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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...
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...
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...
NFL competition committee should have a busy off-season

...period.The Green Bay Packers did not lose to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC title game on Sunday because they lost the coin flip. The Packers had only a dozen previous chances to close out the Seahawks in Seattle before carefully devising a gag that eclipses...
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...
Travels with Harry: Relying on my French

...for some reason, Professor Snape becomes Professor Rogue and Harry and Co. are good friends with Neville Londubat. On the flip side, the Beauxbaton's fit right in. Top: The French language Harry Potter I picked up in Morocco. Middle: The Medersa...
Teens flip sports car

Juneau police said two teens were taken to the hospital Thursday night and later released to their parents after flipping a sports car in the Mendenhall Valley. Juneau Police Department Sgt.
Where there's ice, there's (not so much) snow

...the iceberg itself is trapped in ice. That melting can eventually shift the iceberg's balance, causing it to tip over or flip, breaking the ice around it.Scholten also recommends staying away from rock faces, which absorb heat, and inflows and outflows...
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...


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