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UAS mountaineering students tackle Juneau's peaks

...provided by Ed Kiesel of Ward Air. The group experienced excellent powder and stable snow conditions and witnessed the aurora borealis. The mountaineering course runs every year in April and is part of a constellation of skills and leadership courses...
In the Stacks: New adult nonfiction

...The Boreal Herbal," by Beverley Gray. This lovely and useful (but not comprehensive) book by the owner of the Aurora Borealis Herb Shop in Whitehorse is the culmination of years of study and practical experience. Gray uses common native plants...
Photos: Aurora

The Aurora Borealis glows over the Mendenhall Glacier Tuesday evening. The forecast looks promising for further northern light activity later in the week.
Astronomer Dennis Mammana returns to Juneau for two presentations and a workshop

...photographers. He leads public tours to view and photograph celestial events such as total solar eclipses and the aurora borealis. Find out more at, or
Photo: Aurora over Juneau

The Aurora Borealis can be seen Saturday morning over the Mendenhall Valley.
Recycle for Sight drive a success

...SEARHC, Alaska Vision Center, Lifetime Eyecare and Dr. Messerschmidt's Office. Glasses are then sent to the Aurora Borealis Recycling Center in North Pole where they are cleaned, categorized, and prepared for distribution around the world...
An aurora detector in Petersburg

...have caused the alarm. On a few of those nights when the sky above Southeast Alaska was clear, he would see the aurora borealis on his return home. Sometimes it was dramatic enough that he woke his wife and two kids and suggested they look up...
Weaker-than-predicted aurora on display

FAIRBANKS - This has been a lower-than-expected year for the aurora borealis, though it's not yet clear what impact, if any, that might have on tourists that visit the Fairbanks area to see the northern...
Fat biking and other outdoor activities for winter in Fairbanks

...have to worry about tourists getting in the way or bears eating you.12) Lounge under the northern lights.The aurora borealis is one of the greatest light shows on Earth and we've got a free, front-row seat to watch them every winter...
Juneau Lions recycle for sight

...eye doctor may serve a community of hundreds of thousands of people."The donated glasses will be shipped to the Aurora Borealis Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center in North Pole, where they will be cleaned, categorized by prescription and prepared...


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