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My Turn: Let's talk about wastewater

...plants don't reach this level of quality and, in fact, are dumped directly into the open ocean as well as the Mendenhall River, Gastineau Channel and Auke Bay.During a five-month season, a large cruise ship spending about 100 days in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-23/empire-editorial-lets-talk-about-wast
Opinion
At glacier, a casual jökulhlaup season

...the smaller floods that have been recorded this year. According to data from the U.S. Geological Survey, the Mendenhall River usually flows at volume of about 3,000 cubic feet (of water) per second. Most of the floods this year have more...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-22/glacier-casual-j%C3%B6kulhlaup-season
Local
Portions of Steep Creek trail temporarily closed

...Steep Creek Trail. Hikers and cyclists will continue to have access to Moraine Ecology Trail from trailheads at Mendenhall River, Dredge Lake, Glacier Spur Road and the Juneau Ranger District parking lot. Signs have been posted at the four...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-14/portions-steep-creek-trail-temporarily-
Local
My Turn: Maintaining a balance

...we have benefited recently from a number of construction projects (Sealaska Heritage Building, SLAM project, Mendenhall River Bridge expansion, Capitol reconstruction, etc.) However, these will soon end and unless new projects replace...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-25/my-turn-maintaining-balance
Opinion
Police and Fire for June 16, 2015

...At 9:41 p.m. Sunday, the Juneau Police Department impounded an abandoned vehicle on Clinton Drive near the Mendenhall River. Tony Tompkins, 23, was cited for driving without a valid license, failing to provide proof of insurance, and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-16/police-and-fire-dispatches-june-16-2015
Local
Field house renews naming rights with Wells Fargo

...Bank for renewing its naming rights agreement for the non-profit, indoor multi-sport facility located along the Mendenhall River at the rear of the Dimond Park complex.The field house, which is used for soccer, baseball, softball, running...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-07/field-house-renews-naming-rights-we
Neighbors
Jökulhlaup causes high water on lake, river

The glacier-dammed lake in Suicide Basin has released a surge of water into the Mendenhall River, the National Weather Service has announced.No major flooding is expected from the event, but Mendenhall Lake and river have...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-02/j%C3%B6kulhlaup-causes-high-water-lake-
Local
Raft flips on Mendenhall River during tour

...group of tourists rafting the Mendenhall River on Thursday afternoon with a...except her husband.Water in the Mendenhall River hovers between 41 and 43 degrees...Hollick said.Much of the Mendenhall River's waterfront is dotted with...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-29/mendenhall-river-raft-tour-capsizes
Local
Two more schools get 'the call'

Mendenhall River Community School received a threatening phone call Wednesday, similar to the ones made to other schools in Juneau and across Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-13/two-more-schools-get-call
Local
Educator Spotlight: Sunshine Winn

...part of the teaching community. What grade level and subjects do you teach? I am the physical education teacher at Mendenhall River Community School. This is my fourth year teaching PE, grades K-5. I also teach small reading groups in the afternoons...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-03/educator-spotlight-sunshine-winn
Neighbors

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