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William Howard Ahrensfeld

...took a keen interest in the weather. He enjoyed music and dancing, hiking and traveling, including trips to Atlin, British Columbia, Seattle and Finland. He brought his family to visit Russia in the early 70's when travel to that country was being promoted...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000177377865
Ferry Columbia docked again

Columbia, we have a problem.Two days after a...delayed the Alaska Marine Highway ferry Columbia from departing Washington state, it has...scenarios depending on what happens to the Columbia today," Woodrow told the Empire on Monday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-17/ferry-columbia-docked-again
State | Local
More problems plague ferry Columbia

...will keep the Alaska Marine Highway ferry Columbia from leaving Ketchikan until Aug. 31.The Columbia previously had been plagued with exhaust...the exhaust system. The repairs to the Columbia's exhaust and propellar will require...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-20/more-problems-plague-ferry-columbia
State | Local
Columbia leaves Washington after 24-hour mechanical failure

...The largest vessel of the Alaska Marine Highway System, the Columbia, is back in service after a mechanical failure.The failure...and on Saturday evening the ferry system reported that the Columbia was set to depart at 8 p.m.The Colubmia will sail a revised...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-16/columbia-leaves-washington-after-24-hou
Local
Chilkoot Trail artist residences accepted through Feb. 1

...through Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Alaska and Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site in northern British Columbia. The program is a partnership between the Yukon Arts Centre, Parks Canada and the US National Park Service.Average modern...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/chilkoot-trail-artist-residences-accepted
Art
New ferries on schedule, on budget

...other business, Falvey and Neussl told the board about continuing problems with the AMHS' service to Prince Rupert, British Columbia.Conflicts between American and Canadian law have meant the ferry system has not been able to replace a badly worn dock in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-17/new-ferries-schedule-budget
State
M/V Columbia breaks down in Bellingham, travel delayed

...Transportation. The delay has not yet affected other ferries.The MV Columbia will not be able to leave its port in Bellingham until maintenance...several days AMHS may have to reroute other ferries to cover the Columbia's route. AMHS will send out another update regarding the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-14/ferry-breaks-down-cause-delay
Local
Historic South Carolina floods: Heavy rain, hundreds rescued

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Hundreds were rescued from...more than a foot of rain overnight on Columbia, swamping hundreds of businesses and...the state. Several interstates around Columbia were closed, and so was a 75-mile stretch...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-05/historic-south-carolina-floo
Nation and World
S. Carolina cleans up, but worries remain

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The family of Miss South Carolina...taking off."In Effingham, east of Columbia, the Lynches River was at nearly 20 feet...bacteria and you get mold."In downtown Columbia, about 200 workers rushed to fix a breach...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-07/s-carolina-cleans-worries-re
Nation and World
Online threats against blacks net arrest at Missouri campus

COLUMBIA, Mo. - A white college student suspected...Science and Technology, was jailed in Columbia, about 75 miles to the northwest.The...When the first threat emerged, the Columbia school's online emergency information...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-12/online-threats-against-black
Nation and World

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