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...
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: 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...
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...
Scientists trace global warming in Interior

...covered with thin soil and sparse grass and ringed by stunted aspens. "You may be looking at the future, there," he said...decreasing viability for Fairbanks' resident trees, such as aspen, birch and spruce. Forests would be more sparse and trees...
Longtime musher dies in blaze

...70-year-old died Sunday in a fire that destroyed his no-frills 12-by-12-foot cabin surrounded by birch trees and aspens. No plumbing, no electricity. Piles of stuff in the yard. He had called this corner of Birchwood his home since 1961. Recently...


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