Ben Hohenstatt

Report finds states could share more public school information

Accessibility remains a goal for annual public reports

An aerial shot of the Chilkat Lake taken during the making of “Rock, Paper, Fish.” (Courtesy Photo | Connor Gallagher)

Filmmaker talks digging into proposed Chilkat Valley mining project

‘Rock, Paper, Fish’ takes a skeptical, nuanced look at proposed Palmer Project.

An aerial shot of the Chilkat Lake taken during the making of “Rock, Paper, Fish.” (Courtesy Photo | Connor Gallagher)
The guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt, left, is underway in formation with the littoral combat ship USS Independence on the final leg of its three-month journey to its new homeport in San Diego. The USS Zumwalt arrived in Ketchikan Saturday. (Courtesy Photo |U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ace Rheaume)

Navy’s high-tech warship makes first trip to Alaska, stops in Ketchikan

Trip offers chance for training and public tours.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt, left, is underway in formation with the littoral combat ship USS Independence on the final leg of its three-month journey to its new homeport in San Diego. The USS Zumwalt arrived in Ketchikan Saturday. (Courtesy Photo |U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ace Rheaume)
Myrna Gardner, tribal partnership specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau, said Alaska’s low census response rate is costing the state millions every year during a presentation at Southeast Housing Summit, Thursday, March 14, 2019. *Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Myrna Gardner, tribal partnership specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau, said Alaska’s low census response rate is costing the state millions every year during a presentation at Southeast Housing Summit, Thursday, March 14, 2019. *Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

At-first reluctant author talks about her Elizabeth Peratrovich book

Alaska Native rights advocate also took in cats and read Victor Hugo to high schoolers.

Woven squares by Chloe French, left, and Kathryn Rousso are part of the Giving Strength Robe project on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. Juneau weaver Lily Hope is organizing dozens of Chilkat and Ravenstail weavers from all over North America to weave 5-inch-by-5-inch squares that will be combined to make one traditional indigenous robe. Once completed, the robe will be given to Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies (AWARE). (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Woven squares by Chloe French, left, and Kathryn Rousso are part of the Giving Strength Robe project on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. Juneau weaver Lily Hope is organizing dozens of Chilkat and Ravenstail weavers from all over North America to weave 5-inch-by-5-inch squares that will be combined to make one traditional indigenous robe. Once completed, the robe will be given to Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies (AWARE). (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Kendra Kloster, executive director of the Native Poples Action, right, and Liz Medicine Crow, President and CEO of the Alaska Native Policy Center, speak at the Native Issues Forum at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska Natives want voice in budget-making process

Speakers tell people to share stories with legislators

Kendra Kloster, executive director of the Native Poples Action, right, and Liz Medicine Crow, President and CEO of the Alaska Native Policy Center, speak at the Native Issues Forum at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
King Key watches the Juneau Pride Chorus sing at the Stonewall 50 Tea & Dance event in McPhetres Hall Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
King Key watches the Juneau Pride Chorus sing at the Stonewall 50 Tea & Dance event in McPhetres Hall Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Flu cases in Alaska are way up

Experts say wash your hands and get vaccinated.

Alaska’s tobacco report card grade improves

It was positive, with one exception.

Good golly, meet ‘Molly of Denali’

The show involves Alaska Native characters, voice actors and writers.