Capital City Weekly

Fish Factor: Tariffs increase cost of seafood

Fish Factor: Tariffs increase cost of seafood

Trump’s trade war now includes tariffs on seafood going to and from China. China is Alaska’s biggest seafood buyer, purchasing 54 percent of Alaska seafood… Continue reading

Fish Factor: Tariffs increase cost of seafood
Art of Teri Tibbett by Libby Stringer. Photo by Libby Stringer.

Teri Tibbett finds new inspiration after decades of songwriting, performing

Local open mic regulars know Juneau musician Teri Tibbett. Either they’ve performed at an open mic she’s hosted or they’ve seen her perform at The… Continue reading

Art of Teri Tibbett by Libby Stringer. Photo by Libby Stringer.
The wetlands near the Juneau International Airport, facing the Mendenhall Glacier. Photo courtesy of Clara Miller.

Farewell, from the CCW Editor

This July 18 issue will be my last working for the Capital City Weekly. I’ve found working at my local newspaper has made me see… Continue reading

The wetlands near the Juneau International Airport, facing the Mendenhall Glacier. Photo courtesy of Clara Miller.
What’s Happening the week of July 11-17?

What’s Happening the week of July 11-17?

Juneau Lyric Opera Midsummer Vocal Festival - Back to Broadway, through Saturday, July 21, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 325 Gold St. The non-auditioned festival chorus… Continue reading

What’s Happening the week of July 11-17?
This photo provided by Idaho Fish and Game shows Snake River sockeye salmon that returned from the Pacific Ocean to Idaho over the summer swim in a holding tank on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at the Eagle Fish Hatchery in southwestern Idaho. The number of the endangered fish that made it back this year is the second worst in the last decade but there are enough hatchery-raised fish to make up for the bad return. (Dan Baker/ Idaho Fish and Game via AP)

Fish Factor: Fish by the numbers

Sockeye salmon catches often add up to half of the value of Alaska’s total salmon fishery, and the so-called reds dominate the season’s early fisheries… Continue reading

This photo provided by Idaho Fish and Game shows Snake River sockeye salmon that returned from the Pacific Ocean to Idaho over the summer swim in a holding tank on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at the Eagle Fish Hatchery in southwestern Idaho. The number of the endangered fish that made it back this year is the second worst in the last decade but there are enough hatchery-raised fish to make up for the bad return. (Dan Baker/ Idaho Fish and Game via AP)
Smoked salmon. Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly

Planet Alaska: My father’s smokehouse

Kaachxaana.áak’w, (Kaachxan’s Little Lake) is the Tlingit name for Wrangell Alaska, where my fishcamp is located. Kaachxan was an elder who lived in a big… Continue reading

Smoked salmon. Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly

What’s Happening the week of July 11-17?

Juneau Lyric Opera Midsummer Vocal Festival - Back to Broadway, through Saturday, July 21, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 325 Gold St. The non-auditioned festival chorus… Continue reading

Fish Factor: Fish by the numbers

Sockeye salmon catches often add up to half of the value of Alaska’s total salmon fishery, and the so-called reds dominate the season’s early fisheries… Continue reading

Yeomans’ Curio Store, Skagway Alaska, looking west, summer of 1907. Photo courtesy of National Park Service, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Yeomans Collection, KLGO 58599.

Southeast in Sepia: Finding ‘A Day in Skagway’

My column today is how a little bit of the area’s history dropped into our respective laps one day a few years ago and from… Continue reading

Yeomans’ Curio Store, Skagway Alaska, looking west, summer of 1907. Photo courtesy of National Park Service, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Yeomans Collection, KLGO 58599.
Smoked salmon. Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly

Planet Alaska: My father’s smokehouse

Kaachxaana.áak’w, (Kaachxan’s Little Lake) is the Tlingit name for Wrangell Alaska, where my fishcamp is located. Kaachxan was an elder who lived in a big… Continue reading

Smoked salmon. Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly
“Miami Beach Life” by Megan Duncanson. Courtesy image.

