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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

Mountain conditions

New snow (24 hours):• Base: 0 inches• Top: 11 inchesNew Snow (48 hours):• Base: 0 inches• Top: 11 inchesTotal snow:• Base: 5 inches• Top: 82… Continue reading

Sheldon Jackson Museum seeking Alaska Native artist applicants for artist residency program

The Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum are looking for Alaska Native artists to apply to the Native Artist Residency program. This summer’s schedule starts in… Continue reading

Juneau residents fill the downtown street for Gallery Walk 2015 on Friday.

Holiday Happenings in Six Southeast Alaska Communities

As we near winter solstice in the dark, damp days of December, every community in Southeast Alaska has its local Christmas traditions, old and new,… Continue reading

Juneau residents fill the downtown street for Gallery Walk 2015 on Friday.
What's happening this week

What’s happening this week

EVENTSCycle Alaska’s Adventure Series; Doug Woodby’s Adventures: Munda Biddi Trail, 5–6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, Cycle Alaska’s Back Room. Cycle Alaska’s Adventure Series gets started… Continue reading

What's happening this week
David Katzeek, second from right, speaks during a public ceremony at the Walter Soboleff Center Dec. 1 for the return of a Chilkat robe recently acquired on eBay. Sealaska Heritage Institute purchased the robe in November from eBay seller George Blucker of Texas who willingly took a loss on the sale so the piece could be repatriated to the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian.

SHI welcomes found Chilkat robe to Juneau

More than 50 Southeast residents gathered at the clan house in the Walter Soboleff Building in Juneau Dec. 1 to celebrate the return of a… Continue reading

David Katzeek, second from right, speaks during a public ceremony at the Walter Soboleff Center Dec. 1 for the return of a Chilkat robe recently acquired on eBay. Sealaska Heritage Institute purchased the robe in November from eBay seller George Blucker of Texas who willingly took a loss on the sale so the piece could be repatriated to the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian.

Wearable Arts Extravaganza application period open through Dec. 15

The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council invites artists to create a piece of wearable art for the 2016 Wearable Arts Extravaganza, “Reflections.” Deadline for applications… Continue reading

Author and editor Leigh Newman works in the Mary Jane cabin in August.

Applications now being accepted for inaugural summer residencies at Alderworks

The Alderworks Alaska Writers and Artists Retreat in Southeast Alaska is now accepting applications for its inaugural summer 2016 cabin residencies. Three log cabins will… Continue reading

Author and editor Leigh Newman works in the Mary Jane cabin in August.

Update on the Willoughby Arts Complex project

Perseverance Theatre has announced its withdrawal from the Willoughby Arts Complex project, following a three-year planning partnership -- known as the pARTnership -- with the… Continue reading

UAF study examines benefits of Fish-to-School Program

Students in Western Alaska ate better food, including more local salmon, after participating in a fish-to-school program that concluded with an Iron Chef-style cooking competition… Continue reading

Museum Collections Advisory Committee to meet

The Museum Collections Advisory Committee will meet by teleconference Thursday, Dec. 10, to discuss acquisitions for the permanent collection of the Alaska State Museums.The teleconference… Continue reading

Southeast Alaska Snow and Avalanche Workshop scheduled for Dec. 11

Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center’s Snow and Avalanche Workshop will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in the Rockwell Ballroom. It costs $15 at… Continue reading

Extension hosts picking and fermenting workshop

The Cooperative Extension Service in Juneau will host a Dec. 12 workshop on pickling and fermenting as part of its Saturdays with Extension series.Sarah Lewis… Continue reading

Top rap artist coming to Juneau

Top rap artist coming to Juneau

Waka Flocka Flame, a chart-topping rap/hip hop artist, is coming to perform in Juneau on Thursday, Dec. 10.“He’s one of the best rappers out there… Continue reading

Top rap artist coming to Juneau

JLO to open ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’

Juneau Lyric Opera will open its production of “Amahl and the Night Visitors” this Thursday, Dec. 10, with shows continuing through Dec. 20 at McPheters… Continue reading

Kindred Post to host Tiny Post Office Concert featuring improv storytelling

Kindred Post, a neighborhood post office, gift shop, and community gathering space, will host a Tiny Post Office Concert this Saturday, Dec. 12, with local… Continue reading

Naughty or Nice beer and wine tasting fundraiser to be held Dec. 19

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council will present the second annual Naughty or Nice beer and wine tasting fundraiser for the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council,… Continue reading

Sheldon Museum begins expansion project with important new acquisition

HAINES - The Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center has announced the acquisition and future rehousing of the Alaska Indian Arts archive. Last November, Lee Heinmiller… Continue reading