Mendenhall's 2014 outburst flood is topic of Friday's Fireside Lecture

...water for visitor safety. They were forced to close trails and the footbridge to Photo Point due to water overtopping the bridge and submerging trails.For more information on Friday's Fireside Lecture, call 789-0097.
Review: 'McFarland' tells inspiring true tale

...from McFarland natives making their movie debuts to Carlos Pratts, an actor who played Demian Bichir's son on "The Bridge" and has other credits, as Thomas Valles, a boy whose family life is more turbulent than most. Their fresh faces...
My Turn: Help first lady Donna Walker put the "unity" in community

...could make if every Alaskan volunteered just one hour a week!And when I think about strengthening our communities, the Bridge Builders organization always comes to mind. Established in 1996, this grassroots, award-winning program helps build...
What the rains have wrought

...District Recreation Program Manager Ed Grossman, is a large boulder that slid over the Trail of Time, just uphill from the bridge over Steep Creek.The boulder slid downhill, partially over the trail, requiring most hikers to step sideways to safely...
My Turn: SB21 is broken

...values and increasing the tax at the lower values of ANSWC (Alaska North Slope West Coast) crude. That's water under the bridge, though, and we must deal with the disastrous effect SB21 may have on the looming state budget.The state projected...
Fireside chat: Mendenhall River Bridges

Local historian Jim Geraghty will speak on the Bridges of Mendenhall River for this evening's Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's Fireside Lecture. Mendenhall River bisects the...
Around town for Wednesday, Feb. 5

...members of TSI. For More information: (907)321-0788 Family Caregiver Education and Support, 6:30 - 8 p.m., at the Bridge Adult Day Program Center, 1803 Glacier Highway. Support and education for those caring for elderly friends or family...
My Turn: Timeless tale about a very current issue

...A Lifetime to Master" shows us just how hypocritical we are for thinking that we are above the man who lives below the bridge we cross on our way to another place. The experience of being uncomfortable for a couple of hours was bitter medicine...
2015 Fireside lectures begin today

...on the schedule for upcoming Fireside Lectures include Jim Geraghty, a Juneau historian, who will speak Jan. 16 on the bridges people have built to cross the Mendenhall River. On Jan. 23, Alaska Marine Debris Coordinator for the National Oceanic...
Around town for Thursday, Jan. 8

...Winners of Poetry Omnibus 2015 Celebration and readings.Family Caregiver Education & Support, 6:30-8 p.m., The Bridge Adult Day Program Center, 1803 Glacier Highway. Support and education for those caring for elderly friends or family...


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