A graduate student visiting Southeast Alaska from the University of Kent will share his work studying names in the region that incorporate Native words for cedar.
The lecture takes place at noon today in the Walter Soboleff Building.
Leaders and supporters of work to end domestic violence in Juneau were all smiles Saturday afternoon as they gathered to celebrate the completion of a transitional housing facility for women leaving the local emergency shelter.
Last summer, two National Park Service architects scaled the top of St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church in Juneau, peeled back some white shingles and found just what they were hoping to see: signs of its original ornamentation.
The Coast Guard rescued three stranded boaters Friday morning from a small island in Favorite Channel. The three men called for help at about 7 a.m., saying the bad weather — two-foot seas amid wind and rain — left them stranded on Bird Island, near the Shrine of St. Therese, according to the agency.
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Open trap shooting, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Trap Club, 1 Mile Montana Creek Road. The Juneau Trap Club is open to members and public trap shooting year-round on Wednesdays and Sundays. Loaner shotguns are available. Details: 789-9844.