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Researcher to focus on indigenous intellectual property rights

Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) is sponsoring a visiting scholar from Norway who is researching indigenous intellectual property rights.Jacob Adams is a Ph.D. student in law… Continue reading

Trevar Fiscus, winner of last year's Youth Solo Competition, practices a Shostakovich concerto with the Juneau Symphony at Thunder Mountain High School on Tuesday.

Juneau Symphony winter concerts scheduled for Jan 30-31

The Juneau Symphony will present its winter concerts this weekend at the Thunder Mountain High School Auditorium.  The concert will open with Mozart’s Overture from "The Magic… Continue reading

Trevar Fiscus, winner of last year's Youth Solo Competition, practices a Shostakovich concerto with the Juneau Symphony at Thunder Mountain High School on Tuesday.

Poet Mishler to lead workshop Jan. 30

What exactly is a poetic line made of? What difference does it make where the line “breaks?” In a 49 Writers workshop taught by visiting… Continue reading

Lead brother Adam Pontipee (Jared Vance) arrives into town from the backwoods to get himself a wife to help take care of the cookin', cleanin', and laundry for him and his six brothers.  He has no idea, however, what marrying his future wife Millie will lead to. The prominent faces in the picture from left to right are Scott Grant, Ian Hoch, Kamy Hamrick, Suzanne Nierra, Malcolm Lumba, Mirriam Meredith, Jared Vance, Bethany Bibb, Keely Ewing, Molly York, Lily Otsea, and Hunter Hill.

JDHS Theatre opens ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’

Juneau-Douglas High School’s Theatre Department on Jan. 29 opens its production of the rambunctious musical “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.”“Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” adapted… Continue reading

Lead brother Adam Pontipee (Jared Vance) arrives into town from the backwoods to get himself a wife to help take care of the cookin', cleanin', and laundry for him and his six brothers.  He has no idea, however, what marrying his future wife Millie will lead to. The prominent faces in the picture from left to right are Scott Grant, Ian Hoch, Kamy Hamrick, Suzanne Nierra, Malcolm Lumba, Mirriam Meredith, Jared Vance, Bethany Bibb, Keely Ewing, Molly York, Lily Otsea, and Hunter Hill.

Slack Tide: Nobody moves to Alaska to become a comedy writer – except me

Everyone has a “what I’m doing in Alaska” story: I got a job; I met someone; I watched too much Discovery Channel; I crossed a… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016
  • By Geoff Kirsch

Juneau Community Charter School’s LEGO League wins second place in championship

On Jan. 16, a total of 57 teams from as far north as Barrow and as far south as Metlakatla participated in the FIRST LEGO… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016

Son of Juneau man receives command coin

Army Pfc. Devin I. Harward has been awarded a command coin by Maj. Gen. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr., 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley commanding… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016

Senior menu Jan. 25-29

Juneau Senior Center MenuMonday, Jan. 25Pork Chop SueySteamed SpinachRice Fruit SlawTuesday, Jan. 26Roast Beef with GravyMashed PotatoesCarrots in Orange SaucePeas & Onion SaladWednesday, Jan. 27Chicken… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016
Tari Stage-Harvey

Living & Growing: What the heck?

A group of 16 quirky and lovely folks from the church spent five days listening to stories and playing around Los Angeles. One of the… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016
  • By TARI STAGE-HARVEY
Tari Stage-Harvey

Federal Courts sponsor civics contest

A civics contest organized by federal courts in the western United States offers high school students a chance to win cash prizes while learning about… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016

Silverbow Inn owner graduates from business program

Owner of the Silverbow Inn, Jill Ramiel, recently graduated from the Fall 2015 Babson Cohort of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, a national program created… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital• A son, Corbin Parker Hall, weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz., was born to Heidi and Dennis Hall of Juneau… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016

Coppa co-owner places 2nd in Penn State’s ice cream course

Coppa co-owner Marc Wheeler returned Sunday from Penn State University where he attended the 124th annual Ice Cream Short Course. At the end of the… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016

Holland America Line and Princess Cruises accepting grant applications

Applications are being accepted by the Holland America Line and Princess Cruises Community Advisory Boards (CABs) for grants to local service and nonprofit groups in… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016
Back row: Andy DeGroat, Dan Larson, Gage Edwards, Front row: Evan Mauk, Janae Reese, Alice Johnson, Kathy McCasland, T Iputi, Alexandria Hayward. Not pictured: Duane Harwell.

January TMHS student recognition

Six students were recognized at Thunder Mountain High School’s January student recognition, two of which recently graduated: Gage Edwards and T Iputi.Junior Janae Reese was… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016
Back row: Andy DeGroat, Dan Larson, Gage Edwards, Front row: Evan Mauk, Janae Reese, Alice Johnson, Kathy McCasland, T Iputi, Alexandria Hayward. Not pictured: Duane Harwell.

JEDC announces new board members

On Jan. 21 the Juneau Economic Development Council announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors, as well as the reappointment… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016

Comic artist and queer activist Anna Bongiovanni to lead workshops

Alaska Robotics Gallery has invited cartoonist and queer activist Anna Bongiovanni to Juneau where she will give two different workshops on Feb. 4 and 6.Bongiovanni… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016
Alaskan Brewery crew presents Gastineau Humane Society members donation check.

Gastineau Humane Society thanks Alaskan Brewery for generous support in 2015

Liz Clark, vice president,on behalf of Gastineau Humane Society… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016
Alaskan Brewery crew presents Gastineau Humane Society members donation check.

Mendenhall Flying Lions thanks Juneau

The Mendenhall Flying Lions would like to, once again, thank the Juneau community for their tremendous support for our annual Light Flight event.Every year hundreds… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016

Open thank you letter to Juneau

The senators of the 29th Alaska Legislature thanks the city of Juneau for its hospitality and offers special thanks to all of the many volunteers… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2016