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BC mines minister comes to Juneau

...that the week will also include at least one significant demonstration. On Wednesday, a group called Inside Passage Waterkeeper will symbolically present Gov. Walker with hundreds of rubber boots that will then be donated to the Glory Hole.
Home Runs: Alaska's leaders must walk their salmon talk

...rural Southeast Alaska, including ours, and the first thing you see is an impossibly long row of battered XtraTuf rubber boots. There are boots for the family, the friends who stopped by to chat, extras for the summer folks who came to visit...
Pure Sole: My father's hands

...father's large hand swallowed my tiny, feeble one.Its warmth flowed down my arm to my torso and into my tiny, black rubber boots.Looking up I could only see his hand.His huge, muscled fingers pulsating life. I knotted my fist and he ever so...
Dancing, rising for revolution"She added she planned on dancing if the mood struck, although she noted, "It's sort of hard to dance in rubber boots."High schoolers also attended the event, including Juneau-Douglas High School cheerleaders and the Thunder Mountain...
Local organizations invite public to wetlands clean-up event

...Point, according to an email from Discovery Southeast this week. Those looking to assist in the effort should bring rubber boots, gloves and any friends who can lend a hand, according to the release. From 10 a.m. to noon, Discovery Southeast...
Finding winter at Peterson Lake Cabin

...we'd learned anything on the hike up it was that ice cleats are a requirement on this trail in winter. No question. Rubber boots or similar water resistant footwear is ideal. Snowshoes? Not a bad idea, especially if a snowstorm blows in unexpectedly...
On the Trails: Muskeg ponds

...I have no idea what could have made these.Several of the ponds are very deep, well over the tops of the ordinary rubber boots of anyone foolish enough to step in. These ponds have thick layers of loose, flocculent material (algae and what else...
These boots were made for walking, and everything else besides

...pair of shoes here - rain boots. Call them breakup boots, Juneau tennis shoes or Xtra Tuf brand - you gotta have your rubber boots if you live in Juneau.I bought my first pair of Xtra Tufs toward the end of my first year in Juneau. I don't know...
Ketchikan students learn sea skills

...marine biology, but it was another little thing that was pretty cool," Sanderson said, adding that he had left his rubber boots on the boat and had to slog through the muskeg barefoot so as not to lose his shoes in the muck.Micah Briola, a junior...
A snapshot of Juneau, circa 1994

...mannequin donated by Alaska Nugget Outfitters shows how the typical Juneau resident dressed (Halibut jacket, Xtratuf rubber boots). The Juneau fire department donated an ax. A local logger donated a chainsaw that he used to clear-cut an area on...


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