Sitka
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
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 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 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
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 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 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, September 7, 2016
College to offer credit for real-life experiences.
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, 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 31, 2016
After hundreds of years, Huna Tlingit return to ancestral homeland of Glacier Bay.
web-posted Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Locals inventory Southeast’s forests
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 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 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 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
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
“New Beginnings” NA meeting, 7-8 p.m., Saturdays, Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. 796-8690.
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 10, 2016
The Sitka Studio of Dance and the Greater Sitka Arts Council this October will present the second annual “Sitkans Can Dance” event at the Sitka Performing Arts Center.
web-posted Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Starbard, Fowler, Kelley among Juneauites honored
web-posted Wednesday, August 10, 2016
AA-Five Alive, 5-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Church of the Holy Trinity, 415 4th St.
web-posted Wednesday, August 3, 2016
“We Do Recover” NA meeting, 8-9 p.m., Thursday & Friday, Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. 796-8690
web-posted Wednesday, August 3, 2016
During week-long retreat, participants sang, played games and told stories in Lingít.
web-posted Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Masterworks by a 20-something Ludwig opens JJ&C’s 31st Season Labor Day Weekend
web-posted Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Women Living Sober, 7-8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, St. Paul’s Catholic Church, downstairs. Details: Dawn 209-8373
web-posted Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Local author Brendan Jones has made waves with his first novel, “The Alaskan Laundry,” which has appeared on numerous reading lists — now including Oprah’s.
web-posted Wednesday, July 27, 2016
When Skylar Wright, a recent graduate of Pacific High School in Sitka, was thinking of black people who died violent deaths in America, “I couldn’t use one name… there are so many people. It’s always happening, and it’s continuing to happen.
web-posted Wednesday, July 27, 2016
SITKA—Latseen Hoop Camp, a camp for students entering grades 6 through 12, will run Aug. 2-5 at the Blatchley Middle School Gym. Each day of camp will last from 12-5 p.m.
web-posted Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Southeast prepares for the release of ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’
web-posted Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board will welcome Sitka Chef Colette Nelson from Ludvig’s Bistro, along with chefs from across the country, to the nation’s ultimate seafood cooking competition Aug. 6.
web-posted Wednesday, July 20, 2016
“We Do Recover” NA meeting, 8-9 p.m., Thursday & Friday, Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. 796-8690
web-posted Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Burls, whorls, knots, spalting — the creations of Reid Harris, co-owner of Northern Edge Craftworks, highlight a story unique to each tree he hand-crafts into a table, a bench, or another piece of furniture.
web-posted Wednesday, July 13, 2016
When I was growing up, I never understood the fuss about roses. Yes, they were pretty and smelled wonderful when they bloomed, but it was such a tiny reward for all the work they required.
web-posted Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Live Blues Show, Saturday, July 16, 10 p.m., McGivney’s Valley location. Andy Koch’s Badd Dog Blues will perform. Koch lives in Bellingham and is working with local musicians on his tenth tour of Southeast Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, July 13, 2016
SITKA — In the interest of public and employee safety, the Tongass National Forest supervisor has ordered that the Muri Creek Bridge, FS Road 7540, on the Corner Bay Road System within the Sitka Ranger District be closed to all vehicle traffic, including all-terrain vehicles.
web-posted Wednesday, July 13, 2016
SITKA—Latseen Hoop Camp, a camp for students entering grades 6 through 12, will run Aug. 2-5 at the Blatchley Middle School Gym. Each day of camp will last from 12-5 p.m.
web-posted Wednesday, July 13, 2016
(AA) An international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. Early Birds, 6:45-7:30 a.m. Monday-Friday, Church of the Holy Trinity, 415 4th St.
web-posted Wednesday, July 6, 2016
SITKA — David Elkowitz has been chosen as the new Sitka National Historical Park superintendent. He will begin at his new position in late August.
web-posted Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Playboy Spaceman release party, Saturday, July 9, Rockwell Ballroom, 9 p.m. Liz Snyder and Patrick Troll of Whiskey Class open.
web-posted Wednesday, July 6, 2016
“We Do Recover” NA meeting, 8-9 p.m., Thursday & Friday, Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. 796-8690
web-posted Wednesday, July 6, 2016
The Southeast Alaska Tribal Toxins (SEATT) partnership has been collecting phytoplankton samples throughout southeast Alaska to monitor for plankton species that can produce toxins and cause human health effects, specifically paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP).
web-posted Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Sitka resident Brendan Jones’ debut novel is a beautifully written story about an independent, troubled young woman who flees her life on the East Coast to live, work, and find herself in Southeast Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, June 29, 2016
“Staying Alive” Al-Anon family group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Saturdays, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. Tenth St. Free childcare provided. Details: Nina 957-4513.
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
“We Do Recover” NA meeting, 8-9 p.m., Thursday & Friday, Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. 796-8690
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
JUNEAU — The State Board of Education and Early Development announced the appointment of Dr. Michael Johnson as Commissioner of Education and Early Development. Governor Bill Walker has approved the appointment, which will officially begin July 1, 2016.
