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Writers' Weir
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Love Lives A response to Orlando By Maureen “Mo” Longworth
Hop Dreams:  Five locals envision craft brewery, distillery in downtown’s future
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
The Devil’s Club is on fire in downtown Juneau. Last Wednesday, three “local boys with a dream” launched a campaign on the crowd funding website Kickstarter. Their goal: opening a “taproom-focused brewery” on Franklin street.
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Alaska entrepreneurs can compete for an opportunity to sell their products on a Home Shopping Network television show.
Colors of Truth
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
I write a verse to describe all these vibes, how they hurt Through a lifetime of dead skin shed from the earth
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
My friend Eileen Hosey writes to let me know that she’s keeping a lookout for malaprops in my column—malaprops, those linguistic flubs where one word is mistakenly used for another.
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
JUNEAU — Sealaska Heritage Institute is now accepting applications for its Gumboot Camp that will run Aug. 1-5 at Harborview Elementary School.
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
WHITEHORSE — The race roster is set for the 18th annual Yukon River Quest, which will begin on Wednesday, June 29 in Whitehorse. This year’s field will feature a record 94 teams with 236 paddlers from all over the world.
‘Giving glory’ to family, forgiveness
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
A little more than eight months ago, Ryan Carrillo was in a very different place. Recently divorced, he had come back to Juneau after living in the Lower 48 and several years in the US Air Force. The increase in Juneau crime last year affected him. Some of those getting arrested, or sucked into drugs, were his friends.
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Members of the Juneau Amateur Radio Club will participate in the national Amateur Radio Field Day at the Hagevig Regional Fire Training Center located on Sherwood Lane (across from the DMV) from 10 a.m. Saturday, June 25 until 10 a.m. Sunday, June 26.
Skagway’s bookstore fills essential role in the community
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
SKAGWAY — The Skaguay News Depot & Books packs a lot into a small space with more than 750 Alaska-Yukon titles in stock, as well as contemporary literature, children’s books, magazines, newspapers, calendars, journals and more.
What we talk about when we talk about climate
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
We were at the Fish House in Ketchikan early in April, talking about climate; the room was full and the conversation was lively. Outside, the berries were blooming and the snow was gone.
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
A woman called from “Room 109” and wanted some ice. She also said there was a big fly in her window and she wanted something done about it. She was informed that she had dialed the police department and that she should get help from the front desk.
Lie to Me: ‘Real Alaskan Magazine’
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
How many times have you read an article in a magazine and exclaimed loudly (hopefully, no one is around to hear) “I don’t flippin’ believe it!” If that’s you, then Juneau’s Jeff Brown, the self-proclaimed “Editor Guy” of Real Alaskan Magazine, has a magazine for you.
Crime and ‘crime’ in Skagway
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
“Best of the Skagway, Alaska Police Blotter,” volumes 1 and 2
Young readers review their favorite books
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Each week throughout the summer, the Juneau Public Libraries, in collaboration with the Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries and local businesses, award young readers various prizes for writing book reviews about their favorite summer reads
Celebrating mining, logging
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Photos from the 2016 Gold Rush Days in Juneau Alaska
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Five poets will perform in Woosh Kinaadeiyí’s third annual summer showcase fundraiser, all accompanied by musician Jacob Pickard.
Art in unusual places
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
The Capital City Weekly welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places. Photographers of all levels of ability are invited to send in images of natural or urban subjects that they find artistically inspiring or intriguing. Submit images to maryc.martin@capweek.com.
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