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Juneau's future, seen in sepia

...In the 20th century alone, the glacier has retreated more than a mile.John Neary, named director of the Mendenhall Visitor Center in 2013, has welcomed opportunities to educate the public about wildlife and the glacier itself. He hopes...
Photo: Against a cloudy sky

Lights from the Mendenhall Visitor Center glow through panoramic windows Sunday in Juneau. The visitor center is open for winter hours, now through March, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
Public comment meeting scheduled for Mendenhall fee increase

A public meeting will be held 5-7 p.m. Tuesday night at the Mendenhall Visitor Center to discuss proposed improvements to facilities and increased visitor fees. The director of the Visitor Center will give a presentation...
Climate-change education this weekend at the glacier

...environmental studies Joshua Howe will discuss climate change and his book, "Behind the Curve," at this Friday's Mendenhall Visitor Center Fireside Lecture. Over the past decade, the Mendenhall Glacier has become a powerful, almost visceral symbol...
Mendenhall Visitor Center closed to prep for tourist season

In order to prepare for an extremely busy season this year, the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center has announced in a press release it will temporarily suspend its visiting hours, effective immediately.
Photos: Halloween highlight

Party thrown by the U.S. Forest Service on Oct. 28 at the Mendenhall Visitor Center brought many local trick-or-treaters. Sound off on the important issues at
Photo: Frozen art

An ice sculpture by an unknown artist sits on the shore of Mendenhall Lake near the Mendenhall Visitor Center. Laurie Ferguson Craig of the visitor center said new ice on the lake has been disrupted by several instances of glacier calving...
Photo: Beaver tree

...for the U.S. Forest Service, examines the work of a beaver on a large cottonwood tree Wednesday near the Mendenhall Visitor Center. Beavers have been known to fall trees as tall as 150 feet and five feet in diameter. Sound off on the important...
Play for free this Saturday

...Mendenhall Valley. Beginning at 9 a.m. in the Mendenhall Visitor Center bus parking lot, off of Glacier Spur Road...event continues with free admission into the Mendenhall Visitor Center. The event lasts until 1 p.m. and there will...
Neighbors Digest

...City Museum is located at Fourth and Main streets and is a program of the Parks and Recreation Department. Mendenhall Visitor Center to close for the holidays The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center will be closed on Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1...


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