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...
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...
Allow DIPAC to release kings at Sheep Creek

...not release any king salmon at Sheep Creek. In fact, no kings have been released at Sheep Creek in more than three years. I am...DIPAC to again release smolt from Sheep Creek. I encourage all like minded sport...
Photo: Sheep Creek fisherman

A man is shown fishing along Sheep Creek on Saturday.
AEL&P to take a peek at Sheep Creek

...of a hydroelectric facility at Sheep Creek.The Federal Energy Regulatory...preliminary permit through March 25.The Sheep Creek Hydro Project would use a run-of-the-river...Lake Dorothy hydro facility. And Sheep Creek would match Juneau's expected...
Getting away from it all on Sheep Creek trail

...occurred to me that I hadn't been up the Sheep Creek Trail in at least two years. The Sheep Creek Trail is like the Perseverance Trail, except...constant construction. It's strange that the Sheep Creek Trail is not more popular than it is, because...
The richness of Sheep Creek Valley

I go up into Sheep Creek Valley several times a year; it's...water and moving quickly upstream.Sheep Creek Valley is among the first places I...techs and I studied bird communities in Sheep Creek Valley and elsewhere in Juneau. We...
Photo: Sheep Creek Mine 1920

This postcard shows the Sheep Creek Mine buildings, part of the large Alaska-Gastineau Mining Company...1920. This "town," which is now known as Thane, was called Sheep Creek before being renamed around 1911 after Bartlett Thane, the general...
Not Sheep Creek

Sheep Creek is not an appropriate place for a heliport. I've noticed that Sheep Creek is being "tagged on" to the approved...ostensibly will not affect residents: Sheep Creek is not one of them. If you'd like more...
Early May runnings on Sheep Creek

...Nevertheless, Parks and Rec went up the hill toward Sheep Creek valley. The first part of the trail was entirely snow-free...that there is a reason why we don't usually hike the Sheep Creek trail until June. The fragrant cottonwoods and willows...


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