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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...
From the Garden: Sharing the passion is part of the delight

...nodding primroses (since you can't buy them anywhere) or digging up and passing on seedlings of the delicious Telephone Hill cherries can communicate delight and comradeship in a way as old as Babylon.Rare or common, exotic or indigenous...
Getting better every day

...motivation to visit it often between now and its planned closing in the not-too-distant future.On the other side of Telephone Hill, work on Sealaska Heritage Institute's Walter Soboleff Center is also proceeding at a pleasing pace. The hole...
3rd floor of parking garage closing today

...legislative staff members, will be allowed to park on the third floor of the facility, also sometimes known as the Telephone Hill parking garage, until April 30.Signs are posted in the garage warning drivers that they are subject to towing 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...


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