Woman who grew up in the bush becomes renowned artist

Megan Duncanson is living the dream, or as she likes to call it, the MAD life. MAD Art Designs, short for Megan Aroon Duncanson, is… Continue reading

“Miami Beach Life” by Megan Duncanson. Courtesy image.
Photo by RhondaK Native Florida Folk Artist on Unsplash.

What’s Happening the week of July 4-July 10

Pre-parade pancakes, Wednesday, July 4, 8:45-11 a.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Juneau Fourth of July Parade, Wednesday, July 4, 11 a.m., Egan Dr. Douglas… Continue reading

Photo by RhondaK Native Florida Folk Artist on Unsplash.
Chris Gabriele, Rebekah Wierda, Annie Mackovjak and Becky King hold some of the quilts on a string in Gustavus. Photo courtesy of Ellie Sharman.

More than 40 ‘quiltlets’ made for future Gustavus Community Center

Thirty people in Gustavus made 43 different mini-quilts, or as the group likes to call them “quiltlets,” for the new Gustavus Community Center. Since 1976,… Continue reading

Chris Gabriele, Rebekah Wierda, Annie Mackovjak and Becky King hold some of the quilts on a string in Gustavus. Photo courtesy of Ellie Sharman.
First Friday, July 6: New jewelry, yoga and more

First Friday, July 6: New jewelry, yoga and more

First Friday is not only a great way to kick off the weekend, but the month too. For July, there’s everything from jewelry makers to… Continue reading

First Friday, July 6: New jewelry, yoga and more

What’s Happening the week of July 4-July 10

Pre-parade pancakes, Wednesday, July 4, 8:45-11 a.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Juneau Fourth of July Parade, Wednesday, July 4, 11 a.m., Egan Dr. Douglas… Continue reading

The post apocalyptic ruins of the burned cannery where the author grew up.

Alaska for Real: Lessons learned at the end of the world

When I signed the book deal to write a memoir about my childhood growing up in the burned ruins of an old cannery way out… Continue reading

The post apocalyptic ruins of the burned cannery where the author grew up.
First Friday, July 6: New jewelry, yoga and more

First Friday, July 6: New jewelry, yoga and more

First Friday is not only a great way to kick off the weekend, but the month too. For July, there’s everything from jewelry makers to… Continue reading

First Friday, July 6: New jewelry, yoga and more
Mod Carousel from left to right: Moscato Extatique, Trojan Original, Paris Original and Luminous Pariah. (Courtesy photo | Mod Carousel)

More than a strip tease: Boylesque troupe returns to Juneau with fresh material

Returning to Juneau for the ninth time, boylesque troupe Mod Carousel is bringing two new shows to Juneau this Saturday titled “Pop!” Mod Carousel has… Continue reading

Mod Carousel from left to right: Moscato Extatique, Trojan Original, Paris Original and Luminous Pariah. (Courtesy photo | Mod Carousel)
Mod Carousel from left to right: Moscato Extatique, Trojan Original, Paris Original and Luminous Pariah. (Courtesy photo | Mod Carousel)

More than a strip tease: Boylesque troupe returns to Juneau with fresh material

Returning to Juneau for the ninth time, boylesque troupe Mod Carousel is bringing two new shows to Juneau this Saturday titled “Pop!” Mod Carousel has… Continue reading

Mod Carousel from left to right: Moscato Extatique, Trojan Original, Paris Original and Luminous Pariah. (Courtesy photo | Mod Carousel)
Chris Gabriele, Rebekah Wierda, Annie Mackovjak and Becky King hold some of the quilts on a string in Gustavus. Photo courtesy of Ellie Sharman.

More than 40 ‘quiltlets’ made for future Gustavus Community Center

Thirty people in Gustavus made 43 different mini-quilts, or as the group likes to call them “quiltlets,” for the new Gustavus Community Center. Since 1976,… Continue reading

Chris Gabriele, Rebekah Wierda, Annie Mackovjak and Becky King hold some of the quilts on a string in Gustavus. Photo courtesy of Ellie Sharman.