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Future uncertain for rare white deer at weapons site

...they'll lose their habitat when the property is sold."The depot, completed a month before the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, provided for the ordnance storage needs of the nation for 60 years. It covered an area larger than the city of Syracuse...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-16/future-uncertain-rare-white-
Nation and World
VA secretary pays tribute to WWII Alaska Native militia

...to defend the vast territory from the threat of Japanese invasion.The unit was activated after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and points along Alaska's Aleutian Islands. The volunteer militia members, nicknamed Uncle Sam's Men and Eskimo...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-12/va-secretary-pays-tribute-wwii-alaska-n
State
Alaska Science Forum: Human-powered torpedo on Alaska's remote island

...and depended on being recovered by another ship. The Japanese used several of the midget subs during the attack on Pearl Harbor.Japanese leaders wanted to deploy six of them at Midway Atoll, but after defeat there they diverted the subs to Kiska...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-10-23/alaska-science-forum-human-powered-t
Outdoors
Photos: On the water

Purse seiners anchor in front of Pearl Harbor as they wait for a salmon opening on Monday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-07/photos-water
Local
Carter says US flights, sea missions in Pacific will go on

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - Defense Secretary Ash Carter strongly defended America's right to fly over artificial islands that Beijing is building...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-28/carter-says-us-flights-sea-missions-p
Not For Web
Honoring Alaska's WWII history

...406th Bombardment Squadron was stationed in Yakutat.The grand opening of Yakutat's base was three months before Pearl Harbor, he said."We knew the war was coming, and we would be drawn in," he said.Alaska got "the death trap" planes...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-29/yakutats-once-and-future-war
Art
'Hoonah Boy' Horton dies at age 91

...buildings, including the Prospector and Foodland. He honored his fellow servicemen every year on Dec. 7, in memory of Pearl Harbor and never turned down a drink offered by grateful neighbors and friends for his service.Horton was one of the only...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-08/hoonah-boy-horton-dies-age-91
Local
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...United States on Dec. 7, 1941 with the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and the loss of the U.S. battle fleet moored...that point. As ordered, he carried out his attack on Pearl Harbor but later found out that the note officially breaking...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-21/forgotten-battle-alaska
Neighbors
One Heart and One Spirit

...to Minidoka Internment Camp in Idaho, where nearly 9,000 Japanese-Americans were imprisoned after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.The Minidoka War Relocation Center, as it was called, has since been named a national historic site in honor of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-13/one-heart-and-one-spirit
Local
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

...of "L.A. Confidential" returns to City of Angels territory with a story that begins the day before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Four members of the Watanabe family are dead in a possible ritual murder-suicide, and Los Angeles Police Department...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-09/fall-books-37-new-titles-add-your-reading
Art

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