Alaska

Anjuli Grantham shows off historic salmon canneries tin from a collection from the Karen Hofstad at the Alaska State Library’s Research Center for First Friday on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Anjuli Grantham shows off historic salmon canneries tin from a collection from the Karen Hofstad at the Alaska State Library’s Research Center for First Friday on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Aidan Key, director of Gender Diversity, speaks after the showing of the movie, “The Most Dangerous Year” at the University of Alaska on Thursday, June 6, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Aidan Key, director of Gender Diversity, speaks after the showing of the movie, “The Most Dangerous Year” at the University of Alaska on Thursday, June 6, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Corin Hughes-Skandijs, who moved from Juneau to Delaware about a year ago, is coming back to the capital city to visit, and he’ll be roasting Juneau while he’s here. (Courtesy Photo | Corin Hughes-Skandijs)
Corin Hughes-Skandijs, who moved from Juneau to Delaware about a year ago, is coming back to the capital city to visit, and he’ll be roasting Juneau while he’s here. (Courtesy Photo | Corin Hughes-Skandijs)
Lady Baltimore is a non-releasable American bald eagle kept by Juneau Raptor Center. A new shelter was build for the eagle at Mount Roberts Tramway, but permitting delays mean it is still empty. (Courtesy Photo | Kathy Benner)
Lady Baltimore is a non-releasable American bald eagle kept by Juneau Raptor Center. A new shelter was build for the eagle at Mount Roberts Tramway, but permitting delays mean it is still empty. (Courtesy Photo | Kathy Benner)
Planet Alaska host Vivian Mork Yéilk’, showing the height of fireweed growth in May 2018 in Sitka. (Courtesy Photo | Vivian Mork Yéilk’)
Planet Alaska host Vivian Mork Yéilk’, showing the height of fireweed growth in May 2018 in Sitka. (Courtesy Photo | Vivian Mork Yéilk’)
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Stuart Sliter reflects on her 80th birthday as well as her time as the first Miss Alaska, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Stuart Sliter reflects on her 80th birthday as well as her time as the first Miss Alaska, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

House resolution supports new name for Saginaw Bay

Idea is to use the bay’s Tlingit name.

First Lady Rose Dunleavy and First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Award-winner Blaze Bell smile in the Governor’s Mansion, Friday, May 24, 2019. Bell was one of six volunteers to be recognized.
First Lady Rose Dunleavy and First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Award-winner Blaze Bell smile in the Governor’s Mansion, Friday, May 24, 2019. Bell was one of six volunteers to be recognized.
Students with the Tlingit Culture Language & Literacy program at Harborview Elementary School dance during the 5th Grade Promotion ceremony held in the clan house at the Walter Soboleff Center on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Students with the Tlingit Culture Language & Literacy program at Harborview Elementary School dance during the 5th Grade Promotion ceremony held in the clan house at the Walter Soboleff Center on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Visitors from the Norwegian Bliss walk along Thane Road to downtown on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Visitors from the Norwegian Bliss walk along Thane Road to downtown on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Kim Metcalfe walks her dog along Basin Road on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Metcalfe is co-organizing a public meeting asking if cruise ship tourism is detrimental to the quality of life in the Basin Road and Thane neighborhoods. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Kim Metcalfe walks her dog along Basin Road on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Metcalfe is co-organizing a public meeting asking if cruise ship tourism is detrimental to the quality of life in the Basin Road and Thane neighborhoods. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
In this photo from March 15, 2019, Gigi Monroe, left, clutches a bouquet courtesy of organist T.J. Duffy, right, after a St. Patrick’s Day-themed performance at the State Office Building. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
In this photo from March 15, 2019, Gigi Monroe, left, clutches a bouquet courtesy of organist T.J. Duffy, right, after a St. Patrick’s Day-themed performance at the State Office Building. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)