Photo: Counting tree rings

Eric Kueffner stops Wednesday to count the growth rings in trees blown down last winter along the DuPont Trail. Trail Mix cleared and opened the trail in May.
How the Coast Guard brings the boom

...Juneau motored down Gastineau Channel to DuPont Dock for a rare chance to use what the...Channel, moving at high speed toward the DuPont Dock. To qualify, the Coast Guardsmen...the target boat motored away from the DuPont Dock to make another run."We're going...
Coast Guard to train, fire off blanks

...62mm blanks will be fired from a mounted automatic weapon and the training will be held in Gastineau Channel in the vicinity of Dupont Dock.For additional information contact Chief Petty Officer Jason Tessier at (907) 463-2365 or Jason.D.Tessier@uscg...
'Missing' hikers found in tent

...U.S. Coast Guard spokesman, John Perrin, 29, Jessica Zoss, 37, and Jeffrey Lacey, 36, were found in a tent on the DuPont Dock/Point Bishop Trail after midnight Monday after a friend reported them overdue and missing.The friend had spoken with...
Alaskan runners adapting to terrain

...Treadwell Ditch, Dan Moller, East or West Glacier, Sheep Creek, Salmon Creek, Mount Roberts, Mount Juneau, Perseverance, DuPont, Spaulding Meadow, Montana Creek, Point Bridget, or any of the other dozens of trails in the Juneau area - if you regularly...
Top picks for heliports: Dupont, Montana Creek

...Montana Creek in the Mendenhall Valley and Dupont, south of Thane. The city hired engineering...are recommended one south of downtown at Dupont and one north of downtown at Montana from the state, he added. The Dupont site would be a mile and a half from the...
Dupont Beach trail offers driest hike in town

...often more user-friendly.We chose the Dupont or Point Bishop Trail, located at the...a 1.7-mile-long trail leads to Dupont Beach, or continues on to Point Bishop...bustling streams.This time of year the Dupont Trail proved to be in great condition...
Photo: Toppled tree

Animal Austin, left, and Cal Richert of Last Frontier Forestry and Tree Service view a large tree on Wednesday that came down on the first bridge on the Dupont Trail at the end of Thane Road. Sunday's wind storm is believed to have toppled the tree.
Coast Guard plans loud noises

...will use a shotgun-mounted launcher to throw rounds.The training wil take place Thursday and Friday in the channel south of Dupont Dock and will involve loud noises and flashes of light.For a video of what the flashbang training will look like, visit http...
Police and fire dispatches for July 21, 2015

...Alcohol was involved.Search and rescue? At 10:50 p.m. Sunday, Alaska State Troopers responded to an overdue hiker on Dupont Trail at the end of Thane Road. Daniel Luce, 50 of Juneau, reported by cellphone that he was lost in the woods off the trail...


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