Empire Editorial: Harvest season is upon us

...powerful hind to propel them surface-side to dine, using their belly as a plate. Motor through inlets, bays and along coastlines these days and one is likely to see large rafts of these creatures. That wasn't always the case. After being hunted to...
Uses for spill planning tool expanding

...about 80 percent of Alaska's coastline is mapped including Southeast...light."They want the entire coastline from the lowest of the low...better inventory of all the coastlines in Cook Inlet," she said...updating the information as the coastline changes, although the mapping...
Analysis: Offshore drilling could tap large supplies

NEW YORK - Opening more of America's coastlines to oil and natural gas drilling won't cut energy prices...give the petroleum industry access to the southern Atlantic coastline, the eastern Gulf of Mexico and more of Alaska's coast...
Off the Beaten Path: Home in the wilderness

...towns, villages and cities that dot the coastline. The more I read and listen to other...the forest - evidence of logging - the coastline seemed, from my distant perspective...almost every nook and cranny along the coastline was someone's home. I'd heard other...
Plan addresses workforce needs of Alaska's maritime industry

...state in the nation, it's easy to lose sight of an important fact - Alaska is a maritime state.We have more miles of coastline than all other U.S. coastal states combined. Alaska's Arctic coast makes the U.S. an Arctic nation. We share international...
Polish engineer sets sail for Northwest Passage

...Dana - the vessel's namesake - and six others returned this summer to Vancouver and are now working their way up the Alaska coastline."We are slowly moving forward so our friends could see Alaska," he said after arriving in Kethickan in mid-June...
Ester photographer wins international competition

...William Blake's famous poem "The Tyger" appears in the world today. Yates won first place for his photograph "Counting Coastlines" out of 99 entries, with the other two finalists coming from Northern Ireland and Israel. The Blake Society seeks to honour...
Last Frontier land up for grabs by 5 p.m., July 16. Sixty of the parcels are new to the auction this year, and tracts range from the Southeast coastline to Interior river corridors. Some parcels are accessible by road and others are more remote.The apparent high bids will...
State | Local
Abel takes controls of Alaska Coast Guard

...that face the Coast Guardsmen serving here are not lost on Abel who knows the facts of his new district - 44,000 miles of coastline and nearly 3.9 million square miles of open sea to patrol."The distances and hostile conditions of Alaska demand that...
State | Local
Expo highlights importance of preparing for disasters

Alaska's capital city lies near a fault line and on the coastline, so tsunamis are a danger. The city is also located at the base of the Coast Mountains - a threat for avalanches. Still, Juneau's...
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