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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)

LIVE: City considers options for improving Amalga Harbor

Live updates from a public hearing at City Hall

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

A renovated Centennial Hall could look like one of these options

There’s many similarities, some big differences.

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Stuart Sliter reflects on her 80th birthday as well as her time as the first Miss Alaska, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Stuart Sliter reflects on her 80th birthday as well as her time as the first Miss Alaska, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Daniel Firmin plays a two-song set during the Mountainside Open Mic & Art Night at The Rookery on Oct. 31, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Daniel Firmin plays a two-song set during the Mountainside Open Mic & Art Night at The Rookery on Oct. 31, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Members of the LGBT community show their pride in the 2014 Juneau Fourth of July Parade. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Get ready for Pride 2019

This year’s happenings mark a milestone.

Members of the LGBT community show their pride in the 2014 Juneau Fourth of July Parade. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

‘The ultimate sacrifice’: Locals pay their respects at Evergreen Cemetery

Remembrance and recreation are both what the day is all about.

Bailey Wery Tagaban, left, Thomas Ferlauto, center, and Jordan Bluett are graduating from high school this week. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Bailey Wery Tagaban, left, Thomas Ferlauto, center, and Jordan Bluett are graduating from high school this week. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

House resolution supports new name for Saginaw Bay

Idea is to use the bay’s Tlingit name.

First Lady Rose Dunleavy and First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Award-winner Blaze Bell smile in the Governor’s Mansion, Friday, May 24, 2019. Bell was one of six volunteers to be recognized.
First Lady Rose Dunleavy and First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Award-winner Blaze Bell smile in the Governor’s Mansion, Friday, May 24, 2019. Bell was one of six volunteers to be recognized.
Students with the Tlingit Culture Language & Literacy program at Harborview Elementary School dance during the 5th Grade Promotion ceremony held in the clan house at the Walter Soboleff Center on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Students with the Tlingit Culture Language & Literacy program at Harborview Elementary School dance during the 5th Grade Promotion ceremony held in the clan house at the Walter Soboleff Center on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Visitors from the Norwegian Bliss walk along Thane Road to downtown on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Residential group airs tourism complaints, considers what comes next

Occasionally tense meeting yields some ideas

Visitors from the Norwegian Bliss walk along Thane Road to downtown on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Kim Metcalfe walks her dog along Basin Road on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Metcalfe is co-organizing a public meeting asking if cruise ship tourism is detrimental to the quality of life in the Basin Road and Thane neighborhoods. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Kim Metcalfe walks her dog along Basin Road on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Metcalfe is co-organizing a public meeting asking if cruise ship tourism is detrimental to the quality of life in the Basin Road and Thane neighborhoods. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Making cents of the city’s finances

Manager makes the case for moving City Hall, too.

City Finance Director Bob Bartholomew and City Manager Rorie Watt will speak at today’s chamber luncheon. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
City Finance Director Bob Bartholomew and City Manager Rorie Watt will speak at today’s chamber luncheon. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Theater Review: New show gets laughs from bawdy, body humor

If you’ve seen London and France, consider seeing this.