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Off the Beaten Path: Home in the wilderness

...of around an estimated 50,000 Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people when Aleksi Chirikov arrived at what was likely Yakobi Island in July of 1741. His arrival ushered in an era of extreme change. We passed Taku Harbor, 20 miles or so south of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-06/beaten-path-home-wilderness
Outdoors
Applications for Voices Of The Wilderness 2014 artist residencies accepted through Feb. 19

...Chichagof-Yakobi WildernessThe West Chichagof?Yakobi Wilderness Area occupies the western portions of Chichagof and Yakobi Islands in the extreme northwest portion of the Alexander Archipelago of Southeast Alaska. Artists-in-residence will...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-06/applications-voices-wilderness-2014
Neighbors
William Edward Strahm

...carpenter. They had their second son Jason Ryan in 1976. In 1977 Wilbur took a job with Inspiration Development on Yakobi Island and moved out to the local mine. In 1983 he went back to work for Pelican Cold Storage joining local 286 as a licensed...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000165527752
Missing men from St. Paul

...locate a Tlingit village off the Chichagof coast, on Yakobi Island, called Apolosovo, that is mentioned at least three...to print his findings in a small pamphlet titled, "Yakobi Island, the Lost Village of Apolosovo and the Fate of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/063006/nei_20060630001.shtml
Neighbors
Photo: The price is right

...afternoon. O'Claray made his first fishing trip with a recently bought power troller, named Shedoni II, around Yakobi Island. He rejected processors' price of 55 cents per pound for coho and sold them from the dock at $10 each. He sold...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071602/loc_cohopix.shtml
News
Filling in for his father, Allan Engstrom takes us on a trip around Chichagof Island

...the plant, and the fuel dock and store are still in operation. Most of the trollers were absent, a few fishing off Yakobi Island, with the rest out on the Fairweather Grounds. During the evening of July 1 and the following day, a lone troller...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071604/nei_chichagof.shtml
Neighbors
Local travels to celebration of Russian-American relations

...unlike today. At the bicentennial conference in Moscow, I also was given the chance to speak, my topic being, "Yakobi Island, the Lost Village of Apolosovo and the Fate of the Chirikov Expedition," which describes the Russian discovery of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121407/nei_20071214001.shtml
Neighbors
AlaskaDigest

...Salt Lake Bay cabin was closed several years ago because it deteriorated. The other cabin is at Greentop Harbor on Yakobi Island, 41 miles west of Hoonah. It sees limited use by kayakers in the summer, Hazlewood said. The new cabin was proposed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011804/sta_akdigest.shtml
News
US Coast Guard, state troopers honor Sitka woman for 1950 shipwreck rescue

...attempted to round Cape Bingham on the north end of Yakobi Island. The boat was swept onto the rocks and broke up.Of...hours of Nov. 18 they searched around the north end of Yakobi Island, without the aid of communications or modern navigation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-09-26/us-coast-guard-state-troopers-honor-sit
State
Photo: Toll from another time

...1741. He then sailed north along the coast, and at one point put a boat ashore to get fresh water, probably at Yakobi Island. When the first boat and crew failed to return, he sent another, and that also never returned. Tlingits paddled...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072510/nei_683048908.shtml
Neighbors

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