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Industry could suffer if Big Thorne stalls

...peak, the Southeast timber industry boasted lumber mills on Gravina Island and in Wrangell and Haines. Hoonah's Icy Straits Lumber and Milling was much larger, Cole said. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, about 1 billion board feet per...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-08/industry-could-suffer-if-big-thorne-sta
Local
No injuries after fishing boat grounds near Hoonah

...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 Hoonah responded and stayed on-scene until the boat was refloated about 5 a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-06/no-injuries-after-fishing-boat-grounds-
State
Huna Totem Corporation hires vice president of marketing and sales

...that represents the Tlingit people in Hoonah who have ancestral ties to Glacier Bay. The corporation owns and operates Icy Strait Point, a private cruise ship destination 50 miles west of Juneau and 22 miles from Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-17/huna-totem-corporation-hires-vice-p
Neighbors
Uses for spill planning tool expanding

...the Gulf of Alaska mapping, researchers discovered that macrocystis kelp beds previously thought not to extend past Icy Strait are actually found in the western Gulf of Alaska.After a small bed in Kenai and a larger bed in Kodiak were noted...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/uses-spill-planning-tool-expanding
State
Well-known humpback whale killed in boat collision

...three other calves, officials said.The whale was regularly seen in both Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve and Icy Strait. The last documented sighting was two years ago. Whales are distinguished by their distinctively pigmented tails...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/well-known-humpback-whale-killed-boat-c
State
482-pound halibut caught near Glacier Bay

...week. Phillips took McGuire and three other passengers aboard his charter boat to one of his favorite big fish spots in Icy Strait, near Lemesurier Island, in about 130 feet of water.The giant halibut hit an octopus fished just off the bottom...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-11/482-pound-halibut-caught-near-glacie
Outdoors
Sport fish report for the week of June 23

...few halibut last week in and around Shelter Island, Icy Strait, Benjamin Island and Halibut Cove. Rockfish were also caught near Pt. Retreat, Couverden, Icy Strait and St. James Bay. Anglers are reminded that all...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-27/sport-fish-report-week-june-23
Outdoors
Peter McKay

...to Glacier Bay in 1979. Last week, a small group of friends scattered his ashes at the edge of remote wilderness in Icy Strait in the company of dozens of humpback whales. McKay died June 28. His heart failed while walking the Flume Trail in...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171729147
Art history: sculptor reveals ancient beauty of Southeast stones

...that's the thrilling part."Now based in Juneau, Koenitzer recently discovered some interesting fossil rocks in the Icy Strait Point area near Hoonah, and a small piece of something called baby seal marble, with a graphic black and tan pattern...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-05/art-history
Art
Icy Strait Point celebrates 10 years of tourism

...ship Friday afternoon, employees of Icy Strait Point locked up the souvenir shops...Friday marked the 10th anniversary of Icy Strait Point as a cruise ship destination...one that's driven by tourism."Icy Strait Point has had its ups and downs...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-25/icy-strait-point-celebrates-10-years-to
Local

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