Local photographer Huff releases debut book, 'Last Road North'

...Juneau photographer Ben Huff's debut book "Last Road North," "topics like corporate rapaciousness, aggressive capitalism, peak oil or vanishing cultures of either men or animals wouldn't much engage him... He seems more focused on what we do not know...
'Dream team' of artists assembled for Soboleff Center the Soboleff Center, flanked by two house posts. When complete, his piece - 17-feet-wide by 12-feet-high at its peak - will be the largest glass screen in the world. The 7-foot glass house posts on either side will depict Eagle and Raven warriors...
My Turn: Walk in the shoes of a minimum wage worker

...when I was a homeless teen in the 1960s.The minimum wage hit its high point in value around the time I most needed it. At its peak in 1968, the minimum wage was worth $10.96, adjusted for inflation. That's way more than today's federal minimum wage...
Industry could suffer if Big Thorne stalls

...the Forest Service has little or any available backup because we've invested so much time and energy into this one."At its peak, the Southeast timber industry boasted lumber mills on Gravina Island and in Wrangell and Haines. Hoonah's Icy Straits Lumber...
Photo: The High One

...and Presevere on Wednesday. It is the centerpiece of the park and is the highest mountain peak in North America with a summit elevation of 20,237 feet above sea level and is the third most prominent peak after Mount Everest and Aconcagua.
Antarctic sea ice growth does not negate climate change

...frozen ring. The ice spans nearly 7 million square miles at its peak, an area roughly twice the size of the United States.This...Sea, which faces New Zealand, has seen a dramatic increase in peak ice extent and 80 more days of ice cover since 1979, when satellites...
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Today in Sports History

...Jankovic 6-4, 7-5 to win her third U.S. Open championship and ninth Grand Slam title.2008 - Helio Castroneves wins the PEAK Indy 300 in the closest finish in the history of the IndyCar Series, but it isn't enough to stop Scott Dixon from taking his...
Runners blister Treadwell Trails at Capital City Invitational

...competitive teams can be difficult."The field made for an awesome experience," Nyquest said. "Even if I wasn't at my peak. And the season will be fun."The Falcons are without top senior runner Madie Hall and freshman Ronnie Salter and, while...
State champs are back in the pool

...look to compete in each race," JDHS coach John Wray said. "They will improve their times during the season and reach their peak at the SE Regional Champs in Petersburg. After four weeks of practice, the boys have worked hard and are showing improvement...
On the Trails: Marmots, gentians

...lounging on rocks in the warm sun, letting the kids do the work.Part of the Parks and Rec hiking group went on up Gastineau Peak, while the rest of us found a cushy spot for lunch at the end of Gold Ridge. The marmots could keep their rocks-we chose...


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