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Alaska Electric Light and Power Company Lemon Creek operations center in Juneau on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

The AEL&P sale to Canada has fallen through. Here’s why.

Juneau’s electric utility won’t end up having Canadian owners after all.

Alaska Electric Light and Power Company Lemon Creek operations center in Juneau on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Police identify bank robbery suspect

He passed the teller a note, demanding money.

A cruise ship passenger photographs the Radiance of the Seas in Juneau’s downtown harbor on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Judge makes ruling on cruise ship lawsuit against city

There are still questions about specifics in the ruling.

A cruise ship passenger photographs the Radiance of the Seas in Juneau’s downtown harbor on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Deputy Region Director Tom Renninger speaks on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, about working as the night shift incident commander at the Emergency Operations Center in Anchorage as DOT&PF responded to the earthquake last week. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Deputy Region Director Tom Renninger speaks on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, about working as the night shift incident commander at the Emergency Operations Center in Anchorage as DOT&PF responded to the earthquake last week. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to the crowd in Noorvik after being sworn in earlier on Dec. 3 in Kotzebue. (Photo/Stanley Wright/Office of the Governor)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to the crowd in Noorvik after being sworn in earlier on Dec. 3 in Kotzebue. (Photo/Stanley Wright/Office of the Governor)
Smoke and fire damage in the men’s bathroom at the Mendenhall Mall on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Smoke and fire damage in the men’s bathroom at the Mendenhall Mall on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Bill Walker talks about his four years as governor during an interview on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
                                 Gov. Bill Walker talks about his four years as governor during an interview on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Gov. Bill Walker talks about his four years as governor during an interview on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
                                 Gov. Bill Walker talks about his four years as governor during an interview on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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(Courtesy Photo | UAS Photo Archives)
(Courtesy Photo | UAS Photo Archives)

Here’s how to do some good this holiday season

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

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)
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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)
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Firefighters battle a fire at a mobile home at Switzer Village Mobile Home Park on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (Capital City Fire/Rescue | Courtesy Photo)
Firefighters battle a fire at a mobile home at Switzer Village Mobile Home Park on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (Capital City Fire/Rescue | Courtesy Photo)
Lemon Creek Correctional Center pictured on Friday, April 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Inmates continue legal battle against state

Convicted murderers say prison officials framed them in escape attempt.

Lemon Creek Correctional Center pictured on Friday, April 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Archipelago Lot on South Franklin Street on Friday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Archipelago Lot on South Franklin Street on Friday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Hoonah Volunteer Fire Department firefighters battle a blaze at cabins in Hoonah on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Hoonah Volunteer Fire Department)

Gas explosion, boulder cause scares in Hoonah

It was a busy weekend for authorities.

Hoonah Volunteer Fire Department firefighters battle a blaze at cabins in Hoonah on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Hoonah Volunteer Fire Department)
Marie Riley, a recovering alcoholic, receives congratulations and a cupcake after graduating from Juneau’s Therapeutic Court on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Marie Riley, a recovering alcoholic, receives congratulations and a cupcake after graduating from Juneau’s Therapeutic Court on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A vehicle sits in a ditch along Thane Road after the driver fell asleep on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. The driver was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A vehicle sits in a ditch along Thane Road after the driver fell asleep on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. The driver was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)