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Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...down that's not going to work."A door on the Baltic Room slides out of the way to let its load-handling system extend a boom down 45 degrees to release equipment that can descend to 10,000 meters or more.The ship has acoustic systems designed to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/arctic-research-vessel-sikuliaq-prepare
State
Earthquake warning system tested at University of Washington

...the result was a laugh-out-loud segment with people stampeding into walls, snapping risque selfies or cranking up the boom box for one last dance.A more sober - and useful - range of options will be on the table next week, when a small group of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-11/earthquake-warning-system-tested-univer
State
Off the Beaten Path: Part 2: The Ghost of Allen Hasselborg

...Hasselborg's homestead was out of the question. Instead I examined Stan Price's dilapidated shacks, floats and logging boom at the outlet of Pack Creek. Two northern harrier hawks, the male smaller and almost white, glided on the wind with an enviable...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/beaten-path-part-2-ghost-allen-hasse
Outdoors
Tasting rooms lead to boom year for distillery

KENAI - While 2014 was a banner year for Alaska distilleries thanks to a law change that brought back tasting rooms, High Mark Distillery owner Felicia Keith-Jones said 2015 is shaping up to be even better.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-02/tasting-rooms-lead-boom-year-distillery
State
A day in the life of: Kinkaduneek Paul Marks

...He kicks him under the ribs, like Raven suggested."Boom, there goes the trout," Marks said.Raven walks over...answer. In Western culture, you think on your feet. Boom boom boom boom. I see people do that and I think, 'You're...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-14-0/a-day-in-the-life
Art
Surprise players often star in Super Bowls

...since arriving from Tampa Bay before the 2013 season. The defensive end gets overlooked on a unit known for the "Legion of Boom" secondary featuring Sherman, Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor."I don't really worry about the atmosphere of the game...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-29/surprise-players-often-star-super-bowl
Sports
From car lots to city budgets, cheap oil means change

...kind of our philosophy."In states like North Dakota, Oklahoma and Texas, which have reaped the benefits of a domestic oil boom, the retrenchment is beginning."Drilling budgets are being slashed across the board," said Ron Ness, president of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-20/car-lots-city-budgets-cheap-oil-means-c
State
For Arctic, an Atlantic alternative

...for the Atlantic Ocean, saying an oil spill knows no boundaries. The proposal comes as the U.S. is in the midst of an oil boom and when oil prices, and pump prices, are at near-historic lows."Opening up the Atlantic coast to drill for fossil fuel...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/arctic-atlantic-alternative
State
Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

...Northeastern Democrats objected to the proposal for the Atlantic Ocean. The proposal comes as the U.S. is in the midst of an oil boom and when oil prices, and pump prices, are at near-historic lows."Opening up the Atlantic coast to drill for fossil fuel...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/obama-floats-offering-first-ever-drilli
State
Douglas library to host documentary film on the mountain dulcimer

...Thursday, Sept. 11.This feature-length documentary film explores the mountain dulcimer boom in the 1970s in California and its lasting impact. The boom can be traced all the way back to the late 1800s, when dulcimer builders and players living...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-11/douglas-library-host-documentary-film-mou
Art

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