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Current exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

...Cook and the Northwest Passage, through Sept. 7Mostly celebrated for his explorations of the South Pacific, Captain James Cook also braved the frozen Arctic searching for a northern route to Asia. This exhibition focuses on his journeys in the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-24/current-exhibits-anchorage-museum
Art
Off the Beaten Path: In the shadow of Vitus Bering, part II

...its power. Bering, though a Dane enlisted in the service to Russia, was called "the Russian Columbus" by explorer James Cook. Orcutt Frost, a historian wrote: "What Columbus started in the Caribbean, Bering finished in Alaska." His bones...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-03/beaten-path-shadow-vitus-bering-part
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: In the shadow of Vitus Bering, part I

...devoted his life to exploration and his achievements would one day be placed along the likes of Christopher Columbus and James Cook, but at the moment he only wanted one thing: to go home.I lay listening to the wind howl, watching the tent shudder...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-27/beaten-path-shadow-vitus-bering-part
Outdoors
Paper looks at a future without carnivores

...University; Douglas W. Smith of the Yellowstone Center for Resources, Yellowstone National Park; Arian D. Wallach of James Cook University (Queensland, Australia); and Aaron J. Wirsing of the University of Washington, Seattle.For more on...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-10/paper-looks-future-without-carnivore
Outdoors
Ocean acidification threatens marine life

...Danielle Dixson, then a graduate student at Australia's James Cook University, was studying the important ways clownfish...their noses to navigate the ocean. Then she bumped into James Cook professor Philip Munday.Munday had been trying to see...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-15/ocean-acidification-threatens-marine-li
State
Exploring history

...historical evidence that indicates La Perouse was the first European the Tlingits had seen. Though both Vitus Bering and James Cook had landed in Alaska by the time La Perouse got here in 1786, neither made recorded contact, according to multiple...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/exploring-history
Art
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1779, Capt. James Cook was killed in Hawaii. In 1916, the final blast was fired in the tunnel to tap Annex Lake for the Alaska Gastineau Power Plant...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021405/sta_20050214013.shtml
News
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1728, Captain James Cook was born. Cook was an early explorer for whom Cook Inlet near Anchorage was named. In 1892, The post office in Ketchikan was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030403/loc_history.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1778, Captain James Cook sighted and named Cape Elizabeth at the entrance to Cook Inlet. In 1913, John F.A. Strong took office in Juneau as the second...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052104/sta_thisday.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1778, Captain James Cook discovered Turnagain Arm while looking for the Northwest Passage. In 1899, the Harriman Scientific Expedition left Seattle for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053003/sta_thisday.shtml
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