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Drainage slows on lake formed by avalanche

...mountain opening that begins 12 miles from the city.The avalanche also dammed the Lowe River and created a 2,500-foot-long lake with depths of at least 5 feet.The trans-Alaska pipeline is buried parallel to the highway and was not affected by...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-30/drainage-slows-lake-formed-avalanche
State
Avalanche danger keeps road closed

...500 feet long covered the highway.The avalanche dammed the Lowe River and backed up water, creating the half-mile long lake that's five to 10 feet deep on the north end away from the blockage.Water has been draining underneath the avalanche...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-29/avalanche-danger-keeps-road-closed
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-05/low-lake-levels-drive-hydro-costs
Local
A cabin on the lake

...but that's not entirely needed, Morgenthaler said. There are oars provided at the cabin. Even so, on an 8-mile long lake, an outboard is certainly a handy machine to have around, he said.The chalet-style West Turner Lake cabin is treated...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-05-10/cabin-lake
Outdoors
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061503/spo_trailrun.shtml
Sports
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/063002/spo_runners.shtml
Sports
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072606/sta_20060726022.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080405/sta_20050804020.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083106/sta_20060831007.shtml
News
Hatcheries may not be able to turn out ready-to-catch trout, chinook

...supply 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091404/sta_hatcheries.shtml
News

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