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Heat wave slaps Southeast with record temps

It was 56 degrees in Sitka on Monday. On Thursday, the low in Key West, Florida is expected to hit 51 degrees.Cities across Southeast Alaska have registered record or near-record highs this week...
My Turn: In memoriam Richard Dauenhauer, 1942-2014 poem that he thought of calling "The Idea of Order," in homage to Wallace Stevens's Idea of Order at Key West. When the poem was published, in 1980, its title had changed to something more local: "Glacier Bay Concerto," and...
Sitka High student earns degree from PWU

Erika McConkey has earned a degree from the Pedersen Worldwide University. McConkey completed internships in Key West, FL. and San Francisco, CA. She now resides in Baltimore, MD. She is a Sitka High School graduate and daughter of David and...
Empire wins 12 Alaska Press Club awards

...Sports Feature for his article on Juneau swimmer Kristin Jones as she prepared to compete in the 13-mile Swim Around Key West in June 2013. Stolpe placed second for Best Game Story for coverage of Juneau-Douglas High School's state title football...
From Sea2Sea

...Keanel's trip to Juneau was 120 days and 5,800 bicycle miles in the making.The 59-year-old Army veteran peddled from Key West, Fla., to Juneau, Alaska, stopping at the capital of each state in between to honor fallen service members of the...
A portrait of our community: Local artist creates new map for tourists

...Artistically, the map builds on two major influences, Race said. The first is an old map Race saw on a wall in Key West while vacationing with his girlfriend, Alaskan musician Marian Call. That map ? "A New and Most Exact Description...
The 2013 Sports Year In Review

...opening win over Colony that included Kyle Gould's grand slam homerun.Cody Brunette won the 12.3-mile Swim Around Key West and Kristin Jones placed 19th. The duo swam for the charity Friedreich's Ataxi Research Alliance (FARA). Jones' brothers...
Nyad: Maturity helped me achieve record swim

KEY WEST, Fla. - The clocks Diana Nyad uses to time her training swims show that she's a slower swimmer than she used to be. That's...
Local 'coffee whisperer' Simone Vetrano to change locations

...tried. Vetrano has worked in the oil fields of Montana. For years, she was a commercial shrimper, making trips from Key West, Fla., to Baton Rouge, La. Since moving to Juneau in 1998, she's bartended at nearly every establishment in town...
My Turn: Do we have the money to build a dead-end road?

...important issues at You still won't be able to drive out of Juneau. The road will dead-end at the Katzehin Delta, not Key West. The latest cost estimate for the dead end is $250 million, but when has a big construction project ever come in as...


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