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'Point of Direction' author to lead creative writing workshop Monday and Tuesday

...Weaver's debut novel "Point of Direction," is set at Eldred Rock in Lynn Canal north of Juneau. The book was chosen by...Kyle, who make an impulsive decision to live out at Eldred Rock (called Hibler Rock in the book) having only known...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-26
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What's happening this week

...the author of the novel "Point of Direction," set at Eldred Rock in Lynn Canal north of Juneau, which Oprah Magazine...the author of the novel "Point of Direction," set at Eldred Rock in Lynn Canal north of Juneau. She will be leading a...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-25/arts-calendar
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Weaver to lead novel writing workshop in March

...development, dialogue, plotting, setting and scene work.Weaver is the author of the novel "Point of Direction," set at Eldred Rock in Lynn Canal north of Juneau, which Oprah Magazine described as a "strikingly vivid debut novel" and included in...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-11/weaver-lead-novel-writing-workshop-march
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This winter, a normal snowfall is abnormal

...On Thursday, a wind gust of 140 mph was recorded on Sheep Mountain. On Friday, a gust of 114 mph was measured at Eldred Rock. "I think we were looking at archives, and we had never before issued hurricane-force wind warnings in the upper...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-09/winter-normal-snowfall-abnormal
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Point of inspiration

...role in "Point of Direction" is Eldred Rock Lighthouse, north of Juneau...impulsive decision to live out at Eldred Rock (called Hibler Rock in the book...facing and so if I put them at Eldred Rock, then it happens a lot faster...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-01/point-inspiration
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Taku windstorm brings big gusts but little damage

...through Tuesday, however.Away from Juneau proper, extremely strong winds were expected to continue in Lynn Canal. At Eldred Rock, a gust of 88 mph was recorded Sunday afternoon, and mariners were cautioned against freezing spray.Temperatures...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-05/taku-windstorm-brings-big-gusts-little-
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Recent Alaska books

...tells the story of Anna and Kyle, who agree to become caretakers of a remote lighthouse, long uninhabited (based on Eldred Rock Lighthouse in Lynn Canal). Rachel Weaver formerly worked for the Forest Service in Alaska, and now lives in Colorado...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-01/recent-alaska-books
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Off the Beaten Path: Kayaking the east side of Lynn Canal from Berners Bay to Haines

...Mountains dimmed.In the mid-morning, I paddled past the Eldred Rock Lighthouse glowing beneath a triangular mountain. The...10 lighthouses built between 1902-1906 in Alaska, Eldred Rock is the only left standing.Sea lions roared in the distance...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-25/beaten-path-kayaking-east-side-lynn-
Outdoors
The national weather service in juneau has issued a special marine warning

...over Alaskan waters... Northern lynn canal over Alaskan waters... Including Auke bay...Bishop Point...Eldred Rock...Ibach Point... Juneau-Douglas bridge...Point Bridget...Point Couverden...Point Gustavus...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-17/national-weather-service-juneau-has-iss
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Southeast sentinels and their stories

...north of Juneau, the sentinel at Eldred Rock was visited by the dead. The lighthouse at Eldred Rock is one of six built in Southeast...that sunk the Clara Nevada off Eldred Rock on Feb. 5, 1898, the sea claimed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011002/Thi_lighthouses.shtml
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