Many years ago, geologists stood on the bank of the Copper River and watched Childs Glacier thunder icebergs straight into the river. Using a little imagination, one researcher remarked how an advance of the glacier could seal off the big river.
Nine Boy Scouts and three adult advisers from Boy Scout Troop 6 in Juneau recently returned from the Philmont Scout Ranch where they completed a 12-day backpacking trek through the scenic and rugged backcountry of the Sangre de Cristo...
One warm but very windy day, a friend and I were perched on top of Gold Ridge in a small swale that provided some shelter from the wind. The alpine meadow was dotted with the purple flowers of monkshood.
The Juneau-Gastineau Rotary Club is asking Juneau residents to brighten their gardens and open spaces with blooming bulbs this spring by participating in their annual bulb sale, the largest and longest running fundraiser for the club.
Unlike other parts of Alaska, it's not every day a moose is spotted near Juneau. But when it is, and photos make their way to social media, there's bound to be a flurry of activity, comments and curiosity.