Annual Wrangell Bearfest runs July 22-26

...The U.S. Forest Service, Wrangell Ranger District employees will lead discussions...participants a chance to "Read with a Ranger and Smokey," make bear masks, and Corree Seward Delabrue, Wrangell Ranger District interpreter at 907-874-7550...
New 2015 Juneau Icefield map available

...Geographic at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, the Juneau Ranger District front desk, and the map machine located in the lobby...National Forest Map Store or The USGS Store. Both the Juneau Ranger District and the Mendenhall Visitor Center will be selling 18...
Trail roundup 2015

...year's rainy conditions.Peterson Lake TrailA Trail Mix crew is "going gangbusters" at Peterson Lake Trail, said Juneau Ranger District Recreation Program Manager Ed Grossman. "It's just looking great."For the past couple seasons, Trail Mix has...
Glacier visitor center to increase fees in 2016

The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center will increase fees starting May 1, 2016, U.S. Forest Service Ranger Brad Orr announced Wednesday by email. The center, which is managed by the USFS, will increase the amenity fee in order to generate...
Cruise ship gives lift to broken-down boat

...called for assistance and were answered by the Noordam, which used a tender to offload all 40 passengers (and one Park Service ranger) from the Baranof Wind, which proceeded to Juneau under tow.The Noordam's tender dropped off its passengers at Bartlett...
Half man, half moose comes to town this weekend

...funny. The town is called Gangrene Gulch, and its slogan is "the flannel capital of the world." The star, a newly arrived ranger, is named Zack Del Pollo - we'll just let you think about that one. The town mayor is a chicken. The movie's filled with...
Empire Editorial: Put it 'cold out'

...senior firefighter with the U.S. Forest Service on the Juneau Ranger District, about four years ago. And, Stransky's advice...historically the busiest time for U.S. Forest Service Juneau Ranger District firefighters. They access fire locations by boat...
Youth fishing events announced across Southeast

...proper footwear and clothing.The Juneau Ranger District's annual Family Fishing Day...907-789-6252.The Craig and Thorne Bay Ranger Districts will celebrate the The Jim to be announced later.The Hoonah Ranger District's 25th annual Hoonah Kids Fishing...
Big Lake man charged with road-rage crash that injured 2

...According to investigators, Desilva and two people got into an argument away from the highway. When the occupants of the Ford Ranger took off and headed for the Parks Highway, troopers said, Desilva followed.He used a Dodge Dakota, a mid-size pickup...
What's happening this week or Ranger District's annual Family Fishing Day, 10 a.m. to 3 p...Frank at or 586-9167.Hoonah Ranger District's 25th annual Hoonah Kids Fishing Derby, 11 a...


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