Ben Hohenstatt

Student from Juneau earns master’s degree

Sven P. Ahlen recently earned his Master of social work degree from the University of Southern California. Friends and family extended congratualtions for his continuous… Continue reading

Courtesy Photo / Kevin Myers
                                Kevin Myers is the author of the new book “Hidden Falls.” In the novel, which is available at Amazon and will be available at Hearthside Books, a newspaper columnist finds himself embroiled in the world of organized crime. Myers was previously the editor of the Capital City Weekly.
Courtesy Photo / Kevin Myers
                                Kevin Myers is the author of the new book “Hidden Falls.” In the novel, which is available at Amazon and will be available at Hearthside Books, a newspaper columnist finds himself embroiled in the world of organized crime. Myers was previously the editor of the Capital City Weekly.
More than 13 acres of land on North Douglas now owned by Southeast Alaska Lad Trust and known as the Grummett Wetlands will be open to the public for passive recreation. That includes activities such as hiking, birding and exploring. (Courtesy Photo / Southeast Alaska Land Trust)

Local nonprofit acquires property near Mendenhall Refuge

Property now named for late board member.

More than 13 acres of land on North Douglas now owned by Southeast Alaska Lad Trust and known as the Grummett Wetlands will be open to the public for passive recreation. That includes activities such as hiking, birding and exploring. (Courtesy Photo / Southeast Alaska Land Trust)
Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Man reports being bitten by bear

First responders say he suffered superficial wounds.

Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

‘He never traveled without him’: Former Juneauite, beloved pet die less than 2 days apart

“We found it extremely beautiful and fitting that [they] left pretty much at the same time.”

Opinion: I hope Alaskans will join me in opposing Proposition 2

I’m tired of outside, dark money groups and individual rich outsiders trying to manipulate Alaskans.

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)

State reports 65 new COVID-19 cases

Two more in Juneau.

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
The cast of Theatre in the Rough rehearses for a production of “As You Like It.” The sequence incorporating candles is a memorial of lives lost to COVID-19. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Outsider art: Outdoors location and caution bring Shakespeare to local stage

All the world’s a stage — especially Savikko Park’s Pioneer Pavilion.

The cast of Theatre in the Rough rehearses for a production of “As You Like It.” The sequence incorporating candles is a memorial of lives lost to COVID-19. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Death Notice: Flora File

Flora Vincent File, 87, passed away peacefully at Wildflower Court on Feb.28, 2020.

New takes on annual programs and brand new projects are in Perseverance Theatre’s future, said the theater’s artistic director Leslie Ishii in a video interview. (Peter Segall | Juneau Epire)
New takes on annual programs and brand new projects are in Perseverance Theatre’s future, said the theater’s artistic director Leslie Ishii in a video interview. (Peter Segall | Juneau Epire)

State logs more than 70 COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus cases continue climb.

Bald eagle rescued on Fourth of July

Injured but conscious, the raptor will get treatment in Sitka.

Jude Winchell, 3, takes in a parade from ontop of Cory Winchell’s shoulders, Saturday, July 4, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Parade held in Mendenhall Valley

People young and old participate in, attend event.

Jude Winchell, 3, takes in a parade from ontop of Cory Winchell’s shoulders, Saturday, July 4, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)

Opinion: It’s de ja vù all over again with recent court decision

As was done in Dred Scott, the judicial branch’s idiotic logic pushes our society to the brink.

Living & Growing: Maybe you were raised up for such a time as this

There’s a need for encouragement.

Willie Anderson holds up a flag in front at a short PFLAG gathering held near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Despite pandemic, they’ve still got Pride

PFLAG and Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition gather near glacier.

Willie Anderson holds up a flag in front at a short PFLAG gathering held near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)