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Woman dives off dock, rescued by Coast Guard

...fished out of frigid waters by the U.S. Coast Guard.The woman swam around for about...eventually stopped moving. A responding Coast Guard vessel from Station Juneau arrived...said.The woman was unresponsive until Coast Guard members in the boat administered...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-19/woman-dives-dock-rescued-coast-guard
Local
Southeast population growth levels off

...Numbers economic report prepared by Rain Coast Data and presented at the annual Southeast...2013 this growth has leveled out," Rain Coast Data owner Meilani Schijvens wrote in her...by the growing presence of the U.S. Coast Guard. Coast Guard jobs increased by 60...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-21/southeast-population-growth-levels
Local
Empire Editorial:

...1990s, the industry lost 3,500 timber jobs and more than $100 million in annual pay, according to a recent report by Rain Coast Data. Timber now accounts for less than 1 percent of job and wages in the region and employs fewer people (325) than it did...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-21/empire-editorial
Opinion
Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater

The Coast Guard announced Wednesday morning that they...Affairs Office said in a phone interview.Coast Guard officials expressed condolences to...near Coghland Island close to Auke Bay. The Coast Guard dispatched response boats, a cutter...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-17/coast-guard-suspends-search-missing-boa
Local
Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...number between one and two million breeding pairs. According to the Fish and Wildlife Service, Canada, Alaska and the Atlantic Coast all say their populations have declined in recent years, but the reason is still unknown.Though the Mendenhall Glacier terns...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/tern-colonies-failed-year-near-mende
Outdoors
Bruce, Josephine and the sea

...no! Where are we?'" Purcell said.When they got back to Auke Bay, they felt like celebrities, they said."Even the Coast Guard came by," Nelson said.When they cut the halibut open, they saw she had a Dungeness crab inside her that she'd swallowed...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/bruce-josephine-and-sea
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: Winter in Juneau is arts heaven

...financial support is undeniable. Juneau doesn't just talk arts; it pays for it.According to a recent study conducted by Rain Coast Data and presented during this week's Southeast Conference, Southeast Alaska's arts industry is three times the average...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-19/empire-editorial-winter-juneau-arts-h
Opinion
Boater reported missing near Coghlan Island

The U.S. Coast Guard in Juneau is searching for a man...pleasure craft "Spellbound," according to a Coast Guard news release.Watchstanders at Sector...heard from her husband since Saturday. The Coast Guard then sent out a 25-foot response...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-16/boater-reported-missing-near-coghlan-is
Local
'Dream team' of artists assembled for Soboleff Center

Three major Northwest Coast Native art works will be permanently installed...of the most highly regarded Northwest Coast Native artists working today. Through...Soboleff Center will serve as a Northwest Coast Native cultural center and hub for the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/dream-team-assembled-soboleff-center
Art
Southeast art scene dwarfs that of US

...every one United States artist, according to a study by Rain Coast Data for Southeast Conference. The conference is holding its...as much as the regional timber industry made that year, Rain Coast Data owner Meilani Schijvens said during her presentation at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-18/southeast-art-scene-dwarfs-us
Local

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