Come SWING in the New Year with KRNN and Juneau Jazz and Classics.
KRNN is proud to sponsor a very special New Year’s Eve celebration. Juneau Jazz & Classics and the Maas Family present Swing in the New Year! at the JACC. Featuring the Thunder Mountain Big Band, guest artists Ingrid Jensen and Jon Wikan, and vocalist Vicki Van Fleet.
Great dance music, hors d’oeuvres, and a champagne toast promise a great new year’s eve celebration—and benefit for the 2012 festival. Get your tickets now, or swing by the JACC, Hearthside, or Rainy Retreat books.
- The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has a new target date for opening its cultural immersion park at the old Thane Ore House. Last year, Central Council officials had hoped it would open this summer. Now, they’re shooting for 2018, after the Juneau Assembly approved a 1.2-acre land lease making it possible Monday evening.
- William Quayle, Jr. is running for the District 1 Juneau Assembly seat. The municipal election is Oct. 4.
- Winds of that speed can uproot trees, knock branches down and damage property, including vessels and aircraft moored and tied down outdoors.
- The aurora borealis, more commonly known as the Northern Lights, were visible in much of Southeast Alaska late Wednesday and early Thursday. Share your Northern Lights photos with us.