web-posted Wednesday, October 4, 2017
It’s been a great four and a half months out of the office, but it’s also great to be back.
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.
web-posted Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Nora Marks Dauenhauer (Tlingit name “Keix̱wnéi”) is an Alaska State Poet Laureate (2012-2014), who, with her late husband Richard Dauenhauer, published the series, “Classics of Tlingit Oral Literature.”
web-posted Wednesday, August 23, 2017
What made the arrival and visit most unusual is that Skagway was not on the President’s itinerary and the visit came as a surprise.
web-posted Wednesday, August 23, 2017
It’s a time-honored ritual in Haines. When someone dies, local author Heather Lende meets with family and friends to write about the life of the deceased — no matter how ordinary she or he was.
web-posted Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Pre K first day of school, Wednesday, Aug. 23.
web-posted Wednesday, August 2, 2017
On a sunny Tuesday morning, Joe Orsi of Orsi Organic Produce gave a tour of his 5,000 square foot garden located north of Auke Bay in Juneau. He showed his vegetable plots — from potatoes, carrots and tomatoes to cucumber, garlic, and pea shoots — to fruit from his blueberry and raspberry bushes and apple tree.
web-posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Super Smash Brothers Wii Tournament, Thursday, July 27, 2-4 p.m., Valley Library. Learn some characters’ anime backstory and play a tournament.
web-posted Wednesday, July 12, 2017
No town of the Wild West is complete without a few saloons, dastardly villains, dashing heroes, violent shootouts, and at least one bank heist. Skagway certainly fit the bill during the Klondike gold rush except for the bank heist.
web-posted Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Standing in a doorway with your morning coffee, looking at 10 more days of gray cloud deluge hunkered over town like the butt of destiny, it’s easy to imagine sailing for Polynesia on your own small sailboat and anchoring off a white sand beach.
web-posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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.
web-posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The Sitka Summer Musical Festival has big dreams and they are taking actions to make them come true.
web-posted Wednesday, June 14, 2017
This year’s intern at Farragut Farm is Kassie Springhoff from Stevens Point, Wisconsin. She went on a river trip in the boundary waters and met someone who thought she’d really like Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, June 7, 2017
The night of Thursday, June 8 will be a time for celebrating life, recovery and independent rock music. Six gynecologic oncologists are bringing their band No Evidence of Disease or N.E.D to the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.
web-posted Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) celebrated ten years in Southeast this year. The first event was up in Haines, followed by nine years at Echo Ranch. In the final evaluation sheet, one of the questions asked how I heard about BOW. I fumbled around for something to say, when I simply commented that it was infamous.