My Turn: Vote Parnell

...nothing to do with Alaska. All three shows were of a sort to appeal to Juneau residents, visitors to Alaska coming on cruise ships, and our friends and neighbors across Southeast and in British Columbia, the Yukon and the Northwest Territory.We...
Photo: Everything must go

Visitors walk along South Franklin Street on the last day of the cruise ship season in Juneau on Thursday. Some seasonal businesses had already shut down.
Cruise ship season not over

...will end a day late.The Star Princess will arrive in the capital city today instead of Wednesday, as scheduled. The cruise ship got a late start out of San Francisco because of bad weather, said Kirby Day, who oversees port logistics and port...
Brandenburger practices a 'Grizzly Trade'

...everyone in town loves to hate.Much of the book is based on things that have really happened, Brandenburger said. Cruise ships illegally dumping chemicals into Alaskan waters in order to save money? It's happened. People poaching bears to...
Photo: Looking at the final day

Richard Hathaway of San Diego attempts to block the wind and rain as he returns to the Star Princess cruise ship on Thursday. The Star Princess is the last cruise ship to visit Juneau this season.
Upcoming deadlines for artists

...Digital Photo Contest deadline ( 14: Entry deadline for Juneau Cruise Ship Berths public art project (
Photo: Out of thin air

The Holland America Cruis Ship Oosterdam appears out of the mist in Juneau's downtown harbor on Tuesday. The final cruise ships of the season will visit a week from today.
Photo: Breaking the ice

People watch the arrival of the polar icebreaker U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy at the at the cruise ship terminal on Thursday. The Healy is hosting a free open house for the public Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Healy is returning...
Come tour the ice breaker Healy needed to respond to oil spills on ice at extreme northern latitudes.The Healy is scheduled to arrive at the cruise ship terminal in Juneau on Thursday and will depart Sunday to return to its homeport of Seattle.The cutter was delivered...
Predicting seal behavior Tracy Arm's South Sawyer Glacier. Depending on the results, the study may recommend hours of operation for the cruise ships and tour operators that travel the fjord in the summer.Seals develop a liking for particular areas and sometimes travel...


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