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Spirit of Admiralty sailing race is Saturday

...Point Young and made headway toward the finish at Marmion Island. The rest of the fleet was near Middle Point or stuck in the whirlpool within Young Bay. A more brisk wind filled in about two hours after race start, helping the rest of the fleet make up some...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-06-19/spirit-admiralty-sailing-race-saturday
Sports
Body of teen who fell into river recovered

...Anchorage teenager who tumbled off an embankment into a river whirlpool. Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen says the body of 18-year-old...he fell into the Little Oshetna River and was sucked into a whirlpool at the base of a waterfall. Reed's friends jumped in to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072010/reg_678933247.shtml
Regional News
Letter: We need the Augustus Brown pool

...pay the high insurance fees, the additional lifeguards to roam the deck due to the slides, high-diving board, river and whirlpool. Do we really need another library? We have three city libraries, one at the University of Alaska Southeast and state library...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-01/letter-we-need-augustus-brown-pool
Letters
Drug firms have strange marketing strategies

...start, veer off cliffs, catch on fire or stall in the left lane of the FDR Drive." Or try to picture a General Electric or Whirlpool commercial that says, "Since under certain conditions the doors may fall off our refrigerators, they are not recommended...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090500/Ope_firms.html
Opinion
Resist the temptation to point fingers

...personally, the comic-tragic events unfolding in Florida and Washington D.C. since Nov. 7 have swirled like a vicious whirlpool about this central issue: a devastating attack upon, and deadly undermining of, our democracy and our laws. In the aftermath...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121300/Ope_Turn.html
Opinion
Projects compete for tax money

...is the top priority say the city should spend money on basic infrastructure before building a swimming pool with slides, a whirlpool spa and other fancy features. Some say the city can have them all. "These projects have been talked about for years. It's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091105/loc_20050911002.shtml
News
Two killed in raft accident

...of the river when the accident occurred, said Trooper Bill Tyler. ``They hit a swell in the water and then went into a whirlpool. The raft was literally just sucked down,'' Tyler said. The women were thrown from the raft. The other passengers managed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060199/Loc_raft.html
Local
AlaskaDigest

...allowing water to pass through smoothly, Ritter said. As the water pools up in front of the screen, it starts to swirl like a whirlpool and becomes infused with air. The air does not jeopardize the bacterial safety of the water, Ritter said. The city experienced...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072503/sta_akdigest.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of the river when the accident occurred, said Trooper Bill Tyler. ``They hit a swell in the water and then went into a whirlpool. The raft was literally just sucked down,'' Tyler said. The women were thrown from the raft. The other passengers managed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060199/Loc_raft.shtml
Survey explains why voters axed sales-tax plans

...54 percent of voters opposed a plan to build an aquatic center in the Mendenhall Valley that would offer water slides and a whirlpool spa in addition to a swimming pool. "A lot of residents said, 'This is much more than a pool,'" said the McDowell Group's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121305/loc_20051213002.shtml
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