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Off the Beaten Path: Quest for snow bringing the Jeremy Jones film "Higher" to town on Nov. 7. Local mountain gurus Ed Shanley, Ryland Bell and Lucas Merli worked on the phenomenal film.The other night Shanley and I helped celebrate our friend Cathy Muse's sybaritic 60th...
Alaskan Brewing partners with TGR, Jones Snowboards

...shot in Alaska, it seemed like a natural fit," Will Race, Promotions Manager for Alaskan Brewing, said. Locals Lucas Merli, of Juneau, and Ryland Bell, from Elfin Cove and Fairbanks, are also featured in the film. "It's great to see...
Hilary Lindh, Chris Hinkley take overall Town Downhill titles

...2. Owen Kelly 55.39; 3. Willson Geiger 58.61; 4. Jessie West 59.30; 5. Miles Gayton 1:04.27; 6. Lucas Merli 1:06.97; 7. Andrew Kalk 1:07.06; 8. David McCasland 1:08.14; 9. Ryan Story 1:52.61.26+ Women -1...
Southeast Alaskans reach 'Higher'

...helped snowboarder Jeremy Jones' most recent film, "Higher," reach new heights in the Alaska Range.Ed Shanley, Lucas Merli and Ryland Bell participated in the film both on and off the screen.Shanley, the lead guide for the Alaska portions...
Thank you

...Jean Jasmine, Dale Kelley, Rod Kilcup, Ron King, Sheila King, Donna Mayfield, Debbie McBride, Emily Merli, Lucas Merli, Barbara Pavitt, Faye Peters, Kim Redifer, Claire Richardson, Carol Scafturon, Mary Pat Schilly, Ann Schmid...
Bad Larry, good snowboarders

...we were a pretty solid crew and held it together through high school on and off the mountain," Bad Larry member Lucas Merli said. The Bad Larry Crew consists of 10 members altogether, four of whom already graduated and six set to graduate...
Bad Larry livin' large

...issues at "Once we saw what it was going to be like, we decided to throw the money toward better quality film," said Lucas Merli, 17. "It was definitely the best year we've ever experienced. The weather really worked out for us, no doubt...
Bad Larry crew keeps it clean in 'Brown Snow'

...Fithian, Josh Rokosch, Mike Bly, Mark Rainery, Donovan Bell, Ashton Fell, Ryan Elliot, Shane Stalling, Jay Neely, Lucas Merli and Luke Thorington. Fithian and Rainery also shot footage and edited the film. Highlights feature riders cutting...
Neighbors mailbox

...backcountry safety preparedness and recognizing the following crew at their 25th anniversary awards presentation June 5. Lucas Merli is a Wilderness First Responder who knew what to do and had the emergency first aid items to stabilize Kanaan during...
School can be a battleground for recruiters

...service death. Student opinion on the issue seems mixed. "I don't think they (recruiters) should be here," said Lucas Merli, a 17-year-old junior. "I don't think they should be involved in school at all." Tom Robinson Jr., a 16-year-old...


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