On his show last Sunday, comedian John Oliver called the Nenana Ice Classic “the single greatest ice-melting contest in the world.”
March 31 is Transgender Day of Visibility. One Juneau resident is choosing to be visible in her transition. She’s writing a column about it for the Juneau Empire.
A cedar monument in the park — “Thundering Wings” by Lingít master carver Nathan Jackson — depicts an eagle taking flight.
The state board of education approved the Lower Kuskokwim School District’s request to expand Ayaprun into the extra grade levels.
His first ever broadcasts were in his hometown of Dillingham, where he announced high school basketball games as a kid.
The initiative pairs mentors with apprentices to develop traditional skills — and to foster vital cultural and traditional knowledge of the Chilkat Valley.
A new episode of the kids’ show “Molly of Denali” centers around a character named Vera Malakas, who is Filibascan, a combination of Filipino and Athabascan. Those who worked on the show say that representation of Filipino Alaskans will allow more kids to see themselves and their lives on TV.
There are some changes to storytime. Sign-ups are required now, and masking is encouraged. And it’s in a large room with more floor space and better ventilation.
Juneau cruise ship passengers could foot a big chunk of the bill for a new, integrated convention center and performing arts venue.
The Wooshkeetaan Kootéeyaa, meaning Wooshkeetaan totem pole, used to be located outside of Centennial Hall, but it was taken down in 2016 and put in a warehouse because of weather damage.