JDHS boys win Ketchikan Invite

The Juneau-Douglas High School boys swim team leapfrogged Sitka in their second meet of the weekend on Saturday at Ketchikan’s… Continue reading

Falcons fly away with JIVE title

Thunder Mountain High School volleyball coach Julie Herman can always tell when her team is in the zone. “You can… Continue reading

Election concerns run the gamut for local parents

Local families met with statehouse candidates Friday night for a meet the candidates event at the Wells Fargo Dimond Park… Continue reading

Chum salmon are loaded into a tote at Alaska Glacier Seafoods in this Juneau Empire file photo. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

U.S. lawmakers line up against salmon measure

Alaska’s congressional delegation spoke up about state politics on Saturday, urging Alaskans to vote against a controversial salmon habitat protection… Continue reading

In this screenshot taken from a video broadcast by the Alaska Legislature, state lawmakers gather in Anchorage to discuss crime and criminal justice reform on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. (Screenshot)

Lawmakers consider crime in runup to November election

Lawmakers and Alaskans frustrated by rising crime rates gathered in Anchorage Saturday for an extended forum to vent their frustrations… Continue reading

This chart shows the number of aviation accidents in Alaska between Oct. 1, 2008 and Sept. 30, 2018. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire)

FAA: Aviation accidents up from 2017

New statistics from the Federal Aviation Administration show a slight year-over-year increase in the number of aviation accidents in Alaska.… Continue reading

Snow-removal crews work in White Pass during the winter of 2015-2016. (Hal Hartman | Courtesy photo)

Keeping Klondike Highway open isn’t just a blast

The State of Alaska is looking for someone who enjoys working with explosives and coping with avalanches. Last week, the… Continue reading

A fledgling murrelet tests its water skills before being re-released into the wild. (Courtesy Photo | Pat Bock)

Security guard helps save bird

At the end of August, a security guard helped save a bird in Salmon Creek. Jeff Williams, an office for Continue reading...

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Photos: High school hockey begins

The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team launched its 2018-19 campaign on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. The Crimson Bears’ first Continue reading...

Watch: Candidates Forum Live

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Staff Picks for October: What we’re listening to, watching and reading this month

This is Staff Picks, a monthly round-up of what staff at The Capital City Weekly and Juneau Empire are reading, Continue reading...

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In this screenshot taken from a video broadcast by the Alaska Legislature, state lawmakers gather in Anchorage to discuss crime and criminal justice reform on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. (Screenshot)

Lawmakers consider crime in runup to November election

Lawmakers and Alaskans frustrated by rising crime rates gathered in Anchorage Saturday for an extended forum to vent their frustrations… Continue reading

 

This chart shows the number of aviation accidents in Alaska between Oct. 1, 2008 and Sept. 30, 2018. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire)

FAA: Aviation accidents up from 2017

New statistics from the Federal Aviation Administration show a slight year-over-year increase in the number of aviation accidents in Alaska.… Continue reading

 

Sports

JDHS boys win Ketchikan Invite

The Juneau-Douglas High School boys swim team leapfrogged Sitka in their second meet of the weekend on Saturday at Ketchikan’s… Continue reading

 

Falcons fly away with JIVE title

Thunder Mountain High School volleyball coach Julie Herman can always tell when her team is in the zone. “You can… Continue reading

 

Video

Watch: Candidates Forum Live

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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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Video

Video: Juneau League of Women Voters Candidates Forum

Watch the municipal candidates talk about the issues ahead of the Oct. 2 election.

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Video

Coast Guard crews compete in annual skills competition

The event brings Coast Guard vessels and their crews from all over the state together in Juneau.

 

Photography
Soaking in the warmth of the sunshine at the top. (Gabe Donohoe | For Juneau Empire)

Photos: Fall Colors on Mount McGinnis

Definitely a Gucci view.

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Photos: High school hockey begins

The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team launched its 2018-19 campaign on Wednesday Continue reading...

 

Best Pictures of the Week

Best Pictures of the Week by Staff Photographer Michael Penn Contact staff Continue reading...

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Opinion

Opinion: National Arts & Humanities Month

With many challenges and opportunities, from hurricanes to elections to personal happenings, affecting our lives, sometimes we overlook two important… Continue reading

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Opinion: Opening the pandora’s box to America’s history

Most of us remember when Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant was crippled by a massive earthquake and tsunami in 2011.… Continue reading

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