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Juneau called a cut above the rest

...about the top-ranking city, SmartAsset described Juneau as surrounded by glaciered mountains on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other, and one which can only be reached by plane or ferry.The only capital city in the nation quite so isolated...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-16/juneau-called-cut-above-rest
Local
UAS' One Campus, One Book featured author to lead Evening at Egan

...include the intersections of science and writing, especially literature of the environment and the literature of the Pacific Ocean. Following extensive research on Steinbeck and Ricketts, Rodger published two volumes, a critical edition of Ricketts's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-09/uas-one-campus-one-book-featured-author-l
Art
Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

A new study released Monday found that warming temperatures in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of North America over the past century closely followed natural changes in the wind, not increases in greenhouse...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-22/study-links-changing-winds-warming-paci
State
UAS' One Campus, One Book project announces fall events

...include the intersections of science and writing, especially literature of the environment and the literature of the Pacific Ocean. For 10 years, she researched the life and work of marine ecologist, Ed Ricketts, the model for John Steinbeck's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/uas-one-campus-one-book-project-announces
Art
When war broke out, they didn't wait to volunteer

...taken on coal in San Francisco on Aug. 17, and it was possible that the ship was hunting British shipping in the Pacific Ocean with other German warships.The Canadian military sent its most powerful Pacific warship - the 23-year-old cruiser...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-25/when-war-broke-out-they-didnt-wait-volu
Local
Sport fish report for the week of July 28

...addition to halibut, several rockfish species were also caught; Quillback, Silvergrey, Dusky, Yelloweye, and Pacific Ocean Perch were the most commonly caught rockfish. Anglers are reminded that all non-pelagic rockfish caught must be...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/sport-fish-report-week-july-28
Outdoors
Souring seas eating away at tiny creatures

...horrific lab accident.They were being eaten away by the Pacific Ocean.For the first time, scientists have documented that...need to understand that."In some parts of the North Pacific Ocean, pteropods may make up only 2 to 10 percent of plankton...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-01/souring-seas-eating-away-tiny-creatures
State
Peter McKay

...invited his friends to join him. Many did. He loved dynamic places, barely sheltered from the storms of the North Pacific Ocean, where in recent years he would set up spring camps for weeks in snow, surrounded by wolves, bears coming out of...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171729147
Magnitude 6.6 quake off British Columbia coast

PORT ALICE, B.C. - A magnitude 6.6 quake was recorded Wednesday night in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia's Vancouver Island, the U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-25/magnitude-66-quake-british-columbia-coa
State
Agency considers pinto abalone for endangered list

ANCHORAGE (AP) - A 6-inch Pacific Ocean marine snail prized for its delicate flavor and colorful shell will be considered for endangered or threatened species status...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-19/agency-considers-pinto-abalone-endanger
State

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