Letters: Win-win scenarios 'still not out of style'

...expanded, our boats were being put at considerable risk. Logic dictated that it would only be a matter of time before one or more hulls would be cracked and/or shattered at great expense to the owner(s). That concern was shared with Dave Borg (Juneau's...
Three tugs being built for Arctic work

...said Foss Maritime's Tim Beyer, vice president for project sales in the Pacific.The new vessels will have reinforced hulls to allow them to sail safely through ice, and a fuel capacity of about 122,000 gallons, which should enable them to operate...
Sports on TV

...exhibition, Canada vs. United States, at Bridgeport, Conn.MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL3 p.m., MLB - Teams TBANFL FOOTBALL4:15 p.m., ESPN - Philadelphia at IndianapolisSOCCER10:55 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League, West Ham at Hull City
My Turn: The Katzehin ferries - design by politics

...more important questions are about the hull and engine designs. In the Draft Design...they focused on vessels with displacement hulls which are most efficient at normal service...route, would they have found catamaran hulls to be the better design option? And given...
For military ship, civilian science is the mission

...Guard flag flies high up on a pole above deck. The words "U.S. Coast Guard" are painted in big white letters on its red hull. Whistles blow and uniformed crewmembers salute when an admiral walks up the gangway.It's the little things that give away...
Today in Sports History

Aug. 191921 - Detroit's Ty Cobb, 34, becomes the youngest player to reach 3,000 career hits.1934 - Helen Hull Jacobs wins the women's title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships.1951 - Eddie Gaedel, 3-foot-7 and 65...
Today in Sports History

...K. Browne wins the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association singles title. Maurice McLoughlin wins the men's title.1933 - Helen Hull Jacobs captures the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association singles title when Helen Wills Moody defaults in the third set because of...
Off the Beaten Path: The eulachon of Berners Bay

...with sediment, seals and sea lions frequently surfaced near our kayaks. When pods of sea lions swam our way, we'd slap the hulls of our boats - once surprising a half dozen less than 10 feet away. They fled in panic, snorting and spraying water.When...
Boldly going where no boat has gone before

...zipping around in tiny boats with jet ski motors, they knew it was something they had to try."They were fabbing up their own hulls and throwing jet ski motors in 'em and going crashing all over the place," Darrin said. "That's exactly what we need...
For natural dyes, look to the yard or kitchen

...hand-stitched quilts of naturally dyed fabrics in her Folk Fibers studio in Austin, Texas.Onion skins (yellows), walnut hulls (browns), avocado peels and pits (pale pink), marigolds (yellows), sumac leaves (brown), mushrooms and lichens...


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