On the Trails: Out and about in mid-June

...sometimes hidden in the other vegetation but often making a nice purple show in barer patches along the way.The Dredge Lake area is once again a site for nesting American redstarts, not a common bird around here. Females do the nest-building...
Trail roundup 2015

...brushing trails that lead to cabins, Grossman said. Trail Mix will be working with the Forest Service on improving the Dredge Lakes area, Boraas said, likely doing trail hardening and improving drainage; they'll be doing work with Alaska Electric...
East Glacier Trail opens; users cautioned about bear activity

...cubs that have been active in this area and around the Dredge Lakes portion of the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area...react aggressively."Bear 103 has been moving around Dredge Lakes and encountering more dogs off leash" said John Neary...
Agitated bear lingering with cubs near Dredge Lake

...her yellow ear tag, was spotted Sunday evening in the Dredge Lake yard of Tillie and Frank Martin.In a Facebook message...Sunday, the four bears were spotted on Chelsea Court near Dredge Lake by another resident who reported the sighting on Facebook...
Near encounters with defensive bear close popular Mendenhall Glacier trail

...Stephanie Sell."This particular family group has had several negative interactions involving dogs off leash in the Dredge Lakes and Mendenhall Glacier area," she said in an email.Sell did not return a call seeking comment by press time Tuesday...
Police blotter for Tuesday, May 19, 2015

...Fire? At 7:51 a.m. Sunday, the Juneau Police Department assisted with a vehicle fire in the 4500 block of Dredge Lake Road.Found property? At 4:42 p.m. Sunday, a found handgun was placed in safekeeping.Harassment? At 5:06...
USFS invites public to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day; bird walks begin

...the summer are Saturday, May 23 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Eagle Beach; May 30 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Dredge Lakes, and June 6 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Sandy Beach and the Treadwell Trails. The first of five "wild walks...
On the Trails: As winter falls away, bears, hooters, mountain goats appear again

...after a long seasonal absence.The most exciting sighting in the bird way was a small flock of rusty blackbirds in the Dredge Lake area. As usual in my limited experience with them, they were poking about in a shallow, brushy pond. But I didn't...
Bears stir with early thaw

...slumbering bears out of their dens periodically since December. Sell said she received reports of bears wandering around Dredge Lake in the Mendenhall Valley, as well as one downtown."It seems like our bears in Southeast kind of are fairly light...
Juneau's iceman speed skates to state hundred kilometers in just out there over the winter."Schuler supplements his ice time on the Mendenhall, Dredge Lake and Twin Lakes, with drill work and short track skating at Treadwell Arena."I skate anywhere there is ice that is...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback