Jack Chalmers Culbreath

...there will be no service, and the family will spread his ashes in a special place. Contributions in Jack's name may be made to Hospice and Home Care of Juneau and SAIL of Juneau. Family can be contacted at Po Box 210951 Auke Bay, Ak 99821
Race to Alaska will return next summer

KETCHIKAN - The boat race that challenged contestants to sail, paddle or peddle their vessels from Washington to Alaska will return next year.This summer's Race to Alaska was a simple...
FVF Chenega sailing for Sept. 2 cancelled

...the South Lynn Canal, according to a press release from the Alaska Marine Highway System Tuesday.The vessel was scheduled to sail from Juneau to Sitka to Juneau.The Chenega is one of the state's two fast ferries; the other is the Fairweather. The AMHS...
44th in the 49th

...later in the day to people who asked him about the experience.While Obama will head to Seward today to hike on Exit Glacier and sail in Kenai Fjords National Park, his mission Monday was climate change.After arriving at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson...
Around town for Monday, Aug. 31

...noon, Douglas Methodist Church. $5 or $10. Details: 463-6175. Brain injury peer support group, noon-1 p.m., SAIL offices, 3225 Hospital Drive. Details: 586-4920. "Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon family group, 12:05-12:55 p...
Ferry Aurora won't sail Saturday

...canceled its Saturday sailings to allow time for repairs to the ship's firefighting equipment. The ferry was scheduled to sail from Cordova to Whittier and back to Cordova on that date.The news was announced in a Tuesday email from the AMHS. Ferry system...
Sails unfurl in Spirit of Admiralty race

...began to ebb the seas grew short and steep. All boats reduced sail as they moved fast to the north, often surfing down waves...Dave D'AmoreNote: As this is a very mixed fleet, each boat sails under a PHRF ratings handicap to fairly adjust times for a more...
Chenega sailing canceled due to high seas

...forecast for Chatham Strait and Lynn Canal, the Alaska Department of Transportation announced.The Chenega was scheduled to sail from Juneau to Angoon, then Sitka, before heading back to Juneau. The DOT ferry Fairweather's scheduled sailing Thursday...
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Philanthropy in action: Paul Douglas and the Douglas-Dornan Foundation

...Music Matters, Juneau Dance Theatre, Lynn Canal Running Camp, SAIL and the Zach Gordon Youth Center, among others, with grants...Gordon Youth Center, and formerly served for 10 years on the SAIL board, as well as briefly on the REACH board. He was also instrumental...
Cultural tourism comes with unique challenges

...When it did, performers instead told the story of the arrival of the Russians and how the inhabitants of Sitka thought the sails of their boats were the White Raven. The guests, Ferguson said, were moved.Travelers who are eager to learn about local...


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