http://sealaska.com
  •  
  •  
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
Fireside Lectures return

The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's popular Fireside Lectures are back for another season. Kayaker and visitor center director John Neary will kick of this year's series with a talk on Friday, Jan. 9 about the cross Admiralty...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-02/fireside-lectures-return
Outdoors
Kayaker found in Fords Terror

A missing Juneau kayaker was found in Endicott Arm about 8 a...and sometime in the evening the slower kayaker fell behind and eventually got out of...of Endicott Arm, said longtime local kayaker Skip Gray, past vice president of the...

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
Missing kayaker found

A kayaker thought to be overdue from a trip to Berners Bay was found unharmed this morning in a cabin there. A friend of Justin Smith...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092799/Loc_kayaker.html
Local
Coast Guard finds overdue kayaker

A kayaker was found by a Coast Guard helicopter early today after being reported overdue a day earlier, the Coast Guard said. Theresa Goddard...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061702/sta_kayaker.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Kayaker stalked by Glacier Bay bruin 7/29/98

...only after another hiker deliberately gave the bear her daypack containing food as a diversion. It's common for the park to temporarily close areas to the public because of bears, Young said. Kayaker stalked by Glacier Bay bruin

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072998/bear.html
Photo: Summer Alaskan-style

A kayaker and two paddle boarders set off for the Mendenhall Glacier. Visitor Center staff warn that ice bergs, strong winds and cold water can still be dangerous in the summer months and to use caution when recreating in the Mendenhall area.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-06-27/summer-alaskan-style
Local

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING