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New chairlift bidding delayed for a week

...seeking to build Eaglecrest Ski Area's new mid-mountain chairlift was delayed for a week on Wednesday, according to ski area Manager Kirk Duncan. The bid process was bumped to allow the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation to finish work...
Eaglecrest remains optimistic

...prefer to look on the snowy side."As ski area operators, we are eternal optimists when it comes to weather," said ski area manager Matt Lillard. Also, they say, other years have been worse, at least in terms of ski area closures. In 2003...
My Turn: Empowered board for Juneau's pools makes sense

...more responsive way. The CBJ aquatics director will report directly to the empowered board just as the Eaglecrest Ski Area manager reports to the Eaglecrest BoardThe Assembly will still retain oversight by its power to appoint board members and...
Eaglecrest skiers scoop up passes

...this year over last, according to Eaglecrest officials. The additional revenue came from a $50 price increase. Ski area manager Kirk Duncan said that last year's big snowfalls and this year's long-range forecast of a colder and wetter winter...
Eaglecrest to benefit from FAA power plan

...two summers to service power lines and a Federal Aviation Administration station at the top of Eaglecrest Ski Area. Ski area manager Kirk Duncan said that road is the real the benefit of the project. "Ski operations are doing fine without power...
New jumps and bumps

...and was expected to draw younger boarders and skiers to the city-owned winter recreation area, said Eaglecrest Ski Area Manager Paul Swanson. Roped off from the rest of the Sourdough run, the park is a series of eight hills in two groups...
Swansons celebrate 50 years

...28, 1962 at the Calvary Presbyterian Church in Enumclaw, Wash.He retired from his position as the Eaglecrest Ski Area Manager in 2004 after a 41-year career in the ski industry. Today, he continues to serve the Juneau ski community as a...
Snow dwindles at Eaglecrest

...Heeni Middle School to postpone its ski lesson program for 60 sixth-graders today and Friday. But according to ski area Manager Paul Swanson, Eaglecrest is nowhere near closing the Hooter and Ptarmigan chair lifts. "I don't think we're...
Snowed in: Schools, offices feel the chill

...their way up to the ski area with their parents. ``It looks like we're having a decent crowd for a Friday,'' Ski Area Manager Paul Swanson said. ``Our parking lot's probably half full, both lots. It's good skiing.'' Juneau public...
New tubing hill catches on at Eaglecrest

...slopes. "Right now we are seeing a lot of skiers and snowboarders going down to the tubing area," said Swanson, ski area manager. "There's a nice mix of both adults and children." The tubing hill, opened last season, is a variation of...


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