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Off the Beaten Path: The bears, wolves of Kupreanof Island

...for the expedition may have been the strangest thing that's ever happened in Thomas Bay.Ben and I paddled into Sumner Strait, around the southern tip of Mitkof Island. With the tide running hard against the wind, we were happy to slide into...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...There will openings Monday through Tuesday for Little Port Walter, Kingsmill Point, Tebenkof Bay, North Sumner Strait, South Sumner Strait, Snow Passage, South Passage, Homeshore, Middle Island and Salisbury Sound. Virtually dooming the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Fisherman escapes sinking boat Brian Mattson of Petersburg was piloting his 38-foot gillnetter, the Reward, in Sumner Strait, a 10-mile wide passage that extends from north Prince of Wales Island to the Stikine River. The incident began...
Man arrested for breaking into Southeast cabins, stealing skiffs in Wrangell Narrows and Duncan Canal over the last two months. "We also believe he could have gone down into Sumner Strait and (done) some damage near the Wrangell area," he said. Though Vandergriff is charged with stealing the skiffs...
Coast Guard reminds residents to be safe

...evening when he had not arrived.A rescue team searched for about two hours on Monday to no avail in Keku Strait, Sumner Strait and the northern shore of Zarembo Island, a statement read. It was the second rescue team that found him unharmed...
Entanglement ends well for whale, calf

...Fisheries Service. After receiving a call from fishermen a pair of whales were tangled in fishing gear off Point Baker in Sumner Strait the last week in July, a response team from NOAA's Protected Resources Division, in Juneau, arrived on scene to...
State and local briefly

...Sophia are now open through Friday. Kingsmill Point and Tebenkof Bay are now open through Wednesday. South Sumner Strait, North Sumner Strait and Homeshore are now open through Tuesday. The following areas will be open from Monday to Friday: Ship...
My turn: Tongass is a salmon forest first

...coho runs are finding it difficult to survive. We used to have really good fisheries in places like Clarence Strait, Sumner Strait, and Point Baker. Those areas have been really hurt by clear cutting huge areas of old-growth forest.These days...
Accumulated fragments: The patron saint of American wilderness

...tribes on the route north, with reference to future missionary work. They began heading west from Wrangell through Sumner Strait between Kupreanof and Prince of Wales Islands, then, turning northward, they paddled up the Kiku Strait, across...
Neighbors | 100 Anniversary
State and local briefly

...sinking boat JUNEAU -A Petersburg fishing vessel sank in Sumner Strait Wednesday morning, but the one man aboard was saved...piloting his 38-foot gillnetter, the Reward, in Sumner Strait, a 10-mile wide passage that extends from north Prince...


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