping, looking for wildlife...most likely to be rescued."Surviving Bear Island" follows in the vein of books like...
Applications for McNeil River bear viewing permits due March 1

The application deadline for lottery permits to visit Alaska's premier brown bear viewing site at McNeil River State Game Sanctuary is fast approaching, according to a release this week from the Alaska Department...
Movie Guide

...Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians."Paddington" (PG) - Synopsis: A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family...
Rotary Clubs sponsor food drive for the Southeast Alaska Food Bank. The event will be Feb. 28, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., at Super Bear, Fred Meyer and Foodland IGA. The food drive will address the concerns of food insecurity. Food insecurity is a reality facing...
My Turn: Old school

...editorial. As a biochemistry major in college, it never crossed my mind that someone could major in journalism, so please bear with me. My hope is that you will find a little bit of humor in an easy-to-read format and a point or two about education...
Fireside lecture to focus on brown bears

...challenges of managing the popular fishing and bear viewing site.Crupi is this week's Fireside...cultural history of the river corridor. A bear monitor was hired and interpretive signs were created along with a no-people bear crossing zone that allowed bears to move...
Falcons survive Bear scare

The Thunder Mountain High School girls basketball team survived a first half run by Juneau-Douglas and the loss of three starters in the fourth quarter to win 44-21 at the Crimson Bears' den on Tuesday.


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