Ketchikan
web-posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Bering Sea fish stocks are booming but it’s a mixed bag for groundfish in the Gulf of Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Everyone is subject to the pull of unethical conduct at some point.
web-posted Wednesday, November 23, 2016
The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council is now welcoming entries for the 2016 Juried Art Show.
web-posted Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) will soon have more services in Hoonah, Angoon, Yakutat, Metlakatla, Kake and Klawock.
web-posted Wednesday, November 16, 2016
The Capital City Weekly is very pleased to present its first ever Photography Issue, in conjunction with the Alaska Positive show at the Alaska State Museum.
web-posted Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Hall Anderson is a former staff photographer at the Ketchikan Daily News. Anderson retired in summer of 2014, after 30 years at the newspaper to devote more time to his personal work and finally edit his vast photo archives, which span 40 years.
web-posted Wednesday, November 16, 2016
International TableTop Game Day, Saturday, Nov. 19, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Valley Library.
web-posted Wednesday, November 16, 2016
A Q&A with Ketchikan photographer Felix A. Wong about his exhibit “Moonshine”
web-posted Wednesday, November 9, 2016
We’re running out of time. In a few hours we have to head back to civilization. ‘Civilization.’ Right. Maybe when the election is over civilization will be more civilized… BUCK.
web-posted Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Elk Lodge 420 Veteran’s Day Dinner, Friday, Nov. 11., 6 p.m., Elk Lodge 420. Free to all veterans, American Legion and PFWs. Spagetti and meatball dinner.
web-posted Wednesday, November 2, 2016
“Terrifying Visages”: Armored Warriors of the northern Northwest Coast, Thursday, Nov. 3, 12 — 1 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building.
web-posted Wednesday, October 26, 2016
KXLL Zombie Walk, Friday, Oct. 28, 7 - 8 p.m., Cope Park to downtown. Juneau’s zombie enthusiasts will walk the streets as a zombie flash mob. Prizes for best costumes awarded at Marine Park. Free.
web-posted Wednesday, October 26, 2016
My English 202 professor in college loved the author Barbara Kingsolver. I didn’t.
web-posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Three miles, 20 feet, 25 days: Those are the specifications for Ricardo J. Búrquez’s “My World” mural project. It’s an ambitious project, both for the artist and the Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council.
web-posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016
KETCHIKAN — Open craft nights are returning to the Totem Heritage Center every Thursday from 6-9 p.m. Work on your carving, weaving and regalia projects in the company of fellow artists.
web-posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016
It was a rough salmon season at most Alaska regions this summer, with Bristol Bay the big exception. While sockeye catches exceeded expectations, all other species came up short. But salmon stakeholders can take heart that the fish is moving swimmingly to market.
web-posted Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Seaweed isn’t yet a big part of commercial mariculture in Alaska — but researchers at the University of Alaska Southeast and seaweed product company Blue Evolution are working to change that.
web-posted Wednesday, October 12, 2016
The Alaska State Museum has announced the awarding of 20 grants totaling $105,600 to Alaska museums and cultural centers for museum projects around the state.
web-posted Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Fish on! The lure of reaching a statewide radio audience has once again attracted a full slate of political hopefuls to Kodiak for its popular fisheries debate.
web-posted Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Last week marked the third anniversary of me leaving California to move home. It’s stored in my brain’s filing cabinet, being pushed further from memory except this time of year.
web-posted Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Heroin, Addict, Bush Tucker By Terrie Wells
web-posted Wednesday, October 5, 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, October 5, 2016
JUNEAU — The State Museum’s upcoming solo artist exhibitions will highlight eight artists across the state including two from Ketchikan and one each from Juneau and Skagway.
web-posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Low Vision Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m. Third Tuesdays, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Leone, 586-4920.
web-posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016
The longer I stay on a gear website, the more responsible I get.
web-posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Do you know which bar is the oldest in Alaska?
