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Maggie Elliott representing Alaskan Dames and Hair by Tenaya Sanders-Rouget

Alaska Dames fashion show raised money for JAMHI

Alaskan Dames raised $3,300 for the Juneau Alliance for Mental Health from a local fashion show they hosted at Suite 907 along with the help… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2015
Maggie Elliott representing Alaskan Dames and Hair by Tenaya Sanders-Rouget

DIPAC thanks community volunteers

DIPAC would like to thank the special volunteers this last summer and fall who contributed greatly in helping us promote our public education community outreach… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2015

Community potluck and film fundraiser

A community potluck and fundraiser will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 16 from 5-8 p.m. at St. Ann’s Parish Hall for Lisle Herbert’s Yuuyaraq –… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2015

Healing through breath

You are a healer. You are a more powerful force in the world than you have been led to believe or are able to imagine.… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2015
  • By SUSAN SUSHMA HARIMANDIR CLARK

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital• A daughter, Jasmine LovieAnn Oree, weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz., was born to Tanya Lujan and Jonas Oree of… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2015

Annual advent lunch

The Cooperative Church Council is hosting its annual Advent Luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 17 at noon in the Fellowship Hall at Northern Light United Church.… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2015

A big thank you to Juneau for drag show success

Last Saturday, about 150 people crammed into the Rendezvous to watch nine local drag queens and drag kings perform the holiday-themed show, Twas the Drag… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2015

JYS thanks Sealaska for donation

Juneau Youth Services wants to thank Sealaska for, once again, making a generous donation to the Miller House program to purchase holiday gifts for the… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2015
Juneau Community Foundation executive director Amy Skilbred, second from left, stands with Tom Gill, second from right, and Jim Carroll, right, of the Juneau Volunteer Fire Department after establishing the JVFD's Youth Activities Fund through the foundation. Also shown are JCF board members Reed Stoops, center, and Bob Storer, left.

Juneau Volunteer Fire Department to host free swims

The Juneau Volunteer Fire Department recently partnered with the Juneau Community Foundation to establish the Juneau Volunteer Firefighters’ Youth Activity Fund as a way to… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2015
Juneau Community Foundation executive director Amy Skilbred, second from left, stands with Tom Gill, second from right, and Jim Carroll, right, of the Juneau Volunteer Fire Department after establishing the JVFD's Youth Activities Fund through the foundation. Also shown are JCF board members Reed Stoops, center, and Bob Storer, left.

Juneau Community Foundation announces grants through Great Blue Heron Fund

JUNEAU – The Juneau Community Foundation recently announced $22,000 in grants to local organizations through its donor-advised Great Blue Heron Fund. The Great Blue Heron… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2015

Light Flights over Juneau

Coastal Helicopters and the Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions Club have scheduled their Light Flights fundraiser to take place Friday, Dec. 18, between 4:30-7:30 p.m. at… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2015

Senior menu

Juneau Senior Center MenuMonday, Dec. 14Beef Vegetable SoupCheese SandwichOrange from SantaTuesday, Dec. 15Turkey Pot PieWheat RollsBroccoliCottage Cheese with PineappleWednesday, Dec. 16White Fish Caddy GantyRice PilafGreen… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2015

Coeur Alaska presents $25,000 to UNSEAK for reading tutor program

In 2012, United Way of Southeast Alaska partnered with Coeur Alaska and the Juneau School District in order to work toward improving the literacy skills… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2015
A brown bear walks up Pack Creek on Admiralty Island.

Off the Beaten Path: An old bear hunter’s love

Late in life, Ralph Young, a bear guide, found himself sitting alone at a bar in Petersburg, well before five o’clock. His wife had left… Continue reading

A brown bear walks up Pack Creek on Admiralty Island.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Karin Bodony at the site of an obsidian tool discovery in the Nogahabara Dunes in 2002.

Mystery of the glass tool kit in the sand

From space, the Nogahabara Dunes are a splotch of blond sand about six miles in diameter surrounded by green boreal forest. Located west of the… Continue reading

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Karin Bodony at the site of an obsidian tool discovery in the Nogahabara Dunes in 2002.
Sonia Nagorski, assistant professor of Geology Arts and Sciences at the University of Alaska Southeast, investigates the undercut bank along the Mendenhall River on Tuesday. The river is nearing the point of cutting through a meander bend just north of the Brotherhood Bridge.

Mendenhall River soon to shorten (then lengthen)

In the not-too-distant future, the Mendenhall River will get about a half mile shorter. The land inside the u-shaped bend in the river that Riverbend… Continue reading

Sonia Nagorski, assistant professor of Geology Arts and Sciences at the University of Alaska Southeast, investigates the undercut bank along the Mendenhall River on Tuesday. The river is nearing the point of cutting through a meander bend just north of the Brotherhood Bridge.
Pollock feeding on young herring: note the bulbous bellies on the pollock, and the hole in the school of herring where the pollock near the surface just attacked.

On the Trails | A wildlife extravaganza in Auke Bay

During late November and early December, Auke Bay harbor put on a wildlife spectacular, drawing photographers, reporters, and just plain gawkers (such as me). Hordes… Continue reading

Pollock feeding on young herring: note the bulbous bellies on the pollock, and the hole in the school of herring where the pollock near the surface just attacked.

Southeast Alaskans deliver transboundary mining letter, MOU comments to State

It’s a matter of sequence.Southeast Alaskans involved on the issue of transboundary mines Wednesday delivered a letter to Governor Bill Walker and Lt. Governor Byron… Continue reading

Denali wolf numbers and viewing remain at historic low level

The National Park Service this week released its fall 2015 update on the status of Denali National Park’s troubled wolf population, showing the population and… Continue reading

Ski scholarship period extended

Eaglecrest Ski Area is extending the application process for the Hilary Lindh Scholarship, in which the selection committee will award season ski passes to four… Continue reading