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Tourists lost on West Glacier Trail picked up by boat

...Juneau Police Department for help. They reported being on a rock overlooking the lake but didn't know how to get back to the...maintained, the terrain is rugged and requires a fair amount of rock scrambling. Warning signs are posted at the trailhead, as well...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-29/tourists-lost-west-glacier-trail-picked
Local
From gold rush ghost town to migratory delta

...boats or navigate through a choppy stretch of river. Our biggest worry was floating too fast.That first day we passed three rock outcroppings known as the "three sisters" and gazed at a few snow-capped mountains and the low, interior-looking hills...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-29/gold-rush-ghost-town-migratory-delta
Outdoors
Mendenhall River raft tour capsizes

...escaped out the front. When she surfaced, Hollick said she immediately looked for her husband. He was upstream swimming for a rock, which he eventually reached, rested and then hauled out onto. Meanwhile, Hollick held on to the rope attached to the raft...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-29/mendenhall-river-raft-tour-capsizes
Local
On the Trails: Lucky days

...roadside parking to the Cowee Meadow cabin, and more appears to be in the works, judging from the big canvas buckets of crushed rock that lie not far from the trail in the woods. So some of the worst rooty mudholes may be a thing of the past before long. Yay-State...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-29/trails-lucky-days
Outdoors
Tracy Morgan settles suit with Wal-Mart over fatal crash

...not guilty. He wasn't a defendant in Morgan's federal lawsuit.Morgan, who starred on "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock," suffered what his lawyer has referred to as a traumatic brain injury. The lawyer said in March that Morgan wasn't fully...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-28/tracy-morgan-settles-suit-wal-mart-ov
Not For Web
Free concert Wednesday night

The experimental country rock band Goldwing will hold a free concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the @360 studio of KTOO headquarters in downtown Juneau.Goldwing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-27/free-concert-wednesday-night
Local
Yakutat organizations, community members band together to save town

...in the schools affects the town, and Yakutat is "between a rock and a hard place.""If we make taxes too high, people move...to be too dismal about it. We're feeling like maybe we hit rock bottom, and we're just going to go up from here." INDUSTRYWhile...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/yakutat-organizations-community-members-b
Art
Seward sculpture work is in progress

...project, was excited to enlist Rubin as the artist. Rubin previously created a monumental installation for Ketchikan called "The Rock," which shows different aspects of Southeast Alaska's history through life-size bronze figures."We were really interested...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-27/seward-sculpture-work-progress
State | Local
Harrigan Hall reopens after asbestos scare

...Going forth in the project, we do know that we have some asbestos within the building, like the joint compound and the sheet rock has a little bit," said Kluting."That's going to have to be handled by the contractor. But from here on out, there should...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/harrigan-hall-reopens-after-asbestos-sc
State
Summer youth camp roundup

...Other offerings include LEGO Robotics, which teaches programming skills for both beginner and advanced levels, as well as Girls Rock Summer Science. The NOAA Sun to Sea camp runs from June 1-6; cost to participate is $260. LEGO Robotics camp sessions run...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/summer-youth-camp-roundup
Art

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