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Fish Factor: Record-breaking landings

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 4:22am
The world's biggest sockeye salmon run at Bristol Bay went from "bust" to "unbelievable" in one week.

Wait, what's today?

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 4:20am
I thought today was Saturday, but it’s Thursday.

Ketchikan museum plans photography exhibit based on recreation of historic photos

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 4:15am
"Then & Now," the fall-winter exhibit at the Tongass Historical Museum, will open Oct. 23, in Ketchikan.

Welcoming literary citizens

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:38am
For Erin Coughlin Hollowell, the poet who in early July became executive director of Alaska’s largest writing group, 49 Writers, part of being a writer is being a good literary citizen, and part of being a good literary citizen is generosity.

JAHC’s annual Mayor’s Awards for the Arts recipients named

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:37am
The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council has announced the selection of the recipients for the Eighth Annual Mayor’s Awards for the Arts, to be presented at the JAHC Season ‘42 Kick-off party on Friday, Aug. 21, from 5:30–7 p.m. at the JACC.

HomeSkillet Fest: A 10 Year Retrospective

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:17am
Eleven years ago this summer, a few musicians sat around a campfire on a Sitka beach, playing their guitars and pondering the idea of a locally-grown music festival.

SHI to sponsor annual Latseen Hoop Camp

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:07am
Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor its annual Latseen Hoop Camp in Juneau in August and feature Bob Saviers, a current coach for Juneau's Hoop Time Amateur Athletic Union.

Question: How do you feel about the Mississippi flag being flown in Juneau? (asked on Friday, before the flag was removed)

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:07am
I feel fine about it, I do not associate it with racism. It could be my own ignorance.

On Writing: Style, part 3: Writing in Bad Faith

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:07am
I suspect that identifying one's own style may be the worst thing for a person's writing. Trying to write like yourself poses the same danger as trying to write like someone else: it's writing in bad faith.

Reviewing Alaska's beer history as Anchorage turns 100

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:07am
Anchorage turned 100 years old this year, and the state's abuzz in celebrations of all sorts. I'm really enjoying it. I'm not a lifelong Alaskan; I got up here in 1979. Still, having been here 36 years with no intentions of going anyplace else, I'm calling Alaska home. Anchorage's history means a lot to me.

Recent Rasmuson grants include award for Yakutat Tlingit Tribe's totem

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:07am
Rasmuson Foundation has announced $7.6 million in grants and initiatives across the state, including funding to several Southeast groups and communities.

'Hunting in Wartime': A look at one Hoonah veteran's experience

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:07am
The documentary "Hunting in Wartime" gives veterans, family, and civilians alike a glimpse of the wartime - and post wartime - experiences of some of the 28 Hoonah Vietnam War-era veterans, 17 of whom served on the ground in Vietnam and 16 of whom made it back alive.

Tagaban shows 'Sexual Sovereignty' in Anchorage

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:07am
In his first solo show, up for all of July at the International Gallery of Contemporary Art in Anchorage, Juneau artist Ricky Tagaban creates for himself one identity from many.

Bearfest kicks off Wednesday in Wrangell

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:07am
This year's Bearfest, a celebration of Alaska's bears held annually in Wrangell, starts Wednesday, July 22, and runs through Sunday, July 26. Festival events include a scientific symposium organized around the topic of "Bears and Climate Change," as well as workshops, concerts by special guests Todd Grebe and Cold Country, family events and more.

Perseverance Theatre's STAR performances run July 24-Aug. 1

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:07am
Perseverance Theatre's Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous, a five-week youth acting program, will present multiple performances of two different plays July 24 through Aug. 1.

JLO presents Mid-Summer Vocal Workshop and concert

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:07am
Juneau Lyric Opera will present a two-week workshop and subsequent performance based on Carl Orff's cantata "Carmina Burana" beginning on July 25, according to a release from the organization.

What Lee's 'Watchman' reveals about racism

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:07am
Something odd happens after Gregory Peck delivers one of cinema's most celebrated courtroom orations as attorney Atticus Finch in the 1962 film adaptation of "To Kill a Mockingbird." The wrongful conviction of his client, a black man named Tom Robinson accused of raping a white woman, unfolds as an afterthought.

What's happening

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:06am
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Putting up your own fish II: Fish license options

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:06am
Many fish bites if you got good bait

Southeast support group listings

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:06am
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