In the past, this newspaper has stated its support of the Whale Project - the effort to put a bronze whale sculpture on Juneau's waterfront as a way to beautify our city, enhance an adjacent micro-ecosystem and draw tourists farther along our historic waterfront. Today, this paper again throws its support behind this worthy project. We're not alone. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly has supported the project, as has the core committee that is still spending its time and energy bringing it to fruition.
...organize the project.Pechuzal was commissioned by the city of Seward in 2009 to create a mural for Alaska's 50th anniversary of statehood. Since then she has traveled to rural Alaskan towns organizing community murals under the Alaska State Council...
There is always a bit of awe when I make a left on Egan Drive and begin the crawl up Main Street toward the building I work in, the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.
Later this month the Capital City will host an exciting event that honors Alaskans who have made significant contributions to artistic and cultural life on the Last Frontier.
Nine architectural jurors are in Juneau poring over portfolios to choose among the applicants to design a new capitol for Alaska.
Samaritans rescue man from burning van; Teens in car accident on Thane Road; Committee to organize anniversary events; Couple arrested in bank robberies; Red-light runner hits Anchorage police car
Hospice celebrates hospice, palliative care month; Gastineau Elementary School holds Healthy Futures Family Nights; Juneau plans for 50th anniversary statehood celebration; Coffee & Collections Series continues with U.S. Bureau of Mines;
A fitting project to commemorate the 50th anniversary of statehood would be to add a dome-like structure or sculpture to the top of our Capitol building - something in keeping with the character...
A dozen new public art pieces will soon be springing up around Juneau - and local artists have been invited to help design them.
...30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325. 50th Anniversary of Statehood event planning volunteer meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Kathy, 723-3621 or...
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