Ben Hohenstatt

The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will begin to resurface Egan Drive from the Douglas Bridge intersection into downtown this summer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
                                The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will begin to resurface Egan Drive from the Douglas Bridge intersection into downtown this summer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Goodbye median, left turns onto Whittier: What you can expect on Egan Drive

Egan work means traffic pattern changes this week.

The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will begin to resurface Egan Drive from the Douglas Bridge intersection into downtown this summer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
                                The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will begin to resurface Egan Drive from the Douglas Bridge intersection into downtown this summer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A pedestrian walks by City Hall on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)
A pedestrian walks by City Hall on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)
Anjuli Grantham shows off historic salmon canneries tin from a collection from the Karen Hofstad at the Alaska State Library’s Research Center for First Friday on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Anjuli Grantham shows off historic salmon canneries tin from a collection from the Karen Hofstad at the Alaska State Library’s Research Center for First Friday on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Aidan Key, director of Gender Diversity, speaks after the showing of the movie, “The Most Dangerous Year” at the University of Alaska on Thursday, June 6, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Aidan Key, director of Gender Diversity, speaks after the showing of the movie, “The Most Dangerous Year” at the University of Alaska on Thursday, June 6, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Kaelynn Beedle, 5, looks into a kaleidoscope during the Camp Invention showcase at Thunder Mountain High School, Friday June 7, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Parents, kids scope out Camp Invention

Bots, boats and more.

Kaelynn Beedle, 5, looks into a kaleidoscope during the Camp Invention showcase at Thunder Mountain High School, Friday June 7, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
This Raven hat made by Nathan Jackson was recently acquired by Sealaska Heritage Institute. (Courtesy Photo | Sealaska Heritage Institute)
                                This Raven hat made by Nathan Jackson was recently acquired by Sealaska Heritage Institute. (Courtesy Photo | Sealaska Heritage Institute)
This Raven hat made by Nathan Jackson was recently acquired by Sealaska Heritage Institute. (Courtesy Photo | Sealaska Heritage Institute)
                                This Raven hat made by Nathan Jackson was recently acquired by Sealaska Heritage Institute. (Courtesy Photo | Sealaska Heritage Institute)
Corin Hughes-Skandijs, who moved from Juneau to Delaware about a year ago, is coming back to the capital city to visit, and he’ll be roasting Juneau while he’s here. (Courtesy Photo | Corin Hughes-Skandijs)
Corin Hughes-Skandijs, who moved from Juneau to Delaware about a year ago, is coming back to the capital city to visit, and he’ll be roasting Juneau while he’s here. (Courtesy Photo | Corin Hughes-Skandijs)
Lady Baltimore is a non-releasable American bald eagle kept by Juneau Raptor Center. A new shelter was build for the eagle at Mount Roberts Tramway, but permitting delays mean it is still empty. (Courtesy Photo | Kathy Benner)
Lady Baltimore is a non-releasable American bald eagle kept by Juneau Raptor Center. A new shelter was build for the eagle at Mount Roberts Tramway, but permitting delays mean it is still empty. (Courtesy Photo | Kathy Benner)

A guitar man comes to town

This ramblin’ man found himself in Juneau.

Stephen Qacung Blanchett is the new education director for Juneau Arts & Humanities Council. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Arts & Humanities Council)

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council announces new education director

Award-winning performer to helm arts education programs.

Stephen Qacung Blanchett is the new education director for Juneau Arts & Humanities Council. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Arts & Humanities Council)
A pedestrian walks by City Hall on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)
A pedestrian walks by City Hall on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)
Aidan Key is one of the driving forces in documentary “The Most Dangerous Year,” which will be shown in Juneau, Thursday night. Key is an author, speaker and community organizer. (Courtesy Photo | thedarlingbudphotography.com)
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Aidan Key is one of the driving forces in documentary “The Most Dangerous Year,” which will be shown in Juneau, Thursday night. Key is an author, speaker and community organizer. (Courtesy Photo | thedarlingbudphotography.com)
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First Friday at the Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum will focus on the history of canneries in Southeast Alaska. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska State Library, Karen Hofstad collection, MS 300)
First Friday at the Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum will focus on the history of canneries in Southeast Alaska. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska State Library, Karen Hofstad collection, MS 300)
A pedestrian walks by City Hall on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)

Live: Assembly votes to keep mill rate at its current level

Live updates from the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly meeting

A pedestrian walks by City Hall on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)
Susan Fitzgerald speaks about her volunteer work at a refugee shelter in New Mexico during a presentation in Juneau on Friday, May 31, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Learn about the US southwest border from someone you probably know

Some things are better than we think. Some aren’t.

Susan Fitzgerald speaks about her volunteer work at a refugee shelter in New Mexico during a presentation in Juneau on Friday, May 31, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
(Unsplash | Pawel Czerwinski)

Hold music changes leave artists waiting by the telephone

Musicians surprised their tracks were cut.

(Unsplash | Pawel Czerwinski)
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Purse seiners work the waters for salmon near Amalga Harbor in Favorite Channel during an opening in July 2012. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

They don’t want hungry bears and fish guts in their back yards

Nearby residents spoke against the idea

Purse seiners work the waters for salmon near Amalga Harbor in Favorite Channel during an opening in July 2012. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)