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Residents prepare to evacuate as fire grows

...crossing Funny River Road by creating a bulldozer line, Nelson said.On the southeast perimeter, the fire is 3 miles from Bear Creek where a group of remote-access cabins sit on Tustumena Lake. Fire crews are working to protect those cabins.Homer...
Volunteer dep't moves into new building

...weekend of May was a milestone for the Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department as they...Peninsula Borough inspectors cleared the Bear Creek Multi-Use Facility for occupancy...first community meeting center. Bear Creek volunteers spent part of their year's...
Whitman shines light on a 'dark chapter' of Alaska history

...Admiralty Island, where he holed up in a cabin near Bear Creek.The man who went after him was U.S. Deputy Marshal...identify themselves properly when they approached the Bear Creek cabin, they said."Three years for a fight and not...
Fly shop celebrates 15 years

...Owner Brad Elfers said he opened the store after years of working as a guide in the industry."I was guiding for Bear Creek Outfitters at the time, and I had guided for them for the first two years they were open, and I had been a raft guide...
Fishermen, tour operators press Congress to protect Tongass salmon, trout watersheds

...the majority of them wild coho salmon, one of the premier species. Matt Boline is a Juneau-based fishing guide with Bear Creek Outfitters."It's estimated that almost 7,300 people in Southeast are employed because of salmon and trout. I'm...
Kenai teenager survives mauling by brown bear

ANCHORAGE - A Kasilof teenager on his first bear hunt near Bear Creek ended up being hunted by a bear. Cody Williams, 17, is recovering from a broken hand, puncture wounds and gashes after he was...
Businesses fight paving roads in Tongass forest jeopardized by both Tongass clearcuts and "the roads that come with it," said Mark Kaelke, who owns Juneau's Bear Creek Outfitters, on Monday. Kaelke and the other business owners are joining with two Outside legislators, national taxpayer...
Mt. Robert Barron foils another summit attempt

...hour and 20 minutes to paddle to Bear Creek, and we arrived just as the sun...time. It was a pleasant hike along Bear Creek. The trail was in good shape, then spend another night at Bear Creek, or paddle across Stephens Pass...
Pushing beyond Perseverance Trail

...which Trail Mix crew members originally dubbed the Bear Creek Trail. The name changed when some community members pointed out the existence of another Bear Creek Trail behind Gastineau Elementary School. Trail Mix...
Protecting the Paths

...which is funded by revenue from the passenger fee leveled on cruise ship passengers - also has been done on the smaller Bear Creek Trail created as an alternative route when the old bridge washed out, King said. The trail - also known as the Red...


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