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Rie Munoz' Alaska: More true than real

...the couple signed up to work as teachers on King Island, knowing little about it other than it was...demands. Rie's descriptions of life on King island, described first-hand in the "King Island Journal" published in 2007 at Juan Jr...
Renowned artist Rie Munoz dies

...many other Alaska communities - every one on the road system and most that were not - including a stint teaching on King Island after falling for and marrying Juan Munoz.Over the years, she taught in rural Alaska, wrote and cartooned for the...
The Eagle Tree, lowered by a crane, has landed

...Metlakatla from Seattle's Center for Wooden Boats, and will have a kayak arriving from San Diego that was created in King Island.Banghart is hoping the state will have control of the building again by April 2016 (though the state owns it, safety...
AFN 2014: Plea for help

...audience were moved to tears by Roberts-Hyslop's speech, including Murkowski's staffer Megan Alvanna-Stimpfle, a King Island Inupiat from Nome. "It's a difficult reality that we live with," she said. "If we can take a minute and pray...
SE artists recognized with Rasmuson awards album.? Arlo Hannigan, of Nome, will create a new sub-genre of world music. Working with members of the King Island community, he will produce an Alaska-world folk album, emphasizing the sub-Arctic musical landscape.? George Demientieff...
Juneau writer Ernestine Hayes wins one of five Alaska Literary Awards

...five recipients of this award. The other four are poet Erin Hollowell, of Homer; poet Joan Kane, of Anchorage, King Island and Mary's Igloo; poet Susanna Mishler, of Anchorage; and writer Frank Soos, of Fairbanks. The five literary...
Five good (Alaskan) reads

...of Anchorage, is an Inupiaq poet with family from King Island and Mary's Igloo. Her debut poetry collection...Naviyuk KaneInupiaq poet Joan Kane's family is from King Island (uninhabited since 1959); many of these poems trace...
Welling to perform original songs about the Nativity Friday

...some of the songs with him. Myron Welling is well known in the music community for his vocal performances as part of "King Island Christmas," Singing in the Rain cabaret, and the Alaska Folk Festival and other events. Melita Welling said her...
Who's Your Diva?

...back in my high school days I played Sandy in "Grease" at JDHS, which was a ton of fun. I've also performed in "King Island Christmas" a handful of times over the years and it will always have a special place in my heart.Three local performers...
Jean Rogers memorial service set for Sunday

...died Feb. 20 in Juneau at age 93. Her best known books are "Goodbye My Island" and "King Island Christmas," both illustrated by Rie Munoz. "King Island Christmas" was adapted into an oratorio by Deborah Brevoort with music by David Friedman...


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