Each week throughout the summer, the Juneau Public Libraries, in collaboration with the Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries and local businesses, award young readers various prizes for writing book reviews about their favorite summer reads.
It’s for the young people. That’s what the canoes are here for, the teachers are in those canoes. They are teaching our young people, because we cherish you.
Ed Kunz, House master of Diginah Hit (the outwards house)/Artist
Here’s a little fact that you would never know unless I told you; it’s kind of personal so don’t let it get out. We have a bad habit in our house and it’s gotten to the point now where something has to seriously change.
My first concise question to Anton Doiron in his rented studio space was, “What’s that thing that Stanley Kubrick did with framing? You know, the thing where everything meets in a single point off, you know, off in the distance?” I waved my hands like I was gesturing for someone to wait.
JUNEAU — Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor a lecture by two visiting scholars on the preliminary results from their study on Alaska Native identity involving participants recruited largely from Juneau and Haines.
For many, art is defined as a pretty landscape painting interpreted by a single artist using store-bought materials. The final product is sold to an admirer, tossed up on a wall and enjoyed for a generation before ending up discarded at the Salvation Army. Sgwaayaans (TJ) Young is not in that business.
Alaska is asking the U.S. Department of Education to waive the federal requirement to administer English language arts, mathematics, and science assessments during the 2015-2016 school year, which recently ended. Because of significant technical problems with administering the computer-based tests, the state was not able to complete the assessments.
If you have ever considered running for the assembly or the school board, then the “How to Run for Local Office Workshop,” coordinated by Juneau Votes! and the Juneau League of Women Voters, may be for you.
Pride Week, Saturday, June 11 - Sunday, June 19. Various locations. Organized by SEAGLA, events include a pride trivia night at 7:30 p.m. at the Imperial on Wednesday, a hike and bonfire at 5 p.m. at Auke Rec on Thursday and Glitz at 7 p.m. on Friday at Centennial Hall. For more information and the full schedule, go to www.juneaupride.org.