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Photos: Cross-coastal collaboration boosts businesses, creativity in Gustavus

...Conarro (visual artist), and Taylor Leigh (arts integration specialist); Kathy Lochman (Gustavus Community Center director), Elizabeth Colestock (architect), and Brent Collins (designer); Karen and Yarrow Platt (mother/daughter...
What's out there for the kids?

...but also the result of slashed budgets. Forest ServiceThe idea of partnerships, said Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Director John Neary, isn't new - the Forest Service has been advocating it for the duration of his decades-long career...
Glacier visitor center to increase fees in 2016

...pavilion near the parking area, Photo Point Trail and all restroom facilities, according to Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Director John Neary."It only applies to the east side," Neary said by phone, "and even on the east side, it only applies...
More guided tours on tap for glacier

...restrooms near the entrance to the area."The restrooms are one of our most popular things out here," visitor center Director John Neary said at the glacier Friday.The Forest Service expects to bring in an additional $750,000 to $1...
Fireside Lectures return

...Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's popular Fireside Lectures are back for another season. Kayaker and visitor center director John Neary will kick of this year's series with a talk on Friday, Jan. 9 about the cross Admiralty canoe route...
Celebrate Earth Day at the glacier

...Driving the Rain,'" said John Neary, visitor center director. "It's a reference to rain-based hydropower...Running the World on Renewables." At noon visitor center director John Neary shares ideas on "Driving the Rain at Mendenhall...
Forest Service to host Earth Day celebration April 18 at Mendenhall Glacier

...reduce our dependency on carbon fuels."This year's theme is 'Driving the Rain,' said John Neary, visitor center director, in a release. "It's a reference to rain-based hydropower as the source of energy for electric vehicles...
Agitated bear lingering with cubs near Dredge Lake

...reported the sighting on Facebook.In a message on the Tongass National Forest website, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center director John Neary said "she remains protective of her cubs and should be given plenty of space."Earlier this month...
Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks them.Such individuals "can be motivated to action, with little to no warning," National Counterterrorism Center director Nicholas Rasmussen told the House Committee on Homeland Security in February. "Many of these so-called homegrown...
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Public welcome at Today Show filming

...crowd at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center for a chance to be on national TV - just leave the latte at home, center director John Neary said."We do have bears roaming around this area," he said. "No food or beverages, including that...


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