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John and Jan Straley of Sitka presign books at the Pacific Grove Museum.

‘From Cannery Row to Sitka’: Shorefast Editions publishes collaborative book on Ed Ricketts

Ed Ricketts was a scientist, a writer, a father and a Renaissance man, the inspiration for the character of “Doc” in John Steinbeck’s “Cannery Row”… Continue reading

John and Jan Straley of Sitka presign books at the Pacific Grove Museum.

The Christmas smile

BY KLAS STOLPEEditor’s note: This column was first published in the Juneau Empire on Dec. 24, 2014. My mother’s smile on the Christmas holidays was never… Continue reading

NEA grant awarded for Hoonah student song-writing workshop

HOONAH - The National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service recently announced the award of $797,500 in support of 33 grants in… Continue reading

Be ‘Starbound’ with me

I have multiple issues with the Starbound series: The first book takes forever to get to the point, the characters in the second one are… Continue reading

Kray Van Kirk's music is both "an invitation to unabashedly feel" and a reworking of archetypes and myth. His most recent album is called "The Road to Elfland," which alludes to the myth of Thomas the Rhymer.

Local musician Kray Van Kirk aims to remake mythologies for the modern world

Juneau musician Kray Van Kirk is very conscious of the path he walks and what kind of a trace he’ll leave. That’s part of the… Continue reading

Kray Van Kirk's music is both "an invitation to unabashedly feel" and a reworking of archetypes and myth. His most recent album is called "The Road to Elfland," which alludes to the myth of Thomas the Rhymer.
Snow ball, Juneau waterfront.

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

Snow ball, Juneau waterfront.

My Turn: Get a healthy start to the new year

Every year, millions of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions. Do a Google search, and you’ll find health related resolutions are among the most common: lose… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2015
  • By SUSAN JOHNSON

Juneau Community Foundation and CBJ Joint Social Service Grant funding opportunity

The Juneau Community Foundation and the City and Borough of Juneau recently formed a partnership to oversee allocation of the city’s Social Service Block Grants,… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2015

AWARE thankful for creation of the Juneau Holiday Village

Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies is deeply grateful for community volunteers Samantha Adams and Tamala Booton, who have transformed the Alaska Shirt Company… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2015

Northrim Bank raises over $150,000 for United Way

Northrim Bank raised $155,608 for its 2015 United Way campaign, a five percent increase from last year.Employees of Northrim donated or supported fundraising events. Northrim… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2015
Juneau-Douglas High School recognized 10 students for the month of December during a luncheon. Cristina Arehart, Thomas Kappler, Toma Kimlinger, Emme McDonald, Joseph Matthews, ZoZa Oberle, James "Nick" Parise, Elijah Rodriguez and Soren Thompson. Claire Jardell not pictured.

Photo: JDHS student recognitions

Juneau-Douglas High School recognized 10 students for the month of December during a luncheon. Cristina Arehart, Thomas Kappler, Toma Kimlinger, Emme McDonald, Joseph Matthews, ZoZa… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2015
Juneau-Douglas High School recognized 10 students for the month of December during a luncheon. Cristina Arehart, Thomas Kappler, Toma Kimlinger, Emme McDonald, Joseph Matthews, ZoZa Oberle, James "Nick" Parise, Elijah Rodriguez and Soren Thompson. Claire Jardell not pictured.

Senior menu

Juneau Senior Center MenuMonday, Dec. 21Chili w/ Beef & CheeseCornbreadTexas ColeslawCitrus CupTuesday, Dec. 22French Dip SandwichAu Gratin PotatoesPeasApricot SaladWednesday, Dec. 23Tuna Salad SandwichCream of Tomato… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2015

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital• A son, Garion James Higbee, weighing 8 lbs. 14 oz., was born to Sarah and Randy Higbee of Juneau… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2015

Juneau-Stop Heroin, Start Talking thanks community involvement

On Dec. 13, the Juneau-Stop Heroin, Start Talking Taskforce hosted a “Talk to Action” meeting. The purpose was to get policymakers and the community together… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2015

A tender shoot in dry ground

For many Christians, the passage in the Old Testament book, Isaiah, chapter 53, carries a powerful message from the prophet Isaiah, revealing the future suffering… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2015
  • By DANIEL WIESE
The Jeffers wedding on Dec. 27, 1975.

Connie and Scott Jeffers celebrate 40th anniversary

Connie Frankforter wed Scott Jeffers on Dec. 27, 1975.The couple, who have made Juneau their home, plan to celebrate their 40th anniversary by taking their… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2015
The Jeffers wedding on Dec. 27, 1975.

TMHS December student recognition

Thunder Mountain High school recognized five students for the month of December.Senior Abby DeRocher was nominated by English teacher Chris Knight.“Abby continuously engages in class… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2015
David and Genella Massey celebrate 50th anniversary. Above: Massey's wedding photo. Below: anniversary photo.

David and Genelle Massey celebrate 50th anniversary

Genelle Harlow wed David Massey on Dec. 18, 1965, at College Avenue Presbyterian Church in Alton, Illinois. Soon after they wed, they moved to Anchorage,… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2015
David and Genella Massey celebrate 50th anniversary. Above: Massey's wedding photo. Below: anniversary photo.

Environmental assessment for Treadwell Ditch Trail

The Juneau Ranger District is moving forward with planning for the Treadwell Ditch Trail Bridges Construction project.The District proposes to replace 38 bridges, perform some… Continue reading

Eaglecrest to open full mountain

Eaglecrest Ski Area is opening the entire mountain Saturday, Dec. 19 and will remain open daily until Jan. 4 with the exception of Dec. 25.… Continue reading