web-posted Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Art has been an important aspect of Juneau over the years, and 2017’s recipients for the Mayor’s Awards for the Arts are fine examples of that tradition living on through them.
web-posted Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Cruise ships. Those words elicit a firestorm of opinion in many Alaskans.
web-posted Wednesday, August 2, 2017
The majority of the cruise ships that make Juneau a port of call carry thousands of passengers. The National Geographic Quest will host just 100.
web-posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Rowboat travel, even in boats with a sail like Oiselle, is usually sea turtle travel. They’re slow and bound by weather and tides but they see more and they can navigate oceans.
web-posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017
After years of preparation, this summer’s the time to jump into feature length film-making. “The Last 40 Miles” is a survival drama set in Southeast Alaska set to film in September 2017. The actors are Kamy Bruder and Brady Roberts, both with film credits already to their names, coming up to Alaska for the first time to spend a week filming in the woods.
web-posted Wednesday, July 12, 2017
It happens fast. When the fishermen go to the grounds and leave empty harbor stalls, I find myself imagining Petersburg in the wintertime. I know! It’s too early! But part of a successful winter is laying groundwork in summer. Artist Janine Gibbons, originally from Petersburg, is renting a space in downtown Petersburg with exactly that in mind.
web-posted Wednesday, July 5, 2017
I did what we always do in these situations. I turned to what we had on hand: an old, weathered ladder; beachcombed dairy crates; weathered cedar shakes left over from an old project; and the remains of a shipwreck on a nearby beach.
web-posted Wednesday, June 28, 2017
I never know what to expect when someone walks into the bookstore. Which is appropriate, since most people who wander in aren’t sure what they’re looking for. Together those things can provide some fascinating interactions.
web-posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The Sitka Summer Musical Festival has big dreams and they are taking actions to make them come true.
web-posted Wednesday, June 14, 2017
This year’s intern at Farragut Farm is Kassie Springhoff from Stevens Point, Wisconsin. She went on a river trip in the boundary waters and met someone who thought she’d really like Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Terri Gallant, paintings Gold Town Theater 171 Shattuck Way, Suite 109 Reception: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Gold Town Theater will be featuring local artist Terri Gallant’s paintings - “Silver Screen Sirens.”
web-posted Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Petersburg is home. I grew up here, left for college, and have been back for almost five years. The way life shifts each season is still a miracle to me. Part of that miracle is all the fabulous people life brings my way when the temperatures rise.
web-posted Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Petersburg transforms the third weekend of May. The downtown is closed to traffic, stores load up stock, and people start arriving in droves. The Little Norway Festival has been a staple of life here for generations, and everyone experiences it in a different way.
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.