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Students associated with 350 Juneau, a local chapter of an international grassroots climate movement, meet Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in front of the Alaska State Capitol. They promoted a “Stand Strong for Climate Rally” to be held Tuesday, Sept. 10 at noon in front of the Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. hosts international summit in Juneau

Representatives from over 30 countries will be here.

Students associated with 350 Juneau, a local chapter of an international grassroots climate movement, meet Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in front of the Alaska State Capitol. They promoted a “Stand Strong for Climate Rally” to be held Tuesday, Sept. 10 at noon in front of the Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Designer from Juneau to show new collection in New York City
Designer from Juneau to show new collection in New York City
Logainne Schwartzandgrubenniere (Kristina Paulick), William Barfee (Nomi Saxton), Chip Tolentino (Zebadiah Bodine) and Leaf Coneybear (Felix Thillet) covet a trophy held aloft by Rona Liza Perretti (Jess Skiba) during rehearsals for “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Logainne Schwartzandgrubenniere (Kristina Paulick), William Barfee (Nomi Saxton), Chip Tolentino (Zebadiah Bodine) and Leaf Coneybear (Felix Thillet) covet a trophy held aloft by Rona Liza Perretti (Jess Skiba) during rehearsals for “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Grammy award-winner Zuill Bailey will be part of an international night of music Saturday at Centennial Hall. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Jazz & Classics)
Grammy award-winner Zuill Bailey will be part of an international night of music Saturday at Centennial Hall. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Jazz & Classics)
Seattle photographer, Juneau publisher make boutique books
Seattle photographer, Juneau publisher make boutique books
‘This is too far’: Juneau brewers, distillers say new regulations would limit their activities
‘This is too far’: Juneau brewers, distillers say new regulations would limit their activities
Visiting Yup’ik artists get crowd involved in performance
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Visiting Yup’ik artists get crowd involved in performance
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From the far western reaches of Alaska, Yup’ik artists share their culture with Juneau
From the far western reaches of Alaska, Yup’ik artists share their culture with Juneau
The Alaska Marine Highway System’s M/V Kennicott pulls away from the Auke Bay Ferry Terminal in this August 2014 photo. The Kennicott was the first vessel on the scene to help five Canadians who jumped into the water south of Bella Bella, British Columbia, Canada, to escape a sinking ship. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Alaska Marine Highway System’s M/V Kennicott pulls away from the Auke Bay Ferry Terminal in this August 2014 photo. The Kennicott was the first vessel on the scene to help five Canadians who jumped into the water south of Bella Bella, British Columbia, Canada, to escape a sinking ship. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
National humanities chair makes point to visit rural Alaska, including Hoonah
National humanities chair makes point to visit rural Alaska, including Hoonah
Bombshell Report: 7 local clergy named in sex misconduct cases
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Bombshell Report: 7 local clergy named in sex misconduct cases

Report brings to light cases spanning nearly 70 years.

Bombshell Report: 7 local clergy named in sex misconduct cases
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It’s a capital city comedy collective comeback
It’s a capital city comedy collective comeback
Co-artistic collaborator and facilitators for Juneau Voices Audio Wayfinding Project Ryan Conarro and Lillian Petershoarepoint to existing signage Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. The sign will be replaced by one linked to an audio installation in spring or summer of next year. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Co-artistic collaborator and facilitators for Juneau Voices Audio Wayfinding Project Ryan Conarro and Lillian Petershoarepoint to existing signage Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. The sign will be replaced by one linked to an audio installation in spring or summer of next year. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Cruise ship tourism set to grow again in Juneau

Cruise ship tourism set to grow again in Juneau

That could mean 65,000 more people.

Cruise ship tourism set to grow again in Juneau
Alyssa Bader, a Tsmishian anthropologist with expertise in ancient DNA, bioarchaeology and stable isotope analysis, is a visiting scholar sponsored by Sealaska Heritage Institute. (Courtesy Photo | Sealaska Heritage Institute)
Alyssa Bader, a Tsmishian anthropologist with expertise in ancient DNA, bioarchaeology and stable isotope analysis, is a visiting scholar sponsored by Sealaska Heritage Institute. (Courtesy Photo | Sealaska Heritage Institute)
A sign on the front door of the Glory Hall announces its daytime shelter closure on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. However, the shelter is now open from 7 a.m.-9:30 p.m. in light of expectations of near-normal funding. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A sign on the front door of the Glory Hall announces its daytime shelter closure on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. However, the shelter is now open from 7 a.m.-9:30 p.m. in light of expectations of near-normal funding. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen makes a presentation to the university’s Board of Regents at the UAS Recreation Center on Sept. 15, 2016. A declaration of financial exigency that would have allowed University of Alaska to make drastic cuts was rescinded Tuesday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen makes a presentation to the university’s Board of Regents at the UAS Recreation Center on Sept. 15, 2016. A declaration of financial exigency that would have allowed University of Alaska to make drastic cuts was rescinded Tuesday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to the scene of a structure fire the evening of Aug. 19,2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Update: Woman dies in Mendenhall Valley house fire

Neighbors helped perform CPR, knock down flames.

Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to the scene of a structure fire the evening of Aug. 19,2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
At new open mic night downtown, GRLZ run the stage
At new open mic night downtown, GRLZ run the stage
This event celebrating People of Color was hosted by a student intern
This event celebrating People of Color was hosted by a student intern