Photography

Photographer Kally Flynn talks to 10-month-old Luna, wearing a Batman costume, on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 during a fundraiser for the Gastineau Humane Society at Alaskan Dames.

Photos: You can dress up your pet, but you can’t make them pose

Shalyn Harris smiles as she hides behind a candle display to avoid distracting her dog, Harbor, during a photo session Thursday with Kally Flynn at… Continue reading

Photographer Kally Flynn talks to 10-month-old Luna, wearing a Batman costume, on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 during a fundraiser for the Gastineau Humane Society at Alaskan Dames.
Students of all ages gather to participate in the the World's Largest Lesson at Eaglecrest on Friday as part of Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. The event, that included 80 participants and 17 instructors, was part of a national attempt to break a Guinness World Record.

Photos: World’s largest lesson

Jeorghette Plang, left, reacts to ski instructor Leslie Antolick’s helpful push during the the World’s Largest Lesson at Eaglecrest on Friday as part of Learn… Continue reading

Students of all ages gather to participate in the the World's Largest Lesson at Eaglecrest on Friday as part of Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. The event, that included 80 participants and 17 instructors, was part of a national attempt to break a Guinness World Record.
Lexi Lodwig skates with her puppy, Lola, through stranded icebergs on Mendenhall Lake on Wednesday.

Photos: Iceberg ice skating

Lexi Lodwig skates with her puppy, Lola, through stranded icebergs on Mendenhall Lake on Wednesday.… Continue reading

Lexi Lodwig skates with her puppy, Lola, through stranded icebergs on Mendenhall Lake on Wednesday.
The sun is seen rising over Aurora Harbor on Tuesday.

Photos: Sunrise over Aurora Harbor

The sun is seen rising over Aurora Harbor on Tuesday.… Continue reading

The sun is seen rising over Aurora Harbor on Tuesday.
Hundreds of swimmers race from the sea during the 24th annual Polar Bear Dip at the Auke Village Recreation Area on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016.

Photos: Polar Bear Plunge

Hundreds of swimmers race from the sea during the 24th annual Polar Bear Dip at the Auke Village Recreation Area on Friday.… Continue reading

Hundreds of swimmers race from the sea during the 24th annual Polar Bear Dip at the Auke Village Recreation Area on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016.
Kaylee Lanhum, left, covers Jaime Hort during a makeshift game during JDIA's all-girls hockey session at Treadwell Arena.

Photos: JDIA sponsors all-girls hockey session

Juneau Douglas Ice Association coach Mark Kaelke led a group of 15 girls recently during JDIA’s all-girls hockey session at Treadwell Arena. Kaelke says participation… Continue reading

Kaylee Lanhum, left, covers Jaime Hort during a makeshift game during JDIA's all-girls hockey session at Treadwell Arena.
Honey Badgers' Stefan Ashe, left, lunges for the ball posessed by Las Mamacitas y Los Yung Sahns' Monica Daugherty, right, during their masters division game in the Holiday Cup at the Dimond Park Fieldhouse on Wednesday. Las Mamacitas y Los Yung Sahns defeated the Honey Badgers 8-0.

Photos: Holiday Cup

Honey Badgers’ Nathan Teal controls the ball against Las Mamacitas y Los Yung Sahns’ Nathan Ord during their masters division game in the Holiday Cup… Continue reading

Honey Badgers' Stefan Ashe, left, lunges for the ball posessed by Las Mamacitas y Los Yung Sahns' Monica Daugherty, right, during their masters division game in the Holiday Cup at the Dimond Park Fieldhouse on Wednesday. Las Mamacitas y Los Yung Sahns defeated the Honey Badgers 8-0.
Thunder Mountain's Ava Tompkins and two Chugiak players collide as they go for the ball on Saturday.

