Skagway
web-posted Wednesday, August 24, 2016
SKAGWAY — The Skagway Arts Council is holding a fundraising raffle with a prize of $1,000. Tickets are $5 each and the winner need not be present for the Oct. 2 drawing.
web-posted Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Alaska is one of a handful of U.S. states to launch a website aimed at keeping ocean acidification in the public eye.
web-posted Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Bard-a-thon, Friday, Aug. 19, 1-5 p.m., Saturday, Aug, 20, noon-5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 21, noon-5 p.m., Downtown Library. Cast yourself as a character in one of Shakespeare’s plays. Read with professional actors from the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre and find direction from internationally known director Graham Watts, author of “Shakespeare’s Authentic Texts: Staging from the First Folio.”
web-posted Wednesday, August 3, 2016
First Friday Art Walk, Friday, Aug. 5, various locations around Juneau and Haines.
web-posted Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Washington journalist Ashley E. Sweeney will be touring Southeast to promote her debut novel, “Eliza Waite.” Sweeney will hold booksignings at three Southeast bookstores as well as a book talk at the downtown Juneau library.
web-posted Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Police blotter booksigning, Friday, July 29, 4-6 p.m., downtown Hearthside Books. David Sexton and Jeff Brady, authors of volumes one and two of “Best of the Skagway, Alaska Police Blotter,” will be in Juneau for a booksigning. For an article about the quirky books, which highlight the best of Skagway’s “crime,” crime, and overheard tourists, go to http://bit.ly/29n1xNr.
web-posted Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Skagway—Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park celebrates Junior Ranger Day on July 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Moore Homestead, on 5th Avenue between Broadway St. and Spring St. All events are free and open to the public.
web-posted Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Gordie Tentrees, Friday, July 22, 9-11 p.m., Alaskan Hotel. Tentrees, a top ten folk/roots artist in North America for April-May 2016, will perform.
web-posted Wednesday, July 13, 2016
SKAGWAY— Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park will host three artist outreach talks to celebrate the experience of this year’s Artists in Residence on the Chilkoot Trail.
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 6, 2016
Skagway is anticipating 791,260 cruise ship passengers this year. These visitors will pour money into the local economy, but it can be difficult for local arts organizations, with events year-round that go frequently unseen by these one-day tourists, to grab a piece of the pie. Skagway siblings Olivia and Greg Klupar are hoping to make it a little easier.
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
SKAGWAY — Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park will host a celebration of the 40th birthday of the park on June 30. All events are free and open to the public.
web-posted Wednesday, June 29, 2016
International Folk Dance, every Sunday at 6 p.m., The Alaska Club (downtown). Recreational dance — first hour is instruction. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome.
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
SKAGWAY — The Skaguay News Depot & Books packs a lot into a small space with more than 750 Alaska-Yukon titles in stock, as well as contemporary literature, children’s books, magazines, newspapers, calendars, journals and more.
web-posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
“Best of the Skagway, Alaska Police Blotter,” volumes 1 and 2
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 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 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
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 8, 2016
The new Alderworks Alaska Writers and Artists Retreat in Dyea will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 12.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Community dialogue on reentry, Wednesday, May 25, 6-7:30 p.m. Northern Light United Church. The Juneau Reentry Coalition’s May meeting will host a community dialogue on the process of reentry into society after incarceration, through the eyes of people who have firsthand experience of it. Moderated by Sol Neeley, a professor at UAS and founder of the Flying University. Contact Don Habeger at 321-4970 or dhabeger@acs.alaska.net with questions.
web-posted Wednesday, May 18, 2016
SKAGWAY — Skagway’s Pat Moore Memorial Game Fish Derby has been cancelled for the second year in a row due to low returns and reduced capacity at the host organization, the Taiya Inlet Watershed Council. Next year, wrote Rachel Ford in an email, the council hopes to move the event to the Skagway Convention and Visitors Bureau.
web-posted Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Tango dancing, every Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Suite907.
web-posted Wednesday, May 11, 2016
SKAGWAY — Work to improve the Dyea Flats road is tentatively scheduled for May 9-Aug. 25 as part of a federally funded project to improve the National Park Service owned portion of the road and the public access between the Slide Cemetery and the Lost Lake Trailhead.
web-posted Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Building and thousands of artifacts restored by National Park Service. Skagway’s legendary outlaw, Jefferson Randolph Smith, gained his fame for cons like telling newly arrived Gold Rush stampeders that a family member had just telegraphed in distress and required quite a bit of money. The newcomers, unaware that Skagway’s “telegraph cable” ended just offshore, would rush to pay Smith.