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What is your favorite saying or quotation?

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 9:19am
The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more. – Jonas Salk Justin Parish, Paraeducator and candidate for State House

Southeast support group listings

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 5:42am
“We Do Recover” NA meeting, 8-9 p.m., Thursday & Friday, Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. 796-8690

Public invited to amateur radio field day

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 5:41am
Members of the Juneau Amateur Radio Club will participate in the national Amateur Radio Field Day at the Hagevig Regional Fire Training Center located on Sherwood Lane (across from the DMV) from 10 a.m. Saturday, June 25 until 10 a.m. Sunday, June 26.

Record field ready for 18th annual Yukon River Quest

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 5:40am
WHITEHORSE — The race roster is set for the 18th annual Yukon River Quest, which will begin on Wednesday, June 29 in Whitehorse. This year’s field will feature a record 94 teams with 236 paddlers from all over the world.

Ribbon cutting Saturday for new Ketchican surgery and clinic addition

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 5:38am
KETCHIKAN — On Saturday, June 25, the City of Ketchikan and PeaceHealth, will celebrate the culmination of a goal set nearly a decade ago with a ribbon cutting ceremony to present the new Ketchikan Medical Center Surgery and Clinic Addition.

Dr. Michael Johnson named Education Commissioner

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 5:16am
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.

Tongass National Forest rangers move to electronic mailing lists

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 5:09am
KETCHIKAN — The Ranger Districts for the Tongass National Forest are switching their mailing list from snail mail to email.

Alaskan entrepreneurs can be on home shopping network

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 5:00am
Alaska entrepreneurs can compete for an opportunity to sell their products on a Home Shopping Network television show.

Marine Safety Instructor Training in Sitka

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:59am
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.

Ketchikan to replace water main on Mill Street

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:57am
KETCHIKAN — Ketchikan Public Utilities will be replacing the water main within Mill Street this summer between July 5-Oct. 1. To minimize the impacts on residents and businesses, the following provisions will be made:

SHI accepting applications for gumboot camp

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:56am
JUNEAU — Sealaska Heritage Institute is now accepting applications for its Gumboot Camp that will run Aug. 1-5 at Harborview Elementary School.

Fish Factor: Herring on the plate

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:52am
There’s much more to Alaska herring than roe and bait. To prove that point, nearly 40 of Seattle’s finest restaurants and retailers will celebrate Northwest Herring Week as a way to re-introduce the tasty, health fish to the dining scene.

Writers' Weir

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:46am
Love Lives A response to Orlando By Maureen “Mo” Longworth

Colors of Truth

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:43am
I write a verse to describe all these vibes, how they hurt Through a lifetime of dead skin shed from the earth

Woosh Kinaadeiyí Summer Showcase Fundraiser

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:41am
Five poets will perform in Woosh Kinaadeiyí’s third annual summer showcase fundraiser, all accompanied by musician Jacob Pickard.

Huna Totem Corporation Board Chair Russell Dick to take the reins as CEO and president

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 12:41am
After seven years of leading Huna Totem Corporation, CEO and President Lawrence Gaffaney will step down this fall, passing the baton to Board Chair Russell Dick. A Huna Totem shareholder, Dick will begin his new role on Oct. 1.

Art in unusual places

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 12:27am
The Capital City Weekly welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places. Photographers of all levels of ability are invited to send in images of natural or urban subjects that they find artistically inspiring or intriguing. Submit images to

North Douglas matters

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 12:24am
The North Douglas Neighborhood Association is hosting a picnic and business meeting at the Sandy Beach log shelter on June 25 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Salmonfest announces lineup for 2016 event

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 12:15am
Every year more than 6,000 people turn the Kenai Peninsula village of Ninilchik into a city during Salmonfest.

Hop Dreams: Five locals envision craft brewery, distillery in downtown’s future

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 12:10am
The Devil’s Club is on fire in downtown Juneau. Last Wednesday, three “local boys with a dream” launched a campaign on the crowd funding website Kickstarter. Their goal: opening a “taproom-focused brewery” on Franklin street.


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