Friday, April 23, 2010

Craig Alaska gets new medical clinic...

DATELINE Craig Alaska..

Prince of Wales Health Care Center will provide a modern clinic and office space for PeaceHealth Medical Group

Offering Primary Care, visiting specialists, sophisticated lab, digital x-ray, and telemedicine.

Division of Ketchikan General Hospital...

A community dedication and open house will be held Saturday, May 24th, at the new Prince of Wales Health Care Center, 1800 Craig-Klawock Highway in Craig

Monday, April 12, 2010

America's Cup comes to Anacortes..

The boat that recently won the America's Cup back was built in Anacortes. The area was chosen due to the one-a-kind multi-axis mill at Janicki Industries in Sedro Woolley.

This machine has the capabilities to create the molds for the high-tech carbon fiber parts.....a $100 million-dollar effort
by the third richest man in the world, Larry Elison of Oracle

Friday, March 26, 2010

Palin...not smarter than a 5th grader.....motor-mouth airhead

This ole broad really is an embarrassment to Alaska & real Alaskans.

On the national news tonight she was pimping for John McCain who is about to be tossed under-the-bus by the citizens of Arizona..

She is even dumber than George "The Smirking Chimp" Bush.. !

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Surfs Up at Kodiak Island...

Hardy surfers at Spruce Cape, Kodiak Island....

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Alaska republican Congressman Don Young....DIRTBAG CROOK

Time to toss this corrupt ole dirtbag under-the-bus. Second biggest criminal in Alaska
behind Ted Stevens.

Been there way to long, since 1973, that is friggen 37 years...perfect example of why term-limits are necessary, this dirtbag thinks everything must go by him first in Washington DC.

His latest paid-gig is an attempt to force through the Sealaska Land Grab Scam...

Google Sealaska Land Grab for all the details

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Lance Mackey wins 4th straight Iditarod...

Lance has made history today, no other musher in Iditarod history has won 4 Iditarods in a row.

Lance Mackey has won the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race one more just 8 days and 23 hours

Mackey crossed the finish line in Nome on Tuesday afternoon to become the only musher in the 38-year history of the Iditarod to win four consecutive races.

For winning, Mackey gets a new Dodge truck and $50,400.

Mackey told the folks at the finish line in Nome that he will return next year to attempt to win a 5th time..

71 teams took to the Iditarod trail for the 2010 running..

Hans Gatt of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory finished second..

Friday, March 12, 2010

Alaska Wolves....

This week a teacher in a small community down on the Alaska Peninsula was killed by a wolf while she was out jogging....

This is very unusual for this to happen as wolves very seldom prey on humans.

As spring arrives in Alaska be aware of your surrounding...

The complete story can be seen here at The Anchorage Daily this link:

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Spring in SE Alaska....

Still getting a little snow in places but its gonna break later in the week and we're going to begin to see some spring me

Friday, February 26, 2010

Killer Whale.... 3 deaths in his past

Aggressive 6 tons male, captured off the coast of Iceland in 1991 he and two others killed a 20 year-old women at Sea World in Victoria BC Canada.

At Sea World Orlando in 1999 he killed a man that entered the park after hours and entered his pool..

Tilikum is one of the largest of the 41 captive killer whales in the world

Sunday, February 14, 2010

American Billionaire Larry Ellison wins America's Cup...

The boat was built in little ole Anacortes, effort reported to have cost $200 million..!

She is a 114 footer with a 223 ft mast..called a "sailing wing", which can power the boat at 3-times the wind speed...not shown in the picture below, they did their testing with conventional sails, not tipping their hand as to what they were actually bringing to the race... :)

TAKE THAT that ya old Swiss billionaire that lost the race !

American software tycoon Larry Ellison won the America’s Cup yacht race in the Mediterranean Sunday 2/14/2010, defeating the defending champion Alinghi of Switzerland.

The boat was built in little ole Anacortes, Washington

This is Larry's (net worth $27 billion) little personal pleasure boat below...452-foot "Raising Sun"..$200 million construction cost.

Check out the details and additional pictures here:

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Americas Cup set to begin...Feb 8th

Looks like the race is on. The boat built in Anacortes has been in Valencia, Spain for the past month or so, getting ready for the America's Cup, set to start on Feb. 8. BMW-Oracle Racing Team just released this new video of the boat, now renamed the USA, in action in Valencia.The boat sailing for the Golden Gate Yacht Club of San Francisco will meet the Alinghi, sailing for a Swiss club. Watch the races live on