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Boy, 9, may be youngest to harpoon, kill a whale

...using a darting gun. The weapon is a harpoon with an apparatus that fires an explosive...wanted Paul to go up front and throw the harpoon in again. Put another bomb into it...age," Pebley said. Brower aimed the harpoon for the boy and told him when and where...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101309/sta_504191869.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Whale hunt in Canadian Arctic sparks debate 7/13/98

...with an explosive-tipped harpoon, two dozen Inuit in the Canadian...hauled ashore - riddled with harpoons and bullet wounds - it was...honor of throwing the first harpoon. Pangnirtung's hunters will...be armed with an exploding harpoon fired from a shoulder-mounted...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071398/whale.html
6 cities breweries helped transform

...that Boulevard played," O'Neill says.ON THE WATERFRONT: Harpoon Brewery opened on the South Boston waterfront in 1986, when...buildings, restaurants and a convention center sit nearby.Harpoon recently negotiated a 50-year lease with the city. The rent...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-07-07/6-cities-breweries-helped-transform
Neighbors
Alaska Science Forum: Bowheads rise, Barrow sinks, fire scars the tundra

...000 or so animals. Because the creatures can live to be older than 200 - a fact George discovered when he found an old stone harpoon point in a whale - some of the bowheads alive today may have themselves dodged the barbed steel points of the Yankee whalers...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-01-04/alaska-science-forum-bowheads-rise-b
Outdoors
Begich drubs quality of Xtratuf boots

...them," Weedman said. However there are limits to a warranty, he said."If they have hole in their boot where a halibut harpoon went through their foot" the return policy does not apply, Weedman said. "But they'll get lots of sympathy from us...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-11/begich-drubs-quality-xtratuf-boots
State
Aleutian museum opens this month

...archaeologist, Rick Knecht still marvels at the prehistoric artifacts he finds in the Aleutians. The stone blades, barbed harpoons and tiny charms he digs up date from a time before the pyramids of Egypt. And as he brushes the dirt from these treasures...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082099/Loc_alutian.html
Local
Portrait in 3-D

The hunter stands ready, harpoon and knife at hand, in the Alaska State Museum. The hunter is a...scaled to size, as accessories for her figures, a knife and harpoon for one, a wooden bench for another, a pulpit for yet another...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013102/Thi_frank.shtml
ThisWeek
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...archaeologist, Rick Knecht still marvels at the prehistoric artifacts he finds in the Aleutians. The stone blades, barbed harpoons and tiny charms he digs up date from a time before the pyramids of Egypt. And as he brushes the dirt from these treasures...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082099/Loc_alutian.shtml
Sifting through a slice of Southeast's history

...artifacts that have been sitting in boxes for 45 years. Highlights include 8,000-year-old obsidian microblades, iron harpoons, stones with geometric markings, and a whole lot of rocks. "It's a very, very cool collection," said Myra Gilliam...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062209/loc_453369631.shtml
The halibut that didn't want to get away

...in the rod holder so I could grab the harpoon. Everything worked as planned and I soon...under the surface ready for me to sink a harpoon. Well, almost ready. I normally release...port side where I had the rod holder and harpoon ready. Remarkably, the fish cooperated...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070603/out_halibut.shtml
Outdoors

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