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Sophomore plays in piano series

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 4:16am
The third concert in the Piano Series will showcase Kyle Farley-Robinson, a sophomore at Juneau-Douglas High School.

Scholarship open

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 4:13am
Eaglecrest Ski Area’s annual Hilary Lindh Scholarship Application is open now until Dec. 12.

Study finds three Southeast Alaska rivers generate $48 million annually

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 4:04am
The McDowell Group released an economic study commissioned by Salmon Beyond Borders on Nov. 17 which found the present value of three transboundary watersheds threatened by British Columbia (B.C.) mining are valued at just under $1 billion when considering a 30-year horizon.

New, traditional vendors at Public Market

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 3:58am
The 34th annual Alaska-Juneau Public Market opens noon on Friday, Nov. 25, the day after Thanksgiving, and continues through Sunday.

JDT presents “The Nutcracker”

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 3:52am
Juneau Dance Theatre will present “The Nutcracker” Dec. 2-4 at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. It will feature guest artists affiliated with Miami City Ballet.

Gingerbread house competition to kick off in Haines

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 3:50am
HAINES — If you’re living in Haines, bust out your holiday cheer and decorating techniques, because prize money is on the line - $100 for first prize, $75 for second and $50 for third - for the Second Annual Gingerbread House Contest.

Art in unusual places

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 3:33am
The Capital City Weekly welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places.

Juneau Sm’algyax group celebrates one year

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 2:02am
A year ago this time, the students in the Sm’algyax Language Learners group in Juneau were reviewing vocabulary in the language of the Tsimshian people.

SHI, IAIA, UAS to advance Northwest Coast art

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 12:05am
Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) has entered into a three-way partnership with the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), and the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) to provide enhanced and expanded Northwest Coast (NWC) art programs and opportunities for Alaska students.

SAIL to expand

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 12:02am
Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) will soon have more services in Hoonah, Angoon, Yakutat, Metlakatla, Kake and Klawock.

James Patterson grant to Haines

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 12:00am
Haines School has received a $3,000 grant from bestselling author James Patterson

Juried Art Show call for entries

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 11:59pm
The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council is now welcoming entries for the 2016 Juried Art Show.

Shellfish advisory

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 11:55pm
Recent shellfish samples from Gantina/Harbor Way in Hoonah and Annette Island/Moss Point and Sand Bar in Metlakatla have elevated levels of PSP toxins and are unsafe to eat.

Fish Factor: Fisheries need specialists: UA provides

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 11:51pm
Alaska’s university system is ramping up programs to train the next generations of fishery and ocean specialists — and plenty of jobs await.

On Writing: Flip-Flop

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 11:44pm
The Sunday before Election Day I decided to quit writing this column.

National Novel Writing Month: Writers write

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 11:42pm
As I sit here at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library on a Saturday, the frost outside the window sparkling in rare Juneau sunshine, I think of the thousands of people around the world who are choosing to stay indoors as they write their novels.

Writers' Weir

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 11:38pm
She Will Be President One Day By Diane DeSloover

Southeast Alaskan literary journal seeks submissions

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 11:37pm
Are you an artist, photographer, or writer who lives in Southeast Alaska? If so, consider submitting your creative work to Tidal Echoes, Southeast’s literary and arts journal. It is edited and published in Juneau annually by a team of UAS students and faculty.

Paul Theroux keynotes 2017 North Words

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 11:35pm
After writing nearly fifty books of nonfiction and fiction set in the most exotic of locales, America’s greatest travel writer is finally headed for one of Alaska’s most notorious: Skagway.

Cooking turkey with Bob Franke, Richard Pryor and the Gang at Thanksgiving

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 11:32pm
On the fourth Wednesday in November there is a relaxing of shoulders and a sigh of relief as Norman Rockwell comes alive in homes across the nation.


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