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Around town for Wednesday, Oct. 14

...11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry way.Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., Herbert Glacier Trail. No dogs or firearms. Details: 586-0428.Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m., Resurrection...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-14/around-town
Local
Writers Weir: Safe Crossing

...Caprice sinks near Ketchikan, 4 savedwith aluminum telepathy, taking on each trough, June 10, helicopter crash Herbert Glacier, 7 deadsalt spraying a renewed baptism. June 12, Wilderness Adventurer on rocks, Dundas BayWhile navigating through...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-03/writers-weir-safe-crossing
Art
Over and out

...the years.A few stand out. He remembers when a sightseeing TEMSCO helicopter carrying five passengers crashed on Herbert Glacier on Sept. 10, 2000. Troopers sent a helicopter to get them, and it crashed. A third helicopter was sent out...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-03/over-and-out
State | Local
Juneau police pedal to bike school

...right now, actually."By that point in the day Tuesday afternoon, the class had already biked the 4.9 miles to Herbert Glacier and back (not to mention the 10 hours they spent on bikes the day before). They hopped in the bike saddle again...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-29/juneau-police-pedal-bike-school
Local
Youth runners' 'feat' goes 'round the block

...starting out any incline can be serious.Runners could also log a mile at a different location such as Twin Lakes, Herbert Glacier, or a local race, or substitute two miles of biking to earn one mile on the charts.The youth were also encouraged...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-12/youth-runners-feat-goes-round-block
Sports
Part II: Kayaking the west side of Lynn Canal from Haines to Juneau

...four boats (including ferries) and a tug. From the eastern tip of Lincoln, I pointed the kayak at Gull Island. Herbert Glacier and Mount Ernest Gruening slowly grew closer.Near Amalga Harbor, an eagle swooped up a salmon fry only to have it...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-02/part-ii-kayaking-west-side-lynn-cana
Outdoors
Part I: 2014 Juneau trail roundup

...from the road to the cabin is 4.3 miles. Herbert Glacier Trail: Herbert Glacier Trail, a 4.9-mile-long popular trail...who wish to wade see the plain of glacial silt Herbert Glacier has left before it), suffered from some of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-23/2014-juneau-trail-roundup-part-i
Outdoors
SEACC hosting educational hike on new Canadian mining efforts near Herbert Glacier

...is leading a free walk to the Herbert Glacier from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m...claim in that area."Since the Herbert Glacier and Windfall Lake trails are...changes, if any, a mine at the Herbert Glacier will bring to both the Windfall...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/seacc-hosting-educational-hike-new-c
Outdoors
Celebrate the New Year off the beaten path

...at Eaglecrest is another good idea. Of course, any one of Juneau's trails would work. One of my favorites is Herbert Glacier. Chinese lanterns? You can take a cue from the University of Alaska Southeast students and release homemade Chinese...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-30/celebrate-new-year-beaten-path
Local
Ancient trees emerge from frozen forest 'tomb'

...It's an ongoing process," said Professor Emeritus of Geophysics Roman Motyka. The recession of Eagle and Herbert glaciers is revealing trees of a similar age, he said.In Glacier Bay, Connor and other researchers have found evidence...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-09-13/ancient-trees-emerge-frozen-forest-t
Outdoors

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