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Governor Bill Walker has proclaimed June 20–26 to be Alaska Invasive Species Awareness Week. During this time, Alaskans are encouraged to educate themselves on invasive species, participate in local cleanup and management activities, and take steps to prevent new infestations in Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
How many times have you read an article in a magazine and exclaimed loudly (hopefully, no one is around to hear) “I don’t flippin’ believe it!” If that’s you, then Juneau’s Jeff Brown, the self-proclaimed “Editor Guy” of Real Alaskan Magazine, has a magazine for you.
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
We were at the Fish House in Ketchikan early in April, talking about climate; the room was full and the conversation was lively. Outside, the berries were blooming and the snow was gone.
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
A little more than eight months ago, Ryan Carrillo was in a very different place. Recently divorced, he had come back to Juneau after living in the Lower 48 and several years in the US Air Force. The increase in Juneau crime last year affected him. Some of those getting arrested, or sucked into drugs, were his friends.
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
SITKA — The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association is conducting a six-day Marine Safety Instructor Training at the Public Safety Training Academy in Sitka from Sept. 19-24.
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Weekly Old Time Music Jam, Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Hotel Bar balcony. All abilities welcome. Fiddle, guitar, banjo, bass, mando, uke, harmonica, etc. Free.
web-posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016
For many, art is defined as a pretty landscape painting interpreted by a single artist using store-bought materials. The final product is sold to an admirer, tossed up on a wall and enjoyed for a generation before ending up discarded at the Salvation Army. Sgwaayaans (TJ) Young is not in that business.
web-posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Here’s a little fact that you would never know unless I told you; it’s kind of personal so don’t let it get out. We have a bad habit in our house and it’s gotten to the point now where something has to seriously change.
web-posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016
For the second time this summer, the SouthEast Regional Health Consortium WISEWOMAN Women’s Health Program is making digital mammography services available to women in several Southeast communities.
web-posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016
There’s a great deal of doubt involved in matching historic Native jewelers with their creations, even in cases that seem straightforward like that of a silver snuffbox owned by Rudolph Walton and emblazoned with his initials.
web-posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016
SITKA — Coast Guard Cmdr. Mark Vislay transferred command of Air Station Sitka to Cmdr. William “Chip” Lewin during a change of command ceremony at Air Station Sitka on June 10.
web-posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Pride Week, Saturday, June 11 - Sunday, June 19. Various locations. Organized by SEAGLA, events include a pride trivia night at 7:30 p.m. at the Imperial on Wednesday, a hike and bonfire at 5 p.m. at Auke Rec on Thursday and Glitz at 7 p.m. on Friday at Centennial Hall. For more information and the full schedule, go to www.juneaupride.org.
web-posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Gear type, purpose and region all come into play in a divisive debate over salmon allocation. Three years ago, the Salmon Project started a project to change that by asking Alaskans what salmon meant to them personally.
web-posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Brain injury peer support group, noon to 1 p.m., first Tuesday of the month, SAIL offices, 3225 Hospital Drive. Details: Leslie, 586-4920.
web-posted Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Cancer survivor support group monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., third Tuesday of the month, Cancer Connection, 3225 Hospital Dr., 1st floor. For those newly diagnosed, currently under treatment, and those whose treatment has ended. Details: 796-2273.
web-posted Wednesday, June 8, 2016
The Southeast Alaska Tribal Toxins (SEATT) partnership has been collecting phytoplankton samples throughout southeast Alaska to monitor for plankton species that can produce toxins and cause human health effects, specifically paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP).
web-posted Wednesday, June 8, 2016
In honor of Celebration, here is a look at a few people who left a big impact on the Alaska Native community before “walking into the forest” this past year:
web-posted Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Celebration Tiny Post Office Concert, Thursday, June 9, 7 p.m., Kindred Post. This concert, cosponsored by Trickster Company, KTOO, and Kindred Post, will feature storytelling, music and dance from local and visiting Native artists. Doors open at 6:30; pay as you can.
web-posted Wednesday, June 1, 2016
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Wildlife Conservation in Sitka reminds the public that deer fawns should not be handled, picked up, or otherwise disturbed.
web-posted Wednesday, June 1, 2016
If you don’t know the name Bob DeArmond, you don’t know Juneau history.
web-posted Wednesday, June 1, 2016
On May 25, the shellfish samples collected by the Sitka Tribe of Alaska Environmental Research Lab to test for biotoxins, specifically paralytic shellfish poisoning, showed that clams at the following beaches have elevated toxins and should not be harvested at this time:
web-posted Wednesday, June 1, 2016
AA- Five Alive, 5-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Church of the Holy Trinity, 415 4th St.
web-posted Wednesday, June 1, 2016
SITKA — The Sitka Studio of Dance and the Greater Sitka Arts Council will present the second Sitkans Can Dance event Oct. 22 this year at the Sitka Performing Arts Center. There will be a dress rehearsal Oct. 21.
web-posted Wednesday, June 1, 2016
English Classes, 5:30–7 p.m., every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley Public Library, 3025 Riverside Dr. This group will practice speaking, reading, and writing English. Provided by The Learning Connection. All are welcome. Details: www.serrc.org/tlc