The U.S. Forest Service recently approved Kensington Mine's plan to expand its footprint about 45 miles northwest of Juneau. But federal scientists have urged alternatives to stockpiling millions of tons of liquid mine waste they say pose a long-term threat to fisheries around Berners Bay.
Sitkan Cathryn Klusmeier has been commercial fishing for nearly a decade. When she’s not on the boat, she’s writing, pushing toward her first book one essay at a time. She recently won a prestigious award, the Pushcart Prize, for an essay that contrasts fishing and her experience grappling with her late father’s chronic illness.
James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece... and a rare modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching. (Opens Friday July 30 at 7 pm; Saturday July 31 at 2 pm and 7 pm; Sitka Performing Arts Center).