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Taku windstorm brings big gusts but little damage

...occasional event caused when dense, cold air piles up on the east side of the mainland mountains, then spills through the Taku River valley and over Salisbury Ridge. The process results in gusty, violent winds an average of four times per year between...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-05/taku-windstorm-brings-big-gusts-little-
Local
Tulsequah Chief Mine loses big investor

...located near the confluence of the Tulsequah and Taku rivers. The mine originally operated in the 1950s...the Tulsequah River, which flows into the Taku River and into Southeast Alaska.The Taku River enters U.S. waters about 10 miles southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-28/tulsequah-chief-mine-loses-big-investor
Local
Chieftain plans Taku River barge

...returned to plans to use barges on the Taku River, spurring concern from some in Juneau...different" than that presented to the Taku River Fact-Finding Task Force in 2011...transfer barge at the mouth of the Taku River, and then to the Port of Seattle...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-14/chieftain-plans-taku-river-barge
Outdoors
Bigger fish

...smaller."So in 2008, they collected reproductive cells from a stock of wild coho on Fish Creek, a tributary to the Taku River. This is the third year the new stock of coho has returned to DIPAC."We've been quite pleased with the results...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-07/bigger-fish
Outdoors
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...to the outside world with a road up the Taku Inlet and Taku River is the oldest plan on the books for a land link to Juneau...then up the west side of Taku Inlet to a crossing of the Taku River and on to Atlin.American entry into World War I delayed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/reviewing-all-options-old-and-new
Local
What was first effort to build a road out of Juneau?

...doesn't even start in 1921 with the first surveys up the Taku River.In fact, the first notion of a road into the Yukon...Bow Basin, the road would start at the mouth of the Taku River and parallel the river to the border."If this project...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/what-was-first-effort-build-road-out-ju
Local
Leray Francis Clements

...November 8, 2014 surrounded by family.Born July 18, 1921 in Oregon. In 1930, his family moved to the Canadian side/Taku River. He married Jessie Kilroy and had three children; Lillian, Sharon and Lee. He was Southeast AK fisherman, city bus...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173338425
Lorene Paul

...adventures with Specks included motorhome traveling throughout the United States and Canada, summers at their cabin on the Taku River with friends and family and entertaining many friends and family at their Lena Cove cabin. She and Specks took many...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173272438
Francis John Parsons

...the Coast Guard in 1986, he became a commercial pilot and began to fly passengers and freight for Channel Flying and Taku River Lodge. When health issues put an end to his flying career, Frank transitioned to motorcycles and made yearly trips...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173291173
Off the Beaten Path: Notes from the transboundary

...Tribal Transboundary Mining Working Group, grew up on the Taku River. He said that acid mine leakage has been occurring from the Tulsequah Chief Mine, located on a tributary of the Taku River, since the mine closed down in 1957, despite repeated...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/beaten-path-notes-transboundary
Outdoors

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