Alaska Science Forum: A float down the Tanana River

...thousands of years before the nineteenth-century government explorer struggled his way down the Tanana. But it seems close.I'm...roadhouse, the river broadens, feeling like the Yukon. Unlike explorer Henry Allen, we are not driven by hunger to cover 50 river...
Juneau Explorers week to be held at the City Museum Aug. 10-14

"Newspapers" is the theme of this summer's Juneau Explorer week at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, happening Aug. 10 through 14, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm each day. Children entering...
From Mount McKinley to Mount Denali

...Service says the first recorded reference to the mountain was made in 1794 by British explorer George Vancouver. Forty years later, Russian Creole explorer Andrew Glazunov noted in a journal that he saw a "great mountain called Tenada."In...
Empire Editorial: Denali: A wrong made right, in some cases. The National Park Service says the first recorded reference to the mountain was made in 1794 by British explorer George Vancouver. The name of the mountain has unofficially changed a few times since, but none except Mount McKinley stuck...
My Turn: Governor's tax credit veto is churlish conversation starter

...assessment of Gov. Bill Walker's veto of tax credits owed to oil and gas explorers. Walker's redlining of $200 million in explorer tax credits is not only a ham-handed move for the present, it is likely to hurt Alaska's future, including our state's...
National Geographic Explorer to speak at JACC

The public is invited to join acclaimed author, anthropologist and National Geographic Explorer Wade Davis as he speaks about the Sacred Headwaters campaign at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14 at the Juneau Arts and Culture...
National Geographic explorer Davis to speak in Juneau May 14

Author, anthropologist and National Geographic explorer Wade Davis will be in Juneau next week to give a presentation based on his book, "The Sacred Headwaters: The Fight to Save the...
What's out there for the kids?

...on a limb."They're also working to get into more schools.The fact that the kids at the Discovery Southeast Outdoors Explorer Camp were at Crystal Lake is significant for another reason, as well: it's where the U.S. Forest Service used to have...
Off the Beaten Path: Mysteries of Yakobi Island, part III

...Bay as Craig picked her way between rocks to the shore. Bob-o Bell, a hardcore Cross Sound fisherman, banjo player and explorer appeared unexpectedly in a kayak after we threw anchor. "Have you see Debra?" he asked, referring to his wife. Having...
Explorer to give talk on climate change

JUNEAU - Arctic and Antarctic explorer Will Steger will be in Juneau today to talk about the impacts of climate change in Alaska. Steger was the first to make a dogsled...
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