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October finishes drier than normal

...recorded; at Eaglecrest, the figure was 11.91 inches.In Auke Bay, 7.45 inches of rain was recorded, and at Annex Creek on Taku Inlet, the figure was 16.18 inches. Those figures were the lowest and highest, respectively, recorded...
Commentary: In Juneau, electricity comes cheap

...substantial capital costs. If you really want to be impressed, read about the development of the Salmon Creek and Annex Creek dams built between 1914 and 1916 (and still powering our town today). At the time, Juneau led the entire world in...
Avista promotes renewable energy

...currently provides Juneau with about 70 percent of its power needs. The other 30 percent comes from Lake Dorothy, Annex Creek, Salmon Creek and Gold Creek hydro projects.Snettisham's 44-mile transmission line has experienced damage from...
July 4 to feature Glenn Frick mile

...The illness hit quickly.In the months before his death, Frick had joined local runners in a 12-hour outing from Annex Creek to Juneau ridges and onto Perseverance Trail.After he died, Frick was honored on the House floor at the state Capitol...
Around Town for Friday, Jan. 31

...The Rookery Cafe. Reservations required. Tickets at the JACC or online at Lecture Series: Annex Creek: Juneau's First Lake-tap Hydro Project, , 6:30 & 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.Tlingit and...
Snow causes downed trees, outages across town

...International Airport had received 4.7 inches of snow, according to the service. Auke Bay had received 7.7 inches; Annex Creek had received 17; Outer Point had received 9.Juneau was expected to get 5 to 10 more inches of snow Wednesday night...
This Day in History

...Search Light was established in Juneau. In 1955, the 70-room Traveller's Inn opened in Anchorage. In 1959, the Annex Creek Power Facility failed, putting Juneau on emergency power for more than a week. In 1969, a U.S. House committee...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...affected. The Alaska Electric Light and Power Co. is still sorting out the knot of causes. "It started with the Annex Creek power line," said David Stone, vice president and director of consumer affairs for AEL&P. "A guy wire which holds...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...utility also draws power from three smaller hydro plants to avoid draining Snettisham's lakes. Salmon Creek Dam, Annex Creek Hydro Project and Gold Creek Hydro Plant combined can produce about 58 million kilowatt hours annually. Rainfall and...
Juneau Empire Story Archive work crews as they constructed a power line from Annex Creek Dam through Carlson Creek basin to Juneau. Later, the...Juneau? Not quite. The old road only runs as far as the Annex Creek power station on Taku Inlet and it's actually part...


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