Eaglecrest Ski Area has made it into the internationally-read Powder Magazine's "ski-town throwdown," an event pairing off ski areas around North America in a voting battle for bragging rights, publicity and, ultimately, visitors.
...visit from Santa. There's even still a few spots open in the Holiday Ski and Snowboard camps, Eaglecrest Director of Sales and Marketing Jeffra Clough said. The local ski hill will be open every day - excluding Christmas - beginning today through...
? Jan. 1: The Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears boys and girls basketball teams both won their respective brackets in the 20th Annual Princess Cruises Capital City Classic held Dec. 27-29, 2010.
While Juneau is being dumped on by piles upon piles of snow, the city's Public Works Department is busy trying to keep up. The department's already spent $38,000 in overtime on snow plowing and removal, said director Kirk Duncan.
Snow began falling early Tuesday morning in Juneau as temperatures hovered around or below freezing, treating residents to their first snowy commutes of the season.
For the second year in a row, organizers at Eaglecrest are inviting the public to come up for a day on the mountain Saturday to discover and showcase all that Juneau's local ski hill has to offer.
It's wintery days like these that give Juneauites a good excuse to get up to the mountain and enjoy the fresh powder, and on Saturday, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska will take full advantage of all that a good day of riding has to offer.
Things are going downhill fast, and it's all happening much earlier than expected.
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Once a small affair held in the Floyd Dryden Middle School gymnasium, the annual Ski Sale on Saturday was anything but.
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