Sitka
web-posted Wednesday, November 26, 2014
For a town with around 9,000 people, Sitka's got an incredibly active literary scene. For one, there's the Blue Canoe Writers, a group started by Sitka poet and prose writer Vivian Faith Prescott.
web-posted Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Wednesday
web-posted Thursday, November 20, 2014
Sitka author Richard Nelson was a young man interested in the natural world, but there was a problem: His father was allergic to animals with fur.
web-posted Thursday, November 20, 2014
Wednesday
web-posted Thursday, November 13, 2014
BodyPump barbell workout, 5:30-6:30 a.m., Pavitt Health & Fitness, 10004 Glacier Highway. Group cycling class, 5:30 p.m., The Alaska Club-Valley, 2841 Riverside Drive.
web-posted Thursday, November 13, 2014
Ruth McMaster didn't plan to own WinterSong Soap Company. She didn't even intend to work there.
web-posted Thursday, November 13, 2014
SITKA - Just a few decades ago, researchers were repurposing kitchen timers to test how deep marine mammals can dive.
web-posted Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Events happening in and around Southeast Alaska
web-posted Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Fishermen in Southeast Alaska hauled in the most salmon of any other region this summer — narrowly edging Prince William Sound by 404,000 fish.
web-posted Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Some business owners have employees. Jesse Ross has a small army with a big appetite.
web-posted Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Wednesday
web-posted Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A photo package coverin the festivities on Alaska Day in Sitka.
web-posted Wednesday, October 22, 2014
“We’ve got an incredibly bright future to look forward to,” said Trish White, a Sitka Sound Science Center board member, shortly before Gil Truitt cut the ceremonial ribbon to reopen the unwrapped building.
web-posted Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Wednesday
web-posted Wednesday, October 22, 2014
In Sitka, they wear their love for Alaska Day on their sleeve.
web-posted Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Tidal Echoes, the literary and art journal of Southeast Alaska, is now accepting submissions for its 2015 edition. It is the only journal of its kind in Southeast Alaska and seeks creators from every town in Southeast to submit work.
web-posted Wednesday, October 8, 2014
"The Paris of the Pacific, a Sitka Melodrama," is back for a one-time show Oct. 15 as part of the Alaska Day Celebration at Harrigan Centennial Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the door or Old Harbor Books: $10 adults, $5 for those under 12. It's a family-friendly show. For more information, go to www.thinkartthinksitka/ or call Jeff at 747-4821 or Sarah at 738-5234.
web-posted Wednesday, October 8, 2014
So far this year, my boyfriend Bjorn and I (*cough - Bjorn) have gotten three Sitka blacktail deer and one Dall sheep for our freezer. Being lucky enough to have such a quantity of delicious meat made us want to figure out some new ways to cook it.
web-posted Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Events in and around Southeast Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Events in and around Juneau.
web-posted Wednesday, October 1, 2014
It's tough being the middle child.
web-posted Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Events in and around Southeast Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, October 1, 2014
It is always fun to learn new things from readers of my column. Gil Gunderson stopped me at the grocery store the other day and told me about his experience at Washington Bay's herring reduction plant. (See the June 5, 2013 Capital City Weekly.)
web-posted Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Wednesday BodyPump barbell workout, 5:30-6:30 a.m., Pavitt Health & Fitness, 10004 Glacier Highway. Group cycling class, 5:30 p.m., The Alaska Club-Valley, 2841 Riverside Drive. Insanity cardio body conditioning, 6-6:50 p.m., The Alaska Club-Downtown, 641 W. Willoughby, Suite 210.
web-posted Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Once upon a time, Dale Brandenburger wrote dark fiction. It was when he relaxed and began to incorporate the humor he saw around him into his writing, however, that he came into his own.
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
"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
To the Editor:
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
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
Armored cars, automatic rifles, gas masks and grenade launchers.
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 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
Events and activities in Juneau and throughout Southeast Alaska for the week of Aug. 27 to Sept. 2
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
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
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
Events in Juneau and Southeast Alaska this week
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
"You need to be in the hospital!"
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.


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