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  1. Shellfish unsafeRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Capital City Weekly

    Butter clams from Shoemaker Beach in Wrangell are unsafe for harvesting due to elevated levels of saxitoxins, according to recent testing by Southeast Alaska Tribal Ocean Research website Also, the Southeast Alaska Tribal Toxins partnership has recently detected elevated levels of the phytoplankton species that produces saxitoxins causing paralytic shellfish poisoning at Starrigavan in Sitka and Hydaburg Beach in Hydaburg. All species of molluscan shellfish at Hydaburg Beach are near or above the regulatory limit and are unsafe to harvest.

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  2. Local film a Adventurmentalisma debutsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Capital City Weekly

    If you don't see the connection between kayaking and mental health, Friday's event at the Goldtown Nickelodeon aims to make it more clear. It starts at 5 p.m. with "Adventurmentalism," a 35-minute film that chronicles Luke Holton and Chelsea Karthauser's journey by kayak from Haines to Wrangell, followed by a presentation and book signing by Susan Conrad, author of "Inside: One Woman's Journey Through the Inside Passage" which charts her trip from Vancouver Island to Juneau.

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  3. Tlingit language apprentices graduateRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Capital City Weekly

    "Lingt tundatani." Loosely translated, the phrase means "Tlingit perspective" or "Tlingit world view."

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  4. Keep Outside wood Outside Heating with Wood: Part IIIRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Remember a few years ago when one of the local chain stores in Juneau tried selling Atlantic farmed salmon from down south? Oh, the hue and cry of public outrage. So they stopped.

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  5. Caregiver Resource Specialist to visit Wrangell and PetersburgRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The Family Caregiver Resource Specialist with Southeast Senior Services Shelly Smith will visit Wrangell and Petersburg to meet with caregivers and provide information about the benefits and services available to them including mini grants for respite, chore services, assisted living devices, personal care assistance, support groups and individual caring support. "My job is to reach out to the caregivers throughout the southeast region to provide them with support and to assist them in getting the services they need," said Smith in an email.

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  6. What's happening this week May 25th - 31st, 2016Read the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Wednesday, May 25, 6-7:30 p.m. Northern Light United Church. The Juneau Reentry Coalition's May meeting will host a community dialogue on the process of reentry into society after incarceration, through the eyes of people who have firsthand experience of it.

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  7. UAS Tech Prep films win Telly awardRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau-based G-Force Productions Digital Cinema has been named a winner at the 27th annual Telly Awards for their series "UAS Tech Prep." Competiting with more than 13,000 entries from the U.S. and other countries at the Telly Awards, "UAS Tech Prep"won in category "Online video series & campaign - promotional."

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  8. Art Fest awards for JDHSRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau-Douglas High School sent seven exceptional student artists to the annual Region V Art Fest on April 7-11. Katie Buchanan, Toma Kimlinger, Summer Putman, Meg Kurland, Skye VanValin, Ryan Moritz, and Brianna Frisby represented JDHS soundly, taking many awards at this competitive visual arts event.

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  9. a oeBy the Seaa Arts and Seafod FestivalRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Coffman Cove's 6th Annual "By The Sea Arts and Seafood Festival" has been moved to Friday and Saturday from its traditional days of Saturday and Sunday. This year, the festival will be held Friday, Aug. 12 from 3 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 13 from 12 p.m. - 10 p.m. The festival will have artists, produce, craftsmen and more from Petersburg, Wrangell, Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island.

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  10. Artists tour Southeast to explore experience of climate changeRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    "It's a challenging topic and it's affecting everyone on the planet," said Allison Warden, an Inupiaq interdisciplinary performance artist who is part of the Island Institute of Sitka's month-long tour of Alaska communities. The tour aims to explore the intersection of climate and culture.

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  11. In the Works with Wrangell artist Vivian Faith PrescottRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    CCW: Do you have any particular creative routines or habits - favorite spaces to work, times of day, materials you use, music you listen to, etc.? I used to have a studio in Sitka, but I recently sold my home and moved permanently to Wrangell to Mickey's Fishcamp. Since my fishcamp is small, my studio is outside on my front porch overlooking the ocean, surrounded by nature.

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  12. Folk Fest performer highlight: Theo a oeFySHa HouckRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The first time Theo "FySH" Houck performed at the Alaska Folk Festival, he was only 12, and he'd moved to town less than a year before. He'd performed on stage before, but never alone.

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  13. Kake documents oral historiesRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Nestled in Keku Strait on Kupreanof Island is the Tlingit village of Kake. Around 600 people are lucky enough to call this community home.

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  14. Rainforest Islands Ferry to re-launch April 15Read the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Four times a week, for a projected 26 weeks, the Rainforest Islands Ferry's new public passenger/vehicle and parcel service will connect Wrangell, Petersburg via South Mitkof and Prince of Wales Island via Coffman Cove. It will depart every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

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  15. An early look inside Alaskaa s a treasure houseaRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    From Willoughby Street, the Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library Archives and Museum Building looks mostly finished, tempting passers-by with glimpses of an interestingly patterned wood ceiling through its huge second floor windows. But inside, it's a serious construction zone, humming with noise and activity as PCL Construction workers, specialty contractors, and SLAM staff busily fulfill their diverse roles in different parts of the building.

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  16. Easing into the holidays with community marketsRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    The day after Thanksgiving is what they call Black Friday. On this day there are places in our country where combat shoppers in a buying frenzy trample each other and get into fights over 2-dollar toasters.

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  17. 'Through the Storm Towards the Sun'Read the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    In the late 1930s, when she turned 10, Carol Feller Brady - born Alice Carolyn James, the youngest of 11 children - entered the part of her life described in her memoir as "the storm." And though she's been through more than it seems possible for one person to survive, her story is remarkable not only for the trauma she endured, but also for the way that, now 88, she's managed to come into the "sun" of her life, finding and giving love in spite of all she went through.

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  18. Walter Soboleff retrospectiveRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    At a retrospective in honor of the second annual Walter Soboleff Day, obersved Nov. 14, speakers including family, friends and a pastor told stories that showcased the late Tlingit leader's sense of humor, generosity, faith, and his extraordinary grace, especially under circumstances that would embitter many people. Here's one, though, that's indicative of his grace: after he graduated divinity school, Soboleff moved to Juneau and wrote a letter to a landlord who had advertised a place to rent.

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  19. Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks backRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    When Ethel Lund invited me into her Douglas home, I was expecting a lesson in the Tlingit language or Native land rights or health care reform or how to do a cartwheel on an old gymnasium floor. Lund has done all those things, some better than others.

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  20. StoryCorps excerpt: 'I want my son to know who he is'Read the original story

    Nov 4, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    As part of last week's Tlingit Clan Conference at Centennial Hall, the Juneau Public Library set up a listening room where conference attendees could hear recordings of interviews conducted as part of the library's ongoing StoryCorps project, expected to run through March. The oral history project focuses on Alaska Native educational experiences.

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