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Doctor Fermento: August brings the start of beer festival season

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:15am
Being an avid local craft beer lover, I chase beer festivals with abandon. No, I haven't been to every annual beer festival in the state, but those that I haven't visited are high on my must-attend list.

Local birthdays

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:15am
July 30

Where would you go on your ideal road trip?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:15am
"I would just tour the United States. Boston, Philadelphia - down the East Coast to see all the historic sites."

On the Fly: Pink salmon: Small in size but large in spirit

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:15am
July signals the halfway point of the Alaskan summer. It's also the ideal time to practice several fundamental skills vital to successful fly-fishing - locating holding lies for fish and making fly presentations that elicit strikes.

In Wrangell, the cause for a grin is a bear

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:15am
Even bear experts can be startled.

Beating some excitement into summer fishing

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:14am
Alaska does great things to ordinary people. It grabs ahold of warm weather non-anglers, dips them into a reality they didn't know existed and can never see on television.

Bearfest work takes an army of volunteers and one general

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:14am
It is the first day of the fifth annual Wrangell Bearfest, and Sylvia Ettefagh is looking at the clock.

Meals with Midgi: Easy, quick and fresh chicken

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:14am
I'm headed out of town for a few days, attending my annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas for the mother of all conventions, Rollercon. This will be my fourth trek to Sin City to partake in the sweaty, exciting and extraordinary world of roller derby.

Southeast History: After wreck, Kell Bay cannery disappeared into history

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:14am
Editor's Note: This is Part II of a two-part series on the history of the Kell Bay cannery on Kuiu Island. The first part was published in the July 23 Capital City Weekly. Visit us online to read it.

Southeast Communities Calendar

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:09am
Events in and around Southeast Alaska

Juneau Calendar

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:01am
Events in and around Juneau.

State Fair Schedule

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 7:57am
Events schedule for the 2014 SE Alaska State Fair

Southeast Communities Calendar

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:39am

Alaska Science Forum: Tracking salmon to their birth waters

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:39am
Strontium is a trace element and a mineral people use to make glow-in-the-dark paints and toothpaste for sensitive teeth. In research for his college degree, Sean Brennan used strontium's unique qualities to track salmon in an Alaska river.

Fish Factor: Red salmon prices hinge on Fraser River

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:22am
It came as no surprise when the first price postings for Bristol Bay sockeye salmon tanked last week to $1.20/lb, with an extra 15 cents for chilled fish. That compares to a base price of $1.50 per pound last year.

Meals with Midgi: When Life Give You Lemons ... Make Lemon Orzo

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:22am
As noted in previous columns, I love lemons. I love the fresh, tangy flavor of lemon in my drinks - except iced tea. (That's just not tasty to me.)

Doctor Fermento: Visiting beer fans have new option in Anchorage

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:22am
Just about anyone can walk into a brewery and - if the staff isn't busy and they are asked nicely - a tour might be in order. Most breweries have a scheduled time of the week, or multiple times when tours happen. This may or may not be convenient, depending on your schedule or how many people you're hauling along with you.

CG performs two weekend rescues from Sitka, Ketch.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:22am
JUNEAU - Coast Guard crews in Sitka and Ketchikan performed two medevacs from two separate vessels in Southeast Alaska on Sunday.

Review: Mod Carousel returns with another 'boylesque' performance this weekend

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:22am
Mod Carousel founder The Luminous Pariah, aka Seneca Harper, has returned to Juneau with his troupe of "boylesque" performers to entertain and enchant his favorite audience - his hometown.


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