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Anchor Point

In 1787, the British explorer Captain James Cook lost the anchor of a ship to the powerful currents of Cook Inlet. He named a bump on the nearby coastline after his lost anchor...
Roni Kay Cook

...Cook and Misty Cook of Anchorage, and April Hayes of Anchorage.She was preceded in death by her adoptive father John James Cook, and her natural father Donald Roy Ingalls.A memorial service will be held at Kenai Bible Chapel on Sunday, July...
Highlighting history

...has studied the arrival of colonial explorers to the area. She said she wanted to include a sign discussing Captain James Cook and Captain George Vancouver, among others. "There's at least four countries that sent major explorations into Cook...
Amazing, what a humble moss can tell us about life

...everywhere else is "outside" of Alaska. Besides, the Hawaiian Islands are so far out in the Pacific Ocean that Captain James Cook (namesake of the Cook Inlet) didn't "discover" them until almost 300 years after Columbus mistook islands in the...
Anchor Point

...during the summer months and a quiet rural community during the winter months. The town received its name after Captain James Cook and the crews of the Resolution and the Discovery lost a kedge anchor to the tremendous currents of the area back in...
Phillips lays keel for 3rd Millennium-class tanker

...The Polar Discovery is scheduled to be in service in late 2002. The vessels are named after ships commanded by Capt. James Cook, the famed British mariner who sailed to Alaska in the late 1700s.
Capt. Cook's legacy lives on

Capt. James Cook has returned to the Kenai Peninsula. The new exhibit, "The Journals of Captain James Cook," has been installed for visitors at...culminated in "The Journals of Captain James Cook." Visitors can make their own journeys...
Rig gets a new name

...spokesperson. In addition, the name has ties to Alaska and Australia, where the company is publicly traded. In 1770, Lt. James Cook commanded the British Royal Navy ship, HMS Endeavour, when he was the first to land on the east coast of Australia...
A semblance of pristine

...Prince William Sound in a boat, the water and land appear to be as pristine as they were on May 12, 1778, when Capt. James Cook sailed the HMS Resolution into the sound and "discovered" it. On the other hand, when you take off your rose-colored...
Autumn afield

...people's list of fall camping activities. Photo by M. Scott Moon This 3,460-acre recreation area is named for Captain James Cook, a famous English mariner who in 1778 explored what is now known as Cook Inlet. The landscape of the area is quite...


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