Sitka
web-posted Wednesday, September 17, 2014
For the 32nd year in a row, runners from across Southeast flocked to Skagway for the 110-mile Klondike Road Relay.
web-posted Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Juneau and southeast calendar.
web-posted Wednesday, September 10, 2014
ANCHORAGE - The Coast Guard medevaced an 84-year-old woman from the Netherlands-flagged cruise ship Oosterdam near Glacier Bay on Sept. 5.
web-posted Wednesday, September 10, 2014
To the Editor:
web-posted Wednesday, September 10, 2014
"Surprised and disappointed" was the reaction of Senator Mark Begich upon learning that his opponent Dan Sullivan has bowed out of an Oct. 1 fisheries debate in Kodiak. It is the second time this year that Sullivan has declined to participate in the Chamber of Commerce event that has been an election year tradition since 1990.
web-posted Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Events happening in Southeast, Alaska:
web-posted Wednesday, September 3, 2014
If Russia won't buy seafood from the U.S., we won't buy seafood from them.
web-posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Events and activities in Juneau and throughout Southeast Alaska for the week of Aug. 27 to Sept. 2
web-posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Armored cars, automatic rifles, gas masks and grenade launchers.
web-posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The Naa Kahidi Dancers and Tribal Tours are recruiting Tlingit men and Elders for the Sitka dance group through August 31.
web-posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014
For more than 50 years, Sitka artist Sarah Williams has been a Gwich'in Athabascan in Tlingit country - and while she's embraced Tlingit culture, marrying a Raven and being adopted as an Eagle, she's also maintained her own identity.
web-posted Wednesday, August 20, 2014
A complaint has been filed against the Sitka School District alleging that its new baseball field violates Title IX laws that require girls and boys sports to be treated and funded equally. The federal government is investigating.
web-posted Wednesday, August 13, 2014
It’s a lot of fun catching fish during the Territorial Sportsmen’s Golden North Salmon Derby, but the work doesn’t stop when you reel them in.
web-posted Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Look under the surface of Cross Sound, south of Glacier Bay National Park, and you’ll find Facebook. Google is there, too, as is the picture of the cat you just posted on Instagram.
web-posted Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Events in Juneau and Southeast Alaska this week
web-posted Wednesday, August 6, 2014
"You need to be in the hospital!"
web-posted Wednesday, August 6, 2014
On Saturday, the Coast Guard medevaced an ailing 79-year-old woman from the 951-foot cruise ship Star Princess near Glacier Bay, according to a Coast Guard report.
web-posted Wednesday, August 6, 2014
From a swinging seafood parade to cooking demonstrations and feats of strength at the Sitka Highland Games, the Sitka Seafood Festival has a way of drawing everyone into the action. Whether your taste runs toward fish heads or cool beer, the Capital City Weekly is proud to present this collection of photographs taken at last weekend's festival.
web-posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Events in and around Southeast Alaska
web-posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Even bear experts can be startled.
web-posted Wednesday, July 23, 2014
JUNEAU - Coast Guard crews in Sitka and Ketchikan performed two medevacs from two separate vessels in Southeast Alaska on Sunday.
web-posted Wednesday, July 23, 2014
CRAIG:
web-posted Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The theme of this year's Sitka Symposium is "Radical Imagining." It's an appropriate message for the symposium, which returns after a five-year absence.
web-posted Wednesday, July 16, 2014
J.P. and Chris hang out around Pocket Park most days. They're both from Southeast Alaska - J.P was born at Bartlett and raised in Sitka, and Chris has family in Angoon and Hoonah - and call each other brothers.
web-posted Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.
web-posted Wednesday, July 9, 2014
CRAIG Wednesday, July 9 Japanese Dance Traditions, 10-11:30 a.m., Craig Public Library, 3rd Street. Club 3D, 3-5 p.m., Craig Public Library. Join the weekly lesson in 3-D printing, computer-aided design and more! Thursday, July 10 Kids' Movie at the Library, 2-4 p.m., Craig Public Library. Teen Movie Night, 6-9 p.m., Craig Rec Center.
web-posted Wednesday, July 9, 2014
SITKA - Vandals have destroyed knitted decorations that were put on Sitka public signposts by a local woman in a personal beautification project.
web-posted Wednesday, July 2, 2014
CORVALLIS - Names of students who have made the Scholastic Honor Roll Spring term have been announced by Oregon State University. A total of 883 students earned a 4.0 grade point average. Another 3,305 earned a 3.5 grade point average or better to make the listing. To be on the Honor Roll, students must carry at least 12 graded hours of course work.
web-posted Wednesday, July 2, 2014
John Perkins starts his daily journeys up Mount Roberts with a few lessons in basic Tlingit.
web-posted Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Many in Southeast Alaska may not remember the Grumman Goose amphibian plane. After World War II, this was the workhorse of air travel to remote Alaska villages. Larger towns in Southeast had no landing fields and relied on airplanes that could land on water. An airfield on Annette Island, built during the war, was changed to civilian use. The Grumman Goose ferried jet passengers to Ketchikan's waterfront. (I didn't forget the PBY amphibian planes that also carried passengers. That's for another time.)
web-posted Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Events in communities around Southeast Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, June 25, 2014
It might not have been under the midnight sun, but Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka's solstice twilight was more than enough for the hundreds of people who ran in Southeast Alaska Independent Living's (SAIL's) annual fundraising events this year.
web-posted Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.
web-posted Thursday, June 19, 2014
Gov. Sean Parnell has signed Senate Bill 99, which will allow the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority to issue bonds for two mining projects in Southeast Alaska and loan money to the Blue Lake Hydroelectric Project. SB99, sponsored by Sen. Lesil McGuire (R-Anchorage) also makes technical amendments to the Sustainable Energy Transmission and Supply Fund within AIDEA.
web-posted Thursday, June 19, 2014
Sitka is raising its bet on something it and other Southeast Alaska towns know well: water.
web-posted Thursday, June 19, 2014
"Would you like to go to Bradfield Canal to do a story on Chuck Keen's motion picture, 'The Timber Tramps?'" owner-editor-friend Bob Pickrell asked.
web-posted Thursday, June 19, 2014
SITKA - Audrey Armstrong was fly fishing for silver salmon on the Jim River when the sun shone off a fish. "Wow, I know I can make something with this," she thought.
web-posted Thursday, June 19, 2014
Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.
web-posted Wednesday, June 11, 2014
SITKA - When Laura Ramp was trying to decide whether to open a knitting shop in Sitka, she attended a craft show as a guest artist. She put out a signup sheet, asking if anyone would be interested in knitting lessons.
web-posted Wednesday, June 11, 2014
SITKA - There aren't many times when you can hear a world-class cellist perform, in a small setting, a piece written for his cellist grandfather.
web-posted Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Email editor@capweek.com to submit a calendar item.
web-posted Wednesday, June 4, 2014
I like spruce beer. Some drinkers think it sucks, and I understand that.
web-posted Wednesday, June 4, 2014
SKAGWAY - Coffee, it appears, is the fuel of novels.
web-posted Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Yoga Intensive class, 7:30-9:30 a.m., Alaska Club Downtown. Instructor Jodee Dixon teaches the course daily through June 15. Cost $180. Register by calling or emailing Jodee at 209-8136 or jodee.dixon@yahoo.com.
web-posted Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Bike to Work month continues through the end of May. Visit www.juneaurides.org for more information and to sign up.


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