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Death Notice: Rod (Roddy) Darnell

...Roddy graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School in 1966. He later worked as a local business owner, a commercial fishing captain and served for four years during the Vietnam War. Though he eventually retired from the fishing industry, he remained...
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Part II: Kayaking the west side of Lynn Canal from Haines to Juneau

...occasional harbor seal trailed behind.Any mariner knows that whistling will call the winds to fury - a commercial fishing captain once threatened to throw me overboard for breaking this cardinal rule.I wasn't sure if singing would elicit the...
Students attend floating fish school

...of $1500 to $2000 a year, according to Collins.Fishing captain Dan Haynes donated five skates of line and a number...Collins said he picked a sheltered spot so Ketchikan fishing captains Sean Mitchell and Ken Eichner could teach students...
Dates raise questions about former legislator

...payments to this senator between 1995 and 2001. Stevens became a state senator in 2001. At that time, the former fishing captain's most prominent role was as the son of powerful U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska. The dates of the payments...
Homer business, 'Bulletproof,' nets quite a catch

...for the long, narrow area designed to accommodate work on long, narrow seine nets.During the winter of 1995, a fishing captain hired Alward to work on his nets."I did two jobs the skipper was paying me for and at the end of that, that's...
Breast Cancer Awareness Month; today's featured survivor: William John Harris Jr.

...Harris, the co-founder of Juneau. Sons, John Harris, 49, and Walter Harris, 47, both of Anchorage. Hobbies: Fishing captain. Occupation: Retired, Alaska Native Medical Center, 26 years federal service. Kind: Colon cancer. Years surviving...
Life long commercial fisherman invites tourists along for the ride

...not show up as he cast lines away and the F/V Tia Lynn moved out of Harris Harbor. Like any lifelong commercial fishing captain, and like time and tide, Massey waits for no man and would give them an ear-full of "salty language" if he did...
Dating: In announcement

...Walking the dock on derby day, I found a more realistic couple. Russel and Danielle Jones met on a charter. He is a fishing captain and she likes to fish. When I asked how it works being together on a boat, he said to ask her and she said, "He...
Halibut charters sue feds - again

JUNEAU - For the second year in a row, a group of Southeast charter fishing captains and lodge owners are suing the federal government over a one-halibut bag limit. Last year, the National Marine Fisheries Service...
Cecilia Brown

...She was born in North Bend, Oregon on November 14, 1936, where she grew up to become the first female commercial fishing captain in the Pacific Northwest. Cecilia sailed along the Western coast and was quite successful. Her boat hit "high-liner...


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