Dr. Rosita Worl, president of the Sealaska Heritage Institute, speaks Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, about plans to build a Sealaska Heritage Arts Campus in the current location of the Sealaska Corporation parking lot. SHI this week received word that it received a federal grant of more than $5.6 million for the $12 million project, which, along with donations and grants from other sources, puts the project at 70 percent toward its funding goal. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

New downtown arts campus could break ground by June 2020

The Walter Soboleff Building could have a new neighbor soon.

Sealaska Heritage Institute announced Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, it is raising money to build a Sealaska Heritage Arts Campus in the current location of the Sealaska Corp. parking lot. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Video: Sealaska’s Rosita Worl talks about her vision for new arts campus

She’s president of Sealaska Heritage Institute.

The “New Office Building” in the Treadwell Mine Historical Park awaits its ribbon cutting. The building was recently renovated by the Treadwell Historic Preservation and Restoration Society, Inc. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

New-look mining building gets a ribbon cutting

Celebration of rehabbed structure set for Sunday.

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William Brown, a resident of Juneau Housing First Collaborative’s Forget-Me-Not Manor, talks about the positive impacts the home had made on his life on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. It is the two-year anniversary of the project that provides housing and support services to chronically homeless adults who have struggled with alcohol and are high utilizers of emergency services within the City and Borough of Juneau. Phase II to build another 32 apartments is currently underway and will open late next year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
                                William Brown, a resident of Juneau Housing First Collaborative’s Forget-Me-Not Manor, talks about the postive impacts the home had made on his life on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. It is the two-year anniversary of the project that provides housing and support services to chronically homeless adults who have struggled with alcohol and are high utilizers of emergency services within the City and Borough of Juneau. Phase II to build another 32 apartments is currently underway and will open late next year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Home Sweet Home: Once-controversial housing program seems like a success

Small rooms make big difference in the lives of Juneau’s homeless.

TSA agent in Juneau saves family trip to hospital

One grape couldn’t ruin the whole vacation.

Neighbors

Where was God on 9/11?

He is with us.

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Thank you letters for Sept. 15, 2019

Thank you, Merci, Danke.

  • 4 days ago

 

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William Brown, a resident of Juneau Housing First Collaborative’s Forget-Me-Not Manor, talks about the positive impacts the home had made on his life on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. It is the two-year anniversary of the project that provides housing and support services to chronically homeless adults who have struggled with alcohol and are high utilizers of emergency services within the City and Borough of Juneau. Phase II to build another 32 apartments is currently underway and will open late next year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
                                William Brown, a resident of Juneau Housing First Collaborative’s Forget-Me-Not Manor, talks about the postive impacts the home had made on his life on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. It is the two-year anniversary of the project that provides housing and support services to chronically homeless adults who have struggled with alcohol and are high utilizers of emergency services within the City and Borough of Juneau. Phase II to build another 32 apartments is currently underway and will open late next year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Home Sweet Home: Once-controversial housing program seems like a success

Small rooms make big difference in the lives of Juneau’s homeless.

 

Sealaska Heritage Institute announced Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, it is raising money to build a Sealaska Heritage Arts Campus in the current location of the Sealaska Corp. parking lot. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Sealaska’s Rosita Worl talks about her vision for new arts campus

She’s president of Sealaska Heritage Institute.

 

Juneau School Board candidates Deedie Sorensen, left, Martin Stepetin, Sr., Bonny Jensen and Emil Mackey, right, respond to questions during a candidate forum at KTOO on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. The event was sponsored by the Juneau League of Women Voters. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Watch the municipal candidate forum live here

Learn more about the candidates running for local office.

  • 21 hours ago

 

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Video: Housing First residents talk about life at Forget-Me-Not Manor

Residents and staff share stories.

 

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Video: Housing First residents talk about life at Forget-Me-Not Manor

Residents and staff share stories.

 

See the Huskies face West Anchorage’s formidable air attack

Juneau faced what might have been their hardest competition yet.