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Unsung Heroes of the Trails: Marc Scholten

...a cartographer, but with the brief, high-altitude exception of a six-week stint studying the advance of the Hubbard Glacier, near Yakutat, his years in that job were in an office."I just always wanted to spend more time in the woods...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-16/unsung-heroes-trails
Outdoors
NMFS plans workshops on harbor seal protections

...cruise ships.Yakutat is situated at the head of Yakutat Bay, which leads to Disenchantment Bay and the spectacular Hubbard Glacier, which stretches 76 miles to Mount Logan in Canada's Yukon Territory. The glacier at tidewater is 6 miles wide...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-12/nmfs-plans-workshops-harbor-seal-protec
State
Flood threat receding, along with glacier; officials look to prevent problems

...fishing - and the Yakutat economy from an advancing Hubbard Glacier appears to have passed. But government officials...Fiord. Last month, the U.S. Forest Service said Hubbard Glacier was surging forward by as many as 12 feet a day...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052104/sta_flood.shtml
News
Yakutat blasts official inertia

...potentially devastating deluge from the Hubbard Glacier. The glacier, the largest of...chairwoman of the town's Hubbard Glacier Task Force, at a community meeting...nature. Yakutat Tlingits call the Hubbard Glacier "Sit' tlein," or "The Big...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060505/sta_20050605003.shtml
News
Ill-fated cruise returns to Seattle

...passengers on the voyage. Mercury sailed from Seattle on Friday, June 2, and visited Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan, Hubbard Glacier and the Inside Passage. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Noroviruses affect...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061106/sta_20060611003.shtml
News
For some in Yakutat, Timber sale spells grief

...Yakutat has reaped plenty of national buzz in recent years - for world-class surfing waves, the frightening surge of Hubbard Glacier and the biggest steelhead run in Alaska. Now the town of 800 is in turmoil over what some residents consider an uglier...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061205/sta_20050612004.shtml
News
Cruise lines deal to skirt tax

...enter Yakutat Bay en route to Hubbard Glacier. The cruise lines have refused...in borough waters en route to Hubbard Glacier do affect the community, even...they stay four miles away from Hubbard Glacier during the seal-pupping season...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061602/sta_cruisetaxes.shtml
News
Yakutat residents gauge glacier's impact on town

...progress of local glaciers. The U.S. Geological Survey maps certainly haven't kept pace with the rapidly changing Hubbard Glacier north of town. The advancing tidewater glacier is the closest it has been to blocking Russell Fiord (fiord is the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062302/loc_glacier2.shtml
News
State Briefs

...The Celebrity Cruises ship Summit tore a 10-foot hole in its hull on Wednesday when the ship hit a rock leaving Hubbard Glacier. The ship's hull also sustained a 140-foot-long crease, said U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Jim Robertson...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071403/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Cruise lines await Glacier Bay quota

...and Holland America now are looking for alternative sites to make up for the loss of Glacier Bay. Ships may go to Hubbard Glacier or Tracy Arm instead, which means calculating new routes and docking times, said Dow and Parrish. That could mean...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080601/sta_cruisebill.shtml
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