Ben Hohenstatt

Skagway police say syringes found on beach contained narcotics

Skagway police say syringes found on beach contained narcotics

Police want help identifying suspects.

Skagway police say syringes found on beach contained narcotics
A wolf head design in the red line at the Treadwell Arena on Thursday, August 1, 2019. Tsimshian artist Abel Ryan Tsimshian worked with students in the BAM After School Program to draw animals in Northwest Coast formline designs to be incorporated in the hockey rink ice. The Treadwell Arena opens for the season on Monday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Douglas ice rink gets new lines featuring Northwest Coast art

What’s black and white and red all over?

A wolf head design in the red line at the Treadwell Arena on Thursday, August 1, 2019. Tsimshian artist Abel Ryan Tsimshian worked with students in the BAM After School Program to draw animals in Northwest Coast formline designs to be incorporated in the hockey rink ice. The Treadwell Arena opens for the season on Monday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
More ferry sailings canceled

More ferry sailings canceled

Fares will be refunded.

More ferry sailings canceled
Ridicule pole makes it to Juneau for recall effort
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Ridicule pole makes it to Juneau for recall effort

Totem pole shaming Trump and Dunleavy made the rounds in the capital city.

Ridicule pole makes it to Juneau for recall effort
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‘Gut fish, not Alaska’: Totem pole ridicules Trump and Dunleavy
‘Gut fish, not Alaska’: Totem pole ridicules Trump and Dunleavy
Ferry work stoppages stretch to seventh day

Ferry work stoppages stretch to seventh day

Striker ready to trade picket line for regular work.

Ferry work stoppages stretch to seventh day
Hip Hop duo of Arias “A.J.” Hoyle and Chris Talley perform an opening act before Khu.eex’ performance at Centennial Hall on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Both young artists will be part of an Alaskan contingent traveling to Austin. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Hip Hop duo of Arias “A.J.” Hoyle and Chris Talley perform an opening act before Khu.eex’ performance at Centennial Hall on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Both young artists will be part of an Alaskan contingent traveling to Austin. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Soboleff building gets gold for being green, music program receives a grant, CCS is on the move
Soboleff building gets gold for being green, music program receives a grant, CCS is on the move
Colorful crossing comes to downtown Juneau — legally this time
Colorful crossing comes to downtown Juneau — legally this time
Steven DeVoss, manager of Korea Garden on Front Street, puts up a sign to closed his business before noon on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Power is back for downtown Juneau

Outage lasted just over two hours.

Steven DeVoss, manager of Korea Garden on Front Street, puts up a sign to closed his business before noon on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Morning mayhem: Juneau barista fires warning shot to fend would-be robber
Morning mayhem: Juneau barista fires warning shot to fend would-be robber
Needles wash up on Skagway shore after Juneau boat sinks
Needles wash up on Skagway shore after Juneau boat sinks
The Alaska Marine Highway System’s Tazlina, right, arrives at the Auke Bay Terminal as the Kennicott departs on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Alaska Marine Highway System’s Tazlina, right, arrives at the Auke Bay Terminal as the Kennicott departs on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
‘We are not defined by our wounds’: Speakers talk about trauma’s effects on Alaska Native people
‘We are not defined by our wounds’: Speakers talk about trauma’s effects on Alaska Native people
Juneau moves forward with controversial land expansion plan
Juneau moves forward with controversial land expansion plan
Puff, puff passed: Juneau Assembly OKs onsite pot smoking

Puff, puff passed: Juneau Assembly OKs onsite pot smoking

If you want to smoke, take it outside.

Puff, puff passed: Juneau Assembly OKs onsite pot smoking
Hotel-motel tax could increase to fund Centennial Hall fixes

Hotel-motel tax could increase to fund Centennial Hall fixes

It could appear on upcoming ballot.

Hotel-motel tax could increase to fund Centennial Hall fixes
Live: Assembly considers onsite marijuana consumption, assisted living tax break and more
Live: Assembly considers onsite marijuana consumption, assisted living tax break and more
Rep. Chuck Kopp, R-Anchorage, listens during a House floor session Sunday, July 21, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Divided House leads to ‘disappointing’ day

Thirty-three were present, 30 votes were needed.

Rep. Chuck Kopp, R-Anchorage, listens during a House floor session Sunday, July 21, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Capitol Live: House ‘Reverse sweep’ vote falls short
Capitol Live: House ‘Reverse sweep’ vote falls short