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Celebrating Winter Solstice

The winter solstice occurs exactly when the Earth's...38 p.m. Tuesday. Although the winter solstice lasts only an instant in time, the...for many cultures this moment of winter solstice signifies rebirth and involves elaborate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121910/opi_758762310.shtml
Opinion
Winter Solstice issue of Cirque is now available

The latest issue of Cirque: A Literary Journal for Alaska and the Pacific Northwest is now available. The Winter Solstice Issue can be purchased in hard copy or viewed online at www.cirquejournal.com.This issue includes an interview...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-02/winter-solstice-issue-cirque-now-availabl
Art
Photo: Prelude to winter solstice

The landing craft David V. makes its way Wednesday into Auke Bay. Today is the first day of winter, with the winter solstice set for 3:22 p.m. Juneau will get an extra three seconds of daylight on Friday. Sound off on the important issues at

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122106/loc_20061221020.shtml
News
Winter Solstice issue of Cirque is now available

The latest issue of Cirque: A Literary Journal for Alaska and the Pacific Northwest is now available. The Winter Solstice Issue can be purchased in hard copy or viewed online at www.cirquejournal.com.This issue includes an interview...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-08
Art
Holy Trinity to hold Winter Solstice tea and mini bazaar

JUNEAU - Holy Trinity Episcopal Church will host a Winter Solstice Tea and Mini Bazaar from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20, at St. Ann's Parish Hall near Fifth and Gold streets. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121908/nei_369371938.shtml
Alaska Science Forum: Northern Alaska joins the cryosphere

...later warm above freezing, showing that the sun still has some punch. But the snow will stay, and the countdown to winter solstice has begun.Near the lake, a spider looks out of place on the snow. A touch does not inspire it to move. The spider...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-17/alaska-science-forum-northern-alaska
Outdoors
Photo: Capturing the solstice

Kari Fenske photographs the late afternoon sun hitting the Mendenhall Glacier and surrounding mountains on Friday. Saturday was the winter solstice.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-22/photo-capturing-solstice
Local
Gimme a smile: Happy Groundhog Day

...even as it is embraced by news media nationwide. Groundhog Day takes place on Feb. 2, roughly halfway between the winter solstice and the vernal equinox - right about the time that we're getting bored with winter. Folk legend tells us that if...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-02/gimme-smile-happy-groundhog-day
Neighbors
Suicide prevention resources abound in Juneau

...the church's first nondenominational service for people struggling during the holiday season - on Dec. 21, the winter solstice and longest night of the year.The service brought people together for uplifting words and "beautiful music...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-31/suicide-prevention-resources-abound-jun
Local
Around Town for Tuesday, Dec. 17

...2nd floor conference room. Details: 796-2273.Winter Solstice Celebration, 6:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium...the astronomical and historical significance of the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year and the official start...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-17/around-town-tuesday-dec-17
Local

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