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Juneau Style

Fall is upon us and as the weather starts to turn cooler, jackets and boots are certainly in order. On this day, Jollene Chup paired… Continue reading

 

Recent births for Sept. 23, 2018

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital: • On Sept. 12, a son, Bentley Edward Gomez, weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces, was born to Ellen and… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2018

 

Southeast Alaska United Way announces campaign leaders

The United Way of Southeast Alaska has named former Juneau city manager Kim Kiefer and Wells Fargo branch manager Janey Lester as the leaders of… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2018

 

Thank Yous for Sept. 23, 2018

• Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska would like to thank the City and Borough of Juneau for funding through the Youth Activities Grant. This… Continue reading

Vote your brains out

I’ll start by saying this: I am not now, nor have I ever been, a Republican. But I’m not a Democrat, either. Rather, I’m an… Continue reading

TRAYLS crew and Ha Too Yeiti camp members watch as Ralph Wolfe of Yakutat shows how to process sockeye fillets. (Courtesy Photo | Ian Johnson)

Hoonah’s second annual culture camp weaves tradition into everyday life

The first week of July, over 60 community members and nearly 150 people of all ages boarded cars, trucks, vans and an Icy Strait bus… Continue reading

TRAYLS crew and Ha Too Yeiti camp members watch as Ralph Wolfe of Yakutat shows how to process sockeye fillets. (Courtesy Photo | Ian Johnson)
Shadow Meienberg, Brian Wescott, Irene Bedard, Miciana Hutcherson and Ashleigh Watts rehearse “Our Town” on the mainstage at Perseverance Theatre. The classic play was chosen to begin the theater’s 40th season. While financial woes placed doubt on the theater’s future, those familiar with its financial situation said there is no danger of closure in the immediate future. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Perseverance Theatre: This is ‘Our Town’

With summer winding down, Perseverance Theatre is ramping up for its 40th season. Rehearsals have started for “Our Town,”which will start off the season and… Continue reading

Shadow Meienberg, Brian Wescott, Irene Bedard, Miciana Hutcherson and Ashleigh Watts rehearse “Our Town” on the mainstage at Perseverance Theatre. The classic play was chosen to begin the theater’s 40th season. While financial woes placed doubt on the theater’s future, those familiar with its financial situation said there is no danger of closure in the immediate future. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Taylor Vidic, co-producer and performer for Nude & Rude Revue, strokes a pose while performing on stage. Vidic said she’s recently become more comfortable performing and said it’s “probably” less nerve-racking than public speaking. The troupe will be performing at the Red Dog Saloon in late September. (Courtesy Photo: Nude & Rude Revue)

More than skin deep, burlesque troupe goes on tour

The nudity is almost an afterthought. Cameron Brockett and Taylor Vidic, two Juneau locals who are co-producers and performers for the Nude & Rude Revue… Continue reading

Taylor Vidic, co-producer and performer for Nude & Rude Revue, strokes a pose while performing on stage. Vidic said she’s recently become more comfortable performing and said it’s “probably” less nerve-racking than public speaking. The troupe will be performing at the Red Dog Saloon in late September. (Courtesy Photo: Nude & Rude Revue)

Alaska For Real: That shipwreck guy

If you live out in the wilderness in Southeast Alaska you will continually come across evidence of shipwrecks, new and old.

Juneau Style

Style doesn’t have to be complicated. Matt Weighman, a visitor from the UK, keeps it simple by wearing a woven grey Zara Man jacket over… Continue reading

Bridget Abroad: Bonjour, France

On the 10-hour nonstop flight from Seattle to Paris, it finally hit me — I’m on my way to France. No turning back now! When… Continue reading

Hansen and Reed wed

Kelly Jeanette Hansen and David Darrel Joseph Reed, both of Juneau, were married July 21, 2018, on a bluebird day at the Shrine of St.… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2018
UAS Environmental Science Students Mollie Dwyer, left and Connor Johnson trek through Montana Creek to obtain water samples Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 in Juneau, Alaska. (Photo by Molly Tankersley, UAS)

Dwyer receives scholarship

University of Alaska Southeast senior Mollie Dwyer is the latest recipient of the $2,000 UAS Coeur Alaska-Kensington Gold Mine Environmental Science Award, which also recently… Continue reading

UAS Environmental Science Students Mollie Dwyer, left and Connor Johnson trek through Montana Creek to obtain water samples Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 in Juneau, Alaska. (Photo by Molly Tankersley, UAS)

Thank you letters for Sept. 16, 2018

• I would like to thank CBJ for remodeling the Pipeline Skate Park’s roof. This has had small leaks for a few years. I know… Continue reading

Recent births for Sept. 9, 2018

Recent birth at Bartlett Regional Hospital: • On Aug. 26, a daughter, Viviana Amora Jensen, weighing 8 pounds, 10 ounces, was born to Jocelyn Jensen… Continue reading

  • Sep 10, 2018

Recognitions for Sept. 9, 2018

• Julie Gladu of Juneau has graduated with an online associate degree in criminal justice from Grantham University, an online institution.… Continue reading

Thank you letters for Sept. 9, 2018

• Thank you for supporting the Youth Activity Grant program. With funds from this program, distributed by the Parks and Recreation Department, the Friends of… Continue reading

Members of the Arctic Council take a tour Treadwell Historic Preservation and Restoration Society member Wayne Jensen, right, on Monday, March 6, 2017. The roof of the “New Office Building” was recently removed and will be replaced this summer to help maintain the structure. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Derelict no more: A Douglas neighborhood revitalization

Most people with a passing knowledge of local history know that the Treadwell Mine on Douglas Island played a pivotal role in the establishment of… Continue reading

Members of the Arctic Council take a tour Treadwell Historic Preservation and Restoration Society member Wayne Jensen, right, on Monday, March 6, 2017. The roof of the “New Office Building” was recently removed and will be replaced this summer to help maintain the structure. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Confessions of a Chronic Disambiguator

My least favorite activity is whatever I’m supposed to be doing at any given moment.

Fish Factor: Tiny cod fish reappearing around Kodiak

Tiny cod fish are reappearing around Kodiak. Researchers aim to find out if it is a blip, or a sign that the stock is recovering… Continue reading