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  1. The Muskeg Connection: Bringing The Fleet togetherRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Capital City Weekly

    It happens fast. When the fishermen go to the grounds and leave empty harbor stalls, I find myself imagining Petersburg in the wintertime.


  2. Alaska for Real: Making do in the wilderness a " refrigerationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Capital City Weekly

    When I told my friend Jo that I was building an outdoor cooler to refrigerate my perishables she said: "When I was a kid we lived for a while in a house that had one under-counter cabinet that was a cooler. It had a screen-covered opening to the outside.


  3. The Muskeg Connection: Farming in SoutheastRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    May and June bring out all the new faces. The smaller the town the more noticeable you are; people can be curious about who you are, what you're doing, what you're up to next.


  4. What's happening this week Feb. 8th-14th, 2017Read the original story

    Feb 8, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    They Don't Talk Back, Jan. 27-Feb. 19, Perseverance Theatre. Local playwright Frank Kaash Katasse's debut about how "three generations of Tlingit men face the challenges of a summer of change," acted by an all-indigenous cast.


  5. Sitka Jazz Festival attracts youth, professionalsRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    For 22 years now, the Sitka Jazz Festival has been bringing together student bands from across Alaska and musicians from around the U.S. to perform in Sitka. The festival welcomes both beginners and professionals.


  6. Rasmuson awards Petersburg exec, five othersRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The Rasmuson Foundation has awarded $240,000 to six nonprofit executives across the state for its 2017 Rasmuson Foundation Sabbatical Program. Among them is Susan Ohmer of Petersburg Mental Health Services.


  7. Carey Carmichael Case, PetersburgRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    "I live in Petersburg with my daughter Iris, husband Ben, four chickens, two dogs and one rabbit. We spend most weekends packing up our boat, heading out to explore a new piece of Southeast.


  8. Restacking the shelves: Kake library reopens as Shirly Jackson Community LibraryRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    In mid-October, Kake community members celebrated the one-year anniversary of the reopening of the local library, now dubbed Shirly Jackson Community Library, with an open house. Fifteen people showed up to eat goodies, take home giveaway books and prizes, as well as sign up for memberships and programs as they got a chance to discuss how to make the library better.


  9. Southeast museums receive grants for projectsRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The Alaska State Museum has announced the awarding of 20 grants totaling $105,600 to Alaska museums and cultural centers for museum projects around the state.


  10. Preserving petroglyphsRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Some may call Alaska "The Last Frontier," but evidence of Alaska Natives' thousands of years here is etched right into the rocks. Hundreds - perhaps thousands - of petroglyphs exist in Southeast Alaska alone.


  11. Gathering Alaska: A forest of forageablesRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Ten years ago, U.S. Forest Service ecologist Karen Dillman returned to Petersburg from the Cordova Fungus Festival and decided Petersburg had plenty of forageable food to celebrate, too. She rounded up a group of organizers and, one year later, helped start the Petersburg Rainforest Festival.


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