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John Mark Kinney

...western Alaska, Holikachuk (now Grayling) and Shageluk; travelling, between the villages by boat in summer and dog team in winter. He also spent a year as rector of St. George's in Cordova, Alaska. John returned to Texas (with 3 children-Laura...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175522227
Budget cuts show in ferry system's winter schedule

...Alaska Marine Highway System released its winter 2015-2016 schedule on Wednesday, and...communities have gaps in service for the winter season," Woodrow said.Shelly Wright...the system.To see the system's full winter schedule, which begins Oct. 1, visit...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/budget-cuts-show-ferry-systems-winter-s
State
Juneau Youth Sailing requests assistance to haul boats

Juneau Youth Sailing Inc. requests help to haul in boats to dock for the winter Aug. 29. Hauling will begin at the Container at 1 p.m. Numerous hands are needed. Dressing warm is advised. Those interested may contact juneauyouthsailinginc@gmail.com for more information.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-27/juneau-youth-sailing-requests-assistanc
Local
Time to hang up the running shoes? Not just yet

...between manic summer outdoor season and manic winter outdoor season. Unless of course we never get winter again this year, but I'm not suggesting...My gut feeling is that we are going to get winter in a big way this year. There's no reason...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-28/time-hang-running-shoes-not-just-yet
Sports
CBJ Finance gives Housing First another advance

...wait to see if the other grants come in."Sitting back, however, could mean lives lost, according to Lovishchuk. Each winter, people who need the Housing First facility die due to exposure, which is why she doesn't want to delay construction any...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-27/cbj-finance-gives-housing-first-another
Local
Alaska Editorial: Fighting the fires

...Nevada. The fires claimed the lives of three Washington state firefighters. More than 100 homes have been destroyed.Milder winters and warmer summer temperatures, along with past forest management practices, set conditions for the fire season. Federal...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-25/alaska-editorial-fighting-fires
Opinion
Art History: Sybil Davis and Ken DeRoux

...numerous artists over the years. That made all the difference. The fact that Juneau is small, isolated and has a long, dark winter does play a role I think. It's perfect for rehearsing, creating, working with concentration, and giving a strong identity...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/art-history-sybil-davis-and-ken-deroux
Art
Current and upcoming exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

...Greenland and Norway. Polar Night: Life and Light In the Dead of Night, through Oct. 4Learn how the darkness of high Arctic winter is full of life thanks to recent scientific studies in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard that reveal a thriving undersea...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/current-and-upcoming-exhibits-anchorage-m
Art
More problems plague ferry Columbia

...be posted online at FerryAlaska.com. "This significant scheduling change has also delayed the release of the 2015-2016 winter schedule," according to a DOT statement. The schedule is now expected to be released some time next week.Service notices...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-20/more-problems-plague-ferry-columbia
State | Local
Juneau's Hidden History: Bessie Creek Trail and the Aurora Borealis Mine

...south to purchase a 5-stamp mill, while the others built a 2-mile long log road from Yankee Cove to the mine site. In the winter of 1898 the mill building was just being completed. The platform for the stamp mill was finished and the base was hauled into...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-19/juneaus-hidden-history-bessie-creek-trail
Art

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