Pedestrian and dog killed in crash

Police are still investigating the crash.


Meet Southeast Alaska’s Amp Wizard

Tube amps: Where physics meets folklore.

Businesses, schools, churches and public facilities line Veterans Memorial Highway running through Auke Bay on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. The Planning Commission’s Auke Bay Implementation Committee is in the midst of drafting an ordinance to create a Community Mixed Use zoning district and an Auke Bay Overlay district. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Public expresses concern over proposed Auke Bay rezoning

Intent is to create a town center.

Photos: Gallery Walk 2018

Get an inside look at the annual holiday event.

  • 1 day ago
  • 2 days ago

Here’s how to do some good this holiday season

Find out where, how and what to give this month.


Thank Yous for Dec. 9, 2018

With the Season of Thanks upon us, we are reflecting on our gratitude for all who made the eighth year… Continue reading

  • 9 hours ago


Giving to United Way

Earlier this fall, the United Way of Southeast Alaska launched its Annual Giving Campaign. Why is this important to know… Continue reading

  • 23 hours ago


Heather Haugland teaches a salsa workshop at the Red Dog Saloon on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Salsa 101: How to dance with two left feet

Leave the XtraTufs at home.



Video: This senior hula group is spreading Christmas cheer

It’s a hula dancing Christmas.

  • 2 days ago


House District 1 Republican candidate Bart LeBon watches as ballots are counted, along with Campaign Manager Brittany Hartmann, during a recount at the Division of Elections office in Juneau on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

LeBon tops Dodge by one vote after House race recount

LeBon picked up two votes during the recount.



Juneau Style

Juneau’s fashion blog.

  • 9 hours ago


Photos: It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Juneau

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

  • 2 days ago


Photos: Best photos of the Week

Best photos of the week by staff photographer Michael Penn from Nov. Continue reading...

  • 2 days ago


Photos: Thanksgiving in Fairbanks

You can’t understand “dry cold” until you feel it.

  • 2 days ago


Letters to the Editor
People protest the legislature’s extraordinary session during the official Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Demonstrators booed outgoing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday during the Christmas tree-lighting ceremony, at times drowning out a high school choir with their own songs in protest of a Republican effort to gut the powers of his Democratic successor. (Mark Hoffman | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)

Opinion: Let’s not become Wisconsin

I’ve followed Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s campaign and early actions with alarm. His view of his mandate is out of proportion, Continue reading...

  • 3 days ago