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'Life in a smile': Friends reflect on those lost in Sitka landslide

SITKA - From 500 feet in the air it is easy to see the scars last week's landslides cut into the side of Harbor Mountain. Two enormous trenches, one nearly 1,500 feet in length, mark where two of the six total slides in the region...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/life-smile-friends-reflect-those-lost-sit
Art
Two bodies recovered from Sitka landslide

...carrying entire trees and tons of mud originated on Harbor Mountain.Jeremy Zidek, a spokesman for the state Division...good news and bad news" regarding the landslide on Harbor Mountain, and the good news is that there is no new "sluff...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-20
State | Local
Somber day in Sitka

SITKA - As the sun began to set over the Sitka Sound on Wednesday, volunteer crews left the site on Harbor Mountain where they had been working since noon to unearth three men, all of whom are feared dead. Shortly after 8 p.m., the trucks...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-19/somber-day-sitka
Local
'Life in a smile'

SITKA - From 500 feet in the air it is easy to see the scars Tuesday's landslides cut into the side of Harbor Mountain. Two enormous trenches, one nearly 1,500 feet in length, mark where two of the six total slides in the region...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-21/life-smile
State | Local
Harbor Mountain Road opens on Friday

The Harbor Mountain Road is opening for the season on...be repaired in a few weeks." The Harbor Mountain Road is the only place in southeast...the picnic sites and trails of the Harbor Mountain Recreation Area. To access the Harbor...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-23/harbor-mountain-road-opens-friday
Outdoors
Afognak opens new Kodiak building

...the building, has about 3,400 square feet. It features floor-to-ceiling windows which overlook St. Herman Harbor, mountains and downtown Kodiak."It's great," said Karl McLaughlin, the corporation's senior vice president of information...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-06/afognak-opens-new-kodiak-building
State
Photo: Quite a hike

...trailhead near downtown Sitka, the trail is a steep climb up 2,500 feet to a subalpine zone. The trail crosses a barren saddle, passes a small shelter and connects with a trail to Harbor Mountain. The total distance is about six miles.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072503/nei_hike.shtml
Neighbors
Juneau runners do well in Sitka race

...a half-mile starts a 2,500-foot climb up Gavin Hill. The course follows a ridge line just below the peak of Harbor Mountain, then reaches a parking lot at the top of the mountain where the Army put a gun emplacement to protect Sitka Harbor...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072701/spo_JuneauRunners.shtml
Sports
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...30-percent higher than it usually is where we make our crossing.'' Other runners used the race as a training run for the Harbor Mountain Run in Sitka July 22, the Klondike-Trail of '98 Relay in September or a personal run of the Chilkoot Trail in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071600/Spo_run.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Eagle took second place last week in the Alpine Adventure race in Sitka, a similar but longer mountain run up Harbor Mountain. Eagle, 30, said the Alpine Adventure race is his favorite because five of the course's seven miles are along...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073000/Spo_run.shtml

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