Skagway
web-posted Thursday, January 21, 2016
Alderworks Alaska Writers and Artists Retreat in Dyea has extended the application period for Summer 2016 residencies through Feb. 15. Two 4-6 week residency periods will be offered.
web-posted Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Gov. Bill Walker is calling on Alaska students to help name two state ferry vessels, currently being built in Ketchikan after the Alaska Legislature appropriated funding for the projects in the fiscal year 2009 and fiscal year 2012 budgets.
web-posted Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Arts groups weigh in on highlights in their communities
web-posted Wednesday, December 30, 2015
This annual feature, which formerly appeared in the Juneau Empire’s Arts section, is designed to celebrate creativity in all its forms.
web-posted Wednesday, December 16, 2015
SKAGWAY — After years of pandering, fawning, and badgering from adoring Alaska readers, celebrated author Brian Doyle has finally consented to be the keynote speaker for the seventh annual North Words Writers Symposium in Skagway, Alaska May 25-28.
web-posted Wednesday, December 16, 2015
All aboard the crazy train to Skagway.
web-posted Wednesday, December 9, 2015
The Alderworks Alaska Writers and Artists Retreat in Southeast Alaska is now accepting applications for its inaugural summer 2016 cabin residencies. Three log cabins will be available as residencies for two 4- 6 week periods in early and late summer. The application period for these residencies began on Nov. 15 and will end on Jan. 15.
web-posted Wednesday, December 9, 2015
As we near winter solstice in the dark, damp days of December, every community in Southeast Alaska has its local Christmas traditions, old and new, to light the place up with good cheer. Here are a few events from around the Panhandle.
web-posted Wednesday, November 4, 2015
In "Southeast Alaska: A Photographic Passage," float houses and boat harbors appear through mist; oyster catchers stare through foliage. Some images are black and white, others glow with the blues and greens of moss, herring eggs and icebergs.
web-posted Wednesday, November 4, 2015
The Juneau Community Foundation recently celebrated its Philanthropists of the Year for 2015 with three awards.
web-posted Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Several years ago, Katrina Pearson and Katie Devereaux were having a beer at Skagway Brewing Company when they realized there was a void in the world of Alaskan books. Alaskans, and visitors to the 49th state, love beer; craft breweries and festivals in the state had exploded in recent years.