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Heavy rains force closure of Sandy Beach Road to Coffman Cove

THORNE BAY - Three days of torrential rainfall drenched Thorne Bay on Prince of Wales Island, resulting in the indefinite closure of Sandy Beach Road to Coffman Cove above Hatchery Y (Forest Road 30 and 3030 junction...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-09-02/heavy-rains-force-closure-sandy-beach-roa
Art
Restoring the 'Center of Kasaan'

On Prince of Wales Island, beside a trail west of the small community of Kasaan, sits Naay I'waans. Also known as the Whale House or, more specifically...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-09-02/preparing-rededication-n%C3%A1ay-iwaans-k
Art
Southeast pink salmon harvest fails to meet predictions

...troll catch (we have), it will be somewhere around 30 million."District 4 - open water and the west coast of Prince of Wales Island - saw higher returns, but inside waters did not fare well this season.Walker said the poor season will not lead...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/southeast-pink-salmon-harvest-fails-mee
State
State limits wolf harvest

...In Game Management 2, the area that includes Prince of Wales Island and its adjacent islands, the state wolf hunting...subsistence managers, and the sealers, and our staff on Prince of Wales Island, to monitor as closely as possible the harvest...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-24/state-limits-wolf-harvest
State
Public Hearing to be held on federal wolf hunting, trapping season closure

...seasons for wolves in Unit 2, which encompasses Prince of Wales Island. The release stated the board would like to solicit...set for 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27, in the Prince of Wales Island Vocational and Technical Education Center in Klawock...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-21/public-hearing-be-held-federal-wolf-
Outdoors
Murkowski: Take roadless rule to Supreme Court

...transmission lines, renewable energy and roads to resources, she said.Large swaths of Revillagigedo, Gravina and Prince of Wales islands are roadless areas, including the sites of two proposed mines on Prince of Wales.The ArcticDiscussed in the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-16/murkowski-take-roadless-rule-supreme-co
State | Local
The second strangest story ever told

...here to be processed elsewhere?" I asked."Nah. All the gravel for roads in Petersburg and communities on Prince of Wales Island comes from here. Their rock is too sharp and hard on their tires."We followed the road through second growth...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-12
Art
Ex-cop, coastie accused of PFD fraud

...Juneau grand jury on Friday handed up indictments against Valent Maxwell, a former cop for the city of Klawock on Prince of Wales Island, and in a separate case, U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Geoffrey Michael Barela.Prosecutors with the Anchorage-based...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-12/ex-cop-coastie-accused-pfd-fraud
Local
Seafood, art, music by the sea

...that we were definitely going to every year sell seafood," Hedges said.Located on the northeast coast of Prince of Wales Island, Coffman Cove was founded as a base for loggers and served in that role for decades until the closure of Ketchikan...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-05
Art
My Turn: A man to be remembered

...of purchase documents standing on a slab of Tokeen marble, a high-quality marble from an abandoned quarry on Prince of Wales Island, which is the same marble used in the columns of our State Capitol.Undoubtedly it will attract many visitors as...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-06/my-turn-man-be-remembered
Opinion

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