Lawrence Charles Sommers

...Needs where he constructed adaptive devices for everyday living for children and adults with special needs, and volunteered for SAIL. He could often be seen walking (or being walked) by their golden retriever/yellow lab, Jenny, and later their golden...
Authors cruise will sail Friday

The sixth annual Alaska Authors at Sea whale-watching cruise will sail from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.Tickets are $55 and can be purchased at both Hearthside Books locations.Authors include...
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...
Empire Editorial: Ferries need to find a better solution for their wastewater

We love our ferries here in Southeast. We also love the pristine waters in which they sail. We'd like to keep both. That's why the Alaska state ferries are long overdue for an upgrade in their water treatment practices...
Carnival aims to launch Miami to Cuba cruises in May

...which focuses on trips where passengers sail to a destination in order to volunteer...respond to inquiries about their efforts to sail to Cuba.The vessels are not allowed to...Carnival isn't the first cruise company to sail to Cuba. A handful of foreign cruises...
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Ferry Columbia troubled by mechanical problems

...the breakdown was still unresolved.The Columbia is now tentatively scheduled to leave Juneau at 2:45 p.m. today and will sail to Petersburg, Wrangell, Ketchikan and Bellingham.As a result, next week's Columbia sailings to and from Skagway and Sitka...
Sails unfurl in Spirit of Admiralty race

...speeds built to the mid to high 20-knot range, as the tide began to ebb the seas grew short and steep. All boats reduced sail as they moved fast to the north, often surfing down waves. Daybreak saw half the fleet still in sight of each other approaching...
Coast Guard cutter forced into retirement

...HOMER - After 23 years of service, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island ends its tour of duty. Sometime soon it will sail away to be decommissioned at the Coast Guard Yard, Baltimore, Md. A farewell ceremony was Thursday at the Homer Elks Lodge...
Carter says US flights, sea missions in Pacific will go on

...about U.S. military flights over the projects by saying, "There should be no mistake in this, the United States will fly, sail and operate wherever international law allows."His comments came in the wake of a formal Chinese protest over the flight last...
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Cutter Roanoke Island leaves Homer on last voyage

...members of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island.She set sail Wednesday morning on a 7,000-nautical mile journey from Homer...good-bye to fathers and husbands. The Roanoke Island's crew will sail both the Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean and pass through the...


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