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Canyon City Trail changes open for public comment

...Canyon City at mile 8 on the Chilkoot Trail, west of the Taiya River.The proposed changes are designed to protect the natural...1897-99. The present campground is on the east side of the Taiya River.NPS has published an environmental assessment for this...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/canyon-city-trail-changes-open-publi
Outdoors
Study calls Skagway-Yukon electrical link financially feasible

...The Municipality of Skagway and Alaska Power Company are pursuing the construction of West Creek, a dam west of the Taiya River. While this project faces huge permitting hurdles before construction, its capacity and design are large enough that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-30/study-calls-skagway-yukon-electrical-li
State | Local
Park Service plans new trail off Chilkoot

...off the Chilkoot Trail north of Dyea.The 4,000-foot Canyon City loop would be located on the west side of the Taiya River, roughly 8 miles north of Dyea and 4.3 miles south of Sheep Camp, the last stop before serious climbing begins on...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-27/park-service-plans-new-trail-chilkoot
Local
Writers and artists retreat nearly complete in Dyea

...evidence of this activity remains today, save for a few token ruins; the trees have grown over the townsite, and the Taiya River and the rain have washed the rest away.Yet Dyea remains true to its history: it is still the starting point for travelers...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-03/cabin-view
Art
How a planned fiber-optic link from Juneau to Whitehorse will benefit you

...permit to construct a 175-foot-high concrete dam and 25 megawatt powerhouse to harness West Creek, west of the Taiya River. In the summer, according to AP&T's preliminary proposal, electricity would power docked cruise ships in summer...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-20/how-planned-fiber-optic-link-juneau-whi
Local
Flooding threat tips to southeast Alaska

...new flood threats emerged in southeast Alaska.The Skagway Police Department issued a moderate flood warning for the Taiya River, and says the river crested Saturday at 18 feet. The National Park Service closed Chilkoot Trail for 24 hours and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-06/flooding-threat-tips-southeast-alaska
State
Skagway cabin a treasure trove of old newspapers

...National Park Service. But instead of taking up a pickax and heading for the Yukon, he eyed the sliver of land where the Taiya River meets the Skagway, correctly predicting that would be the jumping-off point for the prospectors making their over...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082805/sta_20050828010.shtml
News
Landslide leads to Dyea flood

...Glacier. "The sudden surge of the lake volume moved the water down the West Creek drainage to Dyea," he said. The Taiya River, into which the West Creek flows, crested at 21 feet at 7 a.m. today and fell to 17 feet by 10 a.m., Ward said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072302/loc_flood.shtml
News
Dyea gauges flood damage

...to move its rafts, but the bridge is closed. "We hike the passengers in on the Chilkoot Trail and float out on the Taiya River," he said. "We're trying to come up with an alternate to get our passengers out into the wilderness." Ferragi...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072502/loc_flood.shtml
News
Wind-felled tree injures man

...The Kahtaheena Creek between Gustavus and Excursion Inlet is about a foot higher than the previous record, and the Taiya River in Skagway is within 3 inches of overflowing its banks. Juneau received 1.73 inches of rain at the National Weather...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081302/loc_storm.shtml
News

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