On the Trails: Early September observations

...and stopped. I stopped too. Then the bear took another look and rambled safely across the road. A street-wise bruin!The Crow Point trail near the Boy Scout camp was littered with washed-up, pecked-over chum carcasses. I salvaged some nice clean...
Will a statue of William Seward be a reminder of Jim Crow in Alaska?

...about the William Seward statue, which as well symbolically could be viewed by our Alaska Native people as a reminder of "Jim Crow" in Alaska, and the pain and suffering it caused then and by no means is over and forgotten.If the William Seward project...
My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

...Seas. This area is projected to become a key international shipping route in just ten years. We are a mere 205 miles as the crow flies, from Uelen, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia, and 500 miles from Wrangle Island where the Russians are finishing...
Juneau's Hidden History: "Three Dam Hikes"

...Dam. It is located on Bear Creek, behind 5th Street in Douglas. The best place to access this trail system is to drive up Crow Hill, take a left at the Y in the road, and park near Orca Apartments. There is an old gate blocking a gravel road. Up the...
Flag down, but what happens now?

...shift during the civil rights movement, when the signage of Jim Crow laws - like "Whites Only" and "Colored Only" signs on water...doesn't confer new rights to minorities like the removal of Jim Crow signs did, but it will make a difference in the long run, Brown...
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$6.7M OK'd for city projects

...Sandy Beach and part of the Treadwell Mine Complex;? $1,330,000 for installing the Cope Park Water Main, upgrading the Crow Hill Reservoir and funding other water-related improvements;? $3,940,000 for improving the Mendenhall Waste Water...
Photo: Eagle chase

A crow chases an immature bald eagle away from its territory on Shaman Island on Thursday.A crow chases an immature bald eagle away from its territory on Shaman Island on Thursday.
On the Trails: An ordinary walk at Crow Point

The walk around Crow Point near the Boy Scout camp and the Eagle River estuary is easy. Sometimes there is lots of wildlife activity, but on this...
Crow Pass an adventure worth taking

EAGLE RIVER - The Crow Pass trail isn't for the faint of heart...length of the trail in 3-4 hours in the Crow Pass Crossing Marathon.But for more pedestrian...from the trailhead (located at the end of Crow Creek Road in Girdwood) up into Crow Pass...
Juneau runners hold the pace at 28th annual Crow Pass wilderness race

...became evident at last weekend's 28th annual Crow Pass Crossing, a 24-mile race along the Crow Pass Trail which starts near Girdwood and rough as CPC for the same distance. The Crow Pass Crossing features mountain-pass-climbing...


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