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Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

...years of data and found an average yearly shoreline change of 1.4 meters - or more than...ongoing assessment of the nation's shoreline. None of the studies address climate...previous studies, but most places showed shoreline changes of less than 1 meter per year...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-02/coastal-erosion-threatens-northern-alas
State
New USGS report: Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

...years of data and found an average yearly shoreline change of 1.4 meters - or more than...ongoing assessment of the nation's shoreline. None of the studies address climate...previous studies, but most places showed shoreline changes of less than 1 meter per year...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-01/new-usgs-report-coastal-erosion-threate
State
'Slow bake': Hot weather hangs over far-north state

...buildings lack air conditioning and much of the coast is inaccessible. Anchorage, for one, is surrounded by mud flats along its shoreline.But Anchorage old-timer Jeff Martz wasn't complaining Tuesday as he enjoyed the sunshine at a local park with his granddaughter...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-18/slow-bake-hot-weather-hangs-over-far-no
State
First radioactivity from Fukushima hits B.C. coast

The first small traces of radioactive isotopes from the Fukushima disaster have been detected on the B.C. shoreline, but the amounts are so tiny that they pose no danger to human health or marine ecosystems.The contaminated sample was collected...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/first-radioactivity-fukushima-hits-bc-c
State
Juneau area sport fish report for the week of May 28

...prime places to catch these fish at this time of year. Saltwater shoreline fishing can be very productive as dollies and trout begin to spend their time cruising the shoreline looking for food. Spoons and spinners work well, as do smolt and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-29/juneau-area-sport-fish-report-week-m
Outdoors
Q & A with Hoonah fisherman Vernon Hill

...Sound toting a shipload of "Easter eggs." The crew of the Shirley N spent nine days dropping hemlock branches into the shoreline, waiting for herring to spawn and collecting herring eggs on branches. Hill, captain of the Shirley N, has been gathering...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-13/q-hoonah-fisherman-vernon-hill
Art
My Turn: Gwich'in vs. climate change

...warming, dark regions that were once covered are exposed, absorbing more heat and leading to accelerating temperatures. Shorelines are eroding at an accelerated pace, bodies of water are shrinking and forests are more vulnerable to disease and fire. In...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-14/my-turn-gwichin-vs-climate-change
Opinion
Watts duo wins Heart of Hospice races

...place overall.Connor Norman, 13, led the 5K through the first mile and a half before being overtaken along the Twin Lakes shoreline by Watts. Norman, David Phillips and Tommy Vrabec battled through the last two miles for second place with Phillips getting...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-13/watts-duo-wins-heart-hospice-races
Sports
Juneau area sport fish report for the week of May 19

...are prime places to catch these fish this time of year. Saltwater shoreline fishing can be very productive as dollies and trout begin to spend their time cruising the shoreline looking for food. Spoons and spinners work well, as do smolt and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/juneau-area-sport-fish-report-week-m
Outdoors
Seattle needs permit for oil

...reviewed the use of Terminal 5 as a base for the drilling fleet and found that it would violate the port's 20-year-old shoreline land-use permit, which allows a cargo terminal on the site."I expect the port to obtain all required city permits before...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-05/seattle-needs-permit-oil
State

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