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Margaret Germain

...the first time using a tent, sleeping bags and coats that she sewed herself. She did an eight-day kayaking trip in Glacier Bay with her daughter Becky. Maggie enjoyed traveling. Her first big trip was a trip across the US and Canada and to Cuba...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174040170
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-23/rural-southeast-big-ideas-housing-assis
Local
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.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-23/photo-gustavus-scenic
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-18/minor-earthquake-rattles-juneau-no-dama
Local
Visitors scarce at some national parks in Alaska during 2014

...destination, recorded nearly 1.1 million visitors, the first time one Alaska park has exceeded the 1 million mark.Glacier Bay National Park drew 501,000 visitors, and Sitka National Historical Park recorded 157,000 visitors.Denali National...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-19/visitors-scarce-some-national-parks-ala
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/egan-wants-save-daylight-southeast
State | AK legislature
Visitors scarce at some national parks in Alaska in 2014

...destination, recorded nearly 1.1 million visitors, the first time one Alaska park has exceeded the one million mark.Glacier Bay National Park drew 501,000 visitors, and Sitka National Historical Park recorded 157,000 visitors.Denali National...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/visitors-scarce-some-national-parks-ala
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-28/my-turn-time-immemorial
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/sailing-alaska-relax-learning-little-wa
State
Some birds home for the holidays; others far from it

...might have encouraged them to disperse.GUSTAVUSThe Glacier Bay Christmas Bird Count found 65 species, one more than...Bird Count; but it was also an all-time record for Glacier Bay/Gustavus," he wrote.Perhaps Juneau's surf scoters...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-02/some-birds-home-holidays-others-far-
Outdoors

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