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NOAA releases draft climate science action plan for southeastern Bering Sea

As part of its efforts to increase the production, delivery, and use of climate-related information, NOAA Fisheries on Feb. 3 released a draft climate science… Continue reading

Master gardener classes

It’s not too early to think about this year’s garden. The UAF Cooperative Extension Service will offer master gardener training in Juneau, beginning Feb. 9.… Continue reading

Southeast Alaska deer hunting reports due to ADF&G

The Sitka black-tailed deer hunting season is now closed in Southeast Alaska. All hunters who obtained deer harvest tickets, even those who did not hunt… Continue reading

Zach Brown, pictured at work in the Arctic, will this evening talk about Arctic sea ice changes and their implications at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's Fireside Lecture.

Arctic Ocean sea ice lecture

The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center’s free Fireside Lecture this evening will be presented by Arctic oceanographer Zach Brown, who recently received his PhD from Stanford… Continue reading

Zach Brown, pictured at work in the Arctic, will this evening talk about Arctic sea ice changes and their implications at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's Fireside Lecture.
Anne Sutton, foreground, practices a flyfishing cast in a 2014 flyfishing class taught by Raincountry Flyfishers president Tony Soltys.

Kobuk, Wulik, Situk fly fishing

Juneau’s flyfishing club, Raincountry Flyfishers. will meet Wednesday Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Thunder Mountain High School library. George Elgee will show slides… Continue reading

Anne Sutton, foreground, practices a flyfishing cast in a 2014 flyfishing class taught by Raincountry Flyfishers president Tony Soltys.

Killer and humpback whales

Juneau resident Doug Jones will next Thursday talk at the Juneau Audubon Society’s Feb. 11 program about killer and humpback whales. The talk is called… Continue reading

Dzantik'i Heeni student Ian Bugayong, left, and Floyd Dryden student Tim Degener compete while shooting Daisy Avanti 888 Medalist Co2 air rifles with .177 caliber pellets at 10 meter targets. The pellets travel 580 feet per second. This is the fifth year Juneau's middle schools have competed in air rifle competitions.

Middle school air rifle season underway

Juneau’s middle school shooting sport athletes are halfway through their fifth season. Jan. 28, they competed in the first match of the season at Floyd… Continue reading

Dzantik'i Heeni student Ian Bugayong, left, and Floyd Dryden student Tim Degener compete while shooting Daisy Avanti 888 Medalist Co2 air rifles with .177 caliber pellets at 10 meter targets. The pellets travel 580 feet per second. This is the fifth year Juneau's middle schools have competed in air rifle competitions.

Renowned physician to speak on effects of childhood trauma

Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor a free lecture by one of the world’s foremost experts on childhood trauma and its adverse impacts on victims decades… Continue reading

Margaret Nick Cooke Award for Alaska Native Arts and Languages winner Vicki Soboleff receives her award and a kiss from Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott during the 2016 Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities held at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center in Juneau on Jan. 28.

Eight Alaskans honored with Governor’s Awards in Juneau

Eight Alaskans were honored with Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities Thursday evening at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center, including three Juneau residents.Hosted… Continue reading

Margaret Nick Cooke Award for Alaska Native Arts and Languages winner Vicki Soboleff receives her award and a kiss from Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott during the 2016 Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities held at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center in Juneau on Jan. 28.

Alaska Arts Confluence presents “Keeping the Tradition” on First Friday in Haines

Haines — Get a sneak peak of new work by artist Donna Catotti at the Alaska Arts Confluence’s Main Street office from 5 to 7… Continue reading

To read 100 books

To read 100 books

I read a lot, and the way I forget the names of things suggests a real need to do some crossword puzzles. So this year… Continue reading

To read 100 books
Ceramics by Mercedes Munoz will be on view at the Canvas.

February First Friday Art Walk

Here’s a look at what’s scheduled for the First Friday Art Walk this month. COMIC ART BY ANNA BONGIOVANNIAlaska Robotics Gallery220 Front StreetReception: 4:30-7 pmAlaska Robotics… Continue reading

Ceramics by Mercedes Munoz will be on view at the Canvas.

Deadline reminder: Sealaska Heritage Institute Juried Art Show applications due Feb. 17

Sealaska Heritage Institute is currently accepting applications from artists who want to compete in its eighth biennial Juried Art Show and Competition, which will expand… Continue reading

Anan Wildlife Observatory permits available as of Feb. 1

WRANGELL–Permits are now available for those wanting an opportunity to visit Anan Wildlife Observatory this summer.As of Monday, the public can reserve permits for the… Continue reading

New short film about George Attla to get Alaska premiere in Anchorage

The Alaska Moving Image Preservation Association will host a fundraiser screening event on Sunday, Feb. 28 — the third day of the 2016 Anchorage Fur… Continue reading

Writers Weir: Dreaming of life

Dreaming of life I had the most glorious dream last nightI was waiting in the woods and suddenlyI was transformed into an eagle swooping and sailingIn… Continue reading

Leah Wagner and Nick Schlosstein, founders of Foundroot Haines in 2012, aim to sell locally grown seed by 2017 and develop a community of seed savers to provide food security for Alaskans.

Seeds for Alaska – Foundroot

The product Leah Wagner and Nick Schlosstein sell is small, but it’s one of life’s essential ingredients — and they’re growing it the natural way… Continue reading

Leah Wagner and Nick Schlosstein, founders of Foundroot Haines in 2012, aim to sell locally grown seed by 2017 and develop a community of seed savers to provide food security for Alaskans.

Ketchikan prepares for 30th annual wearable art show

It’s Wearable Art season in Southeast Alaska, when wearable artists all over the region prepare to debut their extraordinary creations on stage after having disappeared… Continue reading

What’s happening this week

WHAT’S HAPPENINGTHEATERFinal weekend in Juneau: “Our Voices Will Be Heard,” 7:30 pm Thursday-Saturday and 4 pm Sunday (final show), Perseverance Theatre. Written by Vera Starbard… Continue reading

JDT to host auditions for all-ages talent show

Juneau Dance Theatre has announced community-wide auditions for its upcoming all-ages talent show, “Juneau’s Got Talent.”JDT is looking for family friendly acts, 2-3 minutes in… Continue reading