JUNEAU — The Dimond Park Aquatic Center will be closed on Sunday, May 29, to honor Juneau area high school graduates. The Center will resume regular operation with its summer schedule on Monday, May 30.
Augustus G. Brown Pool will also remain closed through June 5 for annual pool maintenance.
If you have any questions, please contact Parks and Recreation at 586-5226.
The Family Caregiver Resource Specialist with Southeast Senior Services Shelly Smith will visit Wrangell and Petersburg to meet with caregivers and provide information about the benefits and services available to them including mini grants for respite, chore services, assisted living devices, personal care assistance, support groups and individual caring support.
YAKUTAT — The Yakutat Ranger District and City and Borough of Yakutat recently employed a nine-person AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps youth crew in a program called the Yakutat Youth Community Corps Project.
The Douglas 4th of July Committee asks Douglas residents, organizations and businesses to fly the American flag on Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14. The Douglas Volunteer Fire Fighters will judge the properties at 5 p.m. on June 14. Awards will be announced and posted in the evening. To be judged, contact Meg Thordarson at 723-7787.
The Tongass National Forest, partner agencies, groups, businesses, and local volunteers are sponsoring youth fishing events throughout Southeast. No experience is needed to participate in these events. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and all persons should bring proper footwear and clothing.
The evening became chilly as the sun slowly sank below the distant edges of the Fairweather Range, but a tightly knit group of students, culture bearers, teachers, and new friends remained circled on the beach.
Randall Bresee, of Tennessee, takes a Haines scenic with his view camera. Bresee, a retired college professor, said he always wanted to see Alaska and the Yukon and has dedicated this summer to taking photos everywhere from the forests of Southeast to the tundra of Deadhorse.
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 email@example.com.
JUNEAU — The Haines Borough and the Hydaburg School District were two of 42 Forest Service Wood Innovation Grant recipients. The goal of the grants is to expand and accelerate wood energy and wood products markets throughout the United States to support forest management needs.
Three Southeast communities are among 14 statewide recipients of the Alaska Clean Water Actions grants. The combined $295,493 in grants are awarded by a partnership of the Alaska Departments of Environmental Conservation, Fish and Game, and Natural Resources to help the state achieve its clean water goals by focusing on waters in greatest need of protection and restoration.
BARTLETT COVE — Forty fourth graders with their teachers and chaperones descended on Glacier Bay National Park on May 13. The kids came from Angoon, Klukwan, Hoonah and Gustavus for a special Every Kid in a Park centennial celebration.