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Empire Editorial: Be careful, the ice monster lurks

...disputing that an adventure onto a partially frozen Mendenhall Lake, or into the famed ice caves under the glacier...temperatures climbing to 40 degrees Fahrenheit, the ice on Mendenhall Lake isn't sturdy enough to be trusted - not yet, anyway...
Photo: Aurora hunters

Paul Gloe uses the light of a campfire to adjust the settings on his camera as he takes pictures of the aurora borealis near Skaters' Cabin at Mendenhall Lake in Juneau on Saturday.
Photos: Perfect day for a paddle

Tommy Vrabec leaves fragmented ice in his wake Tuesday as he paddles across Mendenhall Lake. The National Weather Service forecasts sunny conditions to continue through Sunday afternoon.
Photo: Autumn journeys

Anitra Winkler, left, and Nick Svinicki begin a kayak trip across Mendenhall Lake on Tuesday.
Scavenger hunt filmmakers

...overlooked by a lot of other documentaries," he said.Using their submarine, for example, they plan to film in the Mendenhall Lake, in the ocean, and in nearby channels."We're actually going to do a live stream for people (during ROV filming...
Photo: A chill in the water

Freezing nighttime temperatures have left a layer of ice on Mendenhall Lake as seen on Thursday.
Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...not always successful. This year, the colony at Mendenhall Lake moved to a new area, and both it and a colony at...This year's jokuhlaup didn't affect the colony at Mendenhall Lake, Baluss said. Both terns and gulls were nesting...
Photo: Visiting the falls

Visitors to Mendenhall Lake walk to and from Nugget Falls on Monday.
Water levels decline after Tuesday flood

...glacier outburst, is over.Mendenhall Lake and River crested at 10.88...Campground, situated on the shore of Mendenhall Lake, once water reached the campground's...water from Suicide Basin above Mendenhall Lake caused the lake and river to...
This week's Southeast sportfish report

...and Vanderbilt Creek. Dolly Varden fishing is closed in Auke Lake drainages upstream of Glacier Highway and in Mendenhall Lake. Anglers should check the 2014 Sport Fishing Regulations Summary Booklet available at local vendors, the ADF&G...


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