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BP Alaska Teachers Of Excellence Program accepting nominations

ANCHORAGE – BP is accepting nominations for the annual BP Teachers of Excellence program, which recognizes Alaska teachers’ exceptional work. Anyone can nominate a BP… Continue reading

Fish Factor: Fishing picks and pans for 2015

2016 marks a quarter of a century for this weekly column that targets Alaska’s seafood industry. At the end of every year, I proffer my… Continue reading

Central Council welcomes new 477 Director

Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has announced the tribe’s new 477 Director: William Martin. In this position, Martin is… Continue reading

Bristlecone pines from the Inyo National Forest in California. They are thought to be the oldest living things on earth with some up to 5,000 years old.

Art in Unusual Places

The Capital City Weekly welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places. Photographers of all levels of ability are invited to send in… Continue reading

Bristlecone pines from the Inyo National Forest in California. They are thought to be the oldest living things on earth with some up to 5,000 years old.
Squirrel by Sierra Larson is among the artworks on view at the Canvas as part of the JDHS student art show.

JDHS student art show, Canvas show to open on First Friday

Juneau-Douglas High School art students this Friday and Monday will showcase their art in the JDHS winter student art show — and more than a… Continue reading

Squirrel by Sierra Larson is among the artworks on view at the Canvas as part of the JDHS student art show.

Alaska Arts Confluence opens Women’s Art Journal Retrospective

Haines-based Alaska Arts Confluence hosts Women’s Art Journal Retrospective Alaska Arts Confluence has opened a new exhibit, the Women’s Art Journal Retrospective, curated by Donna… Continue reading

January First Friday Art Walk

January First Friday Art Walk

This month’s First Friday -- delayed by the New Year’s holiday -- includes new work by Juneau artist Jacob Higgins at the Juneau Arts &… Continue reading

January First Friday Art Walk

Movie listings

JUNEAUGOLD TOWN NICKELODEONFor complete listings see www.goldtownnick.com.“The WInter’s Tale” filmed live with Judi Dench & Kenneth Branagh, Sunday-Wednesday — Synopsis: Shakespeareʼs timeless tragicomedy of obsession… Continue reading

Leonardo DiCaprio stars in "The Revenant."

Q&A with Revenant star Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio, now approaching a quarter-century as a movie major leaguer, redefines film stardom, demonstrating a willingness to challenge himself that few of his counterparts… Continue reading

Leonardo DiCaprio stars in "The Revenant."

SHI, State Library to host lecture on de Laguna

Sealaska Heritage Institute and the Alaska State Library Historical Collections will sponsor a lecture next week on a well-known anthropologist who did field work in… Continue reading

A crossroad and a bridge: de Laguna’s lasting impact on Yakutat

Editor’s note: The following is a reprint of a story that first appeared in the Juneau Empire on Sept. 16, 2010. Dr. Marie-Franoise Guédon will… Continue reading

On Writing: How to Make Love in Pidgin

And you know that forms of speech change over a thousand years, and words back then that had great value seem wondrous strange to us,… Continue reading

In this undated photo, an Alexander Archipelago wolf is shown on Prince of Wales Island. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday that while the number of Alexander Archipelago wolves is dropping on Prince of Wales Island, wolf populations are stable elsewhere in Southeast Alaska and rising in British Columbia.

FWS: Alexander Archipelago wolf not endangered

The Alexander Archipelago wolf is not endangered, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday.In a 94-page analysis, staff of the Anchorage office of U.S.… Continue reading

In this undated photo, an Alexander Archipelago wolf is shown on Prince of Wales Island. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday that while the number of Alexander Archipelago wolves is dropping on Prince of Wales Island, wolf populations are stable elsewhere in Southeast Alaska and rising in British Columbia.

Recent Births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital:• A son, Ryland guy Stidolph, weighing 6 lbs. 14 oz., was born to Carlin Stone and Ryan Stidolph on… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2016

Juneau Senior Center Menu

Monday Jan 4Swedish MeatballsPastaSpinachHoney Orange SaladTuesday January 5MeatloafScalloped PotatoesGreen BeansDanish SaladWednesday January 6Macaroni & CheeseBroccoliSpinachThursday January 7Chicken AdoboRice Mixed VegetablesCitrus CupFriday January 8Baked White FishBoiled… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2016
Accepting a check from Rotary President John Blasco, right, are members of the United Way of Southeast Alaska board, from left, Warren Russell, Millie Ryan, Bill Peters, Robbie Stell and United Way President and CEO Wayne Stevens.

Rotary donates brewfest proceeds to United Way

The Rotary Club of Juneau chose United Way of Southeast Alaska as the charity partner for the 2015 Capital City Brewfest. At their Dec. 1… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2016
Accepting a check from Rotary President John Blasco, right, are members of the United Way of Southeast Alaska board, from left, Warren Russell, Millie Ryan, Bill Peters, Robbie Stell and United Way President and CEO Wayne Stevens.

Gimme a Smile: Practically perfect in what way?

Another New Year, another chance to renew the elusive quest for perfection. Isn’t that what New Year’s resolutions are all about? This year I have… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2016
  • By PEGGY MCKEE BARNHILL

Juneau Jumpers thanks AT&T Pioneers Program

Juneau Jumpers would like to express our gratitude to the AT&T Pioneers Program for their generous grant of $5,000 to our organization. The Juneau Jumpers… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2016

Living & Growing: Holy Innocents

Peace on Earth!In the ‘Christmas Octave,’ the week-plus-one-day beginning Dec. 25 and ending Jan. 1, we observe a number of special days. Two wonderful celebrations… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2016
  • By GORDON BLUE

Thank you to Jingle Jog participants

On Saturday, Dec. 12, AWARE, Inc. hosted a Jingle Jog 5k and 1 mile run to raise funds for Girls on the Run. AWARE would like… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2016