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Transmitting and receiving

...messages to the Lower 48 during the Great Alaska Earthquake in 1964. While communication has advanced since then with cell phones and the Internet, if towers go down due to a disaster ham operators are prepared to get messages through."When you...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-01/transmitting-and-receiving
State
Youth run to new heights

...the camp help disconnect, to some extent, the modern world from the wonders of the overlooked pristine environment. Cell phones and similar devices are kept off unless needed. Instead, campers are taught to be more in touch with how they feel...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-01/youth-run-new-heights
Sports
Community volunteers search for missing family

...clues. Some volunteers brought guns in case they came across a bear in the woods. Volunteers brought first aid kits, cell phones, and food and water to last through the day. Another group of volunteers would be available later in the day after...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-29/community-volunteers-search-missing-fam
State
A gift of land, music and food

...one moment and sitting down on the grass to listen to music the next. And while most Pow-wow goers probably carried cell phones, there were very few in view. It was a time to put electronic devices away, to appreciate the here and now, to gather...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-15/gift-land-music-and-food
Neighbors
Golden Gloved

...With their head coach absent, all the girls gathered in the dugout after the game, frantically texting on their cell phones: We Won!"They were trying to make his phone go haywire," assistant coach Chuck Gordon said. "This was a game...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-08/golden-gloved
Sports
Sullivan way ahead of other Republicans, tied with Begich

...over Treadwell and a 26-point lead over Miller.Moore Information did live interviews with 500 likely voters using cell phones and landlines to determine the current standing. The firm has been used by Republicans regularly in the past. Sullivan's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-09/sullivan-way-ahead-other-republicans-ti
State
Committee acts to bar minors from using cell phones while driving

...minors driving while talking on cell phones, a legislative committee Wednesday...and 17-year-olds from using cell phones while driving. The action comes...would have banned anyone from using cell phones while driving. HB 128's sponsor...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-03-15/committee-acts-bar-minors-using-cell-ph
State
Cell phones: A pain in the bottom line

...cellular phones. I won't dispute cell phones are handy, supremely portable...when they are most needed. Then cell phones start beeping in mid-call and...including river guides who carry cell phones in their vests, I ignored the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030599/Ope_wiley2.html
Opinion
Cell phones lead to near misses

...different occasions I was almost struck by drivers on cell phones. Both times I was in a crosswalk. Now these are supposed...fairly common thing in Juneau and most of them are on cell phones. I hope this subject gets people thinking and paying...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102603/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion
When are cell phones involved in accidents?

...walking with my daughter to the school bus are taking on cell phones. While talking on the phone while driving isn't illegal...Many states are debating whether to restrict the use of cell phones while driving, or to prohibit it altogether. It would...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102303/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion

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