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A Trip up the Stikine
web-posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The Petersburg Rainforest Festival had its 10th anniversary this year. The community has a solid foraging community that shares those connections with others. As part of the event, they usually have events in both Petersburg and nearby, such as boat excursions to glaciers off the Stikine Icefield. This year I went along for the naturalist trip up the river.
Woodshed Kings: Will you be the grasshopper or the ant?
web-posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017
You know the trumpets give them warnin’ “You’d better leave this place.” Now, no one thought of leavin’ ‘till Death stared them in the face. - from the traditional ballad, ‘Wasn’t that a mighty storm’
Kindred Post selects winners for Regional Postcard Art Contest
web-posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017
On Sept. 11, Kindred Post announced the 10 winners of their regional postcard art contest.
Growing Sunday dinner in rural Alaska
web-posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The days are getting shorter and full of rain. Many Southeast Alaskans are dreading the impending seasonal shift. In Hoonah however, one 12-old boy is pretty excited. Standing over his garden, Ted Elliot pops another snap pea into his mouth.
Southeast in Sepia: The first aeroplanes in Skagway
web-posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017
When I started doing research on the first airplane (or aeroplane as they were called then) in Skagway I thought I would be writing about only one plane, but as luck would have it, the first plane to pass through Skagway, the first plane to fly over Skagway, and the first plane to land in Skagway were actually three different planes.
The end is one poet’s beginning
web-posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Kate Partridge’s first book of poetry “Ends of the Earth” combines her personal life experiences in Alaska with history, both ancient and contemporary. Partridge published “Ends of the Earth” on July 1 of this year and has had multiple readings since with more planned for the future.
Dog daycare opens in Juneau
web-posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The doggy doors of a new business opened the first of September to welcome a pack of furry customers.
Who's Your Diva? Wendy Byrnes
web-posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The Capital City Weekly is featuring contestants every week leading up to Juneau Lyric Opera’s Sept. 23 “Who’s Your Diva” competition and fundraiser. This is the final week of Q&As. Read about the other Divas at capitalcityweekly.com.
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