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City museum opens new exhibit: Juneau's Changing Shoreline's South Franklin and Front Streets on one side of Telephone Hill and Willoughby Avenue on the other. Juneau and Camp Rockwell, a Coast Guard command located on Telephone Hill between February and December of 1881. Charged with...
Twenty years of Toe

...sights" - at the time it included the pit where the Walter Soboleff Center stands today, and the "great cliffs of Telephone Hill" where downtown's newest parking garage sits.Toe said some people had urged him to be more edgy, but Hamburger...
Police blotter for Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

...Jonathan Boltjes, 32, David Davis, 32, and James Carteeti, 34, was contacted for smoking marijuana in the park on Telephone Hill. All three were cited and released for misconduct in the sixth degree. Fraud? At 8:20 p.m. Friday, the Juneau...
Death on the Hill

...surprise, there are no records - personal or official - of anyone being hung from the tree on what was then known as "Telephone Hill." (Marie Darlin of the Gastineau Channel Historical Society corrected me after I called it Capitol Hill). Following...
Accumulated Fragments: Following in the footsteps of Harris and Juneau

...also took a lot on what became Telephone Hill and later built a home there...Marks also claimed a town lot on Telephone Hill, just off Main Street, and with...broke. He sold his property on Telephone Hill to finance a trip for him and...
End of an era as Botelho prepares to leave City Hall

...timeframe was the idea that we, as a city, should undertake promotion of a new State Capitol Building in Juneau on Telephone Hill," Botelho said. A commission was organized, with an international competition to decide on the building's design...
Thousand-watt bulbs in the front yard

...more of these will be used in the future as their beauty becomes recognized. The local cherry variety, known as "Telephone Hill Cherry," is a great one, developed at the Sitka Experiment Station during territorial days. It is available only...
Just what are the lilacs saying?

...popular during the gold-mining era in Juneau, and there are many older plants around. One of the nicest is up on Telephone Hill. It is about 10 feet wide and eight feet tall, and the huge flowers will nearly cover it in a few weeks. There...
Workshops will focus on community reaction

...extend Marine Park, creating a central town green, which he has suggested might one day connect to a new Capitol on Telephone Hill. "The whole notion of creating a green space right in the center of downtown that ultimately is associated with...
You will have noticed that fathers are like Sitka roses

...was to develop agricultural plants for use in Alaska. His major successes were in fruit breeding. (Our favorite Telephone Hill cherries and the Sitka hybrid strawberry are two of his products.) But the most prominent plant introduction he...


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