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Southeast groups awarded $103K for clean water projects

...monitoring program at City Park and Pdetroglyph Beach.The Takshanuk Watershed Council received $18,432 for the Sawmill Creek low impact development demonstration, which will help create a rain garden at the Chilkoot Indian Association's...
Sitka crews begin tearing up aging street pavement"A vast departure, at least until Sitkans pull on to one of the community's three state-funded highways. Sawmill Creek Road, Halibut Point Road, the roundabout, and Harbor Drive have all been replaced over the last few years, as have...
Off the Beaten Path: The Alaskan slam

...with a vista of the Chilkat Mountains, a sight that always makes me feel lucky to live in northern Southeast.At Sawmill Creek the snow-pack became firm enough that Laws decided to start running again. A man in a skiff studied us for a bit...
Construction season approaches across Alaska Woodrow."We're repaving almost all of Gustavus," he said.More than $35 million of work reconstructing Sawmill Creek and Halibut Point roads in Sitka should wrap up this year as well.Woodrow said 20-plus miles of work on the Haines...
Youth public safety training camp in Sitka

...learn about public safety careers. The camp is free to attend. Applications can be picked up at the Academy at 877 Sawmill Creek Rd. or can be requested by emailing Space is limited and applications are due...
Eagle Glacier to Sawmill Creek closed to mountain goat hunting in Unit 1C

...Eagle Glacier and Eagle River to Sawmill Creek.According to the release, an...area between Eagle Glacier and Sawmill Creek resulted in low goat counts...hunt RG012, the area east of Sawmill Creek to Antler Lake, and all other...
New map predicts tsunami effects on Sitka

...shows the "maximum estimated tsunami inundation" with a red line that roughly borders the beach side of the HPR and Sawmill Creek Road road system and encompasses the downtown areas seaward of Lincoln Street and Katlian Street.Different color...
Discovering an ancient Southeast AK

...little umbrellas on those beaches," Baichtal joked. Glacial rebound has an impact even with recent sites. Take Sawmill Creek in Juneau, for example, which is an area with a historical record of barges loading canned salmon about 100 years ago...
Winning the Weather Lottery: Kayaking in Berner's Bay

...many island passages and waterways along the Juneau coast line.We enjoyed a quiet day paddling the shore towards Sawmill Creek. I'd forgotten how peaceful and relaxing it is to silently glide through the water, sneaking up on ducks, shorebirds...
Tongass trees cut to prepare for road

...for Juneau outdoor lovers - the Sawmill Creek waterfall - is within view of...down old-growth trees near the Sawmill Creek Waterfall? Respond at JuneauBlogger...Transportation and Public Facilities. Sawmill Creek is one of at least five creeks...


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