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A sign in downtown Juneau encourages residents who have symptoms or otherwise believe they are at risk of having contracted the coronavirus to get tested. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Community spread of the coronavirus hits new high

City officials remind people to stay ‘COVID conscious’ during weekly update

 

“In Love and Warcraft,” a joint production from Perseverance Theatre and the American Conservatory Theater, will be livestreamed in a series of shows Sept. 4-12 and available on demand Sept. 18-25

Review: Perseverance Theatre co-production offers raunch and heart

“In Love and Warcraft” is smarter, more caring than the average sex comedy.

“In Love and Warcraft,” a joint production from Perseverance Theatre and the American Conservatory Theater, will be livestreamed in a series of shows Sept. 4-12 and available on demand Sept. 18-25
First Student employees and Juneau School District food services supervisor Adrianne Schwartz, left, carry student meals off the bus they’re being distributed from near Juneau-Douglas High School:Yadaa.at Kalé, March 16, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire File)

Juneau schools announce changes to meal program

They start on Tuesday, Sept. 8, and are expected to last through December.

First Student employees and Juneau School District food services supervisor Adrianne Schwartz, left, carry student meals off the bus they’re being distributed from near Juneau-Douglas High School:Yadaa.at Kalé, March 16, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire File)
This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. (NIAID/TNS)

City says celebrate safely

Recommended precautions include limiting gathering size.

This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. (NIAID/TNS)
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Singer-songwriter from Juneau gets golden opportunity

‘Songland’ co-winner’s music will help promote the Olympics.

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This screenshot from a project by University of Alaska Southeast postdoctoral researcher John Harley shows Alaska’s cities and census-designated places. Darker-colored areas on the map are communities with higher social vulnerability indices. (Screenshot)

Researcher hopes map project can aid pandemic response

Grant-funded effort offers a detailed look at where Alaska’s most at-risk populations live.

This screenshot from a project by University of Alaska Southeast postdoctoral researcher John Harley shows Alaska’s cities and census-designated places. Darker-colored areas on the map are communities with higher social vulnerability indices. (Screenshot)

Capital Kennel Club of Juneau stays dogged, holds first post-pandemic trials

Past events had been scratched — and not behind the ears.

Treading the motherboards: Technology allows the show to go on

Upcoming livestreams bring Alaska theater, sense of community to your living room.

Living & Growing: Remembering Christ around the world amid pandemic

By Joab Cano The Light of the World Church celebrated its festivity known as The Holy Supper on Aug. 9-15. The main event of the… Continue reading

Thank you letters for Aug. 23, 2020

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)

Student from Juneau earns master’s degree

Sven P. Ahlen recently earned his Master of social work degree from the University of Southern California. Friends and family extended congratualtions for his continuous… Continue reading

Courtesy Photo / Kevin Myers
                                Kevin Myers is the author of the new book “Hidden Falls.” In the novel, which is available at Amazon and will be available at Hearthside Books, a newspaper columnist finds himself embroiled in the world of organized crime. Myers was previously the editor of the Capital City Weekly.
Courtesy Photo / Kevin Myers
                                Kevin Myers is the author of the new book “Hidden Falls.” In the novel, which is available at Amazon and will be available at Hearthside Books, a newspaper columnist finds himself embroiled in the world of organized crime. Myers was previously the editor of the Capital City Weekly.
More than 13 acres of land on North Douglas now owned by Southeast Alaska Lad Trust and known as the Grummett Wetlands will be open to the public for passive recreation. That includes activities such as hiking, birding and exploring. (Courtesy Photo / Southeast Alaska Land Trust)

Local nonprofit acquires property near Mendenhall Refuge

Property now named for late board member.

More than 13 acres of land on North Douglas now owned by Southeast Alaska Lad Trust and known as the Grummett Wetlands will be open to the public for passive recreation. That includes activities such as hiking, birding and exploring. (Courtesy Photo / Southeast Alaska Land Trust)
Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Man reports being bitten by bear

First responders say he suffered superficial wounds.

Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

‘He never traveled without him’: Former Juneauite, beloved pet die less than 2 days apart

“We found it extremely beautiful and fitting that [they] left pretty much at the same time.”