Ben Hohenstatt

Former Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Bud Carpeneti, board member for the New JACC Partnership, second from the left, describes one of three proposals for New JACC and Centennial Hall improvements during a Assembly Standing Committee meeting on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Michele Elfers, deputy director for the city Parks and Recreation Department, left, Liz Perry, President and CEO for Travel Juneau, and Craig Dahl, executive director for the Juneau Chamber of Commerce, right, also spoke during the panel discussion. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Former Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Bud Carpeneti, board member for the New JACC Partnership, second from the left, describes one of three proposals for New JACC and Centennial Hall improvements during a Assembly Standing Committee meeting on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Michele Elfers, deputy director for the city Parks and Recreation Department, left, Liz Perry, President and CEO for Travel Juneau, and Craig Dahl, executive director for the Juneau Chamber of Commerce, right, also spoke during the panel discussion. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The Home Depot announces seasonal hiring wave

College students, retirees and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Juneau Symphony hires new executive director, concertmaster

Two new hires come into the fold ahead of music director selection.

New event fills in for canceled Slush Cup

Their Slush Cup doesn’t runneth over with snow.

Major project waiting in the wings for the airport

North terminal work could start this time next year.

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Filmmaker talks digging into proposed Chilkat Valley mining project

‘Rock, Paper, Fish’ takes a skeptical, nuanced look at proposed Palmer Project.

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Gwaii Edenshaw, co-director and co-writer of the Haida-language film “SG̲aawaay Ḵ’uuna (Edge of the Knife )” said the efforts of language preservationists and the knowledge of fluent speakers were indispensable when making his movie. ( Courtesy Photo | Niijang Xyaalas Productions. Copyright Isuma Distribution International)
Gwaii Edenshaw, co-director and co-writer of the Haida-language film “SG̲aawaay Ḵ’uuna (Edge of the Knife )” said the efforts of language preservationists and the knowledge of fluent speakers were indispensable when making his movie. ( Courtesy Photo | Niijang Xyaalas Productions. Copyright Isuma Distribution International)
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)

City and cruise line make lawsuit settlement official

Both sides said they’re happy it’s over.

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)
Yakutat’s Janie Jensen, bottom, and Skagway’s Tiffanie Ames dive for a loose ball during their women’s bracket game at the Lions Club’s Gold Medal Basketball Tournament on Thursday, March 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Early leads turn in to victories in Thursday’s Gold Medal games

Fast-paced offence ruled the mid-day games.

Yakutat’s Janie Jensen, bottom, and Skagway’s Tiffanie Ames dive for a loose ball during their women’s bracket game at the Lions Club’s Gold Medal Basketball Tournament on Thursday, March 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Matt Walker said he started growing his beard about 17 years ago when his then-girlfriend and now-wife said it looked like he could grow a beard. He’s now spearheading the creation of Juneau Beard Club. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Matt Walker said he started growing his beard about 17 years ago when his then-girlfriend and now-wife said it looked like he could grow a beard. He’s now spearheading the creation of Juneau Beard Club. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Lance Stevens, hospital board president, speaks during a joint meeting with the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

State budget uncertainty hangs over hospital

Proposed Medicaid cuts could have direct and indirect effects.

Lance Stevens, hospital board president, speaks during a joint meeting with the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
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Going to bat for Juneau’s winged mammals

They’re waiting in the wings.

Manic Monday keeps Gold Medal Basketball Tournament rolling

Hoonah, Angoon and Haines all had Monday games