Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down

...Guard cutter SPAR was supposed to visit Juneau on Sunday, but it instead was diverted to the Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, where the Russian container ship Simushir was in danger of running aground after losing power. It's...
Adrift Russian ship towed safely to Canadian port

...fuel. It was headed from Everett, Washington, to Russia when it lost power Thursday off Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands.The Canadian and U.S. coast guards responded, then a tugboat took the ship in tow. Officials...
Off the Beaten Path: Ghosts of the Northwest Passage

...Martin W. Sandler's book, "Resolute: The Epic Search for the Northwest Passage, John Franklin, and the Discovery of the Queen's Ghost Ship."If you'd like to read more about Roald Amundsen, I recommend Stephen R. Brown's book, "The...
Theatre in the Rough opens 'The Winter's Tale'

...from there. The young prince Mamillius (Callahan Fowler) dies of wasting sickness in his mother's absence. And when the queen's daughter is born while she is still in jail, the king is barely dissuaded from killing the child, despite the emotional...
Pets without people spend Christmas among friends

Pebbles and Jacques will be home for Christmas, even if home is the Gastineau Humane Society shelter. The queen-sized tortoiseshell cat, Pebbles, has been in and out of the shelter for at least the past seven years. Jacques, a skittish...
State | Local
Photo: Tipsy Queen

...pumped from the previously grounded motor vessel Pacific Queen at Harris Harbor on Tuesday. According to eyewitnesses, the Queen fell from the harbor grid, damaging her hull and port side. Coast Guard pollution responders observed a small sheen...
On the Trails: Bumblebees

...tiny nectar pot where she stores nectar for herself. The queen incubates her brood and feeds the larvae on regurgitated...make their living by invading young colonies, killing the queen, and usurping the old queen's position in charge of...
Fall Arts Preview

...jealous king who suspects his wife of adultery and banishes her and his daughter, despite the Oracle's pronouncement of the queen's innocence. Categorized as a comedy, this play has a happy ending but many tragic events along the way.Spring production...
Team Sheufelt kept cyclist on course

...and trophies," she said.She received the Seana Hosen Award for fastest female, Rookie of the Year Award for women, the Queen of the Mountains and Queen of the Prairies for the fastest split time through those sections, a finishing plaque, and...
Dick Garrison named Juneau Fourth of July grand marshal

...said. "I'm kind of excited to know what they're going to do with me. Put me in the back of a truck and wave like the Queen Mary, or what? I don't quite know what I'm in for."During the parade, Garrison will be accompanied by his wife...


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