Capital City Weekly

Jeff Lund: Hold the excitement…there’s more winter

November of 2009 was the second time I had run California’s “Run the River” half marathon course, so I knew what to expect. The American… Continue reading

Planet Alaska: Jellies and jams with Labrador tea

There are three species of Labrador tea. Rhododendron tomentosum (previously Ledum palustre), Rhododendron groenlandicum (previously Ledum groenlandicum), and Rhododendron neoglandulosum (previously Ledum glandulosum). The common… Continue reading

From Indiana to Juneau: Megan Chalfant

After Megan Chalfant graduated college, she moved from Indiana to Juneau to pursue art. Juneau was on the map for her because as she grew… Continue reading

Real Music: Southeast musicians give the rest of us a great excuse to live here

Editor’s note: This week we’re introducing the monthly column: “Real Music.” Written by Libby Stringer, a former staff writer (Dec. 2008-June 2010) and editor (Oct.… Continue reading

Motherhood and mood stabilizers: Juneau Douglas Little Theatre’s ‘Next to Normal’

Suburban motherhood and mental illness might not seem to go hand-in-hand at first blush. But Juneau Douglas Little Theatre’s upcoming musical “Next to Normal” throws… Continue reading

A day in the life of Juneau comedian Alicia Hughes-Skandijs

Club Baby Seal comedian Alicia Hughes-Skandijs dabbled in everything from acting to existentialist French clown camps before finding her passion in stand-up comedy. “I had… Continue reading

Breaking hearts and gender norms

Neon pink fringe flew in every direction as Gigi Monroe shimmied under the spotlight. Her dress whirled to the music blaring out of the speakers… Continue reading

SHI to cosponsor art and Tsimshian classes

The Sealaska Heritage Institute is bringing two master artists to Juneau to teach Northwest coast art to inmates at the Lemon Creek Correctional Facility and… Continue reading