This July 1998 photo shows the Bristol Bay shoreline near Naknek. (Courtesy Photo / Stan Shebs)

Bristol Bay deals with latest challenge: COVID-19

Bristol Bay fishermen, processors and communities are under threat — and not for the first time.

 

This Aug. 19, 2020, image shows Aaron Cuffee of Red Planet Books & Comics in Albuquerque, N.M., as he discusses the potential that could come from Marvel Comics’ effort to assemble a gallery of Native artists and scribes for “Marvel Voices: Indigenous Voices #1.” The anthology will revisit some of Marvel’s Native characters. (AP Photo / Susan Montoya Bryan)

Fans hope Marvel comic book improves Native representation

Marvel Comics announced this month that it’s assembled Native artists and writers for a new anthology.

 

4-time Grammy nominee is coming to Juneau

He’s probably worked with someone you love.

 

Michael Wittig, as Ed, left, Ty Tamaoka, as Richard, center, and Jack Scholz, as Tommy, during rehearsal of “Blue Ticket” written by Maureen Longworth at McPhetres Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Michael Wittig, as Ed, left, Ty Tamaoka, as Richard, center, and Jack Scholz, as Tommy, during rehearsal of “Blue Ticket” written by Maureen Longworth at McPhetres Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 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)
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See a career-spanning collection and special exhibits Friday

Discovering stories and keeping them alive.

This oldie is JDHS’ newest show

Say hello to ‘Bye Bye Birdie.’

Armenian-American flautist Tigran Arakelyan, the Music Director of the Northwest Mahler Festival in Seattle and the Port Townsend Orchestra, performs a sound check in the Shuká Hít (Ancestors’ House) at the Walter Soboleff Center on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. He will be conducting Juneau Symphony’s Russian Romantic concerts. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Armenian-American flautist Tigran Arakelyan, the Music Director of the Northwest Mahler Festival in Seattle and the Port Townsend Orchestra, performs a sound check in the Shuká Hít (Ancestors’ House) at the Walter Soboleff Center on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. He will be conducting Juneau Symphony’s Russian Romantic concerts. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Tlingit flautist George Montero said he was glad to be back in Juneau for a pair of concerts Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 and Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt |Capital City Weekly)
Tlingit flautist George Montero said he was glad to be back in Juneau for a pair of concerts Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 and Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt |Capital City Weekly)

Look ma, 6 hands: Piano concert begins on unusual note

Here’s something you don’t see or hear every day.