Catherine Lena Alter

Catherine Lena Alter; a longtime Juneau resident, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend died in her sleep July 31 at the Juneau Pioneer Home.Catherine was born Sept. 26, 1918 in Goodland, Indiana to Paul and Hulda Lehe. Her
UAS Sitka selects new campus director

Dr. Paula Martin has been hired as Campus Director of the University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka campus.Currently, Martin serves as Assistant Director for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor at UAA's Kenai Peninsula...
Filipino Community Inc. awarded 34 scholarships

The Filipino Community Inc. held its annual scholarship award night Aug. 7 at the FCI hall. FCI awarded $16,500 in scholarships among 34 scholars, the highest in the history of the program in both amount and number of recipients.
Candidates stock city ballot as deadline arrives

In the final day of the filing period, five people added their names to the list of candidates seeking city office in the Oct. 6 municipal election, ensuring competition in all but one race this year.
Sunshine, salmon and the governor

Hundreds of people showed up to the Governor's Annual Picnic in Juneau on Friday, lining up for free grub and a chance to meet Gov. Bill Walker in his first turn behind the serving table.
August First Friday photos

...auditory one as well, with performances by Mitchell Sumner Gonzales at Trickster Company, and Alaskapella, the University of Alaska Southeast's a capella group, at Kindred Post. For a list of the many talented artists whose work was on display...
STEM charter school seeks to break down barriers, open doors to disadvantaged

Marty Dean is getting his classroom at Auke Bay Elementary School ready for his new group of students, but if all goes according to plan, next year he'll be teaching in a new classroom at a school that doesn't yet exist.
Haida artists to lead AFN convention, speak on heroism in the homeland

World-renowned Haida weaver Delores Churchill and her grandson, the Haida master carver Donald Varnell, will represent Southeast Alaska as keynote speakers during this year's Alaska Federation of Natives convention.
2015 AFN keynote speakers hail from Ketchikan

The Alaska Federation of Natives is pleased to announce that world-renowned Haida weaver Delores Churchill and her grandson, the Haida master carver Donald Varnell, have accepted its invitation to deliver the 2015 AFN Convention keynote address.
Beware the Aukeman, and woman

On Saturday swim caps will bob in the water of Auke Lake, multi-speed bikes will speed toward the Mendenhall Glacier and waffled-soled shoes of every variety will dash along a rainforest trail near the University of Alaska Southeast campus as athletes compete in the 7th annual Aukeman Sprint Triathlon."I have an amazing group of athletes that I have been training up for the Aukeman," certified USA triathlon coach Jamie Bursell said. "I am proud of their ability to focus on improving their performance and support each other at the same time."


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