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Fish Factor: Republicans back Pebble at state debate

Capital City Weekly - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:29am
Breached mine tailings dams be damned! As millions of Fraser River sockeye salmon head for spawning beds polluted by a brew of metal toxins oozing from the Mount Polley gold/copper mine disaster in British Columbia, Republican candidates vying for US Senate want environmental regulators to butt out of Alaska's mining development decisions.

Derby Delight

Capital City Weekly - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:29am
The Territorial Sportsmen, Inc. board was scheduled to make the final tally of the fish caught in the 68th annual Golden North Salmon Derby on Tuesday, but by press time, the unofficial winner of the derby is Juneau's Max Mielke.

Doctor Fermento: Alaskan Brewing hits TV with 'Brewdogs'

Capital City Weekly - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:29am
A couple of weeks ago, I found out that the legendary BrewDogs of Brewdog Ltd. of Scotland were up here filming for their Esquire Network show called (not surprisingly) "Brew Dogs." The show is in its second season and enjoying an excellent following among beer lovers and even non-beer lovers because of the antics of these brewers when they tromp the globe to immerse themselves in local beer culture. They produce a beer wherever they end up.

If you could visit any place or time in history, where and when would you go?

Capital City Weekly - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:28am
"July 4, 1776, to witness the signing of the Declaration of Independence. ... plus, there's an ongoing debate about a period. I could answer that."

Juneau and Southeast event calendar

Capital City Weekly - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:25am
Events in Juneau and Southeast Alaska this week

Comic: Seafaring Screwballs

Capital City Weekly - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:06am
This week's Seafaring Screwballs comic, by Forrest Dobson.

Fish out of water: For some fishermen, catching is the easy part

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:55pm
It’s a lot of fun catching fish during the Territorial Sportsmen’s Golden North Salmon Derby, but the work doesn’t stop when you reel them in.

At Golden North derby, the anglers change but the fish don’t

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:54pm
Whatever your reason for or history with fishing, if the strategies fishermen told us are any indication, the fish are deep — and mysterious.

Unplugged: What happens when the Internet goes out in Southeast Alaska?

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:50pm
Look under the surface of Cross Sound, south of Glacier Bay National Park, and you’ll find Facebook. Google is there, too, as is the picture of the cat you just posted on Instagram.

The Northwest Coast Weavers Supply

Clarissa Rizal: Alaska Native Artist Blog - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:09am

Louet yarns held in small hand-woven cedar bark baskets – “The Coppers” Chilkat robe limited-edition block print by David Svenson, 1984

The Northwest Coast Weavers Supply (http://nwcoastweaverssupply.com/) online shop has been launched !!!  This is THE online source we have all needed!  This is our one-stop shop to buy Ravenstail or Chilkat warp and the best commercially-spun 100% merino weft yarns by company-brand “Louet” — NWCoastWeaverssupply.com will also begin carrying looms (for local delivery only), loom bags, no-sap cedar bark (bark is boiled to remove sap for splitting to spin with your wool), merino wool roving, and instruction books.  And within the year, nwcoastweaverssupply.com will also offer other items for sale such as cloth covers, tote bags, mugs, greeting cards, warp sticks, embellishment items, etc.

Owned and operated by Lily Hope in Juneau, Alaska, place your order now on line for your weaving projects or classes by clicking here or give Lily a call on her cell at:  907-957-8378

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