On the Trails: Out and about in mid-June

A friend and I went into Sheep Creek Valley one morning, to listen to bird songs. I especially wanted...whose vigorous, upward-spiraling song is beautiful, and Sheep Creek Valley is usually a good place to do that. We entered the valley...
New king salmon spot coming to town

...typically spend between two and four years in the ocean.DIPAC also this year released coho from its net pen site at Sheep Creek for the first time in a few years, though that's not a new location, Focht said.Overall, they released 107,449...
High sails and high seas

...Leg #3: On Monday boats will start between the committee boat and Grave Point at 9:30 am, and race back to the Sheep Creek light in the channel.This race is the second in the Jay Ginter Memorial Day Regatta, a three-leg race that is part...
'Singer in the stream' offers glimpse into the life of dippers

...happens, as the two spent years researching dippers in Juneau.There are dippers out at Mendenhall Glacier, along Sheep Creek and many other places in Juneau where the birds can fish. Local naturalist Bob Armstrong also has videos of them foraging...
Southeast History in review: Before Dorothy Lake's hydro project

...walls. In it was a boat built of surfaced-spruce rib boards 12 feet by 18 feet. He found graffiti on the walls: "Sheep Creek," "Bart and Leiup," and two dates written in lead from a bullet: "June 1894" and "September 1894." Dawson also...
Around town for Wednesday, Jan. 28

...1601 Salmon Creek Lane. Classes are instructed by Janice Hurley and are $8 drop-in.Parks and Recreation hike at Sheep Creek Trail, at 9:30 a.m. Meet at the trailhead, mile 4, Thane Rd. Group conditions will determine final length and...
On the Trails: Winter walks

In late January, the Parks and Recreation hiking group went to Sheep Creek Valley, a place we seldom visit at that time of year. The ground was frozen sufficiently that the mud holes on the uphill trail...
Trooper hit 'dead end' in Fairbanks hit-and-run

...Smith on Sept. 4 had attended a fiddling show at Ivory Jack's restaurant and were biking home on the shoulder of Sheep Creek Road.A witness in her rear-view mirror saw a silver- or champagne-colored GMC or Chevrolet pickup approach the...
Photo: Sheep Creek fisherman

A man is shown fishing along Sheep Creek on Saturday.
Avista promotes renewable energy

...New HydropowerAEL&P began exploring the possibility of a new hydro facility at Sheep Creek in 2013 to accommodate Juneau's growing energy needs. Sheep Creek Hydro Plant was constructed in 1910 to power the Treadwell Mine in Douglas.The facility...


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