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The forgotten battle for Alaska

...develop a radical revision of Japanese naval strategy. Instead of waiting for the American...terrible resolve." Thus, the largest naval conflict in history began.Unbeknownst...charge across the Pacific with a serious naval force. In 1940, a new plan had been developed...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-21/forgotten-battle-alaska
Neighbors
Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...need yearly catastrophes to realize a long-term shift is underway.Jeffries, now Arctic Science Advisor for the Office of Naval Research, said he hopes one thing comes out of the U.S.'s two-year assignment in 2015 leading the Arctic Council, a...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/alaska-science-forum-far-north-chang
Outdoors
Made in Alaska: Greg Chaney's "Empty Chair"

...war and the relocation.For example, Neil MacKinnon's grandfather, (J. S.) "Sim" MacKinnon was the highest ranking naval officer in Juneau at the time of the Tanaka family's interment. He was the one who had to carry out the order. Making that...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-11/empty-chair-traces-multiple-interweaving-
Art
My Turn: Reconsider the ferry system

...Department of Public Works consulted with Walter R. Green, a transportation executive of Seattle, Phillip F Spaulding, a Seattle naval architect, and Felix J. Toner, a Juneau engineer. Directors, operators, designers of ferry systems in the U.S. and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-07/my-turn-reconsider-ferry-system
Opinion
Intense storm headed to Aleutian Islands

...accustomed to severe weather.In fact, 69 mph wind gusts blew in last week in the western Aleutian town of Adak, a former Naval Air Station east of Nuri's direct route that retains its military appearance. To prepare for the storm, the community's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-07/intense-storm-headed-aleutian-islands
State
Alaska refuge proposes killing invasive caribou

...1,300 miles southwest of Anchorage. The military built an airfield on the island during World War II and it was used as a Naval Air Station until 1997.The nearest native caribou are 500 miles away. At the request of military officials, caribou were...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/alaska-refuge-proposes-killing-invasive
State
Alaska refuge proposes killing invasive caribou

...1,300 miles southwest of Anchorage. The military built an airfield on the island during World War II and it was used as a Naval Air Station until 1997.The nearest native caribou are 500 miles away. At the request of military officials, caribou were...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-02/alaska-refuge-proposes-killing-invasive
State
Barto awarded appointment to US Naval Academy

...awarded an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. Barto will travel to Annapolis...Representative Don Young. Upon graduation from the Naval Academy, he is required to fulfill a five-year...U.S. Navy. Barto was also awarded a Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051810/loc_640858683.shtml
News
Alaska satellite launch for Naval research project set for September at Kodiak facility

...Launch Complex on Sept. 27.The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports the satellite is a Naval Research Laboratory project that has been in the works for several years.Naval Research Laboratory spokesman Tim Duffy says the satellite is smaller than a typical...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-08-28/alaska-satellite-launch-naval-research-
State
Today in history

...date:In 1536, the English Parliament passed an act declaring the authority of the pope void in England.In 1792, American naval hero John Paul Jones died in Paris at age 45.In 1872, Britain enacted voting by secret ballot.In 1932, the United States...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-18
Local

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