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Coast Guard rescues three from island in Favorite Channel

The Coast Guard rescued three stranded boaters Friday morning from a small island in Favorite Channel.The three men called for help at about 7 a.m., saying the bad weather - two-foot seas amid wind and rain - left them stranded...
One of two area wildfires out

...material on the forest floor.Thompson said Bird Island, a small uninhabited island located west of Amalga Harbor in Favorite Channel, saw damage to its Spruce and Hemlock trees as the fires charred the trees' anchoring root systems."It's all...
Firefighters battle two Juneau wildfires

...and while on scene received notice of another fire on Bird Island, an uninhabited place west of Amalga Harbor in Favorite Channel. "We were on scene when we got the call on this (Bird Island) one," Thompson said. "So we left that one because...
This week's Southeast sportfish report

...than in the mouth is prohibited.Marine anglers fishing on the back side of Douglas Island, Hand Trollers Cove, Favorite Channel, and False Point Retreat areas also reported harvesting king salmon. Anglers fishing outside of the designated...
Sport fish report for the week of July 7

...hooked elsewhere than in the mouth is prohibited.Marine anglers fishing on the backside of Douglas, S. Island, Favorite Channel, and N. Shelter island areas also reported harvesting king salmon. Anglers fishing outside of the designated Juneau...
An island of stories

...title to Sentinel Lighthouse in 2004. The lighthouse sits perched on Sentinel Island, a small blip in middle of Favorite Channel, and is only accessible by boat or plane. The couple encourages people to kayak out and spend the day on the island...
Photo: Favorite place to fish

Purse seiners work the waters for salmon near Amalga Harbor in Favorite Channel during an opening on Thursday.
Humpbacks and tails of adventure

...drove the boat out to the dark, still waters of Favorite Channel, between Shelter Island and the mainland. Clad...humpback disappeared and the Awesome Orca headed up Favorite Channel toward Shelter Island. Out at Eagle Reef between...
Photo: Standing room only

A p od of sea lions catches some rays Friday atop the Poundstone Rock buoy in Favorite Channel about 25 miles northwest of downtown Juneau. Friday saw a decrease in smoky haze from Interior wildfires as the temperature in Juneau approached 80 degrees.
Five boaters rescued near Amalga Harbor

...a good Samaritan had rescued everyone. There were no reports of any injuries." Gull and Bird islands are in Favorite Channel, about 2 1/2 miles west of Amalga Harbor. Two of the five people aboard the Southern Belle were hauling up a...


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