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Tour vessel runs aground near Juneau

...tour vessel that ran aground near Lincoln Island.Fourteen passengers were aboard the Voyager when it grounded on Little Island. They were safely evacuated to other nearby tour vessels by crews from the Coast Guard Cutter Naushon and a Station...
Peonies, primroses, the 'Garden City'

...hillside garden near the city museum, the sweet one near the bench," Hodges said. "(And then there's) the little island by the downtown library."Those gardens are now managed by the City and Borough of Juneau, she said.Both days...
Shrimp fishery to remain closed indefinitely in 2014

...shrimp population in the area is struggling.The closed area is section 11-A, which comprises Stephens Passage from Little Island Light to Point Arden, according to an ADF&G map. In a previous Empire report, Teske said this is the first time...
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State closing Juneau's waters to shrimp fishing July 1

...Department of Fish and Game announced that the closure will affect all waters in Section 11-a, which extends from Little Island Light, through Stephens Passage and down to Pt. Bishop and Pt. Arden.The release said that the closure is necessary...
The ebb and flow of a boat woman's life

...and Dick had got it from him, and he goes, 'Same old spruce tree ribs, you kept them.' He had gone to some little island and found all these green spruce trees and bent them and put them in there and they're still there."Milligan has...
In Juneau politics, Douglas Island looms large

...month, resides in downtown Douglas.In response to the observation that, as he put it, "Douglas Island, that little island in the Pacific, is what runs Juneau," Botelho said with a smile, "There's some truth to that."Botelho himself...
On the water

...September, we watched a small pod of orcas cruise by Little Island, where hundreds of Steller's sea lions, of all sizes...their way, the sea lions calmed down and swam toward Little Island. What was going on here? Mammal-eating, transient...
Play school

...numerically stringed to provide tangible numbers; the "pink tower," cubes used to teach size and shape; and the "little island," a plastic replica of an island that kids can fill with water to gain a better understand of geography. "This...
Scientists begin 10-year census of the seas

...that elephant seals swim to Alaskan kelp forests all the way from San Francisco. At low tide, the steep slopes of little islands are exposed throughout the bay. They reveal distinct layers - barnacles and mussels up high, followed by red algae...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Canal north of a line from Point Arden to Bishop Point, south of a line at the latitude of Little Island Light, and east of a line from Little Island Light to Point Retreat Light. U.S. Rep. Don Young, Anchorage Mayor Rick Mystrom, 24 state...


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