web-posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Hydaburg votes on name spelling change; Petersburg, Coffman Cove vote on marijuana
web-posted Wednesday, September 21, 2016
I arrived at the Gustavus airport from Seattle my first year in Glacier Bay on the afternoon jet. The plane flew north over Puget Sound above waters that stretch for a thousand miles through fjords and islands carved by ice during a series of ice ages.
web-posted Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Low Vision Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m. Third Tuesdays, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Leone, 586-4920.
web-posted Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Tai Chi for seniors, every Monday and Friday through early September, 5 P.M. Filipino Community Hall. Taught by certified Tai Chi instructor Josielind Ferrer. Free.
web-posted Wednesday, September 21, 2016
KETCHIKAN — Due to the fiscal crisis, the Department of Health and Social Services made the decision to shut down the Ketchikan Regional Facility last month, closing the facility on Sept. 15.
web-posted Wednesday, September 21, 2016
KETCHIKAN—The fall to spring schedule is open for Totem Heritage Center’s Native Arts Studies Program. The first class is “Introduction to Power Tools,” taught Oct. 10—12 by carpenter and carving enthusiast Jebidiah Knutsen.
web-posted Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Peter and the Starcatcher, Friday-Sunday, Perseverance Theatre. Perseverance Theatre’s first play of the season runs through Sunday, September 18. Find out more at www.ptalaska.org.
web-posted Wednesday, September 14, 2016
We were 550 yards away from a mountain goat we were sure we couldn’t get and 535 yards from two smaller goats we didn’t want. Well, “we” in the sense that we were a team, but Ryan had the tag.
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, September 7, 2016
Peter and the Starcatcher, Friday—Sunday, Perseverance Theatre. Perseverance Theatre’s first play of the season runs through September. Find out more at www.ptalaska.org.
web-posted Wednesday, September 7, 2016
College to offer credit for real-life experiences.
web-posted Wednesday, September 7, 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, September 7, 2016
The Tongass Historical Museum of Ketchikan closed its doors on Tuesday, Sept. 6 to prepare for the renovation of the main floor of the Centennial Building.
web-posted Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Haida longhouse, originally built in 1880, a testament to Haida art and culture
web-posted Wednesday, August 31, 2016
What’s Shaking, Wednesday, Aug. 31, Sept. 1, 11 a.m. — 7 p.m., downtown between state museum and KTOO. Experience an earthquake simulator, fire safety house, new disaster mobile kitchen, booths and presentations. Free hotdogs and drinks for survivors. Free event.
web-posted Wednesday, August 31, 2016
There’s a point that indicates the official end of summer, but everyone has different ideas about when summer really ends.
web-posted Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Women Living Sober, 7-8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, St. Paul’s Catholic Church, downstairs. Details: Dawn 209-8373
web-posted Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Celebrate Judge Wickersham’s birthday, tree planting, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 12—5 p.m., House of Wickersham (213 7th Street.) The Juneau Garden Club will plant a tree in honor of the judge’s birthday.
web-posted Wednesday, August 17, 2016
More than 100 years ago, when he was just 10 years old, Roy A. Peratrovich Jr.’s grandfather, Andrew Wanamaker, traveled the 200 miles from Sitka to Ketchikan in a war canoe. He, his father, and others made the voyage to right a wrong done to one of their clan members.
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 17, 2016
So I took a week off from salmon fishing, mountain climbing and deer scouting to go to… California?
web-posted Wednesday, August 17, 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, 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
Bard-a-thon, Friday, Aug. 19, 1-5 p.m., Saturday, Aug, 20, noon-5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 21, noon-5 p.m., Downtown Library. Cast yourself as a character in one of Shakespeare’s plays. Read with professional actors from the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre and find direction from internationally known director Graham Watts, author of “Shakespeare’s Authentic Texts: Staging from the First Folio.”
web-posted Wednesday, August 17, 2016
KETCHIKAN — The Department of Health and Social Services has made the decision to close the Ketchikan Regional Youth Facility, effective Sept. 15.