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Off the Beaten Path: Ghosts of the Northwest Passage

...Martin W. Sandler's book, "Resolute: The Epic Search for the Northwest Passage, John Franklin, and the Discovery of the Queen's Ghost Ship."If you'd like to read more about Roald Amundsen, I recommend Stephen R. Brown's book, "The Last Viking...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-24/beaten-path-ghosts-northwest-passage
Outdoors
Adrift Russian ship towed safely to Canadian port

...of fuel. It was headed from Everett, Washington, to Russia when it lost power Thursday off Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands.The Canadian and U.S. coast guards responded, then a tugboat took the ship in tow. Officials worried...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-21/adrift-russian-ship-towed-safely-canadi
State
Sports on TV

...doubleheader game4:20 p.m., NBC - San Francisco at DenverSOCCER4:25 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League, Liverpool at Queens Park6:55 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League, Swansea City at Stoke City4:30 p.m., ESPN2 - MLS, Seattle at Los Angeles

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-19/sports-tv
Sports
On the Trails: Bumblebees

...interest are newly emerged queens; when mating is successful, the new queens go on to find hibernation...workers die off and our new queen bumblebees may have gone...and usurping the old queen's position in charge...will be males or future queens of the invader's species...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/trails-bumblebees
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down

...Guard cutter SPAR was supposed to visit Juneau on Sunday, but it instead was diverted to the Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, where the Russian container ship Simushir was in danger of running aground after losing power. It's good...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-20/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-o
Opinion
Jean Thorsteinson

...She was a member of Chapter N of the PEO and was active in the Women's Igloo 6 of the Juneau Pioneers of Alaska serving as Queen Regent in 2000. Jean loved nature and enjoyed hiking, daily walks, camping, and gardening. She was fond of pets and was...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172849727
Sports on TV

...a.m., NBCSN - Premier League, Everton at Manchester United5 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League, Arsenal at Chelsea7 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League, Queens Park at West HamWOMEN'S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL10 a.m., FSN - Texas at Kansas

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-05/sports-tv
Sports
Photo: Tipsy Queen

...the previously grounded motor vessel Pacific Queen at Harris Harbor on Tuesday. According to eyewitnesses, the Queen fell from the harbor grid, damaging her hull...result of the grounding and the hull of Pacific Queen was punctured.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-13/photo-tipsy-queen
Local
Today in history

...admitted to the Washington Monument.On this date:In 1514, Mary Tudor, the 18-year-old sister of Henry VIII, became Queen consort of France upon her marriage to 52-year-old King Louis XII, who died less than three months later.In 1776, a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-10
Local
Today in History

...the Conqueror defeated the English at the Battle of Hastings.In 1586, Mary, Queen of Scots, went on trial in England, accused of committing treason against Queen Elizabeth I. (Mary was beheaded in February 1587.)In 1890, Dwight D. Eisenhower...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-14/today-history
Local

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