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Park halts cable project

...the 6,929-acre marine park off the tip of the Chilkat Peninsula, it needed separate permission for that portion...and Talsani islands, which drip off the end of the Chilkat Peninsula like drops from a melting icicle and are protected...
Chilkat Crossing

...system and never run out of new places to go, and yet in every direction surrounding Juneau there are places like the Chilkat Peninsula. Places that would also take a lifetime to fully explore. While crossing these mountains last week we observed...
Off the Beaten Path: Kayaking the east side of Lynn Canal from Berners Bay to Haines

...of Lynn Canal seemed like more fun than waiting for the ferry. I gave Haines one last look and crossed toward the Chilkat Peninsula.Editor's note: Next Friday's Off the Beaten Path column will be about kayaking back the west side of Lynn Canal...
Derby Rules

...of the fishing grounds. And those waters South of a line from Pt. Bridget on the mainland to Pt. Whidbey on the Chilkat Peninsula, St. James Bay is part of the Derby grounds.South boundary lines ? those waters South of a line extending from...
Study cites ferry demand

...Committee, said the study should have considered an option to build two new ferry terminals: One on the tip of the Chilkat Peninsula south of Haines and another at Cascade Point, in Berners Bay. Terminals at those locations would shorten the Juneau-Haines...
U.S. Forest Service seeks comment on Couverden timber sale

...past decade, according to the agency. The timber sale project is about 30 air miles west of Juneau on the south Chilkat Peninsula along Icy Strait. Part of the area was logged in the late 1980s and early 1990s by Alaska Pulp Co. The sale would...
8-inch snake found dead on Haines road

...could be running down the river. Whereas in Haines, I'd be shocked." Another reported sighting came from the Chilkat Peninsula in the 1970s, said National Park Service Trails Specialist Blaine Anderson. He e-mailed Shields the anecdote...
F-stop from up high

...Sawyer Glacier meeting in Tracy Arm. He was 5,500-6,500 feet above sea level. "Breakup" was shot in the Chilkat Peninsula, about 15 miles due west of Juneau. "I was heading out to the Outer Coast, headed out to Lituya Bay, and I had...
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Katzehin River Delta plan is a boondoggle

...there are innumerable shoals, rocks, shallows and other hazards to contend with. If the ferry goes to the Chilkat Peninsula, which is mostly park lands, the terminal would have to go in either Letnikof Cove or Portage Cove - both whirling-dervish...
Forest Service issues Couverden timber environmental report

A proposed timber sale on the Chilkat Peninsula would create 106 jobs in the wood products industry, according to the U.S. Forest Service's draft environmental impact statement...


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