Jane Chu, the chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Arts, holds a paper violin brought by music teacher Lorrie Heagy, right, during a reception in her honor at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Tuesday. Her Chief of Staff, Mike Griffin, is left. The event was hosted by the Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council.
The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly was busy - or busier than usual rather - during its marathon meeting, which adjourned only 30 minutes short of midnight Monday. During the meeting, the Assembly put away two long-standing issues, for...
The Sept. 2 sailing of the Fast Vehicle Ferry Chenega has been cancelled due to heavy seas forecasted for the Chatham Strait and the South Lynn Canal, according to a press release from the Alaska Marine Highway System Tuesday.
Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428. Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.