Photos: Thunder Mountain vs. Chugiak

Thunder Mountain's Ava Tompkins and two Chugiak players collide as they go for the ball on Saturday.… Continue reading

Thunder Mountain's Ava Tompkins and two Chugiak players collide as they go for the ball on Saturday.
Member of the Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team react to a dunk by teammate Bryce Swofford during the ducking contest at the Capital City Classic at JDHS on Sunday. Swofford won the event. Other winners included Caitlin Pusich and Molo Maka, both of JDHS, in the free throw competitions. Chugiak's Nicole Pickney and Kent Lake's Michael Alar won their respective three-point contests.

Photos: Capital City Classic

Juneau-Douglas' Molo Maka shoots to win the boy's free throw contest at the Capital City Classic at JDHS on Sunday. … Continue reading

Member of the Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team react to a dunk by teammate Bryce Swofford during the ducking contest at the Capital City Classic at JDHS on Sunday. Swofford won the event. Other winners included Caitlin Pusich and Molo Maka, both of JDHS, in the free throw competitions. Chugiak's Nicole Pickney and Kent Lake's Michael Alar won their respective three-point contests.
The Eaglecrest lodge is full and decorated at the Christmas Eve at Eaglecrest event on Thursday. The evening events included crafting, cider and cookies, story time, a Hooter torchlight parade and a Porcupine torchlight parade, followed by Santa's arrival and gift-giving. Over 80 gifts were given out by Santa.

Photos: Christmas Eve at Eaglecrest

Cordy Lillard, 2, right, receives a gift from Santa, whose identity could not be revealed, at the Christmas Eve at Eaglecrest event on Thursday. The… Continue reading

The Eaglecrest lodge is full and decorated at the Christmas Eve at Eaglecrest event on Thursday. The evening events included crafting, cider and cookies, story time, a Hooter torchlight parade and a Porcupine torchlight parade, followed by Santa's arrival and gift-giving. Over 80 gifts were given out by Santa.
Eighth-graders Maya Araujo, left, and Cole Jensen crimp and check the seals on their steam boilers made out of aluminum cans in teacher Alan Degener's technology class at Floyd Dryden Middle School on Friday.

Photos: Pop pop boats

Eighth-graders Maya Araujo, left, and Cole Jensen crimp and check the seals on their steam boilers made out of aluminum cans in teacher Alan Degener's… Continue reading

Eighth-graders Maya Araujo, left, and Cole Jensen crimp and check the seals on their steam boilers made out of aluminum cans in teacher Alan Degener's technology class at Floyd Dryden Middle School on Friday.
MC Dreidel's Jackson Norberg, center, celebrates with teammates Abby DeRocher, left, and Corbin Mitchell after his score against the South Pole Elves during their high school division game in the Holiday Cup at the Dimond Park Fieldhouse on Tuesday.

Photos: Holiday cup

MC Dreidel's Jackson Norberg, center, celebrates with teammates Abby DeRocher, left, and Corbin Mitchell after his score against the South Pole Elves during their high… Continue reading

MC Dreidel's Jackson Norberg, center, celebrates with teammates Abby DeRocher, left, and Corbin Mitchell after his score against the South Pole Elves during their high school division game in the Holiday Cup at the Dimond Park Fieldhouse on Tuesday.
Rosanne Schmitz wades through nearly 2600 balloons with her daughter, Aileen, center, and friend, Tori Talley, right, in her livingroom on Monday. Schmitz tranformed her livingroom to celebrate her daughter's 21st birthday. Schmitz also opened her house to friends to frolic and ended it with a popping party Monday night.

Photos: Balloon party

Rosanne Schmitz wades through nearly 2600 balloons with her daughter, Aileen, center, and friend, Tori Talley, right, in her livingroom on Monday. Schmitz tranformed her… Continue reading

Rosanne Schmitz wades through nearly 2600 balloons with her daughter, Aileen, center, and friend, Tori Talley, right, in her livingroom on Monday. Schmitz tranformed her livingroom to celebrate her daughter's 21st birthday. Schmitz also opened her house to friends to frolic and ended it with a popping party Monday night.
Geoffrey Wyatt sleds with his son, Lucas, 5, Orion Paden, 5, and Momar Diouf, 3, in front of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center on Monday.

