My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...a greater speed with potential risks to off-shore/on-shore oil rigs and vessels (e.g., as was experienced by Terra Nova, a large oil field located about 230 miles off the coast of Newfoundland); and roads, runways, pipelines, harbors, and...
Walter Francis Baldwin

...grandchildren Sabriena Michaud of Philomath, OR, Shauna Ross of Juneau, AK, Mery Blilie of Haines, AK, Rebecca Fisk of Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Kevin Wood of Las Vegas, NV, Corey Wood of Ft. Worth, TX, Rachel Wood of Kamloops, B.C., Michael Wood of Vernon...
Today in sports history

1923 - Gene Sarazen beats Walter Hagen 1 up to capture the PGA championship.1941 - Joe Louis knocks out Lou Nova in the sixth round at the Polo Grounds in New York to retain the world heavyweight title.1954 - Willie Mays makes his over-the-shoulder...
NASA: No excessive methane emissions from Alaska

...the ground yet," study lead author Rachel Chang, an assistant professor of atmospheric science at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, told the science website Phys.Org.Methane fluxes from the Alaska landscape followed a general pattern - roughly...
On the Trails: The many uses of urine

...set the dye, and then pound it on a board. The process is called "waulking" and still continues in the Hebrides (and in Nova Scotia by descendants of Scottish emigrants) as a cultural celebration. Urine has been used as a tooth-whitener and for making...
On the Trails: Hunting success

...Argentina were successful 21 percent of the time in open water and 34 percent of attacks on beached whales. Great blue herons in Nova Scotia were successful in 29 to 100 percent of their strikes on fish prey. One striking feature of such observations is that...
Photo: Beach walk

Chelsea Lechner keeps Nova, a friend's dog, entertained with a ball while walking her own dog, Quinn, along Auke Recreation beach on Friday. Sunday is expected to be sunny with temperatures in the mid-40s.
Hagel says nations must avoid conflict in Arctic

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia - The U.S. will assert its sovereignty in the Arctic, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Friday, even as Russia...
FYI for the week of Nov. 24, 2013

Recent births at the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center:? On Nov. 20, 2013, a daughter, Nova Ann Prebag, weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz., to Rebecca and Michael Prebag.? On Nov. 22, 2013, a son, Rowen Powrie Curry, weighing...
What would you trade for salmon?

Scotland, England, Norway, Japan, Quebec, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Maine, New York, Massachusetts, California, Oregon and Washington all used to have wild salmon runs. Those runs have...


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