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19 passengers minorly injured

The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad released more information...Klondike Gold Rush to connect Skagway to the Yukon. Nowadays, it hauls throngs of tourists...to Skagway. It also goes to Carcross in Yukon on Bennett Lake.In this case, the train...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-24/19-passengers-minorly-injured
Local
Train derails in Skagway

A White Pass & Yukon Route railroad train reportedly derailed near Skagway late Wednesday...calls.The cause of the derailment is not known, and the White Pass & Yukon Route could not be immediately reached for comment. It's not known...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-23/train-derails-skagway
Local
White Pass train halts runs after derailment

...investigates a derailment that injured nine people.The derailment occurred during the Wednesday afternoon run of the White Pass & Yukon Route tourist train, which goes from Skagway into Canada.There were few immediate details of what happened, but railroad...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-24/white-pass-train-halts-runs-after-derai
State
Work starts on road to Tanana

...the road beyond Tanana.The road also doesn't quite make it to Tanana. The gravel lane will end on the south bank of the Yukon River, 6 miles upstream from Tanana. There are no plans now for a bridge over the river, meaning people will have to take...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-23/work-starts-road-tanana
State
Behind the camera

...increased focus on the contributions of local and Tlingit photographers such as George Johnson, a Tlingit photographer in the Yukon working from 1920 until 1945, and Vincent Soboleff, a Russian American photographer working in Killisnoo and Angoon. Soboleff...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-24/behind-camera
Art
First Yukon River king salmon reach Canada

...Department of Fish and Game said the first Yukon River spawning king salmon have reached...salmon treaty.King salmon runs on the Yukon have declined dramatically and king salmon fishing is banned for the length of the Yukon.As of Sunday, 122,923 king salmon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-01/first-yukon-river-king-salmon-reach-can
State
Uses for spill planning tool expanding

...in mapping Alaska's coast - about 2,500 miles along the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta shoreline from Cape Newenham to Emmonak...300,000. NMFS is the primary funder this summer, but the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge will provide various services...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/uses-spill-planning-tool-expanding
State
Summer books roundup

...Van Zyle. (University of Alaska Press, August 2014)Chinook, a female king salmon, travels from the Bering Sea, up the Yukon River, and on to the Nisutlin River, to deliver her eggs. Based on the story of a real-life Chinook, this book combines...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/summer-books-roundup
Art
175km Trail of '98 Ultra to debut at this year's Road Relay

...evolutionary year for the event, Sport Yukon's Klondike Road Relay is opening its...finish on September 6, 2014 along the Yukon River in Rotary Park, Whitehorse.Ontario...com The Klondike Road Relay is Sport Yukon's annual fundraiser, and takes place...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-30/175km-trail-98-ultra-debut-years-road-
Sports
Village to get skate board park

...summer in Kwethluk, which will be the only village in the vast Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta to have one.Materials are being gathered...Health Services for a diabetes prevention program run by the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corp.The village, in cooperation with the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-19/village-get-skate-board-park
State

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