web-posted Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Raincountry Flyfishers Meeting, Wednesday, March 14, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School library. Tony Soltys will show a slide show about his spring fishing trips to North Central Washington followed by Vern Skagerber’s presentation on leaders. All invited and no charge.
web-posted Wednesday, March 7, 2018
My last column focused on the Dyea-Klondike Transportation Company (or DKT Company), the first and shortest of the three aerial tramway lines operating on the Chilkoot Trail. This column will center on the second of the Chilkoot’s three aerial tramway lines – the second one to become operational and the second longest.
web-posted Wednesday, March 7, 2018
I like recorded music, but real music is better.
web-posted Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Raincounty Flyfishers Slideshow, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School library. Jon Heifetz will present a slide show about fly fishing for bonefish on Christmas Island. Raincountry Flyfishers meeting are free and open to the public.
web-posted Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Book release: “Meow Cats United” Alaska Robotics Gallery 220 Front St. 4:30-7 p.m. Come to the Alaska Robotics Gallery for Claire Scott’s book release party. She started “Meow Cats United” when she was only 12 and it’s turned into an solid 198 pages with artwork and a story about vigilantes who have sworn an oath to serve the greater good.
web-posted Wednesday, February 28, 2018
This Friday, March 2, will be my last day working for the Capital City Weekly.
web-posted Wednesday, February 21, 2018
The piece received third place from the Juror's Awards but was pulled from Sunday's show after concerns over cultural appropriation.
web-posted Wednesday, February 14, 2018
My last column concerned the surface tramways on the Chilkoot Trail constructed during the Klondike gold rush of 1896-1899. This and the next two columns will discuss the three aerial tramway companies that operated along the Chilkoot Trail at the same time. Aerial tramways were once used extensively in mining operations throughout the west and have evolved into today’s modern ski lifts. These aerial tramways, constructed in the dead of winter, were significant engineering feats for the day and this particular company was the first to build its line and claimed to be “…the only tramway in the world operated by electricity…”
web-posted Wednesday, January 31, 2018
On an overcast Juneau afternoon, eight high school students from around the world took a seat at a table inside the Capital City Weekly to discuss why they’d come to Southeast Alaska, and what they’d experienced here.
web-posted Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Mack Provisions Pop-Up Shop The Kindred Post 145 S. Franklin 4:30-7 p.m. Mack Provisions is a one man outfit run by KC Mack. The company’s ethos centers around craft built leather goods using old school processes and giving new life to vintage baseball gloves. The pop-up shop will include classic favorites as well as some one-time items exclusively for First Friday. KC will also be debuting new wallets repurposed from vintage LL Bean huntingboots.
web-posted Wednesday, January 10, 2018
These tramways and earlier surface hoists were important final links in the chain of developments designed to make Dyea and the Chilkoot Pass the dominant route to the interior.
web-posted Wednesday, December 27, 2017
We asked people from Petersburg, to Wrangell, to Skagway to the Governor's Mansion for their "bright moments of 2017." Read on for the diverse, inspiring list.
web-posted Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Berland wrote “/the.cloud/,” a song that pokes fun at society’s attachment to social media and smart devices, after a trip to the Lower 48 during which she witnessed “how people don’t interact with each other anymore, tuned into their little devices."
web-posted Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Wildlife Wednesday: Underwater photography in Southeast, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 7-8 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Art Sutch, a professional photographer, will discuss diving and taking underwater photos in Southeast Alaska. He will share some techniques, equipment, and finding subjects to photograph. Free.
web-posted Wednesday, November 22, 2017
This holiday season, new theatre group The Merry Tricksters of Haines will bring the 1966 historical play “The Lion in Winter” by James Goldman to the Chilkat Center for the Arts.
web-posted Wednesday, November 22, 2017
This Thanksgiving weekend, 150 vendors representing 36 cities across Alaska and the Pacific Northwest will come for the 35th annual Juneau Public Market. This year will bring both familiar and new faces to the holiday retail event.
web-posted Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Public Market and Holiday Market, Friday — Sunday, Nov. 24-26.