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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Swimming for a cause, swimming for family the reason she will swim around Key West, Fla., on June 8, in a 13-mile race called The Swim Around Key West.Jones was born with a 25 percent...Jones said she decided to swim the Key West race when seeing it last year. As...
Help trio win a $10,000 trip from Outside Magazine

...detailing their trip and its viability. In 2012, the winner proposed kayaking 4,000 miles from the tip of Minnesota to Key West. To see the video and vote, visit the URL referenced above. Sponsors interested in supporting the trip can contact...
Coast Guard cutter skipper retires

...Ray said.Cawthorn has spent 13 years of his career at sea, and served on cutters Ute, Pegasus and Thetis out of Key West, Fla. He served as executive officer of the cutter Escanaba, and the commanding officer of cutters Monomoy and Seneca...


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