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Urban Decay

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:46am
Editor's note: This is the first in a multi-part series about efforts to improve the condition of downtown Juneau. Part two will appear in the July 23 issues of the Juneau Empire and Capital City Weekly.

Google ingredients for a recipe that says Yahoo!

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:32am
I have to admit I’m not a huge soccer fan. I didn’t get into the hype of the World Cup, but I appreciate the love of sports. Many of my friends are very enthusiastic and their Facebook pages professed their passion for one country over another.

Sitka Symposium returns this week after five years

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:12am
The theme of this year's Sitka Symposium is "Radical Imagining." It's an appropriate message for the symposium, which returns after a five-year absence.

Juneau Calendar

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:12am
Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.

On Juneau's streets, homeless need more than a hug

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:12am
J.P. and Chris hang out around Pocket Park most days. They're both from Southeast Alaska - J.P was born at Bartlett and raised in Sitka, and Chris has family in Angoon and Hoonah - and call each other brothers.

If you could make any science-fiction device real, what would it be?

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:12am
"The mind reader, so you could read everyone's mind."

Three questions you ask a beer columnist

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:12am
I've been writing about beer long enough that people often come up with cutsey crap to ask me about my habit. Oh, sure; I get all manner of the "have you tried this beer," or "what do you think about that brewery," and such, but there are three questions that I consistently get asked.

Satisfaction is a Difficult job done well

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:12am
"JJ likes fire."

Glacier flood recedes at Mendenhall Lake

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:12am
The glacial flood caused by a release of water from Mendenhall Glacier has receded.

Infographic: What's in your water?

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:12am
Water, unsurprisingly enough. According to the City and Borough of Juneau's 2014 water quality report, the amount of EPA-regulated contaminants in Juneau's tap water was less than 1.9 parts per million, far below federal limits. That's the equivalent of two letters in this issue of the Capital City Weekly or the small red drop on this page when compared to the blue rectangle behind it. Whats in that drop? Take a look.

Luck did not bless the steamer ‘Townsend’

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:46am
Shipwrecks of freight and passenger vessels were more frequent in the “olden days” in Alaska. These days, the tour boats and Alaska Marine Highway ferries have all the modern navigational aids.

A Saturday worth having ... on a Wednesday

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:37am
Summer time in Alaska can be really confusing.

MLW: Trickster Company

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:33am
A few years ago, Rico Worl sat in his grandmother's garage, hand-painting his skateboard with formline design.

Southeast Communities Calendar

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:43pm
CRAIG Wednesday, July 9 Japanese Dance Traditions, 10-11:30 a.m., Craig Public Library, 3rd Street. Club 3D, 3-5 p.m., Craig Public Library. Join the weekly lesson in 3-D printing, computer-aided design and more! Thursday, July 10 Kids' Movie at the Library, 2-4 p.m., Craig Public Library. Teen Movie Night, 6-9 p.m., Craig Rec Center.

Do you have a favorite quote? What is it and why?

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:36pm
"'If you can dream it, you can do it.' It's from the Imagineers (a school team.) A student of mine named Meghan created it."

Poem: Thunderbird Child

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:16pm
The Great land smiled and brought forth a Child

Knitted artwork decorating Sitka vandalized

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:11pm
SITKA - Vandals have destroyed knitted decorations that were put on Sitka public signposts by a local woman in a personal beautification project.

The mystery of 53 dead caribou in the Alaska Range

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:11pm
Forty-two years ago, an Army helicopter pilot flying over a tundra plateau saw a group of caribou. Thinking something looked weird, he circled for a closer look. The animals, dozens of them, were dead.

Juneau Calendar

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:11pm
Wednesday, July 9

Sharing their world travels

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:11pm
Barry and Corinne Smedley will present a slideshow and talk on their recent travels at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 13 at the Skagway Public Library.

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