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Ocean acidification threatens marine life

...almost too big to fathom - and far faster than first expected.Already, it has killed billions of oysters along the Washington coast and at nearby hatcheries. It's helped destroy mussels on some Northwest shores. It is a suspect in the softening...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-15/ocean-acidification-threatens-marine-li
State
Helicopter crash survivor taken off promotion list

...Alaska, when it hit an unmarked span of low-hanging wires maintained by the Coast Guard and crashed off the Washington coast in July 2010. Killed in the crash were pilot Sean Krueger and crewmen Brett Banks and Adam C. Hoke.Leone, who...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-30/helicopter-crash-survivor-taken-promoti
State
Alaska Native Languages: Back in the home, at long last

...descendent of the vast Na-Dene language family that has languages from interior Alaska and Canada down to the Oregon & Washington coast and Northern Mexico.We need more minds and more energy. We need more real commitment. We have generous, phenomenal...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-06-06/back-home-long-last
Art
Accumulated Fragments: The mother of the North

...1881, she married Daniel Webster Pullen in Clallam, Wash. Pullen and her husband started a horse farm on the Washington coast, had four children and, for a while, did well. Then in the mid 1890s Pullen's husband ran off, leaving Pullen...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-11-11/accumulated-fragments-mother-north
Neighbors
ConocoPhillips delays 2014 Arctic marine drilling

...promised in its spill response plan. A containment dome, a key piece of equipment, was damaged in testing off the Washington coast.Seasonal ice in the Chukchi Sea delayed Shell vessels from moving north. When Chukchi drilling began in September...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-11/conocophillips-delays-2014-arctic-marin
State
Attorney: Crash survivor gets 'career killer' report

...Astoria, Ore., to the crew's base in Sitka when it hit an unmarked span of low-hanging wires and crashed off the Washington coast in July 2010. Killed in the crash were Krueger and crewmen Brett Banks and Adam C. Hoke.Leone, 31, had recovered...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-04-25/attorney-crash-survivor-gets-career-kil
State
Scientists want new name for mammal-eating orcas

...and other coast residents. His report in 1976 concluded that just 200 to 350 orcas remained along the B.C. and Washington coasts, far fewer than thought, and too few to sustain additional live captures.He also made a breakthrough that would...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-26/scientists-want-new-name-mammal-eating-
State
Trains delivering oil to Washington refineries

...World in Aberdeen reported Monday that two companies want to export crude oil from the Port of Grays Harbor on the Washington coast.Westway Terminals plans to build two more tanks at the port where it currently exports methanol. Its permit application...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-27/trains-delivering-oil-washington-refine
State
This Day in History

...Festival. In 1969, the first sea otter, moved from Amchitka Island in the Aleutians, arrived at its new home on the Washington coast. The otters were being moved because of pending nuclear tests. In 1973, the U.S. House of Representatives voted...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080205/sta_20050802015.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...65 million pounds allocated for 1997. The quota applies to halibut caught off the Alaska, British Columbia and Washington coasts. Typically, 80 percent or more of the catch comes from Alaska waters. ``Surveys indicate plentiful amounts of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013199/Loc_briefs.shtml

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