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Low lake levels drive up hydro costs

...the end it could mean higher rates for all customers.Wet summer months in 2012 raised water levels at Snettisham's Long Lake and Crater Lake and allowed Alaska Electric Light and Power to credit its customers .07 cents per kWh currently. The...
Loose laces and devil's club

...They ran along boardwalks and then cobblestones as they entered the trail, then skirted the edge of the 1.2-mile-long lake. From there, the runners entered Spaulding Meadows, where they had to maintain their footing on corduroy logs placed...
Local runners opt for the scenic route

...of devil's club growing over the heads of some shorter runners. The runners skirted the edge of the 1.2-mile-long lake, then picked up the Windfall Lake Trail. About 12 miles into the course, they came to a section where trail workers...
This Day in History

...largest of 54 self-dumping lakes in Alaska and Canada, was officially dedicated as a national landmark. The 15-mile-long lake is 44 miles east of Anchorage. (A self-dumping lake is temporarily formed by glacial movement, dumping its winter...
This Day in History

...first time and danced at the Alaska Crippled Childrens' Association "Gilded Cage" benefit. In 1969, the tapping of Long Lake for the Snettisham Power Project near Juneau was completed. A dam to raise the level of the lake remained to be built...
This Day in History

...private plane collided over Cerritos, Calif. In 1996, seven people drowned when their vehicle rolled into John D. Long Lake in Union, S.C.; they had gone to see a monument to the sons of Susan Smith, who had drowned the two boys in October...
Hatcheries may not be able to turn out ready-to-catch trout, chinook Chena Lakes, Ballaine Lake and Birch Lake. In the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Matanuska Lake, Lake Lucille and Long Lake receive fish. Around Anchorage, the department stocks Jewel Lake, Delong Lake, Sand Lake and Mirror Lake with fish...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Snettisham works this way: The facility draws water from Long Lake and Crater Lake, about 30 miles southeast of Juneau...hydropower shortage. Back then, Snettisham included only the Long Lake facility, and the shortage ended in 1990 when the Crater...
My turn: Passing the baton to Juneau Commission on Sustainability

...holds valuable lessons regarding sustainability. When Long Lake was developed, Juneau had no electrically heated, the expanding use of electricity in Juneau pushed Long Lake to full capacity, necessitating the expensive addition...
'Sterile' Long Lake produces 22-pound trout

...of a hefty lake trout pulled from Long Lake along the Glenn Highway has sparked...other people were surprised. Why? Long Lake isn't supposed to have lake trout...simply stopped to photograph it at Long Lake, a convenient and scenic roadside...


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