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  1. Flowers in your foodRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Capital City Weekly

    When I was growing up, I never understood the fuss about roses. Yes, they were pretty and smelled wonderful when they bloomed, but it was such a tiny reward for all the work they required.

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  2. Former Juneau Symphony conductor directs new childrena s musicalRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Capital City Weekly

    Kyle Wiley Pickett, who left Juneau in 2014 to conduct the Topeka Symphony and the Springfield, Missouri Symphony, also found time to travel to Prague to record "Phineas McBoof Crashes the Symphony." Featuring the talent of Grammy-winning opera superstars Isabel Leonard and Nathan Gunn along with composer "Doctor Noize," a.k.a. Cory Cullinan, "Phineas McBoof Crashes the Symphony" is billed as "a full-length, screwball musical comedy complete with fast, zany repartee, where the leading characters have over-the-top dramatic ranges combined with vocal chops that open one's ears to what real singing with resonance and amazing projection is all about."

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  3. On your mark, get set, readRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Capital City Weekly

    Each week throughout the summer, the Juneau Public Libraries, in collaboration with the Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries and local businesses, award young readers various prizes for writing book reviews about their favorite summer reads. During its fifth week, the Juneau Public Libraries received 31 different book reviews from 17 different young readers under the age of 18. Here is a summary of the top book reviews from this week's winners: "The Case of the Missing Moonstone" by Jordan Stratford: "One fascinating part of this book is how the girls manage to track down the thief" - Melia Lu Trousil, age 14. "The Hobbit" by J.R.R Tolkien: "One fascinating part of this book is when Bilbo finds his companions caught in spider webs.

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  4. Writers' WeirRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Capital City Weekly

    Diane DeSloover is a long time resident of Juneau, who for 39 summers has enjoyed the meditative aspects of picking blueberries - and the pies, of course! To submit to Writers' Weir, email your poetry, fiction or nonfiction to managing editor Mary Catharine Martin at [email protected]

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  5. a The Gianta s Hand: A Life in Arctic AlaskaaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Capital City Weekly

    That's how Nick Jans describes his newest book, a moving collection of essays called "The Giant's Hand: A Life in Arctic Alaska." That description encapsulates some of the book's main themes: adventure, friendship, home and the passage of time.

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  6. Harmful Algal Bloom AdvisoryRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Capital City Weekly

    The Southeast Alaska Tribal Toxins partnership has been collecting phytoplankton samples throughout southeast Alaska to monitor for plankton species that can produce toxins and cause human health effects, specifically paralytic shellfish poisoning . Samples taken July 4 confirmed elevated levels of Alexandrium, the phytoplankton species that produces saxitoxins causing PSP, at Auke Bay in Juneau and Cloud 9 and the graveyard in Craig.

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  7. USFS and Trail Mix partner to maintain trails, cabinsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Capital City Weekly

    July 8, the U.S. Forest Service announced a public-private partnership with Trail Mix, Inc., a Juneau-based nonprofit organization, to maintain trails and cabins on the Tongass and Chugach National Forests in Alaska. The new agreement expands a 20-year partnership between the Forest Service and Trail Mix that started in Juneau.

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  8. PSP risk changesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Capital City Weekly

    The Southeast Alaska Tribal Toxins partnership has been collecting phytoplankton samples throughout southeast Alaska to monitor for plankton species that can produce toxins and cause human health effects, specifically paralytic shellfish poisoning . Samples taken July 1 confirmed elevated levels of Alexandrium, the phytoplankton species that produces saxtoxins causing PSP, at Auke Bay and Eagle Beach in Juneau, and Cloud 9 and the graveyard in Craig.

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  9. King salmon fishing closed at DIPAC; lowest return on recordRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Capital City Weekly

    Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 1, sport fishing for king salmon and snagging has been prohibited within a 200-yard radius of the Wayside Park Fishing Dock. King salmon may not be snagged, targeted, retained or possessed; king salmon caught while fishing for other species must be released immediately.

