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Company plans new tech for mine near Ketchikan

...official, "'Saudi Arabia has oil; China has rare earths.'" Alaska does as well, and the Bokan project site on the southeast coast of Prince of Wales Island is accessible with the necessary deep-water port for transporting of the natural resource...
Roadside geology: Connor's book time travels into the newly known

...really getting a much better understanding about how the bit of crust we call the Yakutat terrane has been moved up our Southeast coast," she said. The land was probably once a fragment of British Columbia. After it moved north, it collided with...
Stage is set for final battles

...1815, the fleet (the largest since the Spanish Armada), with all the British troops aboard, set sail for the southeast coast of the U.S.The news of the victory in New Orleans helped to bolster the Nation's moral and boosted the reputation...
State offers new aquatic farm sites

ANCHORAGE - Dozens of undeveloped sites along Alaska's southcentral and southeast coast are available for lease from the state to private entrepreneurs for aquatic farms. The 158 sites are on a new list of coves...
Approval close for cruise ship tax

...2 million advertising campaign and approve a $50 per head tax on cruise ship passengers who throng the state's southeast coast each summer. Sound off on the important issues at With 87 percent of precincts reporting by Wednesday, yes votes...
Alaska Digest

...carcasses of a boar, a sow and two cubs were found Thursday at the landfill in Old Harbor, a community of 200 on the southeast coast of Kodiak Island. Alaska laws allow bears to be shot in defense of life or property. That did not seem to be the...
Where's winter?

...were to look at the satellite imagery, you would see a continuous band of clouds over the Gulf of Alaska and the Southeast coast which extend down south to 30 degrees north latitude ... northeast of Hawaii," Truitt said. In short, Juneau...
Weapon fragment reveals whale was more than a century old

...lodged in a bone between the whale's neck and shoulder blade, was likely manufactured in New Bedford, on the southeast coast of Massachusetts, a major whaling center at that time, Bockstoce said. It was probably shot at the whale from a...
The giant waves of Lituya Bay

...two miles wide, and shaped like a T, Lituya Bay is the only refuge for boats along a 100-mile stretch of the Southeast coast. The bay, carved by a glacier and nestled within the snow-covered Fairweather Range, impressed French explorer...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...While Florida's coast has 47 buoys collecting weather data, there are none for an equivalent area off Alaska's Southeast coast. Archives Helicopter pilot Nigel Cook died as many Alaska pilots have - flying full speed into the ground. Risky...


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