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Activists rappel off bridge to stop Shell icebreaker

...vessel was damaged earlier this month in the Aleutian Islands when it struck an underwater obstruction, tearing a gash in its hull.The icebreaker is a vital part of Shell's exploration and spill-response plan off Alaska's northwest coast. It protects...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-29/activists-rappel-bridge-stop-shell-iceb
State
Damaged Shell icebreaker arrives in Oregon for repairs

...Fennica was damaged earlier this month in the Aleutian Islands when it struck an underwater obstruction, tearing a gash in its hull.About 75 "kayaktivists" and other protesters in boats were on the water Saturday afternoon, near where the Fennica is docked...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-26/damaged-shell-icebreaker-arrives-oregon
State
Runners find 26-plus miles of fun

...Craig Farrington, 62, M, 1:47:51, Juneau, AK35. Scott Hull, 41, M, 1:48:20*, Portland, OR36. Wesley Shutt, 38...Weinbaum, 62, M, 3:09:36*, Pittsburgh, PA158. Ilana Hull, 33, F, 3:09:37*, Portland, OR159. David Canning...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-26/runners-find-26-plus-miles-fun
Sports
Solstice week on the water and R2AK updates

...breaking Team Kohara's catamaran out from under them. Hatch cover gone, portholes blown out, one of four points that hold the hulls together cracked and trying to part. Then things began to go wrong. Kohara sailed into the Gateway City just before midnight...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-24/solstice-week-water-and-r2ak-updates
Art
Hull damage forces Shell Arctic support ship back to dock

...Shell off the northern coast of Alaska was forced to return to dock after a hole more than three feet long was discovered in its hull, the company said Tuesday.It was unclear if the mishap would delay Shell's plan for drilling this summer.The crew of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-07/hull-damage-forces-shell-arctic-support
State
Shell gets permits for limited oil drilling in Arctic waters

...Under the direction of a registered Alaska harbor pilot, the ship struck an uncharted object, which created a hole in the hull about 3 feet long and a half-inch wide.A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration mapping ship later detected a shallow...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-23/shell-gets-permits-limited-oil-drilling
State
Cards of appreciation sought for Bea and Lawton Hull

My parents Bea and Lawton "Chic" Hull taught school in Juneau from 1967-1981 when they retired to Washington...kind word would be much appreciated. Cards can be sent to Patricia Hull 6395 N. Douglas Hwy Juneau, AK 99801 and I'll hand-deliver...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-17/cards-appreciation-sought-bea-and-l
Neighbors
Arctic drilling vessel heading to Oregon for repair

...accelerate global warming and melt sea ice.The hull of the Fennica was gashed July 3 as it...uncharted object, creating a hole in the hull about 3 feet long and a half-inch wide...found shallow, rocky areas near where the hull was damaged.The agency submitted a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-14/arctic-drilling-vessel-heading-oregon-r
State
Groups want Shell's Arctic plans stopped after ship damaged

...As it sailed under the direction of a registered state marine pilot, the ship struck an underwater obstruction that created a hull gash about 3 feet long and a half-inch wide.Shell considered making temporary repairs at Dutch Harbor but decided instead...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-15/groups-want-shells-arctic-plans-stopped
State
Off the Beaten Path: Mysteries of Yakobi Island, part III

...that Allan Engstrom had written about. I happened upon it, faintly etched on a gray rock. We studied it carefully - its hull was much deeper than the Tlingit canoe, it had four oars, a bow sprint, two ovals mid-ship that could be interpreted as...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-10/beaten-path-mysteries-yakobi-island-
Outdoors

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