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Magnitude 6.6 quake off British Columbia coast

...magnitude 6.6 quake was recorded Wednesday night in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia's Vancouver Island, the U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center said.There were no immediate reports...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-25/magnitude-66-quake-british-columbia-coa
State
My Turn: Calls from the heart

...Stronger than a hundred is the counsel of the heart. - Medieval Welsh PoemTim Miles left the town of Ucluelet on Vancouver Island in a small zodiac. He and two companions planned to spend the night at a cabin in the middle of Barclay Sound. The...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-29/my-turn-calls-heart
Opinion
Souring seas eating away at tiny creatures

...scientist who recently retired from Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans after years of surveying pteropods off Vancouver Island, said Bednarsek's findings were disturbing."I think she's got a pretty ironclad case that damage to the shells...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-01/souring-seas-eating-away-tiny-creatures
State
On the Trails: Sunflower sea stars

...appear to be susceptible to certain diseases or other afflictions: A major die-off was reported off the coast of Vancouver Island last year. Their predators are few but include large gulls, big crabs and the morning sun star. These may harvest...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-04/trails-sunflower-sea-stars
Outdoors
A Trip South to present photos for First Friday

...of a dozen Juneau-Douglas friends, including some UAS students, kayaked from Sandy Beach, Douglas Island to Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Today, the trip continues with a smaller group bicycling along the coasts of the North, Center...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-04/trip-south-present-photos-first-frid
Outdoors
Sound and Motion: A presentation from A Trip South

...who embarked on a dramatic kayak trip in June of 2012. They kayaked from Sandy Beach through the Inside Passage to Vancouver Island in British Columbia. The trip continued with a smaller group on bicycles along the Pacific coast through Central...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-03/sound-and-motion-presentation-trip-south
Art
On the Trails: Not earthworms, but ice worms!

...carried by birds. There are two known outlier populations whose distribution is something of a mystery: One on Vancouver Island, which is genetically related to the populations in south-central Alaska, and one in Oregon, well separated from...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-14/trails-not-earthworms-ice-worms
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: A great Alaska earthquake meets southern California

...shelf, its terrifying head rises from the depths. The sea floor shoves it 10 feet toward the sky as the wave passes Vancouver Island.The people of Los Angeles see and hear the warnings on their smartphones, televisions and car radios. Before Indonesia...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-07/alaska-science-forum-great-alaska-ea
Outdoors
Ring in the holidays with the Audubon Christmas Bird Count

...usually winters on the coast in the Lower 48), and Western gull (which usually doesn't come further north than Vancouver Island). Alaska Christmas Bird Counts welcome volunteers of all skill levels.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-12-20/ring-holidays-audubon-christmas-bird
Outdoors
Photo: Thank you, Seward Kayaks!

...Amazon" photo for August to Seaward Kayaks. The Vancouver Island-based company donated kayaks for the first leg...group of Juneau locals by water from Sandy Beach to Vancouver Island. It was one year ago, on Sept. 1, when the team...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-09-06/photo-thank-you-seward-kayaks
Outdoors

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