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Photo: Aurora hunters

Paul Gloe uses the light of a campfire to adjust the settings on his camera as he takes pictures of the aurora borealis near Skaters' Cabin at Mendenhall Lake in Juneau on Saturday.
Symphony review: A scoreless winner

...they did ? and very well! The audience, quite exhilarated, leapt to its feet and applauded on and on while the aurora borealis danced overhead. Was that extraterrestrial approbation?
Juneau Lions recycle for sight

...people less fortunate to be able to see, read and live a normal life." 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...
Thank you: Lions see successful spectacles donation drive

...Alaska Vision Center, Lifetime Eyecare and Dr. Messerschmidt's Office. Donated 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...
Aurora chasers arrive

FAIRBANKS - The first aurora borealis seekers from Japan have arrived in Alaska's interior to launch...the past 15 years, according to Mok Kumagai, a partner at Aurora Borealis Lodge at Cleary Summit."Most people are surprised to hear...
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...
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...
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...
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
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.


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