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Where there's ice, there's (not so much) snow

...also recommends staying away from rock faces, which absorb heat, and inflows and outflows. Especially stay away from Nugget Creek. "People break through almost every year," Scholten said. Last year, a rockslide near Nugget Falls sent a ripple...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-09/where-theres-ice-theres-not-so-much-
Outdoors
Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...been hiking East Glacier Trail and Nugget Creek Trail, which begin behind the...Heintzelman Ridge that feeds into Nugget Creek and Nugget Falls, the gushing...mountain in elevation in the upper Nugget Creek valley, based on the vantage point...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-12/text-message-helps-searchers-locate-los
Local
Troopers: mountain goat taken illegally

...on the south side of the mountain, adjacent to the Nugget Creek drainage. Goats can only be taken in Juneau in the...an area bounded by Mendenhall Glacier, the mouth of Nugget Creek to its confluence with Goat Creek, and a line from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-05-17/troopers-mountain-goat-taken-illegally
Local
Off the Beaten Path: Dogs of our lives

...hour later we popped out onto East Glacier Trail, right before the long series of stairs that leads to the cutoff for Nugget Creek Trail. By the end of the hike, MC, with her nefarious ways, had tricked Pancho into liking her more. She threw...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-10/beaten-path-dogs-our-lives
Outdoors
Seasonal trail update, Part II

...takes users over a brand new bridge crossing Steep Creek and treats them to vistas of the Mendenhall Glacier from above Nugget Creek. It's a popular trail for locals and visitors, so users should be prepared to run into tour groups, families...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-07-05/seasonal-trail-update-part-ii
Outdoors
USFS: Use caution when visiting Mendenhall Lake, Glacier

...watch for waves from calving and be aware of water conditions if on the Nugget Falls Trail. Mendenhall Campground and Nugget Creek Trail may be closed if officials determine the water is rising to a critical level."The U.S. Forest Service...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-27/usfs-use-caution-when-visiting-mendenha
Local
Late-night search for missing hiker resolves with a phone call

...a.m. this morning and said he got lost hiking the Nugget Creek trail and ended up waiting for daylight to make his...searched for him Wednesday night on East Glacier Trail and Nugget Creek Trail and again Thursday morning before the man made...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-24/late-night-search-missing-hiker-resolve
Local
Southeast Sagas: A Tale of Two Tunnels

...behind downtown Juneau and the Nugget Creek Tunnel near Mendenhall Glacier...glimpse bits and pieces of the Nugget Creek hydroelectric project. For instance...basins nearly obscured by moss. The Nugget Creek Tunnel was a contemporary of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091203/nei_sesaga.shtml
Neighbors
City ironing out details to secure funds for Duck Creek

...Creek a transfusion of water from Nugget Creek is one of the sticking points to...stream's flow by piping in water from Nugget Creek. The project also would line part...feasibility of a pipeline from Nugget Creek and its maintenance costs. "We...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120400/Loc_DuckCreek.html
Local
Alaska Digest

...woman hiked up Heintzleman Ridge Saturday for an overnight camping trip and were scheduled to return the next day via Nugget Creek, said Bruce Bowler of SEADOGS, Southeast Alaska Dogs Organized for Ground Searches. They still hadn't returned...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080905/sta_20050809011.shtml
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