A view of the auroras from our most recent geomagnetic storm, shot from North Douglas on Friday, Oct. 23. (Courtesy Photo / Eric Bleicher)

A view of the auroras from our most recent geomagnetic storm, shot from North Douglas on Friday, Oct. 23. (Courtesy Photo / Eric Bleicher)

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“Our friend, Amal (The night visitor), came by at first light as we were having breakfast,” writes David Athearn. “He was bummed that I had taken down my bird feeders, so he left a steaming #2 in the yard and headed over the bank. Hey, its Oct. 27. Shouldn’t he be in bed?” (Courtesy Photo / David Athearn)

“Our friend, Amal (The night visitor), came by at first light as we were having breakfast,” writes David Athearn. “He was bummed that I had taken down my bird feeders, so he left a steaming #2 in the yard and headed over the bank. Hey, its Oct. 27. Shouldn’t he be in bed?” (Courtesy Photo / David Athearn)

This ice cave shot was taken on Oct. 24 out at Eagle Glacier. The recent cold, dry snap allowed the canyon to become passable up to the ice cave.(Courtesy Photo /Cheryl Fellman,)

This ice cave shot was taken on Oct. 24 out at Eagle Glacier. The recent cold, dry snap allowed the canyon to become passable up to the ice cave.(Courtesy Photo /Cheryl Fellman,)

Beutiful Mount Bradley, aka Mout Jumbo, at dusk overlooking Douglas and the Gastineau Channel. (Courtesy Photo / Kevin Foley)

Beutiful Mount Bradley, aka Mout Jumbo, at dusk overlooking Douglas and the Gastineau Channel. (Courtesy Photo / Kevin Foley)

Dewy bear bread or artist’s bracket growing on a conifer tree along the Boy Scout camp trail on Oct. 24. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

Dewy bear bread or artist’s bracket growing on a conifer tree along the Boy Scout camp trail on Oct. 24. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

A great blue heron is seen downtown in the shallows off Egan Drive on Oct. 27. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

A great blue heron is seen downtown in the shallows off Egan Drive on Oct. 27. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

A sunrise is seen at Mendenhall Glacier on Oct. 17. (Courtesy Photo / Linda Shaw)

A sunrise is seen at Mendenhall Glacier on Oct. 17. (Courtesy Photo / Linda Shaw)

A great blue heron spreads its wings out on an icy Mendenhall Lake yesterday, Oct. 18. (Courtesy Photo / Linda Shaw)

A great blue heron spreads its wings out on an icy Mendenhall Lake yesterday, Oct. 18. (Courtesy Photo / Linda Shaw)

A black-billed Magpie passes through a garden on Oct. 23. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

A black-billed Magpie passes through a garden on Oct. 23. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

This photo shows Boy Scout Beach Trail with Mount Ernest Gruening on Oct. 21. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

This photo shows Boy Scout Beach Trail with Mount Ernest Gruening on Oct. 21. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

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