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Friends of the Flag took the 50 state flags down Egan Drive Sept. 26. Left to right top row: George Fisher, Don Beard. Left to right bottow row: Officer Fox, Tom Manning, Donna PAige, Jim Carroll, Tom Gill, Heather Burford, Shari Martin, Jeff Stein, Rick Sypek and Mike Baxter. The lift came courtesy of Tyler Rental.

Photo: Friends of the Flag

Friends of the Flag took the 50 state flags down Egan Drive Sept. 26. Left to right top row: George Fisher, Don Beard.

Becoming Alaskan: The three degrees of an Alaskan

With summer drawn to a close, street traffic is thinning out, apartments are available for rent (for now), and the seasonal masses have flitted off to their winter doings.

Top ten ways to cope with the rain

Fall in Southeast Alaska means rain. Forget all thoughts of bright fall leaves and crisp evening football games. Let go of your fantasies of moonlit hayrides, and get used to being wet.

Baby Raven Reads: family event

Baby Raven Reads will host a free family event at the Walter Soboleff Building at 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on Oct. 17.

Sealaska Heritage Institute honored by the National Endowment for the Humanities

Sealaska Heritage Institute’s work on the Tlingit language was chosen by the federal humanities agency, the National Endowment for the Humanities, as one of 50 projects in the country that has enriched and shaped American lives during...

Senior Menu Oct. 5-9

Juneau Senior Center Menu Monday, Oct. 5 Pork Chop Suey Rice Spinach Salad with Mandarin Oranges Tuesday, Oct. 6 BBQ Beef on a Bun Mixed Vegetables Potato Salad Wednesday, Oct.

High school coaches thank community for involvement in cross country meet

We want to extend a big thanks to the hundreds of families, volunteers, professionals and friends who contributed to our successful 2015 Region V Cross Country meet held on Sept 26.

Lions Club to collect old eyeglasses

The Mendenhall Flying Lions Club and the Juneau Lions Club will make up the Capital City Joint Sight Committee, which will collect old eyeglasses from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Nugget Mall on Saturday, Oct. 10.

Brewfest gives thanks for support

The Rotary Club of Juneau and United Way extend a hearty thank you to the following businesses, organizations and people who generously supported or helped with the fourth Capital Brewfest, held Sept. 26.

Recent Births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A son, Finnegan Boyd McMichael, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz., was born to Autumn McMichael and Scott Hamilton of Juneau on Sept. 18, 2015. • A son, Guillermo Bud Pena, weighing 9 lbs. 5 oz.

Sorrell, Murphy to wed

Harmonie Sorrell and Sean Murphy plan to wed Oct. 14, 2015, in Las Vegas while surrounded by close friends, family and their son Gavin. The bride is the daughter of Shannon and Mike Wiley. The groom is the son of Alice McNamara and Frank...

Slack Tide: When the going gets tough, the tough muck out the garage

It's shoulder season again, although as I've said before, a more anatomically apt analogy for the moist, dark expanse between fall and winter would be "Perineum" Season.
Geoff Kirsch

Recent Births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital • A son, Anthony Chase Rider, weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz., was born to Kesha Johnson and Charlton Rider of Juneau on Sept. 29, 2015. • A daughter, Willow Ivy Northcote, weighing 6 lbs. 12 oz.

Living & Growing: Stay connected

This past week, those of us who live in Juneau experienced the beauty of several sunny fall days. As one who has lived in Southeast Alaska for any length of time knows, these sunny days are few and far between.

Senior Menu Oct. 12-16

Juneau Senior Center Menu Monday, Oct. 12 Country Pork Stew Biscuits Romaine Salad Tuesday, Oct. 13 Roast Beef Mashed Potatoes with Gravy Spinach Fruit Slaw Wednesday, Oct.

Gastineau Humane Society thanks particpiants of Run Fur Fun

Major thanks go out to our charitable partner the Alaskan Brewing Co.

League of Women Voters give thanks for event success

On Oct. 2, the League of Women Voters of Juneau held its first-ever wine tasting and silent auction fundraiser.

Annual "Zombie Run" fundraiser for Harborview Triathlon CLub

On Sunday, Oct. 25 the fourth annual zombie run fundraiser for Harborview Triathlon Club will be held at 2:30 p.m. at Sandy Beach. Costumes are encouraged. Registration is available online at Active.

Woosh Kinaadeiyí fifth annual grand poetry slam

Woosh Kinaadeiyí will hold the fifth annual grand poetry slam competition at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.

Hasty Half Marathon gives thanks for fundraising success

We would like to thank each and every one of you who came out and participated in the 7th annual Hasty Half Fun Run.

Elgee Rehfeld Mertz, LLC promotes three staff members

Juneau CPA firm Elgee Rehfeld Mertz, LLC announced three promotions among its staff: Mark Mesdag, CPA, and Sarah Griffith, CPA and CISA, are the newest partners of the firm; Theresa Harris, CPA, has become manager.

Monday, Sept. 21, 2015


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