National Park Service readies for centennial

...before the 2016 centennial summer season, he said.In Southeast, a new tribal house is planned at the headquarters of Glacier Bay National Park near Bartlett Cove. Construction there should begin soon.The Soapy Smith Parlor at Klondike Gold Rush...
Educator Spotlight: Annie Caulfield

...Tell us about your family.My husband, Rick Caulfield, and I were married 36 years ago in Gustavus. We met in Glacier Bay and after living for 30 years in the Interior, we're thrilled to be back in Southeast. Rick and I have three grown...
Huna Totem Corporation hires Joe Jacobson as vice president

...Hoonah who have ancestral ties to Glacier Bay. The corporation owns and operates...west of Juneau and 22 miles from Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. the Huna Tlingit culture in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve and...
Make some noise! Melting glaciers do ...

...also wonders what will happen when the glaciers retreat from the ocean, as happened with Muir Glacier in Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park."That transition is going to be the one that's going to really impact the ecosystem in terms of the...
In rural Southeast, big ideas for housing assistance

...hopes that small home-based facilities will begin to offer beds to fill the gap. In Gustavus, the small town on Glacier Bay, community members hope to do just that.The town of just under 400 residents has always cared for its own, and the...
Minor earthquake rattles Juneau; no damage reported

...tsunami danger from the earthquake.The quake is the largest in Southeast Alaska since a magnitude 5.9 temblor struck Glacier Bay National Park early in the morning of July 25, 2014. That earthquake had an epicenter within 50 miles of Wednesday's...
My Turn: Since time immemorial

...protested the creation of the Tongass National Forest and Glacier Bay National Park, and went to Congress to fight the taking...taking of 17 million acres that comprised the Tongass, Glacier Bay and the Annette Island Reserve. Undaunted by the paltry...
Sailing to Alaska to relax, but learning a little on the way

...nearly 2,900 miles from Skagway. Decades later, they're still chugging.That glacier looks blueA tour through Glacier Bay National Park offered us breathtaking views. Many glaciers have a gorgeous blue tint because of the way light plays...
Egan wants to save daylight in Southeast

...Finance.Egan said after the conference that his office is researching what it can do to exempt the region south of Glacier Bay from the change if Senate Bill 6 gets through the Legislature, including proposing different types of amendments...
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Photo: Gustavus scenic

Low tide leaves floats and boats dry in Gustavus. The small community in Glacier Bay is following in the footsteps of larger communities by developing an assisted living facility with an eye toward heading off the expected flight of senior residents to urban communities.


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