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Calling all Writers, Poets, Word People

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:56pm
We at the Capital City Weekly are providing a forum for your creative endeavors.

SUGHED: A river running through it

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:55pm
I'm a mess right now.

Woosh Kinaadeiyí Open Mic and Poetry Slam to be held at Silverbow

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:55pm
Woosh Kinaadeiyí will host this month's open mic and poetry slam on Friday, Jan. 16, at 6:30 p.m. at Silverbow Inn.

Alaska writer historian Roppel dies at 76

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:55pm
ANCHORAGE - Patricia Roppel, a Wrangell woman who wrote 13 books and more than 100 articles, many about the history of Southeast Alaska, has died.

Review: 'Neither Mountain Nor River'

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:55pm
Whether trapping muskrat on a New England golf course, wandering the Arizona desert with his father, or counting sockeye in Yakutat, Mike Freeman looks for - and finds - the wonderful in the natural world. To read "Neither Mountain nor River: Fathers, Sons, and an Unsettled Faith" is to immerse yourself in a wide swath of America, and to appreciate its sometimes harsh beauty.

Letter from the editor

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:55pm
The first thing I did as the new managing editor of the Capital City Weekly was to get out a detailed map of Southeast Alaska. Despite the name of this publication, we serve more than 30 communities around the region, and though I've lived in Juneau for more than two decades, I was a little hazy on the locations of a few of those places.

JDHS art club to host art auction and party

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:55pm
The Juneau Douglas High School Art Club will host an art auction and "Pugmill Party" on Sunday, Jan. 18, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Salt Restaurant.

Giant Puppet Project begins Saturday

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:55pm
Local artist MK MacNaughton's Giant Puppet Project kicks off this week, a month-long art activity that involves the creation of giant, wearable puppets.

Put a 'u' in it

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:55pm
I read a lot of books as a kid and, consequentially, scored highly during those many, many years of weekly spelling tests - with a few noticeable exceptions.

Making the Switch

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:55pm
Life is about change. That old adage "change is constant" is so true. Annoying, but true nonetheless. I tend to like change. It keeps things from getting dull. Some have said that I'm predictable. I suppose I am in some circumstances. For example, when I go to lunch at nearly any Juneau restaurant, they all know my beverage of choice is iced tea with lots of ice and no lemon. One time a new server at a place I dine at quite frequently brought me tea with lots of lemons and no ice. She was sweet, the tea was not.

New executive director takes the reigns at Huna Heritage Foundation

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:55pm
Huna Heritage Foundation, the non-profit arm of Huna Totem Corporation, has announced that Sarah Dybdahl will become the group's new executive director on Feb. 9.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to be honored Jan. 19

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:55pm
A Juneau community commemoration event honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held on Monday, Jan. 19, at 1 p.m. at St Paul's Catholic Church.

Five Good Reads: Eileen Wagner

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:55pm
Here's a list of graphic novels, submitted in honor of French cartoonists by local reader Eileen Wagner.

Strong headwinds for marketers heading into 2015

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:55pm
Alaska seafood marketers are facing some strong headwinds heading into 2015, notably, for sockeye salmon and crab.

Writers' Weir: Two Poems By Richard Stokes

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:55pm
Home for the First Time

The Ruthless self-assessment of 'One Hot Mess'

Capital City Weekly - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:55pm
I love Libby Bakalar's blog "One Hot Mess," (http://onehotmessalaska.blogspot.com/). It's not immediately apparent why. Demographically, we have little in common. I am not a super smart brash woman from New York who juggles career aspirations after having created life ... twice. (We do share a certain socio-economic status and good hair). Regardless, it's within the specifics of Libby's blog where you and I can find the universal.

JUMP 2015 Winter Film Fest

JUMP Society - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 12:10pm
Thursday, Feb 12 · 7 pm Friday, Feb 13 · 7 pm & 9 pm Saturday, Feb 14 · 7 pm & 9 pm Gold Town Nickelodeon Friday, Feb 27 · 7 pm UAS Egan Room The JUMP Society Film Festival features locally made short films. Admission is free and tickets will be available (soon) […]
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Superintendent speaks out about student privacy rights

Juneau School District Announcements - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 1:40pm

Supe's On  - Welcome to the Superintendent's Blog

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School District Report on Investigation into Hazing

Juneau School District Announcements - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:35pm

The Juneau School District has concluded our investigation into allegations that on or about May 30-31 of this year a group of incoming senior boys hazed/initiated a group of incoming freshmen boys by paddling them multiple times.

These events were first brought to our attention in early June. At that time the district began an initial investigation, which, due to an active police investigation and summer vacation, was put on hold. When we were informed that the police had concluded their investigation we resumed our efforts.

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