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Off the Beaten Path: In the shadow of Vitus Bering, part II

...installment of a two-part series about Vitus Bering's last voyage and the author's...traverse from Kluane Lake to Yakutat. Vitus Bering and the men of the ship St. Peter...the great land." On the day Vitus Bering limped out of his cabin and claimed...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-03/beaten-path-shadow-vitus-bering-part
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: In the shadow of Vitus Bering, part I

...note: This is the first of a two-part installment on Vitus Bering's last voyage and the author's ski traverse from...shelter and pitched our tent to wait the storm out.Vitus Bering's final voyage - known as the second Kamchatka Expedition...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-27/beaten-path-shadow-vitus-bering-part
Outdoors
Russian doctor presents bust of Bering

...pictures early Danish explorer Vitus Bering standing on the deck of his Russian...face of adversity. In reality, Vitus Bering was small in stature but broad...constructed. "This is the true face of Vitus Bering." Zviagin said that, forensically...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082310/loc_699159640.shtml
News
Bering's bust proves a hit in Sitka

The presentation of a bust of Danish explorer Vitus Bering, the man responsible for various landmarks bearing...Allen and Elton Engstrom participated as well. The Vitus Bering bust was featured as part of Juneau's September First...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090710/loc_705413133.shtml
News
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part I

...Russian ships, the St. Paul and St. Peter, set sail from Avacha Bay on the Kamchatka Peninsula under the command of Vitus Bering. Aleksi Chirikov, captaining the St. Paul, lost sight of his commander's ship in foul weather early on in the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24/beaten-path-mysteries-yakobi-island-
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: Rie Munoz: On our walls and in our hearts

...one, particular visit with Rie at her son's house that involved Russian scientists who had recreated the bust of Vitus Bering, using all types of scientific facts that only crime drama purists and highly educated college professors could fully...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-16/empire-editorial-rie-mu%C3%B1oz-our-w
Opinion
Exploring history

...history backs historical evidence that indicates La Perouse was the first European the Tlingits had seen. Though both Vitus Bering and James Cook had landed in Alaska by the time La Perouse got here in 1786, neither made recorded contact, according...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/exploring-history
Art
Five Good Reads: Riley Woodford

...highlights Russian history, this time the 1740 "discovery" of Alaska and the related harrowing seafaring adventures of Vitus Bering and George Steller, possibly the pluckiest but unluckiest captain-and-science-officer team in history. A brilliant...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-10-03/five-good-reads-riley-woodford
Art
Alaska Science Forum: Old dogs, Alaska and the New World

...find the age of the Alaska dogs. They found the dogs all lived between the years of 1450 and 1675 A.D., before Vitus Bering and Aleksey Chirikov were the first known Europeans to view Alaska in 1741. Those bones of dogs that roamed the Fairbanks...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-03/alaska-science-forum-old-dogs-alaska
Outdoors
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1741, Vitus Bering made his first landfall in Alaska on Kayak Island. In 1934, two Army observation planes made the first landing on the airfield...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071604/sta_history.shtml
News

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