Clara Miller

Art of Teri Tibbett by Libby Stringer. Photo by Libby Stringer.

Teri Tibbett finds new inspiration after decades of songwriting, performing

Local open mic regulars know Juneau musician Teri Tibbett. Either they’ve performed at an open mic she’s hosted or they’ve seen her perform at The… Continue reading

 

The wetlands near the Juneau International Airport, facing the Mendenhall Glacier. Photo courtesy of Clara Miller.

Farewell, from the CCW Editor

This July 18 issue will be my last working for the Capital City Weekly. I’ve found working at my local newspaper has made me see… Continue reading

 

What’s Happening the week of July 11-17?

Juneau Lyric Opera Midsummer Vocal Festival - Back to Broadway, through Saturday, July 21, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 325 Gold St. The non-auditioned festival chorus… Continue reading

 

This photo provided by Idaho Fish and Game shows Snake River sockeye salmon that returned from the Pacific Ocean to Idaho over the summer swim in a holding tank on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at the Eagle Fish Hatchery in southwestern Idaho. The number of the endangered fish that made it back this year is the second worst in the last decade but there are enough hatchery-raised fish to make up for the bad return. (Dan Baker/ Idaho Fish and Game via AP)

Fish Factor: Fish by the numbers

Sockeye salmon catches often add up to half of the value of Alaska’s total salmon fishery, and the so-called reds dominate the season’s early fisheries… Continue reading

This photo provided by Idaho Fish and Game shows Snake River sockeye salmon that returned from the Pacific Ocean to Idaho over the summer swim in a holding tank on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at the Eagle Fish Hatchery in southwestern Idaho. The number of the endangered fish that made it back this year is the second worst in the last decade but there are enough hatchery-raised fish to make up for the bad return. (Dan Baker/ Idaho Fish and Game via AP)
Smoked salmon. Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly

Planet Alaska: My father’s smokehouse

Kaachxaana.áak’w, (Kaachxan’s Little Lake) is the Tlingit name for Wrangell Alaska, where my fishcamp is located. Kaachxan was an elder who lived in a big… Continue reading

Smoked salmon. Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly

Woman who grew up in the bush becomes renowned artist

Megan Duncanson is living the dream, or as she likes to call it, the MAD life. MAD Art Designs, short for Megan Aroon Duncanson, is… Continue reading

More than a strip tease: Boylesque troupe returns to Juneau with fresh material

Returning to Juneau for the ninth time, boylesque troupe Mod Carousel is bringing two new shows to Juneau this Saturday titled “Pop!” Mod Carousel has… Continue reading

More than 40 ‘quiltlets’ made for future Gustavus Community Center

Thirty people in Gustavus made 43 different mini-quilts, or as the group likes to call them “quiltlets,” for the new Gustavus Community Center. Since 1976,… Continue reading

Sealaska announces Alaska Native language summit

Sealaska Heritage Institute on Thursday announced it will be hosting an Alaska Native language summit, geared toward fluent elders speakers of the Tlingit, Haida and… Continue reading

Petersburg filmmaker wins awards for documentary on baby elephants

For four months in Zambia, Petersburg resident Kelly Bakos would wake up before sunrise, gather her gear, and then film baby elephants until sunset. That… Continue reading

Find Waldo in downtown Juneau, win prizes

For more than 30 years, kids and adults alike have picked up copies of the “Where’s Waldo?” book series to see if they could spot… Continue reading

Summer Block Parties create a fun, family-friendly space

Big band music filled the summer evening on June 15, calling pedestrians through the double loading dock doors of the Juneau Arts and Culture Center… Continue reading

Meet the new Juneau Symphony president

The Juneau Symphony’s president Sarah McNair-Grove stepped down on June 5, and board member Stan Lujan was elected to take her place on June 7.… Continue reading

Open house at Ernest Gruening Cabin for painting exhibit

A path by Amalga Harbor leads to a red cabin surrounded by forest, the Peterson Creek “Salt Chuck” nearby and a view of Lynn Canal… Continue reading

Meet Native Art Market artists

Every two years, Celebration brings the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people together, and this year, about 40 different artists will share their work at the… Continue reading

‘Tléixʼ Yaakw — One Canoe’

A new conference launches this week at the University of Alaska Southeast, bringing together Native Hawaiians and Alaska Natives to share on indigenous ways of… Continue reading

Meet some of Southeast’s 2018 high school graduates

High school seniors across the country are donning their caps and gowns to step from one phase of their lives into the next. The Capital… Continue reading

What’s in the stacks?

At the Capital City Weekly we receive many books about Alaska or from Alaska writers. It’s like Christmas each time a package arrives in our… Continue reading

Juneau Jazz & Classics brings Rhonda Ross, Eroica Trio, and other headliners

It’s that time of year when stubborn patches of snow finally melt, flocks of birds return north, and a host of musicians converge on Alaska’s… Continue reading

‘Be Prepared’ — a Q&A with graphic novelist Vera Brosgol

Mini-Con brings together many talented artists, and this year, Vera Brosgol comes with her latest graphic novel “Be Prepared,” which released on April 24. It’s… Continue reading