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Off the Beaten Path: The future of Berners Bay and the east side of Lynn Canal

Juneau, Alaska's capital city, has a population of 31,000 and is unique in that it is cut off from the rest of world by a 1,500 square mile icefield, rugged mountains and ocean.
Author to visit UAS today with new book on Yukon

...historian, former Fairbanks Daily News-Miner columnist and 31-year resident of the state - will visit the University of Southeast Alaska Egan Library at 7 p.m. today for a presentation on his latest book, "Land Gone Lonesome: In Search of...
Neighbors Briefs

Junior Achievement seeks volunteers; Museum volunteers; Lodge dog company; Americorps seeks volunteers; Downtown flags taking the winter off
A welcome to Katrina-displaced family

The first of two families displaced by Hurricane Katrina and expected to stay in Juneau at least temporarily arrived Tuesday night.
Carbonetti, Bellevue plan wedding

Alyssa Carbonetti and Michael Bellevue both formerly of Castro Valley, Calif. plan to marry in fall 2002.
Juneau prepares to take part in next year's Olympic Torch run

...members of the organizing committee, including co-chairwomen Mayor Sally Smith and Tish Griffin of the University of Southeast Alaska, met Friday with Gretchen Lawler of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee to go over a basic checklist furnished...
Students learn ropes of mine safety

...rock into an ore car. The students are enrolled in a course for new underground miners, offered through the University of Southeast Alaska. The 40-hour safety course is required by federal law for them to work underground. The class began at...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...City Fire & Rescue responded to a two-vehicle accident that occurred just before noon Wednesday near the University of Southeast Alaska. A 1998 Ford Escort four-wheel drive lost control on the Glacier Highway near the Auke Bay laboratory and...
Teachers learning on the EDGE

...amount of silty material on top of the ice. Where do you suppose that is coming from?" she asked. The University of Southeast Alaska geology professor explained how a fallen, brown leaf can create deep, narrow holes in glacial ice because...
The struggle to live at home

A fight to live independently in her apartment is also a fight to stay alive, according to senior citizen Hazel Wearne.


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