Mendenhall Glacier and Mendenhall Lake on Jan. 28. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Mendenhall Glacier and Mendenhall Lake on Jan. 28. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

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Layers of snow that fell during January are visible on the overhang of a sign at the Mendenhall Campground on Jan. 28. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Layers of snow that fell during January are visible on the overhang of a sign at the Mendenhall Campground on Jan. 28. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Common redpolls and chestnut-backed chickadees visit a backyard feeder on Feb. 1. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Common redpolls and chestnut-backed chickadees visit a backyard feeder on Feb. 1. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Water explodes over the top of Nugget Falls and cascades down to a pool below on Feb. 3. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Water explodes over the top of Nugget Falls and cascades down to a pool below on Feb. 3. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

A gentle brook in a snowy paradise off the trail to Nugget Falls on Feb. 3. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

A gentle brook in a snowy paradise off the trail to Nugget Falls on Feb. 3. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

A slow-moving creek winds its way under the lookout point bridge near the Mendenhall Glacier on Feb. 3. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

A slow-moving creek winds its way under the lookout point bridge near the Mendenhall Glacier on Feb. 3. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

UFO(?) spotted over the Douglas range on Feb. 8. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

UFO(?) spotted over the Douglas range on Feb. 8. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Windswept Chilkat Range peak on Jan. 17. (Courtesy Photo | Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

Windswept Chilkat Range peak on Jan. 17. (Courtesy Photo | Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

A raft of surf scoters and seagulls with the snowy Chillkats in the background on Jan. 10. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

A raft of surf scoters and seagulls with the snowy Chillkats in the background on Jan. 10. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

A frozen waterfall on N. Douglas Highway on Jan. 10. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

A frozen waterfall on N. Douglas Highway on Jan. 10. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Mount Roberts “smoking” on Jan. 11 due to high winds. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Mount Roberts “smoking” on Jan. 11 due to high winds. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

After three days of continuous snowfall the sky is cleared by midnight on Jan. 15, revealing a star in the dark blue sky. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

After three days of continuous snowfall the sky is cleared by midnight on Jan. 15, revealing a star in the dark blue sky. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

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