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Bill would halt Marie Drake renovation

...still felt like I needed to say it."Also at the top of the district's list of school projects are renovations to Mendenhall River Community School, which has racked up 144 deferred maintenance items. Fixing them all would cost an estimated $22...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-26/bill-would-halt-marie-drake-renovation
State | Local | AK legislature
Off the Beaten Path: Going expedition-style on the Mendenhall wetlands

...the grit of Vikings and the zen of samurai, MC and I struggled through the rain and wind above the cold swirling Mendenhall River. Wild wolf-like beasts, who acted deceptively friendly, appeared out of the mist. I kept MC between me and the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-13/beaten-path-going-expedition-style-m
Outdoors
Mendenhall's 2014 outburst flood is topic of Friday's Fireside Lecture

...rose at a dramatic rate of 1-2 inches per hour over a brief period of 1-2 days. The lake drains rapidly down Mendenhall River eroding the soft banks and causing trees to collapse into the river.Mendenhall's glacial outburst flood phenomenon...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-25-0
Art
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

...seven EMS calls around town and performed an animal rescue. A dog had fallen through the ice in Mendenhall Lake near Mendenhall River, and two CCFR ice rescue members retrieved the dog from the lake and returned it to its owner. CCFR also responded...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-10/police-fire-tuesday-feb-10-2015
Local
Puppets take to the classrooms

...artists with the Giant Puppet Project brought their vision from the streets to the schools this week. Students at Mendenhall River Community School worked with Daniel Polnau, Patty Mitchell and Robert Lockheed to create person-sized - and bigger...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-26/puppets-take-classrooms
Local
Photos: Puppet project

Kindergarten students at Mendenhall River Community School sketch their favorite animals for a life-size puppet.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-25/photos-puppet-project
Neighbors
Girl, 11, brings bullets to snowball fight

...escalated when an 11-year-old girl went home for more serious ammunition. Several students walking home from Mendenhall River Elementary School on Taku Boulevard became embroiled in a disagreement on Feb. 11. Kids reported that snowballs...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-12/girl-11-brings-bullets-snowball-fight
Local
On the Trails: Out and about

...outlets of ponds and along the fringes of Mendenhall Lake. A reliable observer reported seeing a beaver swimming in Mendenhall River in late December, when local beavers are normally snug in their lodges, sleeping or nibbling from their winter cache...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/out-and-about
Outdoors
Photo: Swollen Mendenhall

Light reflecting off the Mendenhall Glacier glows through the fog behind trees along the Mendenhall River on Wednesday afternoon.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-22/photo-swollen-mendenhall
Local
Fireside chat: Mendenhall River Bridges

...will speak on the Bridges of Mendenhall River for this evening's Mendenhall...Center's Fireside Lecture. Mendenhall River bisects the valley. Roads and...geographic areas in Juneau."Mendenhall River bridges profoundly influenced...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/fireside-chat-mendenhall-river-bridg
Outdoors

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