Off the Beaten Path: Ghosts of the Northwest Passage

Note to reader: The discovery of one of famed Arctic explorer John Franklin's ships occurred more than a month ago...dubious at best.). It had taken the greatest polar explorer - and one of the most under appreciated - Roald Amundsen...
SUV destroyed by fire near Mendenhall River

...Lane near the mouth of the Mendenhall River.Two firefighters were needed to extinguish the flames shooting from a 1991 Ford Explorer XLT about 6:45 a.m., CCFR spokesman Tom Matthews said.CCFR Fire Marshal Daniel Jager investigated the fire and found...
Alaska Science Forum: Twenty weeks through the heart of Alaska the Lewis and Clark expedition 80 years before.After he visited Alaska one year before to check the progress of another explorer, Allen proposed the expedition, which he detailed in the compelling "Report of An Expedition to the Copper, Tanana, and...
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...
Exploring history

French explorer Jean-Francois de Galaup La Perouse's...scientific discovery, reflected in the explorer's careful documentation of areas including...interest to Southeast Alaskans is the explorer's visit to Lituya Bay in 1786, where...
GCI: Juneau's Hidden History with Brian Weed

...artifacts. It will be held at GCI's downtown store, located at 118 Seward St.To read a previous Empire interview with Weed, visit
October First Friday Art Walk

...artifacts.To read a previous Empire interview with Weed, visit Juneau Artists Gallery: Juneau Appreciation Sale 175 S. Franklin St.Reception: 4...
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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Minn. explorer sets out for risky Alaska climb

MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota explorer hopes to become the first person to scale Mount McKinley on a solo expedition in January. Lonnie Dupre knows that other explorers...
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