Hoonah
web-posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016
HOONAH — In the interest of public safety, the Forest Service has closed an unsafe bridge at Salt Lake Bay, 13 miles southwest of Hoonah in the Hoonah Ranger District.
web-posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Hydaburg votes on name spelling change; Petersburg, Coffman Cove vote on marijuana
web-posted Wednesday, September 14, 2016
The Alaska Community Foundation has awarded academic scholarships to 52 students across the state, including ten in Southeast Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, August 31, 2016
After hundreds of years, Huna Tlingit return to ancestral homeland of Glacier Bay.
web-posted Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Weavers Across the Waters, Clarissa Rizal creates Chilkat, Ravenstail robe to be used in Glacier Bay ceremony
web-posted Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Centuries after an advancing glacier forced the Huna Tlingit to flee their homeland, they’re returning home.
web-posted Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Senior officials from the United States Department of State and Environmental Protection Agency traveled to Southeast Alaska this week to meet with tribes and the State of Alaska on transboundary mining activities occurring in Canada.
web-posted Wednesday, August 17, 2016
This June, the Alaska State Council on the Arts awarded $543,262 in grants to Alaska artists and arts organizations in its first funding quarter of the 2017 fiscal year in addition to ratifying $13,184 in grants awarded in the last part of 2016.
web-posted Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Juneau teacher Paul Kristian Berg has faced choices so difficult most people never have to make them.
web-posted Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Carvers and community members on July 27 in Hoonah successfully steamed open the second of two forty-foot spruce dugout canoes that will carry the Huna Tlingit back to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve for the Aug. 25 dedication of the tribal house, Xunaa Shuká Hít, in Bartlett Cove. They finished mid-afternoon at a width of 52 inches. Now come the next steps — like painting, adding seats... and paddling the two canoes to Glacier Bay.
web-posted Wednesday, August 3, 2016
During week-long retreat, participants sang, played games and told stories in Lingít.
web-posted Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Burls, whorls, knots, spalting — the creations of Reid Harris, co-owner of Northern Edge Craftworks, highlight a story unique to each tree he hand-crafts into a table, a bench, or another piece of furniture.
web-posted Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Master weaver Clarissa Rizal of Juneau has received a 2016 National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the biggest honor in the nation for someone working in traditional and folk art.
web-posted Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Photos from Hoonah's canoe launch
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
After seven years of leading Huna Totem Corporation, CEO and President Lawrence Gaffaney will step down this fall, passing the baton to Board Chair Russell Dick. A Huna Totem shareholder, Dick will begin his new role on Oct. 1.
web-posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Hundreds of people lined the boat landing at Douglas Harbor on Wednesday singing and chanting to welcome canoes from around Southeast to the unofficial start of Celebration organized by the One People Canoe Society.
web-posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016
For the second time this summer, the SouthEast Regional Health Consortium WISEWOMAN Women’s Health Program is making digital mammography services available to women in several Southeast communities.
web-posted Wednesday, June 8, 2016
In addition to dance performances at Centennial Hall and the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, Celebration includes a wide array of associated events — all open to the public, unless otherwise noted. A Celebration pass includes admission to dance performances and most events at the Walter Soboleff Building and other venues.
web-posted Wednesday, June 1, 2016
English Classes, 5:30–7 p.m., every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley Public Library, 3025 Riverside Dr. This group will practice speaking, reading, and writing English. Provided by The Learning Connection. All are welcome. Details: www.serrc.org/tlc