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Alaskan family gears up for two-month wilderness expedition

...Higman and McKittrick's decade of experience dealing with grizzly bears, wilderness navigation, wild storms and dangerous rivers.Officially, Higman holds a doctorate in geology, while McKittrick has a master's degree in biology.With Southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2011-09-09/alaskan-family-gears-two-month-wilde
Outdoors
Brandon Pilot wrestlers seek more than 1st place

...Newlun's birth, and 2011, his death. Rex Newlun died of hypothermia and drowning in a fishing accident on the Dangerous River near Yakutat on June 20."I, we, all look up to him," Yakutat's Jon Jensen said. "I remember a great wrestler...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2011-11-22/brandon-pilot-wrestlers-seek-more-1st-
Sports
Alaska gets $17M for forests, trails

...vehicle trails in Sitka and Yakutat. On the Sitka Mud Bay trail system, workers will grade, brush, establish drainage and replace failing bridges. Four miles of ATV trails next to the Dangerous River near Yakutat will also be restored.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072209/reg_467532239.shtml
Police and fire

...helicopter rescue crew from Sitka airlifted a private pilot who landed his plane Friday morning on a muddy runway at Dangerous River Landing Strip, 20 miles southeast of Yakutat. Dave Stone, 58, of Yakutat, who had been missing overnight after...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080600/Loc_blotter.html
Local
Yakutat fishermen died of exposure and drowning

...flipped the boat over as the trio of commercial sockeye salmon set-net fishermen were exiting Dangerous River southeast of Yakutat.The Dangerous River flows from Harlequin Lake, near ice fields at the base of the Brabazon Mountain Range in the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-06-21/yakutat-fisherman-died-exposure-and-dro
Local
My Turn: Taku Task Force and river barging

...legislators for establishing it. I hear some people in Juneau saying that there is no more threat of the kind of dangerous river barging conducted by now-bankrupt Redfern Resources in 2007 and 2008 or of the hoverbarge proposal. It is true...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-11-01/my-turn-taku-task-force-and-river-bar
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...helicopter rescue crew from Sitka airlifted a private pilot who landed his plane Friday morning on a muddy runway at Dangerous River Landing Strip, 20 miles southeast of Yakutat. Dave Stone, 58, of Yakutat, who had been missing overnight after...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080600/Loc_blotter.shtml
Panel from 'Into the Wild' bus brings in bucks on eBay

...are showing up for a McCandless-type experience, trekking out to the bus - a trip that involves a potentially-dangerous river crossing - unprepared for the wilderness, Laugman said. One person is apparently camping out on the road, lugging...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100807/sta_20071008001.shtml
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