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Juneau man dies in apparent scuba diving accident

John Robert Pugh Jr. of Juneau died early Monday morning while scuba diving in the vicinity of Funter Bay on the west coast of Admiralty Island. He was working as a deckhand on a 21-foot skiff in a sea...
The path of an Eagle Scout

...and that has been something I really look forward to." The troop has done a variety of different activities such as scuba diving, building snow caves, cooking and the flag ceremony for baccalaureate. The Eagle Scouts said if it weren't for...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Juneau scuba instructor dives in headfirst 7/31/98 the same. As a full-time scuba diving instructor, Lachelt teaches, and the first time he went scuba diving in the ocean at Amalga Harbor...Mike Hatch said. ``As far as scuba diving, there's probably none better...
Philip Sellick

...He came to Alaska in 1986 and worked in the Juneau school district for many years. Phil loved hunting, fishing, scuba diving, painting and making dioramas. His giving nature made him easy to love. He made friends everywhere he went. We will...
Leaving land-life behind

...surround the wreck of the Princess Sophia.Recreational scuba diving in Southeast Alaska requires a little more work and...that an instructor in Fiji told her she should learn scuba diving. She laughed at him."He said 'I'll teach you...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...neighbors have regular access to the internet and dealing with a snafu in any system is not often pleasant.Thumbs up to scuba diving in Southeast Alaska. After reading stories from experts and enthusiasts in the recent article "Leaving land behind...
Untangling Southeast Alaska's fisheries

...of the fisheries vignettes that explores the roots of her interest in storytelling. Her biological father died while scuba diving when she was a baby, an experience she says might have paved the way for her fascination with figuring out what makes...
James Albert Gamblin and outdoor activities including downhill skiing, scuba diving, hiking, and walking his dog Dutch. Together Jim...shared their love of travel and adventure including scuba diving trips to the Caribbean and two years spent touring the...
Dale Staley Rockingham Speedway in North Carolina. His sense of adventure continued after moving to Alaska where he took up scuba diving and earned his pilot's license. He and his wife enjoyed flying their plane to Skagway and Gustavus.Education defined...
Life under the sea - a ruling passion

For Annette Smith, scuba diving isn't just a hobby or a simple distraction from a busy workweek...state's Permanent Fund Dividend Division, began her love affair with scuba diving in 1997 and now averages about 150 to 200 dives a year. She's...


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