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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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-24/beaten-path-ghosts-northwest-passage
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-20/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-o
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-21/adrift-russian-ship-towed-safely-canadi
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/trails-bumblebees
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-11/fall-arts-preview
Art
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-13/photo-tipsy-queen
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-25/pets-without-people-spend-christmas-amo
State | Local
Handful of households host hives of honeybees around Juneau

...crate with mesh sides. She then removed a can that held food for the journey from Oregon and a tiny container holding the queen. She tipped the crate upside-down and the bees tumbled into the hive, more than likely unhappy with their welcome...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-30/handful-households-host-hives-honeybees
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-26/team-sheufelt-kept-cyclist-course
Sports
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-29/dick-garrison-named-juneau-fourth-j
Neighbors

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