Photos: Glacier sledding

Breanna Hills and her daughter, Cadance, 3, sled in front of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Monday.… Continue reading

Geoffrey Wyatt sleds with his son, Lucas, 5, Orion Paden, 5, and Momar Diouf, 3, in front of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center on Monday.
Nick Rutecki, a 2010 Juneau-Douglas High School alumnus, is shown competing at the first annual Duel at the Pool held at the Dimond Park Aquatic Center on Saturday. Rutecki finished first among male competitors.

Photos: Pool duel

Nick Rutecki, a 2010 Juneau-Douglas High School alumnus, is shown competing at the first annual Duel at the Pool held at the Dimond Park Aquatic… Continue reading

Nick Rutecki, a 2010 Juneau-Douglas High School alumnus, is shown competing at the first annual Duel at the Pool held at the Dimond Park Aquatic Center on Saturday. Rutecki finished first among male competitors.
Dylan Miller, John McElmurry and Aidan Kovach are shown at Treadwell Ice Arena on Dec. 15 during a hockey exhibition game with many of the Juneau Douglas Ice Association hockey players who attend Gastineau Elementary.

Photos: Youth hockey

Dylan Miller, John McElmurry and Aidan Kovach are shown at Treadwell Ice Arena on Dec. 15 during a hockey exhibition game with many of the… Continue reading

Dylan Miller, John McElmurry and Aidan Kovach are shown at Treadwell Ice Arena on Dec. 15 during a hockey exhibition game with many of the Juneau Douglas Ice Association hockey players who attend Gastineau Elementary.
Oddin Kirby of Australia rides during Eaglecrest's Downtown Rail Jam on Saturday.

Photos: Downtown Rail Jam

Juneau resident Christian Jacobs flips during Eaglecrest’s Downtown Rail Jam on Saturday.… Continue reading

Oddin Kirby of Australia rides during Eaglecrest's Downtown Rail Jam on Saturday.
Eighth-grader Isabelle Wassilie shows off her car design in teacher Alan Denerger's technology class at Floyd Dryden Middle School on Thursday. Students can design the wooden CO2 powered-cars to be fast or just fun.

Photos: Dragsters

Racing cars made by eighth grade students in teacher Alan Denerger's technology class at Floyd Dryden Middle School on Thursday. The wooden cars are powered… Continue reading

Eighth-grader Isabelle Wassilie shows off her car design in teacher Alan Denerger's technology class at Floyd Dryden Middle School on Thursday. Students can design the wooden CO2 powered-cars to be fast or just fun.
An adult humpback whale swims next to the Don Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Monday. A huge amount of herring, polluck and capelin have been keeping a variety of birds and marine mammals feeding in the area for the last two weeks.

Photos: Feeding frenzy

An adult humpback whale swims next to the Don Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Monday. A huge amount of herring, polluck and… Continue reading

An adult humpback whale swims next to the Don Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Monday. A huge amount of herring, polluck and capelin have been keeping a variety of birds and marine mammals feeding in the area for the last two weeks.
Second and third grade students from Harborview Elementary School frolic in a pile of dried leaves at Evergreen Cemetery on Tuesday. An annual event organized by Linda Torgerson, students from downtown schools collected, bagged and stored the leaves to be used on Monday and Tuesday.

Photos: Jumping in leaves

Second and third grade students from Harborview Elementary School frolic in a pile of dried leaves at Evergreen Cemetery on Tuesday. An annual event organized… Continue reading

Second and third grade students from Harborview Elementary School frolic in a pile of dried leaves at Evergreen Cemetery on Tuesday. An annual event organized by Linda Torgerson, students from downtown schools collected, bagged and stored the leaves to be used on Monday and Tuesday.