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Maleah Wenzel, physical distance harvests fireweed with Vivian Mork. (Vivian Mork Yéilk’ / For the Capital City Weekly)
Planet Alaska: The lóol always knows

Fired up about fireweed.

‘He never traveled without him’: Former Juneauite, beloved pet die less than 2 days apart

“We found it extremely beautiful and fitting that [they] left pretty much at the same time.”

The cast of Theatre in the Rough rehearses for a production of “As You Like It.” The sequence incorporating candles is a memorial of lives lost to COVID-19. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Outsider art: Outdoors location and caution bring Shakespeare to local stage

All the world’s a stage — especially Savikko Park’s Pioneer Pavilion.

Pond lilies and dandelions brighten a cool, damp day

Some of the dandelion stems had reached extraordinary lengths.

New takes on annual programs and brand new projects are in Perseverance Theatre’s future, said the theater’s artistic director Leslie Ishii in a video interview. (Peter Segall | Juneau Epire)
Persevering theater: Stage is set for new efforts

The show goes on for Perseverance Theatre.

The design for the new gold $1 Elizabeth Peratrovich coin was on display during the Elizabeth Peratrovich Day celebration at the Tlingit and Haida Community Council on Feb. 16, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Program minted to spread Peratrovich dollars

A program could bring $1 coins to Alaska financial intuitions,

Writers’ Weir: One Word, One World

A poem by Miriam Wagoner.

Honeysuckle can be used to make syrup, but be careful, some stems can be poisonous. (Vivian Mork Yéilk’ | For the Capital City Weekly)
Planet Alaska: Harvesting flowers can make tasty syrups and lasting memories

Recipes and instructions for making your own syrup.