Healing and Harvesting

Healing and Harvesting

Written and photographed by Bethany Goodrich for Capital City Weekly Deep in the coastal rainforest of Prince of Wales Island, the Haida village of Kasaan prepares for the 5th Annual Kasaan Community Harvest. This event attracts people from across the island to this...
Finding Balance at the Speed of Trust

Finding Balance at the Speed of Trust

Home to old-growth forests, towering peaks, and salmon streams feeding whale-filled waterways and 32 culturally-vibrant rural communities, Southeast Alaska is unlike anywhere else. Alaska Natives indigenous to this region have histories of resilient economies...
Charting a Course for Prosperity in Rural Alaska

Charting a Course for Prosperity in Rural Alaska

Written and photographed by Bethany Goodrich for Alaska Business Monthly Dennis Gray Jr. sets his fishing gear with a calm and practiced rhythm in the Gulf of Alaska, south of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.  “My ancestors have fished these waters since...
Growing Greens in Hoonah with Ted

Growing Greens in Hoonah with Ted

Written and photographed by Bethany Goodrich for Capital City Weekly The days are getting shorter and full of rain. Many Southeast Alaskans are dreading the impending seasonal shift. In Hoonah however, one 12-old boy is pretty excited. Standing over his garden, Ted...