Sitka Summer Music Festival: Classical music in ‘the crown jewel of Alaska’
The Sitka Summer Musical Festival has big dreams and they are taking actions to make them come true.
Chilkat Challenge Triathlon to launch in Haines
Triathletes arriving from as far away as the Lower 48’s east coast will descend on Haines July 15 for the first installment of the Chilkat Challenge Triathlon, a race that organizers hope becomes an annual event.
Naturalist Jack Calvin’s “Square-rigged” returns to shelves
After years of being out of print, “Square-rigged” by naturalist Jack Calvin is making a comeback thanks to the remaining Calvin family and the Sitka Sound Science Center.
“Blue Ticket” play focuses on Juneau history, LGBTQ rights
In honor of Pride month, there will be a live reading of an original play about a piece of Juneau’s history many people don’t speak about and more have never heard: The expulsion of homosexual men from Juneau in the 1960s.
Every bookstore has its own story
Located in the heart of downtown Juneau, Rainy Retreat Bookstore has been run by couple Don and Toni Birdseye. But as of June 15, the store has changed hands.

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