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  1. Party like ita s (almost) 2017Read the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau Jazz & Classics and the Maas Family will "Swing in the New Year!" The Juneau Big Band will play, and there will be a special appearance by the Last Chance Jazz Band. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and desserts, along with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.

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  2. On Writing: TransparencyRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    My second year in Juneau I was working as a regulation writer for the National Marine Fisheries Service, and I was drafting the preamble to a proposed rule explaining the whys and wherefores of some new fisheries regulation. For one reason or another I was dragging my feet and not getting the draft written in a very timely fashion.

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  3. UAS Grace Schaible house soldRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Former Alaska Attorney General Grace Schaible's gift to the University of Alaska Southeast from 25 years ago keeps on giving. In 1989, Schaible donated her Juneau home - located along the Mendenhall River - to the university.

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  4. Downtown Gallery Walk ushers in holiday seasonRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    It's the most wonderful time of the year, and Gallery Walk - the biggest, most popular First Friday of the year - is a festive way to usher in the season. One of the biggest arts events of the year, this year's Gallery Walk downtown will feature events new and old.

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  5. Writers' Weir: Morning, November 9, 2016Read the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Margo Waring began writing poetry halfway through the more than 40 years she has lived in Juneau.

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  6. Coffee & Collections highlights Tlingit language learnersRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The Juneau Douglas City Museum will host the Tlingit Language Learners group for a discussion of learning from 10:30 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Dec. 3, for Coffee & Collections. Anne Fuller will be leading the discussion.

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  7. SHI opens state-wide Native mask exhibit highlighting ancient, current usesRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Sealaska Heritage Institute has opened a new exhibit featuring Native masks from across the state that elucidates the masks' ancient and current uses. The exhibit, Alaska Native Masks: Art & Ceremony, includes 50 masks from the Iupiat, Yup'ik, Alutiiq, Athabascan, Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian and is on display in the Nathan Jackson Gallery at the Walter Soboleff Building in Juneau.

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  8. Club Baby SealRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    In late spring, five comedians, almost all new to stand up comedy, came together for their first performance as Club Baby Seal. No, it wasn't their sold-out performance at the Gold Town Nickelodeon Theatre - that happened in October.

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  9. Christmas tree hunting in the capital cityRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Ordinarily my friend is afraid of saying no; but on this occasion she promptly shakes her head: "We wouldn't take a dollar." The mill owner's wife persists."

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  10. Talking in codeRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Thirty-three Native American tribes had members who served as World War II code talkers, amounting to between 400 and 500 men. But for decades, it was classified information and kept secret, even from the code talkers' families.

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  11. On Writing: Flip-FlopRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The Sunday before Election Day I decided to quit writing this column. After the Juneau Empire published the Morris Publishing Group's endorsement of Donald Trump, I needed to do something in protest, so I called my editor at the Capital City Weekly and told her that I quit.

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  12. Juneau effort helps disabled swimRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    My husband Lisle Hebert has faithfully worked out at the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool in downtown Juneau for at least 26 years. In 2014 he was diagnosed with ALS.

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  13. What's happening this week Nov. 23rd-29th, 2016Read the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    During WWII, nearly 120,000 Japanese-Americans, including more than 200 Alaskans, were ordered to internment camps in the name of "national security." Gordon Mirabayashi was one of only three people who attempted to defy the order on legal grounds.

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  14. USFS hosts Nicklins lectureRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The U.S. Forest Service is hosting a special lecture featuring the recent voyage of the first large luxury cruise ship to sail through the Northwest Passage. Juneauites Linda and Flip Nicklin, who were on board the Crystal Serenity as Alaskan naturalists, will share photos and stories at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25 at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

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  15. Sophomore plays in piano seriesRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Farley-Robinson has done two concerts in support of the Juneau Alaska Music Matters program; has been an accompanist for the choir; been chosen for two Command Performances during the last two Southeast Alaska Music Festivals; was the winner at the Junior Level Concerto Competition in 2013; and was an Honorable Mention at the 2014 Anchorage Piano Competition. He attended the Adamant Piano Camp in Vermont last summer studying under famous teachers.

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  16. New, traditional vendors at Public MarketRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The 34th annual Alaska-Juneau Public Market opens noon on Friday, Nov. 25, the day after Thanksgiving, and continues through Sunday. More than 160 vendors will participate.

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  17. JDT presents a oeThe NutcrackeraRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau Dance Theatre will present "The Nutcracker" Dec. 2-4 at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. It will feature guest artists affiliated with Miami City Ballet.

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  18. Juneau Sma algyax group celebrates one yearRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    On the one-year anniversary of their first meeting, they're ready to start putting together sentences, said organizer Alfie Price. The group got started with Tsimshian master carver and culture bearer David A. Boxley came to Juneau in August 2015 to do a four-day class on the language.

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  19. Juried Art Show call for entriesRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The 6th biennial Juried Art Show will hang in the Juneau Arts and Culture Center gallery from Friday, Jan. 6 to Tuesday, Jan. 31. This year's juror is Ketchikan-based artist Evon Zerbetz. Interested artists and groups should apply by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7. Applications are available at www.entrythingy.com/jahc.

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  20. National Novel Writing Month: Writers writeRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    As I sit here at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library on a Saturday, the frost outside the window sparkling in rare Juneau sunshine, I think of the thousands of people around the world who are choosing to stay indoors as they write their novels. It's National Novel Writing Month, and participants are trying to write 50,000 words between midnight Nov. 1 and 11:59 p.m. Nov. 30. It certainly isn't a small undertaking, but I am reminded of something a university classmate of mine said to me years ago: "Writers write."

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