Learn how to skate like a Rollergirl

The public is invited to learn basic quad-skating skills with Juneau’s local roller derby team, the Juneau Rollergirls.

This Intro to Skate Class will be held from 1-3 p.m. every Sunday in the Marie Drake Gym. Classes began on Oct. 14 and run through Sunday, Dec. 16.

Participants need only gear and a smile.

Registration is $40 for all sessions. Sign up with Community Schools by calling 523-1552. Or, for more information, email recruiter@juneaurollergirls.com.

Children are welcome with adult supervision.


Buckwheat Classic registration opens

Registration is now open for the 31st annual Buckwheat Ski Classic. The cross-country ski race will be held on March 25 on the Log Cabin Ski Trails north of Skagway and include 50K, 25K and 10K classic races as well as a 5K kids race.

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Unit 4 fur season to end

The season for marten, mink, weasel and river otter in Unit 4 (Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof Islands) ended Wednesday. Beaver season remains open through April 30.

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Fireside Lecture on Southeast’s ancient shorelines

Geologist Jim Baichtal will discuss revising old theories regarding how life adapted to Southeast Alaska’s ancient ice sheets during today’s Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

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