My Turn: Vote Parnell

...Juneau residents, visitors to Alaska coming on cruise ships, and our friends and neighbors across Southeast and in British Columbia, the Yukon and the Northwest Territory.We were well-rehearsed and prepared for our theatrical enterprise, but...
Visions of a quick switch

...only five or so places (in the world)," DellaSala said, naming comparable temperate forests in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Russia, Chile and Tazmania. "This place has global significance."DellaSala was a Tongass researcher in the...
My Turn: The climate marches past Alaska

...Clean Air Act. We fought to stop it." This accolade misses the mark on multiple levels, including the fact that British Columbia has demonstrated that a properly designed carbon tax creates more jobs, not fewer. A properly designed carbon tax...
Climate change and crabapples

...Southeast, some of those species might be salmon, halibut, blueberries, salmonberries, herring and deer. In coastal British Columbia, First Nation peoples also regularly harvest crabapples.In Kake, Hoonah and Juneau, people have told her crabapples...
Cruise ship season not over

...have plenty to do in Juneau.The ship will be in Skagway on Friday, tour Tracy Arm on Saturday, be in Victoria, British Columbia on Monday, then return home to San Francisco. It's a 10-day cruise.The Norwegian Sun was in port from 2 p...
A Trip North

...people: The caretaker of Addenbroke Lighthouse, in British Columbia, invited him to stay for the night; two fishermen...he stopped at the Salmon Coast Field Station in British Columbia. "It is a very close analogue of the Hobbit Hole...
Letter: Focus on the Alaska Marine Highway

...ride the Alaska Marine Highway. My husband Bob and I might ride it more than most, as we own a cabin in Atlin, British Columbia that we visit regularly. We usually make the trip between Juneau and Skagway at least a half-dozen times in a...
Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

...about 1 degree Fahrenheit in ocean surface temperatures in the area from Hawaii to Alaska, and down the coast to British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and California, according to the study.The wind acts to change temperature through speed...
Jays rout Mariners 14-4

...allowed four runs in the first - three on a bases-loaded triple by Danny Valencia.Paxton, a left-hander from British Columbia was drafted by Toronto in 2009 but did not sign, and played in an independent league before the Mariners drafted...
Today in sports history the history of photo finishes a triple dead heat for first place is recorded, at Willow's Park, Victoria, British Columbia.1955 - Rocky Marciano knocks out Archie Moore in the ninth round at Yankee Stadium in New York to retain the world...


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