Last Sunday, my dear friend Elizabeth marked a milestone birthday. To celebrate, she wanted to have a picnic at Eagle Beach with her special girlfriends. I was thrilled to be included in this amazing group of women.
Breached mine tailings dams be damned! As millions of Fraser River sockeye salmon head for spawning beds polluted by a brew of metal toxins oozing from the Mount Polley gold/copper mine disaster in British Columbia, Republican candidates vying for US Senate want environmental regulators to butt out of Alaska's mining development decisions.
The Territorial Sportsmen, Inc. board was scheduled to make the final tally of the fish caught in the 68th annual Golden North Salmon Derby on Tuesday, but by press time, the unofficial winner of the derby is Juneau's Max Mielke.
A couple of weeks ago, I found out that the legendary BrewDogs of Brewdog Ltd. of Scotland were up here filming for their Esquire Network show called (not surprisingly) "Brew Dogs." The show is in its second season and enjoying an excellent following among beer lovers and even non-beer lovers because of the antics of these brewers when they tromp the globe to immerse themselves in local beer culture. They produce a beer wherever they end up.
Louet yarns held in small hand-woven cedar bark baskets – “The Coppers” Chilkat robe limited-edition block print by David Svenson, 1984
The Northwest Coast Weavers Supply (http://nwcoastweaverssupply.com/) online shop has been launched !!! This is THE online source we have all needed! This is our one-stop shop to buy Ravenstail or Chilkat warp and the best commercially-spun 100% merino weft yarns by company-brand “Louet” — NWCoastWeaverssupply.com will also begin carrying looms (for local delivery only), loom bags, no-sap cedar bark (bark is boiled to remove sap for splitting to spin with your wool), merino wool roving, and instruction books. And within the year, nwcoastweaverssupply.com will also offer other items for sale such as cloth covers, tote bags, mugs, greeting cards, warp sticks, embellishment items, etc.
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