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On the Trails: A visit to the wetlands reveals surprises, mysteries

...usual approaches via the Airport Dike Trail or Industrial Boulevard, we went in via the public access off the Mendenhall Peninsula Road - down the slope through the bear-clawed alders, past the deer-nipped skunk cabbages, across a swamp...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/trails-visit-wetlands-reveals-surpri
Outdoors
Engineer's Cutoff Road reopens for season

...Rehabilitation project today, April 1.Engineer's Cutoff is a seasonal road that connects Glacier Highway to the Mendenhall Peninsula. It closes each fall when inclement weather makes the steep road unsafe for through traffic.The Fritz Cove Rehabilitation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-01/engineers-cutoff-road-reopens-season
Local
Police blotter for Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

...Drive.Burglary? At 4:58 p.m. Tuesday, an investigation continued into a burglary in the 1700 block of Mendenhall Peninsula Road.? At 10:54 a.m. Wednesday, a 22-year-old woman reported a home burglary in the 8300 block of Gladstone...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-05/police-blotter-thursday-feb-5-2015
Local
Forecasters: 'Winter is over'

...than downtown; downtown is rainier than the airport; the airport is rainier than the Back Loop weather office; Mendenhall Peninsula Road, Engineers Cutoff, and Fritz Cove Road are statistically drier and sunnier than Auke Lake; and out the road...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/forecasters-winter-over
Outdoors
Update: Air emergency in effect in the valley

...Mendenhall Glacier, west to Montana Creek and south along the east shore of Auke Lake and includes the east half of the Mendenhall Peninsula.Once the air particulate levels have returned to a safe health standard, an air emergency cancellation will...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-30/air-emergency-effect-valley
Local
Suspicious tree fires puzzle Forest Service

...River Road area fires.CCFR firefighters put out a large hemlock tree on fire on the Mendenhall Peninsula Trail (located at the tip of the Mendenhall Peninsula north of the airport) shortly before noon Thursday. Carver said he's not sure it's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-14/suspicious-tree-fires-puzzle-forest-ser
Local
Police & Fire for Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

...Marine Way, and he was taken to BRH.? At 11:19 a.m. Thursday, CCFR responded to a forest fire on the Mendenhall Peninsula Trail. Large hemlock tree was found producing heavy white smoke. No fire. Trail closed for safety purposes and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-14/police-fire-sunday-sept-14-2014
Local
Police & Fire for Thursday, March 13, 2014

...man on Marine Way, and he was taken to BRH.? At 4:44 p.m. Tuesday, CCFR responded to a vehicle fire on Mendenhall Peninsula Road, and no fire was found. Vehicle owner had extinguished a small amount of black smoke prior to arrival...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-13/police-fire-thursday-march-13-2014
Local
Snow causes downed trees, outages across town

...fallen on power lines along several roads, causing the outages, Driscoll said. Crews responded to an outage on Mendenhall Peninsula Road. Next was a call about downed trees on Lee Drive."Then we had a call that there were trees and sparks at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-11/snow-causes-downed-trees-outages-across
Local
Police & Fire for Sunday, March 16, 2014

...a man on Willoughby Avenue, and he was taken to BRH.? At 10:33 a.m. Thursday, CCFR was dispatched to Mendenhall Peninsula Road for an EMS call, and units were cancelled en route when informed a male patient had taken a private vehicle...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-16/police-fire-sunday-march-16-2014
Local

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