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Photo: Chorus of Smiles

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:21am
Members of the PFLAG Juneau Pride Chorus smile as the audience applauds their performance Saturday, April 19 at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center. The group’s annual concert was intended to raise money and awareness for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender causes in Southeast.

Drinking Alcohol Should be Banned

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:55pm
Did you know that 2.5 million people die each year worldwide due to alcohol related causes? Though alcohol can be fun and can take the edge off, many people die from it each year. These deaths are only one of the many reasons why alcohol should be banned.

Turbocharged Rainbow delights

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:55pm
The pursuit of anadromous fish with a fly, like no other chapter in fly-fishing, is deeply entwined in history and folklore.

Time for a fast fiesta after a long day

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:41pm
In the past two months, I think I have been home for a collective two weeks. It’s been a whirlwind of travel for work and pleasure. I have had the best winter I could imagine, in part because I’ve been able to go to new places and experience new things — particularly food.

Salmon permit costs continue upward climb

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31pm
Alaska salmon permits in many fisheries have tripled in value since 2002, and the upward trend continues.

Tlingit-Haida Assembly wraps up in Juneau

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31pm
Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit Haida) adjourned its 79th annual tribal Assembly April 12 at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall in Juneau.


Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31pm
Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.

Juneau Cabaret schedules show

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31pm
Juneau Cabaret will present an evening of cabaret music 7 p.m. Sunday at the Rockwell, 109 S. Franklin in Juneau.

Snowmachines cross tundra 'like Mars'

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31pm
WEST OF NUIQSUT - A sick snowmachine awaits rescue here on the snow-covered ice of this boot-shaped lake. After an 85-mile journey from our last stop at Umiat, one of the Ski Doo Skandics sputtered to a crawl a few miles from our intended campsite here.

TV-themed beer premieres new episode

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31pm
I don't watch TV. I don't go to the movies. I'm too busy drinking and writing about beer to fetter my time away with sitting in front of the TV watching images scroll by.

AWARE names teen art winners

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31pm
In recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies (AWARE) Inc. has announced the winners of its arts and media scholarship contest:

Fishing discussion scheduled for April 23

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31pm
Raincountry Flyfishers presents a series of talks on issues affecting Juneau-area fisheries.

A Rollergirl Easter celebration

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31pm
Amy Nickerson of the Juneau Rollergirls paints the face of Mya Sheakley, 8, as Sheakley's grandmother, Marie Johnson, watches. The Rollergirls held an Easter fundraiser at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center Saturday, April 19.

New training on old tracks in Klawock

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31pm
Every once in a while, I learn from my mistakes. Not all the time, because that would take some of the chaos out of my life and make it difficult to be a self-deprecating outdoor columnist.

Tickets available for beer showcase

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31pm
Tickets are now available for "Culmination 2014," a festival of obscure beers, to be held May 17 in Anchorage.

Juneau DAR group forms

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31pm
A new chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution officially organized April 12 in Juneau and is named the Inside Passage Chapter. The DAR is a nonprofit, nonpolitical women's service organization dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education, and patriotism.

Eyes on Earth Day

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31pm
Ten-month-old Ethan Clark looks out from the backpack worn by his mother, Hannah, during an Earth Day celebration Saturday, April 19 at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. At background, Sandy Harbanuk of the Juneau Raptor Center showcases Blueberry the raven.

Ripples flow for 12th year at literary journal

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31pm
For the 12th year, "Tidal Echoes," the literary journal of the University of Alaska Southeast, is bringing Southeast Alaskans' creative endeavors to an area-wide audience. They'll be celebrating the issue with a launch on April 25.

A Day in the Life of: Danél F. Griffin

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:31pm
Danél F. Griffin can pinpoint a few clear moments when his life changed.

Bittersweet Moments: Sweet Chili Stir Fry

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:41am
This week I am experiencing a few bittersweet moments. Alex, my youngest daughter, is getting married. She and her new husband will be moving to Nebraska as soon as they return from their honeymoon. Sami, my oldest daughter, is moving with her family to North Dakota shortly after the wedding.


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