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Juneau's Hidden History: Bessie Creek Trail and the Aurora Borealis Mine

When I mention the Bessie Creek Trail to someone, I normally hear one of two replies: "I went on that trail once and ended up at a beaver pond, there is nothing...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, June 24, 2015

...Excursion Inlet.? On Sunday, Alaska Wildlife Troopers observed the fishing vessel Yarrow gillnetting within 500 yards of Bessie Creek in Lynn Canal. The boat's captain and permit holder, Stefan Fritz, 45 of Lake Bay, Washington, was cited.? On...
Panel offers ATV trail list

...right direction, but not all of the areas recommended for motorized access are perfect, he said. For example, the Bessie Creek Trail at Mile 34 Glacier Highway will need two to three years of work before it will be a "halfway decent" trail for...
What's up with that?

...right now on Glacier Highway ... from Tee Harbor to Bessie Creek," said Lars Gregovich, a state Department of Transportation...region. "It'll be a road-widening project." Bessie Creek is near Yankee Cove and Adlersheim Lodge. The project...
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Bessie Creek trail to the meadows above

...doesn't pay to try to second-guess our weather. Nevertheless, there we were - way out the road. So we went up the Bessie Creek trail, which starts just past Adlersheim Lodge. The quagmires that mess up the beginning of the trail were largely...
Yankee Cove wharf wins OK from planning panel

...transferred here daily. The Planning Commission has imposed several conditions to minimize effects on the environment. Bessie Creek, 110 feet away from the project site, is categorized by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game as an anadromous fish...
Nothing to fear up Bessie Creek

...relatively short, muddy trail goes up on the north side of Bessie Creek through ordinary spruce-hemlock forest, following...everywhere around here (and there is no salmon run up Bessie Creek to attract them in numbers). Finally, the hikers...
Proposed budget items for Juneau

...Fritz Cove Road rehabilitation and repair$11.3M: Glacier Highway widening and resurfacing from Eagle Beach to Bessie Creek$2M: Mendenhall Valley Street dust control University of Alaska Southeast$204K: Juneau campus mining workforce...
Commission reviews apartment conversion again

...Department of Transportation & Public Facilities to widen and straighten the road between North Eagle Beach Kayak Launch and Bessie Creek, which is within 330 feet of 10 eagles nests. Seven of those nests would potentially be in range of blasting debris...
City government meetings: Nov. 7-12, 2011

...It will consider a request for a variance to widen and straighten the road between North Eagle Beach Kayak Launch and Bessie Creek, a variance for setbacks on a triplex on Douglas Highway, a conditional use permit to convert a garage into a hair...


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