National Weather Service says Mendenhall Lake and Mendenhall River water levels crested at 8.62 feet late Sunday, a little earlier than expected and just below minor flood stage
Anecdotal reports attribute this week’s poor air quality to respiratory problems and canceled hiking tours, though a Bartlett Regional Hospital official says activity there hasn’t been out of the ordinary.
There’s enough water in Suicide Basin to fill an estimated 10,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools. This year, as in previous years, that water could eventually flow under Mendenhall Glacier and flood Mendenhall Lake and Mendenhall River.
Juneau’s air quality in recent days has wafted between the EPA’s orange and red benchmarks. The city is discouraging outdoor aerobic activity until the air quality improves.
Sitting men down together to talk and learning how to harvest seal aren’t silver bullets for ending domestic violence and building healthy communities. But participants in a wide-ranging conference believe they’re positive steps.
Meet Juneau’s Beaver Patrol: a group of volunteers on a mission to ensure that beavers coexist in balance with people and salmon.
A Bartlett Regional Hospital spokesperson says a climber who fell at Mendenhall Towers has died.
Listeners send in questions about crabapple tree discoloration, horsetail proliferation, and hydrangea care.
The fire has been burning since early June in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. This past weekend, winds spread the fire to within 2 miles of the Sterling Highway.
Master Gardener Ed Buyarski has tips for getting the most out of your peonies flowers. He also answers a question about mulch for rhododendrons.