Juneau Newswire (Page 4)

Juneau Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Juneau, AK. (Page 4)

Results 61 - 80 of 947 for "u:capitalcityweekly.com" in Juneau, AK

  1. CorrectionRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Correction: A brief in the Jan. 25 issue of the Capital City Weekly listed the Juneau World Affairs Council's WorldQuest as happening on "Friday, Feb. 13." The event is Friday, Feb. 3. The Capital City Weekly regrets the error.

    Comment?

  2. Making herstoryRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    The President of the United States and his team are ushering in sweeping changes to almost every facet of the federal government. More than half of Americans see these changes as at best disturbing and at worst deadly to the future of humanity and the planet, which sustains life.

    Comment?

  3. Grandfather knows bestRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    When I was about six or seven, my paternal grandfather - who, as a Jewish kid growing up in a predominately Irish neighborhood in 1930s New York, got jumped every day walking to and from school - told me to punch him in the shoulder as hard as I could. Grandpa's meaning was two-fold: 1) be careful who you throw punches at - even your own grandfather; and 2) return the punch when someone throws one at you - even your own grandson.

    Comment?

  4. Taking a swing at Parkinson'sRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    "Once they go through this door, they are no longer Parkinson's patients they're fighters," said trainer Kirk Burke. Inside the upstairs workout room at Pavitt Health and Fitness Center, Luann McVey, whose husband Richard Steele has Parkinson's Disease, led the group of seven participants in yoga to warm them up for something called "Rock Steady Boxing."

    Comment?

  5. Fireside lecture on icefield research programRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's free Fireside Lecture on Friday, February 3 will feature the Juneau Icefield Research Program , a science-based summer study program conducted on the Juneau Icefield. It was started in 1948 by the late Dr. Maynard Miller.

    Comment?

  6. City Museum awards grant to Treadwell Historic Preservation & Restoration SocietyRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    The Treadwell Historic Preservation & Restoration Society received the 2017 Juneau History Grant from the Juneau-Douglas City Museum for production of two new interpretive signs at the Treadwell Historic Site. Featuring historic photos and informational text, the signs will commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the April 21, 1917 cave-in that caused the closure of three of the four mines at Treadwell.

    Comment?

  7. Beer and wine tasting in support of Juneau Montessori SchoolRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    On Feb. 4, from 6-9 p.m. at the Rockwell Ballroom, there will be a beer and wine tasting in support of the Juneau Montessori School. Taylor Vidic, Erika Lee and Juneau Soul and TW Funk Band will provide music, and Geoff Kirsch will play a 30-minute set of "The Geoff Kirsch Experience Experiment Project."

    Comment?

  8. Brewfest ticket sales begin Feb. 1Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Ticket sales for the 25th annual Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival begin Feb. 1. Festival dates are May 26 and 27 in Haines. As many as 20 breweries from Alaska and the Yukon attend the festival each year to share their best brews with 1,900 beer lovers from far and wide.

    Comment?

  9. Juneau Symphony winter concerts Feb. 11-12Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Conductor Troy Quinn and the Juneau Symphony will perform music by great American composers for its winter "American Roots" concerts. Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man and Barber's Adagio for Strings will be highlights of the performance, as will the brass in a stirring trumpet solo on John Williams's soundtrack from Lincoln as well as a trombone showstopper in Anderson's Bugler's Holiday.

    Comment?

  10. Sue Kazama to give fifth free piano concertRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau pianist Sue Kazama will perform in the fifth free concert organized to raise money to buy a grand piano for the new Juneau Artsand Culture Center. Organizers are accepting donations, however, for the piano.

    Comment?

  11. Juneau youth invited to display art in ice cream shop restroomRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Coppa's new program will feature art made by local youth in the restroom. Each month, the ice cream shop will display works from youth artists, along with a larger art opening on each First Friday event.

    Comment?

  12. My Corner of Alaska: Reality? Let's think about that for a minuteRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    More and more lately, the Deep Thinkers have been struggling with the possibility of alternate realities. They have begun to suspect that whole worlds might exist side by side while unaware of each other.

    Comment?

  13. First Friday Feb. 6th in Juneau and HainesRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Sealaska Heritage will host a performance by Yees Ku Oo, a multicultural dance group comprised of many indigenous nations. The Tlingit name Yees Ku Oo means "New People/New Beginning," and was translated by the late Tlingit elder Clarence Jackson in 2003, the year the group formed.

    Comment?

  14. Fish Factor: Bare bones fishery budget looks upRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    As lawmakers convene this week in Juneau, Alaska's fishing industry sees a glimmer of hope that its budget won't be gutted again. Under Governor Walker's proposed budget for FY18, the commercial fisheries division of the Alaska Dept.

    Comment?

  15. What's happening this week Jan. 18th - 24th, 2017Read the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Thursday, Jan. 19, 5:30 - 7 p.m., downtown Juneau Public Library. Families with children under age six are invited to come for a light dinner, crafts, and Raven storytelling.

    Comment?

  16. Con Brio Chamber Series presents a oeLow Brass Music and Other NoisesaRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    The Con Brio Chamber Series presents: "Low Brass Music and Other Noises," low brass music performed by Katy Giorgio, Roger Schmidt, and Ken Truitt on trombones, and Tim Ayer on tuba, joined by Douglas Smith on piano. This program has solo works for trombone and tuba by Mozart, Mascagni, Grndahl, Saint-Sans and Croatian composer Stjepan ulek and quartets by Bach, Bruckner, and John Williams, peppered throughout with surprises and familiar hits, from Daft Punk to Dr. Strangelove.

    Comment?

  17. AWARE celebrates 40 years of service with a dance party/fundraiserRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    To celebrate 40 years of providing services to Juneau and the Northern Panhandle, AWARE will host a birthday party at 8 p.m. in the Rockwell Ballroom on Jan. 28. Susu and the Prophets, a local popular band, will rock the house while some of Juneau's gourmet bakers and ice cream makers serve up birthday treats. The event's main sponsor is local pediatrician Joy Neyhart, owner of Rainfores Pediatric Care.

    Comment?

  18. 35th annual learn to ski weekendRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Eaglecrest is accepting applications for its 35th annual Learn to Ski Weekend on Jan. 28-29. Over the weekend, third, fourth and fifth graders in Juneau who have never skied before will come to Eaglecrest and learn.

    Comment?

  19. Juneau to have 6th annual Project Homeless ConnectRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Every year, the Juneau Coalition on Housing & Homelessness puts on Project Homeless Connect, a free event that serves as a one-day, one-stop for Juneau's homeless to get access to a variety of services and resources.

    Comment?

  20. Local documentary maker turns camera, pen to romantic comedyRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Greg Chaney, a Juneau filmmaker, is used to telling the stories of others through his documentaries. He's made "Journey on the Wild Coast," which is about a couple traveling under their own power from Seattle to the Aleutian Islands, and the "The Empty Chair," which tells the tale of Juneau's Japanese-American citizens who were interned during World War II, along with the city's response.

    Comment?

Juneau Job Listings
View or post Juneau job listings on Topix.
Juneau Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Juneau from Topix.
Juneau Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Juneau on Topix.