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Photo: Kayakers! Seals! Whales! Oh my!

A pair of kayakers paddles between a humpback whale and a harem of sealions as herring spawn in Sitka Sound Sunday in Sitka, Alaska.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-03/photo-kayakers-seals-whales-oh-my
State
Kayaker rescued in Bering Strait

NOME - A Norwegian kayaker has been rescued from the Bering Strait after asking for help when he was blown off course...Guard also assisted. Coast Guard Capt. Michael Inman says it was the second Bering Sea kayaker rescue in five days.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070909/reg_461486959.shtml
Coast Guard plucks French kayaker from the Bering Sea

ANCHORAGE - A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter has rescued a French kayaker who became fatigued in the Bering Sea during his quest to circumnavigate the world. Jean-Gabriel Chelala contacted authorities...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070609/reg_459817301.shtml
Photo: Dusk kayakers

Two kayakers enjoy the last rays of Thursday evening's light in Fritz Cove.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-07-30/photo-dusk-kayakers
Local
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Kayakers rescued after being caught in storm 8/31/98

Monday, August 31, 1998 By RILEY WOODFORD Four kayakers pinned down by 50-knot gusts in Lisianski Inlet were rescued...added. ``He came in and picked up some tide books.'' Kayakers rescued after being caught in storm

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083198/rescue.html
Quirky Inside Passage boat race has a rule: No motors

...its dramatic tidal changes and spectacular scenery.The inaugural Race to Alaska has drawn rowers, sailors, canoers and kayakers from across the country to compete in a contest that only has a few rules - no motors allowed and no help once you start...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-04/quirky-inside-passage-boat-race-has-rul
State
Updated: Reporter, cameraman in Virginia killed on air; police chasing suspect

...The Breeze. According to her Facebook page, Parker spent most of her life outside Martinsville, Virginia. She was an avid kayaker and attended community theater events in her spare time.Hurst said they hadn't shared their relationship publicly but...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-08-26/reporter-cameraman-killed-air-police
Regional News
Kayaker found in Fords Terror

A missing Juneau kayaker was found in Endicott...of Juneau. ``Three kayakers were paddling from the...the evening the slower kayaker fell behind and eventually...icebergs there, and if a kayaker got too close to one...did not know if the kayakers had been reunited...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080800/Loc_kayaker.html
Local
Kayaker rescued from frigid Turnagain Arm

ANCHORAGE - A kayaker who was thrown into Turnagain Arm and swept along by its...came in from a trooper on the highway who had spotted a kayaker towing an empty boat. The kayaker said someone was in the water, lost in the current. Barlow...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073107/sta_20070731005.shtml
News
Kayaker develops carry-all accessory

...raft towing system. Much like a pulk used by skiers to haul gear in winter, his system includes a waist belt, worn by a kayaker, that has two poles leading back to an inflatable pack raft that can be disassembled and put into a bag when not being used...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091607/out_20070916006.shtml
Outdoors

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