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Near encounters with defensive bear close popular Mendenhall Glacier trail

As the director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, John Neary is used to working with bears.His latest...Neary typically takes morning runs, starting from the visitor center. On Monday, he went for a typical run on the East...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-12/near-encounters-defensive-bear-close-po
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New Kenai Wildlife Refuge visitor center opens

...Refuge staff said that their new visitor center, which began construction in...visitor services, said that the old visitor center was "just kind of a little cubby-hole...quite the same story."The new visitor center in Soldotna contains a walk-through...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-08/new-kenai-wildlife-refuge-visitor-cente
State
SHI prepares for grand opening of Soboleff Center

...who died in 2011, will combine elements of a heritage center, research and education facility, art gallery and visitors' center.The opening ceremony will be broadcast live on 360North and online. Attendees are encouraged to wear their regalia...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/shi-prepares-grand-opening-soboleff-cente
Art
Photo: Crossbill sighting

A white-winged Crossbill clings to the rock wall of the Pavilion at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center on Tuesday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-20/photo-crossbill-sighting
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What's happening this week

...Details: juneauopera.org. Earth Day celebration, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday. April 18, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Hosted by the US Forest Service. This year's theme is "Driving the Rain." Event will feature a variety of...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/whats-happening-week
Art
Weekend community bike ride scheduled

...event starts at 1 p.m. at Marine Park and will follow bike paths to the Earth Day celebration at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.The event marks the kickoff of the Be Safe, Be Seen Project, which invites cyclists to use headlights and taillights...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-15/weekend-community-bike-ride-scheduled
Local
Juneau police pedal to bike school

...office.At each of the three stops, they were required to perform tasks, such as riding down the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center pavilion stairs, changing out tires or inflating them at the end of the Auke Lake trail."Good job Officer Taylor...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-29/juneau-police-pedal-bike-school
Local
Celebrate Earth Day at the glacier

...m. at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.Earth Day's main focus is...the Rain,'" said John Neary, visitor center director. "It's a reference...will be on display outside the visitor center."Our Earth Day event will feature...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-17/celebrate-earth-day-glacier
Outdoors
Forest Service to host Earth Day celebration April 18 at Mendenhall Glacier

...m. at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.Earth Day's main focus is...the Rain,' said John Neary, visitor center director, in a release. "It's...will be on display outside the visitor center."Our Earth Day event will feature...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/forest-service-host-earth-day-celebration
Art
No sign of person who shouted for help at glacier

...leads to the Mendenhall Glacier and Nugget Falls waterfall. It's easily accessible from the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The mountains that surround the glacier, however, are steep and rugged terrain.Authorities asked hikers and visitors...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-30/no-sign-person-who-shouted-help-glacier
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