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Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...a more open area. The terns had already failed before this year's jokuhlaup, she said. Tern nesting areas in Southeast Alaska have been reported on Portland Island, Tracy Arm, Berners Bay, the Mendenhall Glacier, and there are likely sites...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/tern-colonies-failed-year-near-mende
Outdoors
More ferries for less ridership

...the marine highway gives the Southeast Alaska region the state's highest...about the department's draft Southeast Alaska Transportation Plan, which...he's approved.View the draft Southeast Alaska Transportation Plan online at...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-19/more-ferries-less-ridership
State | Local
Northrim Bank officially completes takeover

...Anchorage-based Northrim Bank to Southeast Alaska. Former Alaska Pacific Bank...Northrim Bank will offer in Southeast Alaska, the leadership chose to demonstrate...resource for people throughout Southeast Alaska and we are proud to be part...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-19/northrim-bank-officially-completes-take
Local
State proposes its plan for 'The Road'

...important source of transportation for residents in southeast Alaska to travel from one community to another.But critics...per-vehicle basis.Malena Marvin, director of the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, called the department's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-19/state-proposes-its-plan-road
State
Cancer Center seeks artwork for upcoming fundraiser

...Salmon Creek Lane, around the corner from Bartlett Regional Hospital. The center serves Juneau and surrounding Southeast Alaska communities. Prior to its opening, Southeast residents had to travel out of the area -- often Anchorage or Seattle...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/cancer-center-seeks-artwork-upcoming-fund
Art
'Dream team' of artists assembled for Soboleff Center

...Native artists working today. Through their artwork, the artists will represent the three indigenous cultures of Southeast Alaska.Due to open next spring near the intersection of Front and Seward Streets downtown, the Soboleff Center will serve...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/dream-team-assembled-soboleff-center
Art
Discover Eaglecrest Day highlights ski hill history through new auction

...ski run, and Alaska Zipline Adventures will offer tours for $50 per person for those who reserve ahead of time. Southeast Alaska Independent Living's Outdoor Recreation and Community Access program, Wells Fargo Dimond Park Field House, Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/discover-eaglecrest-day-highlights-s
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: Winter in Juneau is arts heaven

...According to a recent study conducted by Rain Forest Data and presented during this week's Southeast Conference, Southeast Alaska's arts industry is three times the average in the United States. In 2013, the region's artists, arts organizations...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-19/empire-editorial-winter-juneau-arts-h
Opinion
Thunder Mountain swimmers host invitational meet

High school swim teams from across Southeast Alaska will converge on the Dimond Park Aquatic Center today and Saturday for the Juneau Invitational Swim Meet, bringing some of the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-19/thunder-mountain-swimmers-host-invitat
Sports
Smithsonian posts 3-D modeling of a Tlingit hat

...here: http://3d.si.edu/. This wooden hat belongs to the Tlingit Dakl'aweidi (Killer Whale) clan of Southeast Alaska, and was made in 1900 in Angoon. It is a clan crest hat in the form of a killer whale rising out of the ocean...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/smithsonian-posts-3-d-modeling-tlingit-ha
Art

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