Woody the Steller sea lion dies at Alaska Sealife Center

...SEWARD - A 22-year-old Steller sea lion that was one of the original residents...euthanized Monday.The center says the sea lion named Woody had stopped eating and had rapidly declined.Male Steller sea lions in the wild rarely survive beyond their...
Flying Lions to hold diabetes fundraiser at McGivney's

On Nov. 7, the Mendenhall Flying Lions Club will hold its 20th annual barbecue...throughout Southeast.In a press release, the Lions stated they have raised over $154,000 total in the previous 19 years.The Flying Lions would like to thank the supporters of the...
Voting is important

...those years."After a few years of being written about in sports pages and finally making a write-in ballot, the Juneau Lion's Club Gold Medal Basketball Tournament was inducted into the ASHOF as an "Event" in 2012. (The other ASOF "Events" are...
Lion-hunting legal in Africa despite concern

...taken note of successful lion conservation in southern...but said West African lions are critically endangered...Cecil, the Zimbabwean lion that was killed, was...movements of over 100 lions by satellite.Prince...hunting of a collared lion was an isolated incident...
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Today is Sports History for Nov. 8

...New Orleans kicks an NFL-record 63-yard field goal on the final play to give the Saints a 19-17 victory over the Detroit Lions.1975 - Kansas ends second-ranked Oklahoma's 28-game winning streak with a 23-3 road victory. The Jayhawks hold the...
Around town for Monday, Nov. 16

...3 p.m., Northern Light United Church. A weekly gathering for women. All are welcome. Details: 780-4918.Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon, Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-0272.Senior Lunch, noon, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175...
SeaWorld says it will end orca shows in San Diego by 2017

...important to them," said Jared Goodman of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. "This move is like no longer whipping lions in a circus act but keeping them locked inside cages for life."The Orlando, Florida-based company has seen revenue drop...
Nation and World
UAS yields key data for fishing industry Juneau and you've got to manage the water levels while tons of fish come up. A lot of the excitement for me is seeing the other wildlife - bears, eagles and sea lions - coming through because we have this massive food source here."
My Turn: How can we celebrate Dr. Walter Soboleff Day?

...Masonic Lodge No. 147 (currently Mount Juneau Masonic Gastineau Lodge), and became a 33rd degree Mason. He joined the Juneau Lions Club in 1946 and was a founding member of the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament in 1947.In 1970, at age 62, he accepted a...
American doctor defends lion hunt, says he followed rules

...An American doctor accused of killing a lion in an illegal hunt in Zimbabwe said Tuesday...used a bow and arrow in April to kill a lion without approval, on land where such hunting...Dr. Seski did lawfully hunt and take a lion," said his Washington attorney, Gregory...
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