Juneau Artist Arnie Weimer stands next to his bucket sculpture and a pro-JACC sign in front of his 12th Street home on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Three ballot questions high-JACC local election

Here’s what they mean and how people feel.

Photos: See what’s brewing in the Capital City

Raising glasses and funds for UAS and Rotary.

Election officials wait for voters in the Municipal Election at the Nugget Mall on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Estimates indicate Alaska has registered 109 percent of its eligible voters. This year’s election will be Oct. 1, and groups are spending in support or opposition of ballot measures. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Juneau ends losing drought to Anchorage teams in stellar fashion

‘It was a tough thing to overcome.’

Update: Stranded hiker rescued after day on Mount Roberts

About 24 hours after he called 911, hiker was rescued.

It went swimmingly: Thunder Mountain sophomore helps set two new school records

‘We have a really all-around solid girls team.’

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.

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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.

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

Residents and staff share stories.

 

Photography

Photos: See what’s brewing in the Capital City

Raising glasses and funds for UAS and Rotary.

 

See 7 Southeast swim teams make a splash in Juneau

Invitational draws competitors to Dimond Park Aquatics Center.

 

Wild Shots: Photos of Mother Nature in Alaska

Reader-submitted photos.

  • 4 days ago