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Lab results pending for seals found covered in oil

...on two recently harvested seals that were coated with an oily substance off Alaska's Saint Lawrence.No oil was found on flippers from the animals that were tested, KNOM reported. But Gay Sheffield, a marine biologist with the University of Alaska Fairbanks...
Today In Sports History for Wednesday, March 25

...Japan its first men's title at the World Figure Skating Championships and he does it with flair, attempting a rare quadruple flip. Canada's Patrick Chan wins the silver for a second straight year and France's Brian Joubert takes the bronze.2011 - The...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Sports: JD varsity swim coach Wray hangs up flippers 4/15/98

Archives Back to archive page Home Wednesday, April 15, 1998 JD varsity swim coach Wray hangs up flippers Last modified at 3:42 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15, 1998 By MIKE STEWART THE JUNEAU EMPIRE John Wray...
Hug a Ref

...ref, you are missing a good game" or "Need to borrow my glasses?" or, "You can't make a call from a phone booth" or "Flip the plate over and read the directions" or "When you get home check your answering machine because you have been missing calls...
Slack Tide: There's more to Thanksgiving than football and antacid

...unsticks Krazy Glue from your fingers like a boss (for a minute there I thought I'd be preparing Thanksgiving cralmonbut with flippers).Oh! And I'm also thankful the skinny jeans fad has yet to take over Southeast Alaska. I think we can all be thankful...
Bright moments in the Arts 2014

...Sculptor R.T. "Skip" Wallen described some alternatives -- foam, spray or burbling? Should the water torque off the flippers? Should the fountain works be regular like Old Faithful or random to surprise?? Whale beneath Mount Fairweather "Tsalxaan...
Teams ready to storm region courts

...don't know what I though Alaska was," Cole said. "I used to think Eskimos and snow, but the kids here go in shorts and flip flops and I love it."Sixteen smaller schools will play at Mt. Edgecumbe in the Region V 1A Tournament.Play begins on Wednesday...
Harbor seal pup returns to wild

...flaring at a line of seaweed. He pulled himself over a feather and into an initial line of waves, stopping after he got his flippers wet.He pulled himself into the water, surfacing a few dozen feet out to look back at the crowd cheering him on. A seal's...
Tsaa yadi: Seal pup gets name, will return to Juneau

...Fawcett said, laughing. "'Tsaa yadi' - it means 'baby seal.' If you want to give him a cute name, call him 'Flipper.'"Tsaa yadi is housed at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, the NOAA release stated. He'll remain there until he...
Community Day on Campus to be held at UAS Saturday

...dip in the tank are encouraged to bring a change of clothes and a towel. UAS Mascot Spike Whale should be on hand to shake flippers with the kiddies. Also new this year is a JAHC-organized Mosquito Market happening in the lower parking lot of the UAS Campus...


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