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From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

...Officer John Gonzales said the tanker's captain was experienced and may have been maneuvering to avoid icebergs from Columbia Glacier when the vessel ran aground. Two Coast Guard investigators went aboard the tanker, he said."The rock they hit...
Tourism leader, POW defender Stephens dies the tail end of the 2013 tourist season, he walked down to the harbor and took one of the family boat tours to Columbia Glacier. His wife and Colleen went along, too."It was just a nice family day on the water," Colleen Stephens said...
Climate assessment warns of dire effects in Alaska

...coastal communities are vulnerable to erosion from fierce ocean storms.? Rapid ice loss from Alaska and British Columbia glaciers, perhaps 20 to 30 percent of what is melting from the Greenland Ice Sheet, contributes to increased ocean levels...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...dropping its popular stop at the Columbia Glacier. The state cited competition...dropping its popular stop at the Columbia Glacier. Ferry drops glacier 043099...dropping its popular stop at the Columbia Glacier. Home>Archives> Ferry drops...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Columbia Glacier advancing and retreating By JIM CLARKE...shipping lanes. Scientists studying the Columbia Glacier say its forward motion has increased...going to see a dramatic change in the Columbia Glacier in the next few years,'' Pfeffer...
Buscaglia reminds us to plant a seed

...Leo Buscaglia. Sound off on the important issues at Years ago Rich, a friend of mine, while snowmobiling on the Columbia Glacier with friends, ran into a deep crevasse. All three were injured, my friend the worst of all: his companion's...
This Day in History

...available for all 13,000 Juneau residents. In 1985, scientists reported that the long-expected retreat of the Columbia Glacier had begun. In 1988, an earthquake measuring a magnitude 5.8 struck the Kenai Peninsula, with its epicenter 70...
Northwest Digest

...down in about 35 feet of water. Twenty years ago, Onley escaped death when his light plane crashed onto a British Columbia glacier. He broke his leg, and he and a passenger spent a terrifying night awaiting rescue. Onley was a renowned watercolorist...
Evening at Egan lecture to focus on health of Alaska's glaciers

...plays an important role in the global sea level budget."One of the focal points of O'Neel's work has been the Columbia Glacier. "Time-lapse photography and passive seismology are essential tools that I use to provide glaciological constraints...
Kayak adventure: Wildlife and glaciers

...terminal moraine of Alaska's Columbia Glacier - the rocky debris that was...our trip where the tip of the Columbia Glacier was located 30 years ago. Today...survived because it sits south of Columbia Glacier's farthest reach. I was still...


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