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Anonymous zine features Juneau artists

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 3:07am
If you’ve been downtown in the last few months, you might have noticed — amidst all the tourists — a new zine has hit the shelves.

Gold Street Music concert features Huckleberry Pickers

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 3:03am
JUNEAU — In the first concert of its 13th season, Gold Street Music will feature The Huckleberry Pickers

Fish Factor: Reviving damaged fisheries, creating new ones, and bracing for climate change

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 2:52am
Cordovans are hoping to revive a long lost Tanner crab fishery in Prince William Sound as a step towards keeping the town’s waterfront working year round.

Art in unusual places

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 11:48pm
The Capital City Weekly welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places.

Meals with Midgi: How to make friends and influence people

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 11:42pm
There’s an old saying that “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” I have always stood by this adage and found it to be true.

Woodshed Kings: Heating With Wood, Part VIII: Time to Split

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 11:25pm
This summer I lucked into a great mass of rounds from a lot someone was clearing. I was just beginning to split them near the street when a car with a handsome couple stopped.

Second time around: Matisyahu returns to Alaska

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 11:11pm
The first time I caught Matisyahu — Christmas Eve, 2003 at a club in Brooklyn — he was like nothing I’d ever seen. And musically, I’d seen a lot.

Empty Chair Project to hold book signing

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 11:05pm
JUNEAU — Juneau’s Empty Chair Project committee announces the release of its book “Quiet Defiance: Alaska’s Empty Chair Story,” written by the project’s co-founder, author Karleen Grummett.

Preserving petroglyphs

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 10:58pm
Some may call Alaska “The Last Frontier,” but evidence of Alaska Natives’ thousands of years here is etched right into the rocks.

Meet and greet with Turkey, Gaza, West Bank exchange students

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 10:49pm
JUNEAU — There will be two meet and greets for the three students in Juneau this year through the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program (YES program,) which brings students from countries with significant Muslim populations to study in the United States.

‘A landmark addition’ to Alaskan writing

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 10:31pm
Petersburg bookseller reviews LGBTQ fiction, poetry anthology, “Building Fires in the Snow”

Nikki Hinds of Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center wins conservation award

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 10:18pm
JUNEAU — Nikki Hinds is the winner of the Alaska Region Award for Interpretation and Conservation Education, the Robert Hakala Award, of the U.S. Forest Service.

What's happening this week Sept. 21st - 27th, 2016

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 10:03pm
Tai Chi for seniors, every Monday and Friday through early September, 5 P.M. Filipino Community Hall. Taught by certified Tai Chi instructor Josielind Ferrer. Free.

SHI receives $927,000 grant to revitalize languages

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 9:55am
Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) has received a large federal grant to revitalize the languages of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian in four Southeast Alaska communities.

What's happening this week Sept. 14th - 20th, 2016

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 9:52am
Peter and the Starcatcher, Friday-Sunday, Perseverance Theatre. Perseverance Theatre’s first play of the season runs through Sunday, September 18. Find out more at

If you could live in any state other than the one in which you currently reside, which state would you choose and why?

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 9:11am
California, for its diversity. Honour Miller-Austin, Barista

Most humpbacks no longer endangered

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 5:48am
Endangered humpback whales in nine of 14 newly identified distinct population segments have recovered enough that they don’t warrant listing under the Endangered Species Act, NOAA Fisheries announced in early September.

Recover Alaska celebrates National Recovery Month

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 5:44am
In honor of National Recovery Month in September, Recover Alaska is celebrating local success stories of alcohol recovery and encouraging Alaskans to visit its new, online resource that provides information about alcohol abuse.

JFHBC to partner with nurse practitioner

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 5:42am
The Juneau Family Health and Birth Center (JFHBC) is now collaborating with Cyndi Mattoni, advanced nurse practitioner, to provide comprehensive primary care for the whole family.

Alaska on target to meet health goals

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 5:41am
Healthy Alaskans 2020 is pleased to announce that, with four years to go before the target date of 2020, Alaska has met, or is on target to meet, 14 of its 25 goals (also called Leading Health Indicators) for improving the health of all Alaskans.


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