Photos: Slippery snow

Roads across Juneau were made slippery by 4.7 inches of snow that accumulated by 4 p.m. Wednesday. This truck landed in the median of Egan Drive after stricking another vehicle, sending...
On the Trails: Eating lichens

...scattering of gray lichen scraps on the snow next to a small tree trunk whose lichens...of the lichen, leaving the bits on the snow. A narrow groove led away from the lichens to a small burrow that led down under the snow blanket. That made me think a shrew had...
Finding winter at Peterson Lake Cabin

...Trail parking lot. A few inches of crusty snow blanketed the area. It was then, if only...down the trail, our optimism faded. The snow had ended just a few steps in and the pulk...forest was now draped in a solid blanket of snow and frost, and ice lined the creek, the...
Snow today in Juneau, gone tomorrow

...significant snowfall of the year to Juneau today, though the snow is expected to be short-lived.National Weather Service forecasters...snowfall would accumulate at sea level in Juneau today. The snow was expected to turn to rain later in the day as temperatures...
Bus route reductions for inclement weather

Capital Transit switched to winter schedule about 2 p.m. Wednesday as snow continued to fall and cars began to slide. Winter schedule means buses will not drive into Lemon Creek, Cordova, Saint Ann's...
Things to know about winter cabin camping

...winter it's even more so. And so are the trail conditions.Take Dan Moller Cabin, for instance. "You may start out with no snow at the bottom and because of that, no snowmachines are breaking trail," Grossman said. "So, a few miles later, you might...
Juneau-Douglas plays final home pucks on Treadwell Ice Arena

...Winning state in JDIA with all of my close friends.FAVORITE FOOD: PastaFUTURE PLANS: College or Operators Union.HOBBIES: Snow machining, dirt biking.SEASON GOALS: Make it to state.THANKS TO: My parents for pushing me in everything I do.WHY I...
Remote winters

...Lodge for seven months of solitude and snow removal.The town site of Baranof has a microclimate that causes more snow to fall than many places in Southeast. During the couple's heaviest snow year, 2006-2007, 37 feet of snow fell...
Photos: Making "dew" without snow

The Juneau Ski Team practices on Eaglecrest's Sneaky alpine trail on Sunday as they prepare to travel to Utah in their quest for snow and competition. Limited snowfall in Alaska has made training difficult as the state championship series approaches.
Year of Reading Foreign: Forgetful People

...attempted to cross the alps into Switzerland. They trusted the wrong people as guides, are separated and he loses his wife in the snow storm.You'd think this kind of revelation would have some kind of impact on someone who's so frantically searching for...


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