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Coast Guard floats boating safety guide

...thing of the distant past, but the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Juneau is asking boaters to...Boating Safety Week, members of the local Coast Guard station staged a test response boat...morning in Gastineau Harbor, members of the Coast Guard threw out flotation devices to an...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-20/coast-guard-floats-boating-safety-guide
Local
Northwest Coast art: a window into culture

Northwest Coast Native art isn't the only focus of the...opening.)Another element of Northwest Coast art and culture that was threatened was formline...Bill Holm ? a highly regarded Northwest Coast Native art scholar who was also present...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/northwest-coast-art-window-culture
Art
Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill

...oil spill this week on the Santa Barbara coast is just a drop in the bucket compared with...million gallons of crude along 30 miles of coast. Some 9,000 birds died.Tuesday's...stretched 9 miles along the same stretch of coast fouled in 1969. As of Thursday, more...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/environmentalists-seize-latest-santa-
Not For Web
On the Trails: Cruisin' to Berners Bay

...out on a reef near Slate Cove. Steller's sea lions stock up on the fatty little fish before heading out to their outer-coast rookeries for pupping and mating. On the rookeries, males don't feed for several weeks, being busy defending harems and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/trails-cruisin-berners-bay
Outdoors
See the future in flowers

...Jensen said he's working 12 to 14-hour days. But after this weekend the pace will slow somewhat - it's "the long coast into fall."Of course, Jensen enjoys the hard work in the garden. He finds the off-season's work of budgeting and data...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/see-future-flowers
Outdoors
Anatomy of the worst fire year

...registered a temperature of 96 degrees on June 29; the normal high for Kivalina, way north of the Arctic Circle on the Chukchi Sea coast, is in the low 50s. Temperatures in the Interior were six to 10 degrees warmer than the June average.In late June and early...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/anatomy-worst-fire-year
Outdoors
Rohingya migrant crisis eases, but hard questions remain

...are at sea?This is another mystery. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak tweeted Thursday that he had ordered the navy and coast guard to comb the sea to look for stranded migrants, becoming the first country to announce it will actively search for refugees...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/rohingya-migrant-crisis-eases-hard-qu
Not For Web
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...along a scenic stretch of the California coast spread across 9 miles of ocean Wednesday...corral the two slicks off the Santa Barbara coast where a much larger spill in 1969 - the...tourists were drawn to pull off the Pacific Coast Highway to eye the disaster from overlooking...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/oil-spreads-across-9-miles-pacific-fo
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Obama: Climate change a security threat

...military sworn to defend it, he told cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Failure to act would be "dereliction of duty...challenges the president identified.Obama's appearance at the Coast Guard Academy was his second and last commencement address of...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/obama-climate-change-security-threat
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'Monumental' art unveiled at Soboleff Building

...center's dual goal of honoring tradition while supporting Northwest Coast Native art's continuing evolution. Two of the pieces use...first. The 17-by-12 foot screen shows a stylized Northwest Coast design and is made of amber and black sandblasted glass, the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/monumental-art-reflects-buldings-larger-p
Art

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