Walker: Dunleavy resignation requests creating anxiety

Gov. Bill Walker said Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy’s request for resignations from a swath of state employees is “creating anxiety and… Continue reading

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Students at Mendenhall River Elementary School run through playground equipment on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, that is up for replacement by the school district. The hill leading to the equipment ices up in the winter and students use the tubes to hide from yard attendants. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Elementary school getting new, accessible equipment

It should be ready by next school year.

Mount Jumbo rises up across from downtown Juneau on Douglas Island on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Hunter with hypothermia rescued Saturday

The hunters were near Mount Jumbo.

The building previously operated as the Thane Ore House near Sheep Creek will be burned down and replaced with a new heritage park building by Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Thane Ore House to burn this weekend

The plan is years in the works.

In this file photo, Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, reads one of the two versions of HB 111 dealing with oil tax credits during a Conference Committee hearing at the Capitol on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
                                 In this file photo, Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, reads one of the two versions of HB 111 dealing with oil tax credits during a Conference Committee hearing at the Capitol on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Republicans pick Giessel as new Alaska Senate president

Republicans have maintained control of the Alaska Senate and chose Sen. Cathy Giessel of Anchorage to be the new president… Continue reading

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Bob Sam, a Tlingit storyteller who has served as caretaker of a Sitka cemetery for decades and works to repatriate and reinter indigenous people, leaves the lectern to walk into the crowd during his Evening at Egan lecture about respecting ancestors Friday, Nov. 16 at Egan Library. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Cemetery caretaker helps repatriate remains of Alaska Native children

Bob Sam lives up to his name. “My Tlingit name is Shaagunastaa,” Sam said during his Evening at Egan lecture… Continue reading

Photos: Best Pictures of the Week

Best Pictures of the Week for Nov. 12-19, 2018.

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Annual Public Market bigger than ever this year

The 36th annual holiday market will be open over Thanksgiving weekend.

Master Tlingit carver Wayne Price making healing totem for AWARE

Even the wood chips in Wayne Price’s ongoing project have meaning. The master Tlingit carver and University of Alaska Southeast Continue reading...

Cassandra Strahin, center, and Nicole Huntsman, both of Allen Marine, get help from Malou Peabody, left, and Clarence Milton as they deliver 30 frozen turkeys to the Glory Hole on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Empire reporters James Brooks and Alex McCarthy provide commentary at Election Central at McGivney’s in downtown Juneau, Alaska on Nov. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Facebook Live: Election Central

Empire reporters James Brooks and Alex McCarthy provide real-time results and commentary on Election Night in Juneau.

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Watch: Candidates Forum Live

Tune in at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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Unofficial results of Municipal Election

Unofficial results of the 2018 City and Borough of Juneau Municipal Election are in.

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Photography

Photos: Best Pictures of the Week

Best Pictures of the Week for Nov. 12-19, 2018.

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Photos: Celebrating Our Ways of Life

Scenes from the Celebrating Our Ways of Life event.

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Juneau Style

Juneau’s fashion blog.

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Angus Andrews, 9, shoots a rifle the Thanksgiving Turkey Shoot at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Hunter Education Facility rifle range on Saturday. The event was put on by the Juneau Gun Club, Juneau Shooting Sports Foundation, Juneau Archery Club and ADFG and awarded approximately 90 turkeys. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Photos: Thanksgiving Turkey Shoot

Your shot for free turkey.