Haines
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
JUNEAU — The Haines Borough and the Hydaburg School District were two of 42 Forest Service Wood Innovation Grant recipients. The goal of the grants is to expand and accelerate wood energy and wood products markets throughout the United States to support forest management needs.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Alaska Arts Confluence prompts community conversation, action.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Widowed Persons Support Group, 6:30 p.m., fourth Thursday of each month Fireweed Place, Parlor Room. All widows and widowers invited. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Three Southeast communities are among 14 statewide recipients of the Alaska Clean Water Actions grants. The combined $295,493 in grants are awarded by a partnership of the Alaska Departments of Environmental Conservation, Fish and Game, and Natural Resources to help the state achieve its clean water goals by focusing on waters in greatest need of protection and restoration.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Randall Bresee, of Tennessee, takes a Haines scenic with his view camera. Bresee, a retired college professor, said he always wanted to see Alaska and the Yukon and has dedicated this summer to taking photos everywhere from the forests of Southeast to the tundra of Deadhorse.
web-posted Wednesday, May 18, 2016
KLUKWAN — The community heritage center has been a long time coming for Klukwan and they weren’t going to let 86-degree heat stop them from celebrating.
web-posted Wednesday, May 18, 2016
NAMI Family Support Group, 5:30-7 p.m., first and thirdThursdays Sept. 3 through Dec. 17, 9000 Glacier Hwy, Suite 201 (Jordan Square Bldg). A free, confidential, and safe group of families helping families of loved ones struggling with a mental illness. Drop-ins welcome. Details: www.namijuneau.org or 463-4251.
web-posted Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Tango dancing, every Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Suite907.
web-posted Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The ‘Sistine Chapel’ of the Tlingit finally on public display.
web-posted Wednesday, May 11, 2016
HAINES — Chorus and Sarah Bishop are moving their respective businesses — Chorus’s Seibukan Jujutsu and Sarah’s catering company — into the Salmon Bake house on the Parade Grounds at Fort Seward. The building will undergo a complete renovation, joining the Fireweed and Pilot Light restaurants, which recently debuted their new looks.
web-posted Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The first time Brendan Jones moved to Sitka, he was 19 years old and lost. He volunteered at Sheldon Jackson Hatchery in exchange for room and board. He built a hut and lived in the woods off Indian River. He wrote for the Daily Sitka Sentinel. Most of all, during those nine months he fell in love with Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Storytime, every Wednesday at 11 am at the downtown public library, Thursday at the Douglas library and Friday at the Valley library.
web-posted Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The Compassionate Friends/ Juneau Chapter - The Juneau chapter meets once a month on the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Juneau Pioneer’s Home. We are welcoming bereaved families through a national self-help organization.
web-posted Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Cancer survivor support group monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., third Tuesday of the month, Cancer Connection, 3225 Hospital Dr., 1st floor. For those newly diagnosed, currently under treatment, and those whose treatment has ended. Details: 796-2273.
web-posted Wednesday, May 4, 2016
HAINES — The Bureau of Land Management Glennallen Field Office has opened a public review and comment period on the environmental analysis for Constantine Metal Resources LTD’s proposed plan of operations to expand exploration on federal mining claims located near Haines, Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Tlingit Language Learners Group, 6–7 p.m., Mondays, Downtown Juneau Public Library, large conference room. Interested in learning the Tlingit language? This group, run by Tlingit language learners, is free and open to everyone in the community, regardless of language experience. Details: https://www.facebook.com/groups/234626046736815/ and tlingitlearners@gmail.com.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Paddling to Brew fest in Haines Emily Russo Miller, Journalist
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Rum Tasting and Dinner Party, Friday, April 29, JACC. Happy hour at 6 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. Pirate costumes are encouraged. $65; organized by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce. Top three costumes win a bottle of rum.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
HAINES, SITKA—A Girls Rock summer camp is coming to Haines and Sitka, as well as Anchorage and Fairbanks, this summer. Kids can learn a new instrument, form a band, write an original song, and more. No audition or experience is required; tuition assistance is available. The Haines camp is July 25-30 at the Chilkat Center. The Sitka camp is Aug. 8-13 at Blatchley Middle School. Find out more at www.girlsrockcampalaska.org.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
April has been a tragic and trying month for many in Southeast Alaska, but friends and neighbors across the region are helping how they can, whether it’s with encouragement or donations. Brent and Annette Cole, a Craig couple who create soundboards out of salvaged old growth Tongass wood, and who were featured on the cover of the April 6 Capital City Weekly, were left without a home after a house fire in mid-April.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Rum Tasting and Dinner Party, Friday, April 29, JACC. Happy hour at 6 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. Pirate costumes are encouraged. $65; organized by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce. Top three costumes win a bottle of rum.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Healthy Relationships class, Tuesday nights. This group is designed for women who want to improve their communication skills, learn how to set boundaries, and increase their self-awareness. The current session is in process and the new dates and times for the following two sessions will be made known as they are fixed. Feel free to contact AWARE as soon as possible to get on the waitlist. Register with Mandi Canady 586-6623.
web-posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The Alaska Arts Confluence and Port Chilkoot Company are partnering to host a three-day masonry repointing workshop in Haines May 3-5. The event, provided by the Vanishing Treasures Program and National Park Service, will give community members hands-on experience repairing Fort Seward’s burnt-out barracks building foundation as well as background on historic preservation programs throughout the state.
web-posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016
100th annual city-wide clean-up, Saturday, April 23, 8 - 11:30 a.m., Sunny Point. Join Southeast Alaska Land Trust to help clean Juneau up; kids’ activities by Discovery Southeast and after-party at 12 p.m. at Alaskan Brewing Company, with food truck and beer.
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
First of two 40-foot spruce canoes steamed open
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The newest issue of Southeast Alaska’s undergraduate-led literary and arts journal launches April 15, and features Ravenstail and spruce root basket weaving, thoughts on motherhood and the wild in Tracy Arm, and writing and art from around Southeast Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Lecture: Indigenous Intellectual Property Rights, April 14, 12-1 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building. SHI is sponsoring the second of two lectures by visiting scholar Jacob Adams on indigenous intellectual property and how to protect it. Free.
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Healthy Relationships class, Tuesday nights. This group is designed for women who want to improve their communication skills, learn how to set boundaries, and increase their self-awareness. The current session is in process and the new dates and times for the following two sessions will be made known as they are fixed. Feel free to contact AWARE as soon as possible to get on the waitlist. Register with Mandi Johnson.
web-posted Wednesday, April 6, 2016
The 2016 Swatch Freeride World Tour returned to Haines at the end of March. It was the fourth stop on the tour, and one that Southeast Alaskan Ryland Bell won in the men’s snowboarding category.
web-posted Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Former (and beloved) editor Amy Fletcher, design wizard Randi Spray, and I have always visualized the Capital City Weekly as the publication you pick up to learn about your fascinating neighbors and all the incredible things happening around you in the world of art and culture in Southeast Alaska. Don’t hesitate to email me at maryc.martin@capweek.com with suggestions for coverage, other feedback, or just to say hi.
web-posted Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Healthy Relationships class, Tuesday nights. This group is designed for women who want to improve their communication skills, learn how to set boundaries, and increase their self-awareness. The current session is in process and the new dates and times for the following two sessions will be made known as they are fixed. Feel free to contact AWARE as soon as possible to get on the waitlist. Register with Mandi Johnson.
web-posted Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Registration is now open for the 2016 Totem Trot Half Marathon and 5K Walk/Run in Haines. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, Aug. 13, with sign-in beginning at 7 a.m. for half marathoners and 8:30 a.m. for walkers and 5K runners.
web-posted Wednesday, March 30, 2016
“New Beginnings” NA meeting, 7-8 p.m., Saturdays, Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. 796-8690.
web-posted Wednesday, March 23, 2016
“We Do Recover” NA meeting, 8-9 p.m., Thursdays, Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. 796-8690
web-posted Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Kids Club Mom’s Empowerment class, Tuesday and Wednesday nights. This group is designed for mothers and children (one child at least 5 yrs) who have experienced abuse.
web-posted Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Wayne Price, apprentices carve 40-foot spruce dugout canoes for journey to Glacier Bay
web-posted Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Mudrooms, Wednesday, March 9, 7 pm at Northern Light United Church. The theme for this month’s Mudrooms, in which seven people tell a story, each lasting seven minutes, is “In Uniform.” $7 donation, with proceeds going to Meals on Wheels.
web-posted Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Codependents Anonymous: (CODA) A fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships.
web-posted Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Alaska’s Haines Borough Public Library and Juneau Public Libraries are among the 30 finalists for the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service given by The Institute of Museum and Library Services.
web-posted Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Alcoholics Anonymous: (AA) An international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem.
web-posted Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Alcoholics Anonymous: (AA) An international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem.
web-posted Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Rasmuson Foundation awarded three Southeast Alaska programs in the Seven Tier 1 Awards. Rasmuson, which gives grants out year round, gave a total of $138,665 for capital projects, technology upgrades capacity building, program expansion and creative works for their fourth quarter in Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Seven local storytellers will share tales on Feb. 18
web-posted Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Events this week
web-posted Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Haines - Control, tragedy, oppression and class prejudice are just a few of the thought-provoking themes audience members can expect to encounter in Lynn Canal Community Players’ rendition of “The House of Bernarda Alba,” a 1936 play by Spanish dramatist Federico Garcia Lorca.
web-posted Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Events, workshops and music
web-posted Wednesday, February 10, 2016
A Jan. 27 feature story on Juneau Arts & Humanities Council executive director Nancy DeCherney contained several inaccuracies.
web-posted Wednesday, February 3, 2016
The product Leah Wagner and Nick Schlosstein sell is small, but it’s one of life’s essential ingredients — and they’re growing it the natural way for Southeast Alaska’s particular climate.
web-posted Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Haines — Get a sneak peak of new work by artist Donna Catotti at the Alaska Arts Confluence’s Main Street office from 5 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 5.
web-posted Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Eight Alaskans were honored with Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities Thursday evening at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center, including three Juneau residents.
web-posted Wednesday, February 3, 2016
The Lynn Canal Community Players will present their production of “The House of Bernarda Alba” by Federico Garcia Lorca next weekend, Feb. 12-14, at the Chilkat Center for the Performing Arts in Haines. Performances will be at 7 pm Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12 and 13, and at 1 pm Sunday, Feb. 14.