Alaska Science Forum: Maverick red aspens in a world of gold

...every fall: why do some aspens turn red?A few scientists...Curious about red aspen trees people had noticed...present in red and orange aspens, but not in yellow aspens. The scientists hinted...genetic trait - a red aspen is sort of like a person...
Floyd Dryden Middle School first quarter honor roll

...Graham, Isabella Hanna, Sophia Harvey, Aidan Hopson, Grace Hudson, Valeria Jimmerson, Matthew Johns, Abbiegail Kahklen, Aspen Kasper, Koneal Laguidao, Mitchell Laudert, Traysen Leavitt, Makenna Lovejoy, Christian Ludeman, Jahrease Mays, Adelie...
Around town for Thursday, Nov. 5

...Building. Free. Details: 796-8422 or Disorder Support Group meeting, 7 p.m., 8312 Aspen Ave. Details: Susan, 889-7337.First Thursday Reviewers' Circle, 7-8 p.m., Downtown Library. Book club for adults...
Aspen Hotel returns to Juneau, opens soon

Aspen Hotels is reopening in Juneau in a new airport location. Aspen was originally built here on Shell Simmons Drive in 1999...2006. Pat Wallace, vice president of operations for Aspen Management, said many don't realize these are two...
Aspen Hotel to open in Juneau

The Aspen Hotel is returning to Juneau. The hotel is currently under construction near the airport with plans to open sometime in the spring. A new website for the hotel is also being created.
Aspen Suites is back in Juneau

MICHAEL PENN / Juneau Empire Aspen Suites Hotel employee Kelli Menze, left, gives John Sandor, center, and Tim McLeod a tour of one of the 78 rooms during the hotel's Grand Opening Celebration Thursday.
Photos: Fire on Aspen Avenue

Firefighters rushed to battle a blaze at 8308 Aspen Avenue on Saturday evening. According to CCFR reports, firefighters responded to a call of a garage fire. Upon arrival firefighters...
Alaska Science Forum: Snow-starved Alaska not the normal state

...have taken cold adaptation a step farther. Many trees and some spiders that hang out in them are freeze tolerant. Northern aspens and beetles have the superhuman ability to force liquid out of their cells. That dryness prevents spikes of ice from puncturing...
On the Trails: The ecology of fear

...other components of that ecosystem changed for the better. Vegetation near streams was no longer over-browsed; willows, aspens and cottonwoods recovered, which helped stabilize stream banks and improve fish habitat. When their major food plants (just...
On the Trails: Hard snow

...choices for beavers. Alders are not a top choice either, but are used in some regions. Their favorite trees are typically aspens, cottonwoods and willows, but these were not available here.We know that our local beavers sometimes cut hemlocks for use...


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