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What others say: Whatever you do, don't panic

...because we know the end of the year is coming, and we need to make ends meet.The skies are dark - the sun sets behind Douglas Island at 1:30 p.m. (when the sun is visible at all). There's scarcely a skim of snow on the ground to brighten...
Taking the Plunge: Kayakers claim first known descent of Douglas Island falls I better nail the entrance. Otherwise, it's going to hurt,"' Freeman said of the drop last August on the Douglas Island creek. While no official records have been taken of such a feat, this is believed to be the first descent down that...
Boy drowns, woman who tried to rescue him is missing

...and details throughout ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Rescuers Tuesday retrieved the body of a woman who drowned in a pond on Douglas Island near Juneau while trying to save the life of her 10-year-old son, who also drowned. Authorities with Capital...
Hatchery moves fry by the millions

...pushed from the nest, salmon fry born at the local hatchery get their first taste of freedom this week. Staff at Douglas Island Pink and Chum (DIPAC) started moving 100 million baby chum salmon out of the hatchery's dark metal incubators...
Coast Guard suspends search for missing plane

...Burch, a certified flight instructor. The two were scheduled to fly to Young Bay on Admiralty Island, just west of Douglas Island, a flight that normally would take only about 20 minutes. Coast Guard searchers were joined by the Civil Air Patrol...
Workers clear Juneau, Klondike roads covered by avalanches

...Monday. After daylight, firing howitzer shells from Douglas Island across Gastineau Channel, DOT crews triggered a second...Two spotters, one on the road and the other on Douglas Island, talked to the crews by radio in case more snow slabs...
Search continues for missing plane

...Coast Guard Lt. Comm. Ray Massey said Friday morning searchers also have discovered a wheel on the back side of Douglas Island but did not know if it came from the missing aircraft. ''There's all kinds of stuff when you really look on those...
Water rate hike at Juneau cruise docks gets OK'd

...of those things that's no longer needed." The speed zone, one of three in the waters of the channel separating Douglas Island from downtown Juneau, presently limits boats and other vehicles to five nautical miles per hour. One other item...
News create the final product when it came to canning the salmon. Snyder said king and chum salmon were donated by Douglas Island Pink and Chum Inc., and were brought to the camp by DIPAC employee Rich Matsen. John Smith, with the Indian Studies...
Fish Board delays action on reducing hatchery chum production

...Board didn't take definitive action this weekend on the proposed hatchery cut. Jon Carter, executive director of Douglas Island Pink and Chum Inc., a Juneau-based hatchery company, said he believes the Department of Fish and Game has authority...


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