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Colton, Bursell win Tour Of Juneau

...minutes and 28 seconds. Cyclists started at the ferry terminal and went to the end of the road and back with one loop of the Auk Rec bypass. David Robinson had a minute lead over Brandee Gerkee to win the 32-mile short course in 1:50:41. The...
Wetlands clean-up a community effort

...removed about 2,800 pounds of trash, debris, and recyclables from the Mendenhall Wetlands State Refuge at Sunny Point and the Auk Nu Cove at Auke Bay. We thank the staff and members of Southeast Alaska Land Trust (SEAL Trust), Alaska Geographic...
Local USFS camp sites no longer accepting cash, check

JUNEAU - The U.S. Forest Service reminds visitors that reservation and payment changes are now in place for the Auk Village Campground, which opens Friday, May 1, and Mendenhall Lake Campground, which opens May 15.In 2015, all campsites...
A day in the life of Rosa Miller

...the Capital City Weekly recently about her memories, and the Auk Kwaan.Miller is a Raven of the Dog Salmon (L'eeneidi...arrival of electricity.She was elected tribal leader of the Auk Kwaan in 1997."Somebody had to step in," she said...
Flipping Douglas Island

...only by a few cabins on private property, and hunters and trappers looking for their seasonal harvest.For centuries, the Auk and Taku Tlingit had summer homes on West Douglas. Little cabins dotted the coastline, as did smokehouses.When President...
Yax te totem begins life anew several different stories.According to "Monuments in Cedar," by Edward L. Keithahn, the Yax te crest came to the Auk Tlingit this way:"In the remote past, remembered only in legend, the Aukes were warring with another band of Indians...
Learn about undersea life at upcoming Wildlife Wednesday lecture

...nudibranchs, sea whips, king crab, octopi and more comes from scientists, students, fishermen, divers, naturalists and the Auk Kwaan. The event, which is hosted by the Southeast Chapter of the Alaska Wildlife Alliance, is free and open to the...
Letter to the Editor: Preserve traditional land from development

The Auk Kwan are the indigenous tribe of the Juneau area. Traditional Auk territory extended from Berners Bay south to Seymour Canal...
US Forest Service seeks campground host

...Juneau from May to Sept. 30. The dates are flexible. The Auk Village Campground consists of 11 camping sites, each...accessible vault toilet. The site was once a village site for the Auk Tlingit Natives. It is located 15 miles Northwest of Juneau...
Mendenhall Lake Campground now open

...The USFS has asked that campers be respectful of other campers, drive the posted speed limit and contain all food, garbage and other odorous items to avoid attracting bears. In addition, the Auk Village Campground is also currently open.


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