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Recents births Jan. 10

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital• A son, Parker Christopher Mork, weighing 7 lbs. 1.1 oz., was born to Marilyn J. Mork of Wrangell on… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2016

Senior menu for Jan. 11-15

Juneau Senior Center MenuMonday, Jan. 11Beef Stew with VegetablesHerb BiscuitCauliflower/Broccoli TossTuesday, Jan. 12LasagnaGarlic BreadSteamed CarrotsZucchini and Tomato SaladWednesday, Jan. 13Fiesta Pork chopsRiceGreen BeansSpicy Fruit CupThursday,… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2016
Jessie Archibald poses for photo.

Jessie Archibald returns to Tribal Child Support Unit

Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska announced in a press release on Jan. 7 that Jessie Archibald recently accepted the… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2016
Jessie Archibald poses for photo.

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month advocates prevention

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and in a PSA, SEARHC encourages women to schedule health screenings.Most cervical cancer is caused by a common virus… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2016

Juneau Amateur Radio Club to hold technician class

The Juneau Amateur Radio Club is providing an entry-level, technician amateur radio class on Jan. 16 beginning at 1 p.m. at the NOAA Weather Service… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2016

SERRC thanks Mudrooms

Thank you Mudrooms! The vision and hard work of your all volunteer board allows us Juneau folks to escape to an extra large living room,… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2016

SERRC offers adult learning information session

SERRC Alaska’s Educational Resource Center will hold an adult learning information session on Jan. 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Learning Connection (210 Ferry Way).SERRC… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2016

Inclusive Practice Award 2016 open for nominations

The Governor’s Council on Disabilities & Special Education has established an annual award to be given at the Annual Statewide Special Education Conference each February,… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2016

Mountain conditions

New snow (24 hours):• Base: 0 inches• Top: 0 inchesNew Snow (48 hours):• Base: 0 inches• Top: 0 inchesTotal snow:• Base: 18 inches• Top: 86… Continue reading

Flying squirrels start off lecture season

The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center’s Friday night lecture series has returned for 2016, with 12 lectures scheduled between today and March 25.The first lecture features… Continue reading

Common murres swim in Auke Bay in December. Juneau birders found 159 common murres on their annual count day. The birds have recently been showing up in interior Alaska, some underweight.

On land: Juneau’s 43rd annual Christmas bird counters listen, look, count

One year, while on vacation, my partner Bjorn and I went snorkeling and marveled at the life in the world beneath us – there’s a… Continue reading

Common murres swim in Auke Bay in December. Juneau birders found 159 common murres on their annual count day. The birds have recently been showing up in interior Alaska, some underweight.

A snowy day at Eagle Beach

A lovely day in late December found friends and I at Eagle Beach State Park with lots of options for exploration. The main trail was… Continue reading

Birds and beasts of Belize

Ann and Alan Doty will present their photos of “The Birds and Beasts of Belize” at the Juneau Audubon Society’s meeting Jan. 14, 7 p.m.… Continue reading

U.S. Forest Service warns Mendenhall Lake is never safe

Here are some reminders and tips on ice safety from the U.S. Forest Service:Mendenhall Lake ice is never safe. The thickness is not measured or… Continue reading

CCFR to host ice safety workshop Saturday

Capital City Fire and Rescue will host an ice safety workshop Saturday, Jan. 9 at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, from 1:30 - 3 p.m.… Continue reading

Fishery spending analyzed

KENAI - Most of the benefit from the commercial fishing industry goes to local government, while the state overspends itself, according to a new analysis.A… Continue reading

PCL Construction employees install panels onto the front of the State Library, Archives, and Museums building in October.

Looking forward

2016 is shaping up to be an exciting year in the arts. Here’s a look at a few of the big events planned in Southeast,… Continue reading

PCL Construction employees install panels onto the front of the State Library, Archives, and Museums building in October.
Rosemary Nease

Sidewalk poll Jan. 6

If any one of the national holidays had to be celebrated twice a year, six months apart, which one would you want it to be? Christmas,… Continue reading

Rosemary Nease

CCW Letters to the Editor: Brian Weed is great

Editor’s note: In the Dec. 22 issue of the Capital City Weekly, contributor Brian Weed announced he would be taking a break from his Juneau’s… Continue reading

George Kuhar

What’s happening this week

EVENTS & PRESENTATIONSLecture with Prof. Marie-Francoise Guedon, noon, Wednesday, Jan. 6, Living History Center, Walter Soboleff Building. Hosted by Sealaska Heritage Institute and the Alaska State Library… Continue reading

George Kuhar