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On the Trails: Recent sightings around Juneau

Here's a collection of small discoveries from recent walks.Along the road to the Eagle's Nest and Pittman Ridge, there was a small stand of fireweed that stood out from the rest. The petals were white, while the narrow...
Photo: Eaglecrest trail work

Burke Bonjack, an employee at the Eaglecrest Ski Area, removes old wooden planks on the access trail to Pittman Ridge on Tuesday. A new hardened trail is planned that will loop around from the Eagle's Nest to the top of the Black Bear Chairlift.
A Day in the Life of: Daku'dane John Perkins

...passengers on the Goldbelt Mount Roberts Tram to join in."Hoo ha hoo ha haa oh hei," everyone sings. He points out an eagle's nest, and a deer. "We should probably put (the deer) on contract," he jokes as people begin pointing and taking pictures...
Animals go on a power trip

...eagle habitat. The company was indicted in 2008 on a misdemeanor federal charge for "wanton" destruction of a bald eagle's nest during the Lake Dorothy construction project.It was embarrassing to the company, and was resolved by a plea deal...
An island of stories gatherings at the lighthouse. You can listen to sea lions, comb the shore for wild flowers or visit the three eagle's nests." Hughes and her husband, Gary Gillette, the president of Gastineau Channel Historical Society, obtained the...
Eaglecrest will see exciting improvements in 2014

...upstairs and from Mountain Lift downstairs in the day lodge. Mountain Lift has even opened a satellite counter in the Eagle's Nest at the top of the Ptarmigan Chairlift for those who neglect to bring a picnic lunch to the top of the mountain.Going...
Eaglecrest to open Saturday

...chairlift this year. In other changes, the Mountain Lift concession stand will be starting up Mountain Lift Two in the Eagle's Nest at the top of the mountain, Clough said. It won't have espresso drinks, but it will have drip coffee, soups and...
Photos: Winter is coming

Remodelling work is currently underway on the Eagle's Nest at the Eaglecrest Ski Area. Along with more space being added to the Ski Patrol's first floor, new windows and a new deck are being installed.
Alaska Science Forum: Biologist sees value in unchanged landscape

...wonderful part was the timelessness of the landscape," he said. "I identified spruce trees that were the same, and an eagle's nest at a limestone cliff was still there."After his wilderness trip, Schaller, now 80, headed from Fairbanks back...
Oh, Magoo, you've done it again!

...involved in. Old Magoo, bumbling and stumbling over the top of a sleeping Wolverine, teetering on the edge of an Eagle's nest, bending over to tie his shoe at the precise moment a Knight's lance thrusts his way.As I thought of Quincy...


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