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Police & Fire for Thursday, June 25, 2015

...Saturday, Alaska Wildlife Troopers Juneau Post contacted 43-year-old Kenneth Rivest, of Juneau, sport fishing near Yakobi Island. Investigation revealed that Rivest was in possession of an overlimit of sport caught shrimp, and in possession...
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part II

...and final part of a series on Yakobi Island and its history. This encounters a brown bear on Yakobi Island, and the Russian explorer, Aleksi...My first attempt to explore Yakobi Island had rapidly led to a primordial...
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part I of a two-part series on Yakobi Island and its history. Next week's...southwest edge of Cross Sound lies Yakobi Island, a stormy rainforest domain...this inlet or bay to belong to Yakobi Island, likely Surge Bay or the southern...
Alaska Women's Hall of Fame inducts 2 from Juneau

...political and social realms. As a conservationist, she worked to pass federal legislation creating the West Chichagof/Yakobi Island Wilderness. On behalf of the Sitka Conservation Society - she was a co-founder of the group - she and her husband...
Off the Beaten Path: In the shadow of Vitus Bering, part I

...Chirikov, who, during the expedition, mysteriously lost 15 men while searching for fresh water on what was likely Yakobi Island. The two ships set sail in early June, but soon lost sight of each other in a storm. It was mid-July when the...
Where the world ends up when the ocean spits it out

...Prince of Wales, also earned a "red" coding on NOAA's data map; so did a small areas of Chichagof. Parts of Yakobi Island and some other places are color-coded orange, the second most severe designation."The outer coast receives more...
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...
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...
Missing men from St. Paul

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


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