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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down

...was supposed to visit Juneau on Sunday, but it instead was diverted to the Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, where the Russian container ship Simushir was in danger of running aground after losing power. It's good to...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-20/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-o
Opinion
Interactive map visualizes Tlingit connection to land

...submitting government applications to return place names to their indigenous roots. For example, the former Queen Charlotte Islands have returned to being called Haida Gwaii. And through the BC Department of Recreation and Trails, wooden signs...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-13/interactive-map-visualizes-tlingit-conn
Local
Adrift Russian ship towed safely to Canadian port

...headed from Everett, Washington, to Russia when it lost power Thursday off Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands.The Canadian and U.S. coast guards responded, then a tugboat took the ship in tow. Officials worried about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-21/adrift-russian-ship-towed-safely-canadi
State
Young brothers begin work on downtown totem pole

...backyard. Historical photographs and other evidence suggests Haida Gwaii as a likely birthplace, or the Queen Charlotte Islands, located directly to the south of Prince of Wales Island, where the Young brothers grew up. From there, totem poles...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-29/young-brothers-begin-work-downtown-totem-
Art
On the Trails: Red cedars

...that these giants were reds, because some very interesting research on Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands), the long-time home of Haida people, provides me with stories to tell.Red cedars originated somewhere down...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-06-15/trailsred-cedars
Outdoors
Accumulated Fragments: Douglas Island's deep and sometimes dark history

...southwestern part of Southeast Alaska on the southern half of Prince of Wales Island across Dixon Entrance and the Queen Charlotte Islands. The rest of Southeast Alaska was inhabited by Tlingit. The Tlingit that inhabited the area that is now the City...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-03-10/accumulated-fragments-douglas-islan
Neighbors | 100 Anniversary
Aftershock: 6.2 quake off British Columbia coast

...aftershock - a magnitude 6.3 quake - was recorded on Sunday in the same general area off British Columbia's Queen Charlotte Islands. Since the 7.7 quake, Hoover says nearly 80 quakes registering magnitude 4.0 or higher have been recorded in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-29/aftershock-62-quake-british-columbia-co
Local
Aftershocks in Craig rumble to 3 a.m.

...plate is active," Claus said, taking into account Friday's temblor and a magnitude 6.4 quake near the Queen Charlotte Islands on Oct. 28 "makes it a little more interesting place to live."? Contact reporter Russell Stigall at 523-2276...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-01-05
Local
Haida coffee shop gets legal help in Starbucks fight

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - The owners of a small coffee shop on the Queen Charlotte Islands have lined up a prominent lawyer to defend them in a trademark-infringement suit filed by coffee giant Starbucks. Vancouver...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051203/bus_coffeeshop.shtml
Business
7.0 earthquake strikes near Prince of Wales

...about 70 miles northwest of Dixon Entrance, in the waters between the southern end of the Panhandle and the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia, or about 60 miles southwest of Craig, said Bill Knight, a scientist at the Alaska Tsunami...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062904/sta_earthquake.shtml
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