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Empire Editorial: What is the cost of beauty?

...ask John Neary, the director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, for evidence. He's heard an earful since he...location deserves. Since 2013, the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center budget has been cut in half, from $216,000...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-17/empire-editorial-what-cost-beauty
Opinion
Fee changes proposed for Mendenhall Glacier area

JUNEAU - The U.S. Forest Service is considering raising the fee to enter the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center in Juneau.The agency also is considering expanding the fee area beyond the visitor center to places popular with tourists, such...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/fee-changes-proposed-mendenhall-glacier
State
Photos: Long distance unicyclist

Cary Gray peddles his way around Photo Point at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center on Wednesday. Gray says he has the unoffical record for riding a unicycle long distance with over 13,000 miles over the last...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-20/photos-long-distance-unicyclist
Local
Empire Editorial: Be careful, the ice monster lurks

...users."The frozen lake and its surroundings are incredibly dynamic during winter," Laurie Craig, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center naturalist, said. "Many Juneauites believe the glacier remains idle during the frozen months, but that is...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-21/be-careful-ice-monster-lurks
Opinion
USFS reminds citizens of winter ice, cave safety

...agency."The frozen lake and its surroundings are incredibly dynamic during winter," Laurie Craig, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center naturalist, said. "Many Juneauites believe the glacier remains idle during the frozen months, but that is...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/usfs-reminds-citizens-winter-ice-cav
Outdoors
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center to host 'Creatures of the Night'

...Service-hosted Fall Fun Festival, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Kids of all ages are invited to join in the festivities.This year's event kicks off National Bat Week...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-17/mendenhall-glacier-visitor-center-ho
Outdoors
Winter hours begin at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center is now operating on winter hours, which run from 10 a.m...great time to explore the Visitor Center area," Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Assistant Director Laurie Lamm said. "The days are just...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-10/winter-hours-begin-mendenhall-glacie
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: Dogs of our lives

...hanging in our room is of her and Pancho.After picking up Pancho, we dropped a bike off near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and drove to the trailhead of Thunder Mountain off Jennifer Drive. Giant spruce and hemlock trees towered in...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-10/beaten-path-dogs-our-lives
Outdoors
Photo: Bears going for a stroll

A black bear sow and her cub walk along the Trail of Time at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Wednesday. The pair had just finished eating a freshly caught coho salmon from Steep Creek and moved into the forest in search of ground cones.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-23/photo-bears-going-stroll
Local
Black wolf exhibit planned for visitor center

A fundraising effort is underway for a planned exhibit at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center featuring the black wolf known to many in the community as "Romeo."A group of local volunteers began raising money for the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-24/black-wolf-exhibit-planned-visitor-c
Outdoors

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