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Downtown Juneau streetscape.

Art in Unusual Places

Art in Unusual PlacesThe CCW welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places. Photographers of all levels of ability are invited to send… Continue reading

Downtown Juneau streetscape.
Mark Vinsel and Dianne Anderson will be the featured artists at the Juneau Artists Gallery.

November First Friday Art Walk

Here’s a look at what’s going on for the First Friday Art Walk in downtown Juneau this week, Nov. 6. Work by Mark Vinsel and Dianne… Continue reading

Mark Vinsel and Dianne Anderson will be the featured artists at the Juneau Artists Gallery.
A still from "This Changes Everything."

Film Series raises awareness in advance of Paris climate talks

When international leaders meet in Paris at the end of this month to discuss a universal agreement on climate, a Juneau group will be raising… Continue reading

A still from "This Changes Everything."
Alaska Skaflestad and Randy Roberts are the Hoonah high school students involved in the coastal subsistence survey project, interviewing ten resource users about coastal subsistence in their home community.

Coastal subsistence study: The faces behind the findings

In October, Capital City Weekly’s Mary Catharine Martin reported on an impressive region-wide effort to document and understand the effects of environmental change across Southeast… Continue reading

Alaska Skaflestad and Randy Roberts are the Hoonah high school students involved in the coastal subsistence survey project, interviewing ten resource users about coastal subsistence in their home community.
Tlingit elder Marie Olson listens to recordings gathered as part of the Juneau LIbrary's ongoing Story Corps project, which focuses us Alaska Native experiences.

StoryCorps excerpt: ‘I want my son to know who he is’

As part of last week’s Tlingit Clan Conference at Centennial Hall, the Juneau Public Library set up a listening room where conference attendees could hear… Continue reading

Tlingit elder Marie Olson listens to recordings gathered as part of the Juneau LIbrary's ongoing Story Corps project, which focuses us Alaska Native experiences.

SHI to sponsor lectures for Native American Heritage Month

Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor its annual noon lecture series to celebrate Native American Heritage Month and Walter Soboleff Day in November.This year’s lineup includes… Continue reading

Writer Ernestine Hayes, author of "Blonde Indian," reads from her forthcoming memoir, whose working title is "The Dao of Raven: An Alaska Native Memoir," during the "Shaped by the North" panel discussion in Juneau on Sept. 24.

Book review: Ernestine Hayes’ ‘Blonde Indian

“Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir” by Ernestine Hayes. 173 pages, 2006, University of Arizona Press, $16.95 Ernestine Hayes’ genre defying debut takes its shape from… Continue reading

Writer Ernestine Hayes, author of "Blonde Indian," reads from her forthcoming memoir, whose working title is "The Dao of Raven: An Alaska Native Memoir," during the "Shaped by the North" panel discussion in Juneau on Sept. 24.
A team of researchers recording the sounds of whales in Alaska’s Arctic have recorded humpback whales singing in the Chukchi Sea, something previously thought to happen only in tropical waters.

Oceanographers find whalesong in Arctic waters

A team of researchers recording the sounds of whales in Alaska’s Arctic have recorded humpback whales singing in the Chukchi Sea, something previously thought to… Continue reading

A team of researchers recording the sounds of whales in Alaska’s Arctic have recorded humpback whales singing in the Chukchi Sea, something previously thought to happen only in tropical waters.

Rising seas, peat may have done in large ice age animals

ANCHORAGE — Woolly mammoths and other large ice age mammals thrived in northern Alaska until environmental changes turned grasslands into peat and rising sea levels… Continue reading

Gimme a Smile: Fear and illusion: A trip to the airport

Anyone who’s been on an airplane knows the unique mixture of fear and illusion that underscores the flying experience.Besides the obvious fear of flying, which… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2015
  • By PEGGY MCKEE BARNHILL

Thunder Mountain Cross Country Team thanks Canton Asian Bistro

The Thunder Mountain Cross Country Team would like to thank Keith, Rod and all the folks at the Canton Asian Bistro for supporting us in… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2015

Senior menu

Juneau Senior Center MenuMonday, Nov. 2Swedish Meatballs & GravyPastaBroccoliTossed SaladTuesday, Nov. 3Macaroni and Cheese with HamZucchini & CarrotsPerfection SaladWednesday, Nov. 4Honey Glazed HamRoll Sweet PotatoSukiyaki… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2015

MRV Architects wins Merit Award for Walter Soboleff Center

MRV Architects won the Merit Award for their design of the Walter Soboleff Center as part of Alaska Architectural Firms’ 2015 Design Awards.AIA Alaska Design… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2015

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital• A daughter, Teagan Mae Ladd, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz., was born to Tammy and Eric Ladd of Juneau… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2015

Flying Lions to hold diabetes fundraiser at McGivney’s

On Nov. 7, the Mendenhall Flying Lions Club will hold its 20th annual barbecue at McGivney’s Sports Bar & Grill to benefit the American Diabetes… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2015

Path to Prosperity honored for inspiring businesses

The Haa Aaní Community Development Fund and The Nature Conservancy in Alaska have received the 2015 International Economic Development Council Silver Award in recognition of… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2015
Living & Growing: Sowing the seeds for a better Juneau

Living & Growing: Sowing the seeds for a better Juneau

Fall is a time of harvesting. We reap the results of seeds that were planted with a hope, a prayer and a handful of dirt… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2015
  • By JACQUELINE F. TUPOU
Living & Growing: Sowing the seeds for a better Juneau

United Way of Southeat Alaska releases Get Connected networking tool

United Way of Southeast Alaska released Get Connected 2.0, a mobile-friendly tool networking individuals with organizations.“Think of it as a dating service between regional non-profit… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2015
Fees to use the U.S. Forest Service's Peterson Lake Cabin may be going up. The USFS has proposed an increase from $35 per night to $75 per night.

Forest Service considers cabin fee hikes in Chugach, Tongass

The U.S. Forest Service is asking for public input as it considers whether to raise rental rates for 184 public cabins in the Chugach and… Continue reading

Fees to use the U.S. Forest Service's Peterson Lake Cabin may be going up. The USFS has proposed an increase from $35 per night to $75 per night.

Rasmuson Foundation announces grants

The Rasmuson Foundation has announced $826,634 in third-quarter grants across the state, and the list includes several in Juneau.The grant list was announced Thursday.The Southeast… Continue reading