A Favorite Trail for Every Situation

...peak with sweeping views, I find myself feeling that the Mount Jumbo Trail is my favorite. I don't know that I have ever run so...The good thing is that if you can learn to run down Mount Jumbo with any level of comfort you will be able to run pretty much...
The Redefinition of Running: Juneau Style

...challenging trails. Try all you want though, but unless you are a super human you will never run the entire way to the top of Mount Jumbo, up on to Blackerby Ridge, or to the top of Mount Roberts. It's logical to do as I initially did and simply disregard these...
Photo: A beautiful morning on Mt. Jumbo

Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts are a backdrop for the city of Juneau shown through a field of Lupine wildflowers on Mt. Jumbo Sunday morning.
Mount Jumbo Gym Preschool to continue hosting open gyms

JUNEAU - Mount Jumbo Gym Preschool is hosting open gyms for Juneau families and caregivers with their preschool-aged kids, ages 1-6. Open gyms...
Off the Beaten Path: Stories told in tracks

On Sunday afternoon I wandered up Mount Jumbo accompanied by my good pal, Pancho, a golden retriever. Through...places that seemed to offer no visual cues.Near the top of Mount Jumbo, I studied the slight impressions in the snow of old ptarmigan...
Photo: Alaska Day sunset

The sun sets on Mount Jumbo as seen from Evergreen Cemetary on Friday, Alaska Day.
On Writing: Big words, part one

...rulemaking documents written in plain English - instead of the usual mix of acronyms, technical jargon and legalistic mumbo-jumbo. Some agencies have mandated "plain language" training for their staffs, and now there's even a federal website, plainlanguage...
Photo: High winds

Clear weather brings high winds to blow snow off the top of Mt. Jumbo on Douglas Island on Sunday.
Maintenance is top priority for city fund

...estimated at nearly $5 million, which would be spread out through Fiscal Year 2021.Another urgent need is a new roof on Mount Jumbo Gym in Douglas. The entire renovation will be about $250,000. Repairs for the gym itself, including floor replacement...
Pure Sole: Super Duper Doh!, Richard Sherman can defend and Pete Carroll can coach.Not Greg Gumbel, Bryant Gumbel, shrimp gumbo or Creole mumbo jumbo telling me someone ... could ... go ... all ... the ... way.No, my info comes from the highest sources.I am a...


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