FVF Chenega sailing for Sept. 2 cancelled

The Sept. 2 sailing of the Fast Vehicle Ferry Chenega has been cancelled due to heavy seas forecasted for the Chatham Strait and the South Lynn Canal, according to a press release from the Alaska Marine Highway System...
Chenega sailing canceled due to high seas

The Alaska Marine Highway ferry Chenega's scheduled sailing Thursday was canceled due to high seas forecast for Chatham Strait and Lynn Canal, the Alaska Department of Transportation announced.The Chenega was scheduled to sail...
State | Local
My Turn: Untapped potential in the Arctic

...limits. The Arctic's Beaufort and Chukchi seas could produce more energy than the Atlantic...Development of the Beaufort and Chukchi seas could generate as many as 50,000 jobs...drill exploratory wells in the Chukchi Sea is a step in the right direction. But...
Father of dead boys: 'All I want is to be with my children'

...commander of a small boat overmatched by high seas."I took over and started steering. The...for the Greek island of Kos, was only at sea for four minutes before the captain abandoned...uncounted number of those who have died at sea in recent months as the conflicts in the...
Nation and World
Shell prez: 'Oil will be required for long time'

...and ice seals already harmed by diminished sea ice.In Seattle, Shell faced protests...Shell permission to drill in the Chukchi Sea for the first time in 24 years.The U...Survey estimates the Chukchi and Beaufort seas hold 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil...
Joseph Murphy

...working for the National Park Service in Kotzebue, AK in 2000, Joe was involved in the search and rescue of a lost man on the sea ice in a white out. With ice cracking around them, Joe and a coworker were able to locate the lost man and lead him off the...
Chinese warships in Bering Sea as Obama visits state

...Chinese warships have moved into the Bering Sea near Alaska after participating in a naval...Force One as Obama flew near the Bering Sea.Navy Cdr. Bill Urban, a Pentagon spokesman...People's Liberation Army Navy in the Bering Sea."We respect the freedom of all nations...
Obama to walk fine line on climate, energy

WASHINGTON - With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska this...climate to instill fresh urgency into his global warming agenda. Sea ice is melting, critical permafrost is thawing and Alaska's...
My Turn: It's not too late to move whale sculpture

...Gastineau Channel, connected to shore by a sea walk running from Gold Creek to a proposed...considerable planning involving both the sea walk project and the whale project, but there has been very little scrutiny of the "sea walk/island" idea or its connection to...
On the Trails: Recent sightings around Juneau

...A very showy display.At Point Louisa, on a moderately low tide, the rocky shores and pools held the usual assortment of sea stars, chitons, anemones and urchins. I was entertained by a couple of urchins: In one pool, the urchin sat in a clam-shell...


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