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In rare event, the remnants of Pacific hurricane hit Southeast

JUNEAU - Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Oho battered Alaska's southeast coast on Friday, the latest unusual weather event to hit a state that so far this year has dealt with a lack of snow, warmer temperatures...
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...
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...


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