A raft of ducks off Point Louisa with Eagle Peak, on Admiralty National Monument around dusk in Juneau winter. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

A raft of ducks off Point Louisa with Eagle Peak, on Admiralty National Monument around dusk in Juneau winter. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

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This photo shows Spaulding Meadows on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2022. (Courtesy Photo / Deborah Rudis)

This photo shows Spaulding Meadows on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2022. (Courtesy Photo / Deborah Rudis)

A bluish tint to the top of icy Nugget Falls as water cascades over lower boulders as seen on Jan. 8, 2022. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)
A bluish tint to the top of icy Nugget Falls as water cascades over lower boulders as seen on Jan. 8, 2022. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

A bluish tint to the top of icy Nugget Falls as water cascades over lower boulders as seen on Jan. 8, 2022. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll) A bluish tint to the top of icy Nugget Falls as water cascades over lower boulders as seen on Jan. 8, 2022. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

“The woods are lovely, dark and deep.” Dan Moller trail on Jan. 19, 2022. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

“The woods are lovely, dark and deep.” Dan Moller trail on Jan. 19, 2022. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

Pathfinder to Point Louisa, Auke Recreation Area on Jan. 3. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto).

Pathfinder to Point Louisa, Auke Recreation Area on Jan. 3. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto).

A wave breaks over the rocky shores of Lynn Canal, with Shelter Island and the Chilkat Range seen on the horizon in Southeast Alaska on Dec. 13, 2020. (Courtesy Photo / Sally Thompson)

A wave breaks over the rocky shores of Lynn Canal, with Shelter Island and the Chilkat Range seen on the horizon in Southeast Alaska on Dec. 13, 2020. (Courtesy Photo / Sally Thompson)

The Mendenhall Glacier and Towers seen from Dredge Lake on Jan. 8. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

The Mendenhall Glacier and Towers seen from Dredge Lake on Jan. 8. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

The sky opens up to expose a winter wonderland in the Dredge Lake area on Jan.8. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

The sky opens up to expose a winter wonderland in the Dredge Lake area on Jan.8. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

This Juneau 2018 photo shows the Thane Ore House. “One of my favorites” writes Ann Paul. (Courtesy Photo / Ann Paul)

This Juneau 2018 photo shows the Thane Ore House. “One of my favorites” writes Ann Paul. (Courtesy Photo / Ann Paul)

Freeze-up on the Mendenhall River with Mount McGinnis and Mount Stroller White in the background on Jan. 5. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

Freeze-up on the Mendenhall River with Mount McGinnis and Mount Stroller White in the background on Jan. 5. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

This photo was taken at Sandy Beach in late December 2021. (Courtesy Photo / Peter Reifenstein)

This photo was taken at Sandy Beach in late December 2021. (Courtesy Photo / Peter Reifenstein)

A chesnut-backed chickadee visits a home feeder Out the Road. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

A chesnut-backed chickadee visits a home feeder Out the Road. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

Taking turns for the feeder; a dark-eyed Junco awaits on snow covered lilac bush, Out the Road. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

Taking turns for the feeder; a dark-eyed Junco awaits on snow covered lilac bush, Out the Road. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

Patsy Ann after the last snowfall seen on the downtown seawalk on Jan. 3, 2022. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

Patsy Ann after the last snowfall seen on the downtown seawalk on Jan. 3, 2022. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

This photo shows morning at Andrew’s Marina (Courtesy Photo / Carolyn Kelley)

This photo shows morning at Andrew’s Marina (Courtesy Photo / Carolyn Kelley)

Mendenhall Wetlands winter landscape looking toward Juneau. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

Mendenhall Wetlands winter landscape looking toward Juneau. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

Alpenglow on Mount Juneau seen on Dec. 16. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

Alpenglow on Mount Juneau seen on Dec. 16. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

As temperatures drop, the hummingbird feeder is a welcome sight to this tiny bird on Dec. 27. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

As temperatures drop, the hummingbird feeder is a welcome sight to this tiny bird on Dec. 27. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

Bright red mountain ash berries are a decorative holiday addition to this backyard on Dec. 27. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

Bright red mountain ash berries are a decorative holiday addition to this backyard on Dec. 27. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carroll)

“Snow flowers” are seen along the Mendenhall River on Christmas Day. (Courtesy Photo / Deborah Rudis)

“Snow flowers” are seen along the Mendenhall River on Christmas Day. (Courtesy Photo / Deborah Rudis)

This photo shows a late-December sunset in Hoonah. (Courtesy Photo / Edna Skaflestad)

This photo shows a late-December sunset in Hoonah. (Courtesy Photo / Edna Skaflestad)

A North Douglas waterfall had turned to ice of Dec. 23. (Courtesy Photo / Bill Andrews)

A North Douglas waterfall had turned to ice of Dec. 23. (Courtesy Photo / Bill Andrews)

This photo shows Dredge Lake’s pond on Dec. 21. (Courtesy Photo / Richard Fagnant)

This photo shows Dredge Lake’s pond on Dec. 21. (Courtesy Photo / Richard Fagnant)

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