Sitka
web-posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Even bear experts can be startled.
web-posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Events in and around Southeast Alaska
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
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 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 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 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 2, 2014
Events in communities around Southeast Alaska.
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
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
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, June 25, 2014
Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.
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 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
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
"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
Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.
web-posted Thursday, June 19, 2014
Sitka is raising its bet on something it and other Southeast Alaska towns know well: water.
web-posted Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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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 4, 2014
SKAGWAY - Coffee, it appears, is the fuel of novels.
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
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.
web-posted Wednesday, May 21, 2014
"Naukati (Bay), because it's nice and peacful down there. It's on Prince of Wales."
web-posted Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Bike to Work month continues through the end of May. Visit www.juneaurides.org for more information and to sign up.
web-posted Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Trollers in Southeast Alaska provide fresh king salmon nearly year-round, but the runs of reds and kings to the Copper River mark the "official start" of Alaska's salmon season.
web-posted Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Bike to Work month continues through the end of May. Visit www.juneaurides.org for more information and to sign up.
web-posted Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Any time beer and sports are combined, I like it. Who wouldn't?
web-posted Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Bike to Work month continues through the end of May. Visit www.juneaurides.org for more information and to sign up.
web-posted Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Ninety-five days, 116 bills.
web-posted Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Less than a year after ending 38 ½ years in the prison system, Don Morgan is meditating, doing yoga and opening a co-op for Alaska Native arts in Juneau.
web-posted Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Kodiak's roe herring fishery began on April 15 with little notice and rumors of fire sale prices. The fleet of 22 seiners was smaller than normal; they are competing for a harvest of 5,800 short tons, similar to the past five years. No gillnetters had signed up for the herring fishery.
web-posted Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Craig - Think back to those boring days during school, when you would tune out the teacher's voice, stare out the window, and daydream about being outside. Well, if you were a student at Craig High School, no dreaming would be necessary.
web-posted Wednesday, April 23, 2014
For the 12th year, "Tidal Echoes," the literary journal of the University of Alaska Southeast, is bringing Southeast Alaskans' creative endeavors to an area-wide audience. They'll be celebrating the issue with a launch on April 25.
web-posted Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit Haida) adjourned its 79th annual tribal Assembly April 12 at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall in Juneau.
web-posted Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.
web-posted Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Alaska's total salmon catch for 2014 is projected to be down by almost half of last year's record haul. State fishery managers are calling for an all species harvest of just under 133 million salmon, a 47 percent drop from last year's whopping 283 million fish.
web-posted Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.
web-posted Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Alaska Folk Festival Until April 13th. Daily at Centennial Hall.
web-posted Wednesday, April 9, 2014
SITKA - The SouthEast Regional Health Consortium's WISEWOMAN Women's Health Program has announced its the spring 2014 mobile mammography schedule.


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