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WWII-era tugboat sinks in Gastineau Channel

...out," said Christine Kleinheinz, who lives in the home nearest the spot where the Challenger sank Saturday in Gastineau Channel."I walked into the kitchen, looked out my window and saw the boat on its side with the water up to basically...
Construction season approaching on most Alaska highways

...Egan Drive is also in DOT's sights."That's a nice safety improvement," Woodrow said.On the other side of Gastineau Channel from Juneau, the first six miles of the North Douglas Highway will be resurfaced at a cost of $5.7 million...
Readying the rig

...It is really responsive," CGSJ executive petty officer BM-1 Philip Ketcheson said as he piloted the boat into Gastineau Channel on Friday. "Just barely moving the nozzle and the boat really minds what you want to do." The RB-M is replacing...
Juneau youths learn to sail away, harnessing wind

...with multi-million-dollar boats and professional crews. But skipper Olivia Fletcher is just 11, the waters are Gastineau Channel, and the wind-blown ship is a 15-foot Vanguard "Club 420" sailing dinghy. "Yeah!" Fletcher shouts...
Mendenhall River carves a new course

...Geological Survey in cooperation with the city and state. The river runs 5.5 miles from Mendenhall Lake to the mouth at Gastineau Channel, past the dike trail. Naturalist Richard Carstensen of Juneau predicted the cut would occur in 2005, he said Thursday...
Workers clear Juneau, Klondike roads covered by avalanches

...avalanche covered Thane Road about 3 a.m. Monday. After daylight, firing howitzer shells from Douglas Island across Gastineau Channel, DOT crews triggered a second, larger avalanche that covered a second part of the road and downed power lines...
Water rate hike at Juneau cruise docks gets OK'd

...for comment when the Assembly takes the issue up for public hearing. The board also voted to nix a speed zone on Gastineau Channel just outside Douglas Harbor. "We think, based on the harbormaster's observations, that the speed zone across...
Human skull found in Gastineau Channel

JUNEAU (AP) -- Remains of a human skull were found near a Gastineau Channel dock used by cruise ships, Juneau police said Tuesday. The partially intact cranium was found Monday by a recreational diver... Juneau arson fire Group says Planned Parenthood flouted rape law High wind blows freight containers into Gastineau Channel State to close snow crab season Saturday Legislative task force decides on salmon fixes Galaxy captain...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Archives04/23/01

...A general store in the Yukon River community of Mountain Village was destroyed by fire Monday. Woman found in Gastineau Channel Seward's Historic Jesse Lee Home, Hurt By Time And Vandals, May Be Razed Alaska's Cleveland Volcano remains...


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