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A $750K ride to the glacier

...initial purchase of an electric tour bus, Troll said she is excited by the idea. For a number of years, she worked as a tour guide.She said that she would lead tours to the glacier and tell tourists about how much it was receding only to load them...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-08/750k-ride-glacier
Local
Whale, what now?

...team that is working to get the project off the ground. Janes and Wolfe own Gastineau Guiding, where Linda works as a tour guide trainer. But this center is in no way a business venture of Gastineau Guiding, Janes said."None of us are planning...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-04/whale-what-now
Local
Riding a swell

...of it."Though Gastineau Guiding has never had a "down year," Janes said he and most, if not all, of the other tour-guide companies can tell when the number of cruise passengers dips - as it did around 2010 - and when it climbs, as it is...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-02/riding-swell
Local
Tour vehicle, bus collide on Seattle bridge; 4 dead

...narrow city streets," Bulzomi said Thursday. "This is a business model that requires the driver to be a driver, tour guide and entertainer at the same time. It asks too much of the driver."In 2010, a tugboat-guided barge plowed into...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-25/tour-vehicle-bus-collide-sea
Nation and World
Kasaan honored for village improvements

...arranged to make sure "it doesn't overlap into the community's lifestyle," Peterson said.Frederick Olsen is the tour guide, she said. He takes them along the town's boardwalk on a set path to the long house and totems, giving them history...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-09-23/kasaan-honored-village-improvements
Art
Cultural tourism comes with unique challenges

...Bunten, Ph.D., an anthropologist and author of "So, How Long Have You Been Native?: Life As an Alaska Native Tour Guide.""Indigenous communities in remote places often have a difficult time marketing their destinations and connecting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-24/cultural-tourism-comes-unique-challenge
State
Authorities give confusing statements in bomb probe

...they have cleared two suspects in the bombing of a Bangkok shrine after one of them turned himself in and said he was a tour guide and the other was a Chinese tourist.National police spokesman Lt. Gen. Prawut Thavornsiri said the two men "were...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-21/authorities-give-confusing-statements
Not For Web

...restaurants and hotels have posted signs saying they will not accept credit cards, despite the government's pledges.Tour guide Christina Poulogiani, exhausted after leading German, Austrian and Swiss tourists to the Acropolis in the hot sun...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-08
Not For Web
What's next for Kake's snapped totem pole?

...cultures. So, I am really glad to have a part in their lives too. I teach respect in this classroom. I used to be a tour guide too and I taught a lot of those people to tell their people back home that we are the same as you. We might speak different...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-10/story-behind-kakes-snapped-totem-pole
Art
My Turn: Alaskan timber industry may jeopardize Alaska

...depend.? Victoria McDonald raised her family in rural Southeast Alaska, living for 10 years in Kake and 10 years in Petersburg. She now lives in Ketchikan. She has made her living in commercial fishing, teaching and as a tour guide.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-05/alaskan-timber-industry-may-jeopardiz
Opinion

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