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'Sailor Talk' lecture highlights trans-Atlantic trip by local couple

SouthEast Alaska Sailing will host the second "Sailor Talk" event of the season from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday...Silverbow. Arrive before 6 p.m. to order food.SEAS "Sailor Talks" are an opportunity to share knowledge and stories...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-02-08/sailor-talk-lecture-highlights-trans
Outdoors
Letters from USS Juneau sailor could come to city

...received a package of copies of letters originally sent by a sailor on the doomed U.S.S. Juneau (CL-52), months before...Blohm, the woman who received about 15 handwritten letters from sailor William George Meeker Jr. of Harrison, N.J. during World...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-07/letters-uss-juneau-sailor-could-come-ci
Local
'Sail Repair and Maintenance' the topic of upcoming 'Sailor Talk'

SouthEast Alaska Sailing will be hosting their third 'Sailor Talk' event of the season from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday...this time. This event is free and open to the public. SEAS 'Sailor Talks' are an opportunity to share knowledge and stories during...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-03-08/sail-repair-and-maintenance-topic-up
Outdoors
FYI for the week of June 1, 2014

...son, Zander Kai Coutlee, weighing 5 lbs. 15 oz., to Rachelle LaRue and Lyle Coutlee. ? On May 22, 2014, a daughter, Sailor Pearl Aceveda, weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz., to Eva Marks and Roy Aceveda. ? On May 22, 2014, a son, Smith Eric Sorensen...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-01/fyi-week-june-1-2014
Neighbors
AWOL sailor found living in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - A passport application investigation has led to the arrest of an AWOL sailor running from a Navy investigation. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 26-year-old Royce Allen Eagle of Virginia has...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121710/reg_758027424.shtml
Regional News
Rescuers struggle to aid stricken sailor

JUNEAU - The Coast Guard said a rescue helicopter rushed to help a stricken sailor off Sitka, but a flight surgeon who had been lowered into his boat was unable to revive him. The guard said 72-year-old Sitka...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110909/reg_514419514.shtml
Today in history

...parties, except the Nazi Party, were outlawed. Cartoon character Popeye the Sailor made his movie debut in the Fleischer Studios animated short, "Popeye the Sailor."In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure providing funds...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15
Local
Polish engineer sets sail for Northwest Passage

...cap, catches and holds sea ice, which last year was thickest in the area since 2006.The Polish engineer and recreational sailor - on a year-long voyage around the arctic on his yacht, the Lady Dana 44 - slid his hand from east to west across the sea...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-30/polish-engineer-sets-sail-northwest-pas
State
Today in Sports History

...singles and doubles at the 2000 Sydney Games. Ben Ainslie earns another gold in the Finn class to become the most successful sailor in Olympic history.2013 - Alex Rodriguez is suspended through 2014 (211 games) and All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-05
Sports
Today in sports history

...Open by one stroke over Meg Mallon, her first victory on the LPGA Tour.2001 - Jacques Rogge, a Belgian surgeon and Olympic sailor with a squeaky-clean reputation, is elected to succeed Juan Antonio Samaranch as president of the International Olympic Committee...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-16
Sports

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