Flipping Douglas Island

...development is in sight.Goldbelt Inc., Juneau's urban Alaska Native corporation, owns a seven-mile stretch of the shoreline (a little more than half the length of the island) and about 1,400 acres in all on the west side of Douglas Island. Corporation...
Auke Bay to merge the old with the new

...Hart said in his presentation.He said the city is also looking to expand the seawalk in order to capitalize on Auke Bay's shoreline. A "dream of the 70s" for Auke Bay had included a large seawalk complete with hundreds of condos, a spa and hotels, Hart...
Alaska Science Forum: Overwintering in the Bering Sea

...he will check using the birds' genetic material.During the last ice age, their current wintering area might have been a shoreline of the Bering Land Bridge. Changing landforms and environmental conditions have doomed other animals, but spectacled eiders...
My Turn: Juneau's folly over a field of flowers

Juneau is blessed with an abundance of natural beauty and scenic resources. Miles of shoreline vistas and diverse views abound - from driving out the road to crossing Douglas Bridge and looking down Gastineau Channel, and...
Fireside Chat to feature the ocean's trash

...trash in the ocean at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's Fireside Lectures today."Many of us have walked along a shoreline and found a plastic water bottle, a bit of net, or a glass ball and wondered where these objects came from," said Murphy...
Changes coming to West Glacier area, Skater's Cabin

...informational signs, install a gate on the road, and more, beginning this year. It aims, in part, to reduce competition for shoreline space between guide-led tourists and locals. Each summer, six guide companies bring around 30,000 clients to the area...
Where the world ends up when the ocean spits it out waves," O'Connell said. "Some of it bypassed our shoreline, worked around Japan, and has come back again."Then there's...of marine debris were removed from less than half a mile of shoreline at Gore Point, the most southeasterly place on the Kenai...
SHI wraps up Native American Heritage Month lecture series Tuesday

Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor a free lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 25, entitled "Changing shorelines and the Search for Early Habitation Sites" led by Jim Baichtal, Forest Geologist with the Tongass National Forest.Here is a...
Where there's ice, there's (not so much) snow

...aerated, he doubles the thickness requirements.A few more tips from Scholten: Water flowing in from thawing ground melts shorelines more quickly than ice at the center of the lake, and moving water freezes more slowly than still water because moving water...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 closed area? On Dec. 1, Alaska Wildlife Troopers Juneau Post received a report of an individual trapping along the shoreline in Auke Bay Harbor. The Auke Bay Harbor is designated as an area closed to trapping. Investigation revealed that Barry Brokken...


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