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Arts calendar at 6 p.m. With featured guest performance poet Buddy Wakefield. Suggested donation is $5.Fireside lecture: Lituya Bay: A Magical Enigma Walk with Juneau author Lynn Schooler, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor...
Friday Fireside Lecture on Lituya Bay

Local author Lynn Schooler will speak this evening on Lituya Bay, a "magical enigma," as part of the Fireside Lecture series at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.The talk will address...
Upcoming Fireside Lecture to focus on Annex Creek hydropower

...event kicks off at 6:30 p.m. in the visitor center's auditorium. The lecture is always repeated at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.Lynn Schooler's lectures last week on Lituya Bay broke records, with more than 427 people attending.
Around Town for Friday, Jan. 24

...featuring Buddy Wakefield, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow. Pay-as-you-can.Fireside lecture: Lituya Bay: A Magical Enigma Walk with Juneau author Lynn Schooler, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor...
Fireside to host author Lynn Schooler

...Lynn Schooler, who will present "Lituya Bay: A Magical Enigma Walk." His "Heartbroke Bay" is set in Lituya Bay, and "Walking Home" also features...a mega-tsunami that devastated Lituya Bay with the highest wave ever recorded...
Five good reads: Jeff Brady

...personal journey in which he leaves his Juneau home in mid-construction, boats to the outer coast, enters legendary Lituya Bay, and then leaves his boat to walk north up the coast until he senses it is time to turn back homeward, only to be stalked...
Amos Wallace collection donated to Walter Soboleff Center

...was Jeet Yaaw Dustaa. He was a Raven from the T'akdeintaan Clan, Sockeye House of Glacier Bay and Hoonah by way of Lituya Bay. He had an older brother, Lincoln, who taught him to carve when Amos was 7. Amos went to boarding school at the Wrangell...
Borough panel talks emergency response

...According to Mattice, the only potential tsunami danger that Juneau would face is from a localized wave, such as the deadly Lituya Bay "megatsunami" triggered by a landslide in 1958 ( He said that could happen only if...
Southeast shows savvy after quake

...tsunamis caused by unpredictable landslides into the ocean (such was the case when an earthquake shook a mountainside into Lituya Bay in 1958) or causes steep, silty underwater slopes to collapse (as happened in 1964 in both Seward and Valdez...
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Seismologist: Possible for major quake to 'stress' faultline

...spectacular natural disasters, including the deadly 1958 Lituya Bay earthquake in Glacier Bay National Park. That event saw...then called the Queen Charlotte Islands, in 1949; near Lituya Bay, in 1958; near Sitka, in 1972; and in Haida Gwaii...


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