Refine Search

Photo: Survival suit race

With three cruise ships in the Port of Juneau, Coast Guardsmen from a variety of buoy tenders swim toward a buoy in a survival suit race Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 as part of the Buoy Tender Olympics.
For Americans and Canadians, 'Olympics' a break from training

...Friday, it'll be the Canadians' turn to give a tug. Their ship will tow the Coast Guard buoy tender Maple in the Port of Juneau during a drill designed to train the Canadians and Americans to work together in an emergency towing situation.The...
State | Local
DEC reveals extent of cruise pollution

On Tuesday morning, the cruise ship Norwegian Jewel pulled into the port of Juneau, its white hull containing nearly 3,500 passengers eager to debark and enjoy Alaska's capital city.From its stacks, only...
State | Local
Empire editorial: A diverse vision for Juneau's waterfront

...fact, Juneau has been a seaport longer than it has been a capital. In the first three-quarters of a century, the port of Juneau served as a maritime transit center for floatplanes, steamships, military vessels, barges and fishing boats of all...
Kinky Character

...attack in Juneau on March 5, 1968. As he had requested, his ashes were sprinkled on Gastineau Channel near his home port of Juneau, so that "I shall have made harbor for the last time." Bayers was an activist on many issues. He was outspoken...
Fish report

...Petersburg. Catch rates for coho salmon ranged from one rod hour in Gustavus to 11 rod hours in Ketchikan, and the ports of Juneau and Gustavus had better catch rates than their respective five-year averages. Pink salmon catch rates ranged from...
Agency improvement gets legislative praise

...said. Habeger is a former Royal Caribbean Lines and Cruise Line Agencies of Alaska employee, and has worked for the Port of Juneau as well. He most recently served as legislative assistant for former Rep. Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks. He has been...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...have meant in saying it should be spent only ``on nautical things.'' After all, everything is nautical in the port of Juneau, even our schools and our kids. Let's not let these questionable legal interpretations deter us from spending that...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...regulations require any ship to use its whistle - three short blasts when going astern. When ships are leaving the port of Juneau at 11 p.m. and going astern, they are required, for navigational purposes, to use their whistles. It took me...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...northbound connections, the Malaspina will operate later than was originally published for June 13-15 among the ports of Juneau, Haines and Skagway. Revised schedules for the Malaspina, the LeConte, the Aurora and the Taku were issued Saturday...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback