Haines
web-posted Wednesday, May 17, 2017
At first glance she’s merely a stain on the beach visible only at low tide at the head of Nahku Bay, also known as Long Bay or Fortune Bay during the Klondike gold rush, some four miles from Skagway by the Dyea Road. The Canada, however, is far more than that.
web-posted Wednesday, May 10, 2017
This is our attempt to highlight worthy, recently-received books we’ve been unable to feature. Some we’ve written about, some we haven’t yet gotten to (but plan to!) and some we won’t be able to write about. Either way, all of them are worthy of attention.
web-posted Wednesday, May 10, 2017
If there is one luxury bush dwellers envy city dwellers for, it’s pizza delivery. When I was a kid every teacher of the bush school I attended decided this was an exploitable situation and used it in order to help finance school field trips.
web-posted Wednesday, May 3, 2017
I’ve spent the last four years writing and editing for the Capital City Weekly. Those four years have made for positive, lasting memories.
web-posted Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Inside the American Bald Eagle Foundation aviary in Haines, Education and Outreach Coordinator Sidney Campbell moved slowly, calling Sarah, a great horned owl, and tapping a nearby perch. Sarah studied her audience — then her requested perch — before bursting into a quick succession of flaps, alighting and then swiftly gobbling a small rodent part off the platform, her reward for granting Campbell’s request.
web-posted Wednesday, April 5, 2017
In a place where traditional art supplies can be expensive or difficult to find, why not use what you have on hand to make something beautiful? Wearable Art’s celebration of unconventional materials to create a community fashion show is a perfectly Alaskan art form. The Southeast celebration of creativity started in Ketchikan in 1987 and has since spread to Juneau, Sitka, and Petersburg.
web-posted Wednesday, March 22, 2017
The Klondike Gold Rush is above all a story about people — so here is a story about a world famous journalist, you have probably never heard of, his bride, and a snapshot.
web-posted Wednesday, March 22, 2017
To Kill A Mockingbird, Thursday, March 23, Friday, March 24, Saturday, March 25, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sunday, March 26, 4-6 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Thursday/Sunday-$30 adult, $26 senior/military, $19 student. Friday-$37 adult, $33 senior/military, $26 student. Saturday- $40 adult, $35 senior/military, $28 student.
web-posted Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The only way we will ever get over this culture of hate is by understanding others and our shared history. Understand what it is like walking in each other’s shoes and to remember that discrimination can happen to us all.
web-posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Winner of Juneau’s 2017 Poetry Out Loud competition Elissa Koyuk, a senior at Juneau-Douglas High School, will represent the capital in the Alaska State Finals on Tuesday, March 7 at @360 North.
web-posted Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Rasmuson Foundation is seeking public nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Artist Award. The award recognizes the significant artistic accomplishments of one Alaskan and culminates in a $40,000 grant.
web-posted Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Heather Lende, Haines writer and recipient of a 2017 Governor’s Award for Distinguished Service to the Humanities, is the fireside lecturer on Friday, February 10 at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.
web-posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Lucky Charms and Young Justice Josh, Haines Resident
web-posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017
HAINES- Ticket sales for the 25th annual Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival begin Feb. 1. Festival dates are May 26 and 27 in Haines.
web-posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Dance performance by Yees Ku Oo and Valentine’s Day raffle Walter Soboleff Building 105 S. Seward St. Reception: 4:30-8 p.m., performance 6-8 p.m.
web-posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017
SITKA - SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) has been awarded a $1,039,603 grant by Indian Health Service (IHS) as part of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians.
web-posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Award recipients...
web-posted Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Non-fiction writer Heather Lende of Haines was chosen for the Distinguished Service to the Humanities Award for the 2017 Governor’sArts and Humanities Awards.
web-posted Wednesday, January 25, 2017
The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska’s (Central Council) 82nd Annual Tribal Assembly will convene April 19-21 inJuneau, and has been declared a constitutional convention.