Sitka
web-posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016
This Wonderful Life, Friday, Dec. 9 - Dec. 31. Perseverance actor-in-residence James Sullivan plays every character in “It’s a Wonderful Life” in this “creative and hilarious send-up of the original Frank Capra film.” Directed by Allison Holtkamp. Tickets available at special holiday prices — $25 for adults, $20 for subscribers, $10 for youth. More information and show times at www.ptalaska.org.
web-posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016
SITKA, HAINES, JUNEAU — The Rasmuson Foundation awarded $525,000 to select Southeast Alaska community organizations, nonprofits and municipalities during the Board of Directors’ biannual meeting in November.
web-posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016
No matter the season, every day from age six began the same way for a young K’inéix Kwáan man training to be a warrior in pre-contact Yakutat — by wading into the ocean and staying as long as he could without passing out.
web-posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016
The Alaska State Museums’ Museum Collections Advisory Committee (MCAC) will meet by teleconference Monday, Dec. 19, to discuss acquisitions for the permanent collection of the Alaska State Museums.
web-posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016
The U.S. Forest Service is offering free government contracting workshops in seven Southeast communities for small businesses interested in contract work with the federal government and the Forest Service. Workshops will be held on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 2 - 5 p.m.
web-posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016
This story isn’t in Syria or Afghanistan. It’s in Southeast Alaska, and it’s the one told by a new book, “Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America.”
web-posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Teri was passionate, talented, creative, the kind of person the world needs more of. She was full of so many inspired ideas.
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 23, 2016
Recent shellfish samples from Gantina/Harbor Way in Hoonah and Annette Island/Moss Point and Sand Bar in Metlakatla have elevated levels of PSP toxins and are unsafe to eat.
web-posted Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Alaska’s university system is ramping up programs to train the next generations of fishery and ocean specialists — and plenty of jobs await.
web-posted Wednesday, November 16, 2016
The Alaska State Museum’s biennial photo exhibit, Alaska Positive, now in its 46th year, opened Nov. 4 with 35 images from 28 photographers around the state.
web-posted Wednesday, November 16, 2016
The prevailing narrative has it that the more than 800 people who relocated from Canada to Metlakatla, Alaska in 1887 completely rejected traditional Tsimshian ways.
web-posted Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Born and raised in a fishing family, Berett Wilber got early lessons in the significance of the wild to the people of Southeast Alaska.
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 9, 2016
The 2016 Sitka WhaleFest, which ran Nov. 4-6 in Sitka, was themed “Whales through Time.”
web-posted Wednesday, November 9, 2016
As Alaska’s iconic halibut fishery wraps up this week, stakeholders are holding their breath to learn if catches might ratchet up slightly again in 2017.
web-posted Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Starrigavan Beanch North in Sitka has elevated levels of paralytic shellfish toxins, according recent analyses. Updates and contact information are available on the Southeast Alaska Tribal Ocean Research website (SEATOR.org).
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, November 2, 2016
One rainy weekday morning last winter, a hesitant dad led his preschool-age daughter through the door of the Sitka Children’s Museum for the first time.
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
It’s a holiday celebrated across the state — school is canceled and government offices are closed — but no other place in Alaska celebrates like Sitka.
web-posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016
JWAC World Affairs Forum, Thursday, Oct. 20 — Saturday, Oct. 22. Theme is “Human Migration and Refugees — Peril and Hope.” Free.
web-posted Wednesday, October 12, 2016
SITKA – The Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys received a $110,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to conduct a comprehensive landslide hazard assessment of the Sitka area.
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
Canoe likely to be the first 3D-imaged for teaching, models
web-posted Wednesday, October 12, 2016
SITKA—The White House has recognized twelve people from across the country as “White House Champions of Change for Sustainable Seafood,” and among them is Sitka’s Linda Behnken.
web-posted Wednesday, October 12, 2016
A Night in Hollywood, Friday, Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. This “formal affair” put on by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce features cocktails (at 6:30 p.m.), dinner (at 7:30 p.m.), music, an auction, dancing, and recognition of the citizen of the year.
web-posted Wednesday, October 5, 2016
The annual fall lecture series Evening at Egan kicked off on Sept. 16 at the University of Alaska Southeast Auke Lake campus.
web-posted Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Sitting in the midst of strawberry patch on a sunny day or being in the muskeg on a crisp day surrounded by Labrador tea are the reasons I like to forage.
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
Second Saturday market, Saturday, Oct. 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Airport Shopping Mall.
web-posted Wednesday, October 5, 2016
The Alaska State Museum broke new ground this year — not on the new building, but inside it, where Chilkat weaver Anna Brown Ehlers has been restoring a 100-year-old diving whale dancing blanket in the museum’s conservation lab.
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
JUNEAU — Sept. 16 marked the completion of the purchase of the first two segments of a multi-segment land acquisition in Cube Cove on Admiralty Island.
web-posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Governor Bill Walker has officially requested that the federal government declare a disaster for four Alaska regions hurt by one of the poorest pink salmon returns in decades.
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
Hydaburg votes on name spelling change; Petersburg, Coffman Cove vote on marijuana
web-posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Relations with Cuba, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 360 North. This Juneau World Affairs Council talk brings World Affairs Council of Atlanta president Charles Shapiro, a former ambassador to Venezuela and former Director for Cuban Affairs at the U.S. State Department, to Juneau.
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
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
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 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 14, 2016
Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) has received a large federal grant to revitalize the languages of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian in four Southeast Alaska communities.
web-posted Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Where can you find the highest number of bird species in Southeast Alaska? Where does the habitat of brown and black bears overlap?
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
College to offer credit for real-life experiences.
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
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will maintain offices in Anchorage and Sitka under a new plan developed by Extension leaders this summer.
web-posted Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Artist demonstration by weaver Della Cheney, jewelry by Renee Culp, an original audio play, and a drawing for art. Walter Soboleff Building Reception: 4:30-8 pm
web-posted Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Locals inventory Southeast’s forests
web-posted Wednesday, August 31, 2016
After hundreds of years, Huna Tlingit return to ancestral homeland of Glacier Bay.
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
JUNEAU — Keith Cox and Michael Navarro joined the University of Alaska Southeast as assistant professors of Marine Fisheries this fall.
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 24, 2016
Butter clams from Shoemaker Beach in Wrangell are unsafe for harvesting due to elevated levels of saxitoxins, according to recent testing by Southeast Alaska Tribal Ocean Research website (www.seator.org)
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
Long ago, before the white man first set foot on Alaska soil, only Indian tribes lived along the mountainous coastlines and shores of the islands of Southeastern Alaska. The Tlingit Indians are one of those tribes.
web-posted Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Once upon a 90-year distant time, the M/V Westward carried cruise ships passengers hunting humpback whales, mountain goats and brown bears through Alaska’s waters.
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
“New Beginnings” NA meeting, 7-8 p.m., Saturdays, Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. 796-8690.