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  10. Free park passes for fourth gradersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Capital City Weekly

    The Tongass National Forest is handing out free Every Kid in a Park passes to fourth graders. Passes allow the holder plus three others to use some public facilities that require a fee payment, like Juneau's Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

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  11. Bus trips made easierRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Capital City Weekly

    Capital Transit in Juneau now has a trip planner provided by Google Maps, available at www.juneau.org/capitaltransit, so that riders can easily plan bus trips from their computer or mobile device. Enter start and end locations, and Google Maps will return a customized itinerary, including which bus to take, where and when to board, transfer, and get off.

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  12. Help preserve the M/V ChugachRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Capital City Weekly

    The U.S. Forest Service is looking for an alternative use of the historic M/V Chugach, the last wooden ranger boat in the fleet operating in Southeast Alaska. Field-going personnel need economically feasible modes of transportation for their day-to-day work activities, and must consider the costs of maintaining and operating the M/V Chugach.

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  13. 200 kids travel to Juneau basketball campRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau's 2016 Fast Break Basketball camp drew nearly 200 campers from all over Alaska, even including a few players from as far away as Washington and Arizona. More than 150 participants entering 2nd-8th grades participated in Camp 1 and Camp 2 had 40 participants entering 8th-12th grades.

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  14. Celebrate 40 years JLORead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Capital City Weekly

    The Juneau Lyric Opera is celebrating 40 years of vocal and theatrical programming at its Anniversary Gala on Friday, July 29, 7 p.m. at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. JLO's Gala will present a music program featuring local singers such as Juneau gem, Kathleen Wayne, the "singing surgeon" David Miller, popular "Who's Your Diva?" divas Patricia Hull, Cheryl Crawford, and Megan Felts, renowned tenor Mark Calvert, and many more.

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  15. Cruise ship passengers give backRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Capital City Weekly

    Skagway is anticipating 791,260 cruise ship passengers this year. These visitors will pour money into the local economy, but it can be difficult for local arts organizations, with events year-round that go frequently unseen by these one-day tourists, to grab a piece of the pie.

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  16. Clarissa Rizal receives prestigious fellowshipRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Capital City Weekly

    Master weaver Clarissa Rizal of Juneau has received a 2016 National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the biggest honor in the nation for someone working in traditional and folk art. Rizal is a member of the Raven T'akDein Taan clan of Hoonah.

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  17. Photos: Author Christopher Moore stops by JuneauRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Capital City Weekly

    Internationally best-selling author Christopher Moore and Hearthside Books owner Brenda Weaver pose with Moore's 2014 book "The Serpent of Venice." Moore is in Juneau to visit friend, reknowned whale photographer and Juneau resident Flip Nicklin, whom Moore got to know while researching his 2003 book "Fluke, or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings."

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  18. Meals with Midgi: Perfecting Southeast salmon tacosRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Capital City Weekly

    Is it me, or is there an abundance of places in town with extraordinarily delicious fish tacos? There's the Hangar, with its seared halibut fish tacos. V's Cellar Door restaurant and food truck have killer fish tacos.

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  19. Young readers review booksRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Capital City Weekly

    Each week throughout the summer, the Juneau Public Libraries, in collaboration with the Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries and local businesses, award young readers various prizes for writing book reviews about their favorite summer reads. During the fourth week of this Summer Reading Program activity, the Juneau Public Libraries received 63 different book reviews from 35 different young readers under the age of 18. Here is a summary of the top book reviews from this week's winners: "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger: "One fascinating part of this book is when Holden snuck back into his house to meet his little sister after dropping out of school ."

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  20. Playboy Spaceman returns to Earth with the release of a And His FatheraRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Capital City Weekly

    The One Heart Army is back on the field this week, with Playboy Spaceman unfurling its standards and releasing its newest album, "And His Father." The Juneau-based rock band will be holding a release party at the Rockwell Ballroom in Juneau on Saturday, July 9. Throughout its entire length, "And His Father" is a serious album, but avoids becoming maudlin, despite the recurring themes of causality, legacy, and bereavement.

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