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Slack Tide: Alaska vs. Lower 48

...fender benders;" in Alaska, we "roll in the ditch." In Alaska, people use GPS to traverse vast stretches of wilderness; in the Lower 48, people use GPS to find the nearest Outback Steakhouse.In the Lower 48, you'll hear someone say...
No injuries after fishing boat grounds near Hoonah

HOONAH - A 43-foot fishing boat ran aground in southeast Alaska early Tuesday morning after it lost its GPS system.Alaska State Troopers say the Stardust grounded on Sisters Island in Icy Straits, near Hoonah.Wildlife troopers in...
GOP's candidate: Alaska is my home, too

...American Crossroads ad endorsing him in the primary fight. The Karl Rove-affiliated group and a related organization, Crossroads GPS, have reserved millions of dollars of air time through Election Day.Also backing Sullivan are the U.S. Chamber of Commerce...
Haines affair

...stated the controls had not been touched the whole flight.It seems there is an autopilot, NASA developed, laser-guided GPS course designed for the Haines Fair ... at least there should be.So upon arrival, after the hayride to the fairgrounds...
Poor advice from GPS unit leads man into harbor

ANCHORAGE- Poor advice from a car's GPS unit led a man to drive off the ferry in Whittier and straight...Lower 48. He drove off the ferry but after about 400 feet, the GPS unit in the man's car told him to make a hard right turn.Whittier...
Congress passes FAA bill that speeds switch to GPS

...nation's switch from radar to an air traffic control system based on GPS technology, and to open U.S. skies to unmanned drone flights...busiest airports so planes can land using the more-precise GPS navigation.Instead of time-consuming, fuel-burning, stair-step...
Crossroads books $20M in ads for 6 Senate races

...and its affiliated nonprofit Crossroads GPS disclosed they had requested blocs of bid more difficult. Crossroads GPS also plans a $5.1 million ad campaign...running to stay in the seat.Crossroads GPS, which does not disclose its donors, plans...
How to survive in the (Southeast Alaska) wilderness

...If you're lost, a compass doesn't help you at all." A GPS, he says, would be a better choice.He's also not a big fan...Future "Alaskans Afield" classes include a "GPS and Geocaching Adventure" (which still has space available...
Running around Douglas Island

...epic sites to visit.What's most important, of course, is attempting these types of adventures with safety in mind. Set a trip plan and share it. Carry a GPS device with you and travel with a partner. And always, dress for the weather.
Around Town for Sunday, July 27

...Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Old Glacier Highway, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224. Alaskans Afield: GPS& Geocaching Adventure, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Meet at the Fish Creek Parking Area. "Staying Alive" Al-Anon family group...


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