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NYT Puzzlemaster Will Shortz Adds Alaska To His Table Tennis Quest

NYT Puzzlemaster Will Shortz Adds Alaska To His Table Tennis Quest

Fans of puzzles and table tennis were at Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School last night for a table tennis exhibition featuring puzzle master Will Shortz and Caribbean table tennis pro Robert Roberts.

Yakutat’s tern festival in sound and pictures

Yakutat’s tern festival in sound and pictures

Birders, biologists, carvers and kids gathered in Yakutat May 30th to June 2nd for the community’s annual tern festival.

New Honorary Consul an opportunity for Alaska

New Honorary Consul an opportunity for Alaska

Jenny Strickler was sworn into office Monday night as the first Honorary Consul of the Republic of the Philippines to Alaska.

Alaska’s first honorary Filipino Consul sworn into office

Alaska’s first honorary Filipino Consul sworn into office

The first Honorary Consul of the Republic of the Philippines to Alaska has been sworn into office.

Planning Commission OKs Soboleff Center permit

Planning Commission OKs Soboleff Center permit

The Juneau Planning Commission has approved a Conditional Use Permit for the downtown Walter Soboleff Heritage Center.

Ketchikan breaks world rainboot race record

Ketchikan breaks world rainboot race record

Nearly 2,000 people turned out in Ketchikan Saturday afternoon to break the Guinness World Record for the largest rainboot race.

Juneau performing artist teaches Kodiak kids storytelling skills

Juneau performing artist teaches Kodiak kids storytelling skills

Ryan Conarro completed a two week artist in schools program that culminated with a presentation last Thursday.

Museums, attractions gear up for more ships, passengers (+ slideshow)

Museums, attractions gear up for more ships, passengers (+ slideshow)

Alaska’s tour industry expects more people to visit the state this year. More and larger cruise ships are on their way, bringing visitors through Southeast and across the Gulf of Alaska.

2013 Southeast Alaska Music Fest

2013 Southeast Alaska Music Fest

Schools from around Southeast Alaska brought their music to the capital city earlier this month at the annual Southeast Music Festival.

Anchorage kids’ kayak co-op kickstarts fundraising

Anchorage kids’ kayak co-op kickstarts fundraising

An Anchorage-based co-op is raising money to begin after-school training that combines ancient techniques of kayak design with education.