One year after opening, UAS dorm has its dedication

With snow-capped mountains vividly reflected in the huge windows behind him, outgoing University of Alaska Southeast Chancellor John Pugh...
A Trip South: The final pass

...winter. That is, as long as it snows. Luckily I avoided riding through the snow today, but it felt like a a certain and imminent snow storm. The sky was dull, a...desires.I half expected the snow to come during lunch, but I...
On the Trails: Midwinter rambles

...January brought us some wonderful snow, deep and fluffy. Of course...turning the low-elevation snows to heavy, hard-to-shovel...sending down great lumps of snow from the trees. Very disappointing...trolls" by the great loads of snow they bore (but these trolls...
On the Trails: Thanksgiving week strolls

We had deep cold, then big snows and then huge rain, and now...we saw a long groove in the snow, way too loopy and curvy to...taking advantage of the shallower snow in the ruts between the deep...the foot of Nugget Falls. The snow was sufficiently soft making...
Part I: 2014 Juneau trail roundup

As the snows retreat and access to our local...from the cabin, a patch of snow that as of last week will have...trail is currently clear of snow and is located at Glacier'll encounter a little snow. The snowpack is walkable...
What's in bloom? on of spring's early gems. This bulbous member of the Corydalis or Fumewort genus often starts growing before the snows have melted. They are one of the first flowers of spring to follow the crocus. The flowers come in dark pink, red, shades...
On the Trails: Being a flower we were unwilling to cope with lots of trail-covering snow, and settled instead into a sheltered spot, out of the wind...known as "corn lily") was just poking up above the ground in snow-free areas, and fox sparrows and robins were singing. Yellow-flowered...
Argentinian climber dies on North America's tallest peak

...was discovered Sunday by two climbers arriving at the camp on Alaska's Mount McKinley. Callupan's body was found in the snow with no visible signs of trauma. The park says Callupan appears to have died of "unknown medical issues."The park says it...
Idaho climbers rescued from Alaska mountain after avalanche

...a safe exit route.An air taxi pilot saw the stranded climbers waving their arms near an "SOS" that had been etched in the snow on the west shoulder of the 9,545-foot mountain.Park rangers flew by helicopter to the area after being notified. The...
Q & A with Hoonah fisherman Vernon Hill

...coming alive. When we leave from Hoonah running south, you know, everything is cold up here. A couple years we have even had snow on deck. The closer you get to Sitka the more life you see - sea lions, whales and birds. It is like everything is just coming...


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