My Turn: Driving away the formation of character

...pleasures I found driving through the Cascade Mountains after moving from the east coast to Washington in 1979. Alongside Berners Bay and Lynn Canal, I envisioned amazing new places to fish, hike, camp and launch my kayak. But here's where my conscience...
State requests permit to build road

...eastern coast of Lynn Canal, ending at the proposed ferry terminal north of the Katzehin River delta, going through Berners Bay and the Tongass National Forest. That's Alternative 2B, the state's preferred route. There are several options...
Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...analysis and roadway alignment in Berners Bay, resulting in eliminating impacts...putting a road through the heart of Berners Bay, which has always been a result of ferry traffic in Berners Bay during herring and eulachon spawning...
Around town for Wednesday, Nov. 19

...noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Alaska Room.ACRC Brown Bag Seminar, Marine mammal research in Berners Bay, 12 p.m. in the PNW Juneau Forestry Sciences Lab Conference Room.Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional...
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...environmental impact of a road on Berners Bay. In response, the state developed...Sawmill Cove to transport cars across Berners Bay. Once across the bay, cars would...ferry terminal at Sawmill Cove in Berners Bay. The new Alaska-class ferries...
Empire Editorial: Give us the whole road

...highway on the west side of Lynn Canal, makes more sense than Option 2B - but only slightly more.Having ferries cross Berners Bay daily from new ferry terminals at Sawmill Cove and William Henry Bay is a bad idea. We'd rather see a route that...
My Turn: Saving lives is everyone's first priority

...would be closed 12 days per year on average due to avalanches, and it would have significant environmental impacts on Berners Bay and other sensitive habitats.With so many negative aspects to this road, I have been wondering who wants it? I got...
My Turn: Empire's attack on SEACC

...Southeast Alaska environment, including the jewel of Berners Bay. What the editorial failed to mention is how many times...will impact and destroy pristine environments such as Berners Bay and faces tremendous technical hurdles. In a "My Turn...
Off the Beaten Path: Wildlife, our heritage

...There's something about intimacy with wild animals that can be awe-inspiring.Last weekend I was kayaking and exploring Berners Bay with the University of Alaska Southeast sea kayaking class I teach. On Saturday the seas were too big to paddle, so...
Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...year's jokuhlaup, she said. Tern nesting areas in Southeast Alaska have been reported on Portland Island, Tracy Arm, Berners Bay, the Mendenhall Glacier, and there are likely sites in Glacier Bay, Baluss said. There are also thousands in Yakutat...


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