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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...
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...
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...
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...
The dramatic pleasures of fall

...Schooler and Japanese wildlife photographer Michio Hoshino to find the elusive blue bear, or glacier bear, along the Southeast coast, focusing in particular on the relationship between the two men as they pursue their goal. Schooler's sister...
Risky business?

...While Florida's coast has 47 buoys collecting weather data, there are none for an equivalent area off Alaska's Southeast coast. Alaska has one weather observation site for every 8,000 square miles, said Bob Kanan of the National Weather...
From Pelican to Hoonah a stroke at a time

...occurred to me that it wasn't always going to be easy to find a place to land, even in a kayak. Along much of the Southeast coast the earth rises directly out of the water with no beach - just cliffs and jagged rocks. Lacking flat land, the fishermen...
Taking chances with Mount Rainier

...Alley can scoff at those nutty Angelenos and their earthquake faults. It's why people build homes on stilts on the southeast coast of the United States, right in the common path of hurricanes. It's why small towns settled in the flood plains...
Fly Fishing fantasies

...for fly fishers looking for sun - Midway Island in the Pacific Ocean, the Seychelles, north of Madagascar off the southeast coast of Africa. "That just looks like heaven," Elfer says of the points on the map. In Mexico he'll be looking for...


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