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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-23/tour-vessel-runs-aground-near-juneau
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-02/shrimp-fishery-remain-closed-indefinite
State | Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-28/peonies-primroses-garden-city
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-26/state-closing-juneaus-waters-shrimp-fis
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-10-05/water
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-06-23/ebb-and-flow-boat-womans-life
Neighbors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-15/juneau-politics-douglas-island-looms-la
Local
Ode to the Shrine of St. Therese

...isthmus at the parking lot beckons to lead the way Across the gravely land bridge dividing a picturesque bay. The little island looms ahead covered with tall evergreen trees Whose limbs kiss the summer sky above waves on blue seas. They shelter...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010902/Nei_ode.shtml
Neighbors
Feds ponder selling Tongass land near Juneau, Kake

...tribe culturally," said Jackson, the village's realty trust officer. Jackson was unhappy to learn Monday that the little island is part of a net total of 98 acres in the Tongass National Forest potentially up for sale by the U.S. Forest Service...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021406/sta_20060214007.shtml
News
Personal use red and blue king crab closure announced

...11-A that opened on Jan. 1 will close at 11:59 p.m. Feb. 6. Section 11-A extends from east and south of Little Island to a line between Point Arden and Point Bishop, and includes Favorite Channel, Saginaw Channel, Gastineau Channel...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020411/loc_780658298.shtml
News

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