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...
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...
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
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...
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...
Living & Growing: The Wheel of the Year has taken another turn

...the abundance of the first harvest. This commemoration of this cross-quarter, roughly the midpoint between the summer solstice and the autumnal equinox, is also referred to as the Feast of Loaves and is recognized and celebrated wordwide by...
On the Trails: Out and about in mid-June

...expected, even though we missed the down chorus, which would have started about 2:30 a.m., as this is near the summer solstice. Then, about ten o'clock, the Swainson's got warmed up, tuned up, and sounded like their normal selves...
My Turn: The land of the 9 O'clock sun

...the sunset in Juneau on the summer solstice was just a few minutes after...Alaska Time zone, Juneau's summer solstice sunset has been a few minutes...the sun sets in Anchorage on summer solstice at 11:42 p.m. and sunrise...
Alzheimer's fundraiser organizer thanks participants

On the summer solstice, the Longest Day Concert for Alzheimer's was organized as a fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association.I would like to thank...
Smoke on the water

If the summer solstice sunset seemed especially striking, it may be due to the smoke that's settled over Southeast Alaska from neighboring wildfires...


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