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Summer solstice celebrated

...celebrate the gift of longer daylight or bemoan the signaling of an imminent ebb into darkness.Officially, the Summer Solstice began the astronomical summer here Thursday at 9:04 p.m.To mark the occasion, Steve Kocsis, a volunteer at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-20/summer-solstice-celebrated
Local
Living & Growing: Celebrate change this summer solstice

...the important issues at This week we celebrate the summer solstice, the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, the day that marks a change in the seasons. The summer solstice is connected to the first harvest, and is the day...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062106/nei_20060621014.shtml
Neighbors
Juneau Empire Online Opinion and Letters: Summer solstice expectations 6/19/98

...the parks as family life tumbles into summer sports-baseball, softball, soccer. Friends, returning from long, southward road trips, bear with them the first king salmon and halibut of the season. Summer solstice expectations

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061998/edit.html
Juneau Empire Online Community: Best bets 6/19/98

...Friday, June 19, 1998 BY RILEY WOODFORD The summer solstice is upon us, with celebrations public and private...where or how you do it, be sure to acknowledge the summer solstice in some way. You'll feel better in November if...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061998/bestbets.html
Holy Trinity to hold Saturday Market

JUNEAU - The Holy Trinity Summer Solstice Saturday Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday...Fifth Street, downtown between Gold and Harris streets. Summer Solstice garden tours will begin at the same location from 9 a.m...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061308/nei_290344081.shtml
Winter Solstice issue of Cirque is now available

...Anchorage, is published twice a year, on winter and summer solstice. Edited by Sandra Klevin and Mike Burwell, this...British Columbia and Chukotka).Submissions for the Summer Solstice issue will be accepted through March 21. Writers...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-02/winter-solstice-issue-cirque-now-availabl
Art
Winter Solstice issue of Cirque is now available

...Anchorage, is published twice a year, on winter and summer solstice. Edited by Sandra Klevin and Mike Burwell, this...British Columbia and Chukotka).Submissions for the Summer Solstice issue will be accepted through March 21. Writers...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-08
Art
Love is the best medicine

...early in our relationship, it kind of instantly became a part of who we are."Bridget and George married during the summer solstice in 2011 at Auke Rec. "Really, it felt like we were married long before that," George said, though Bridget said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-14/love-best-medicine
Local
Alaskans' vitamin D production slows with the season

...volunteers' blood in July, and the lowest levels in March. Tallas attributed the July high occurring about a month after summer solstice to the time needed for the body's processing of sunlight and the conversion to vitamin D. In Tallas' study, volunteers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-04/alaskans-vitamin-d-production-slows-sea
State
A new bat in town

...Mendenhall Valley in Juneau. By early June, monitors detect activity at most sites. Female bats begin lactating around summer solstice and continue through the beginning of August, and researchers detected juveniles from mid-July until late September...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-11-01/new-bat-town
Outdoors

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