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City and Borough of Juneau City Manager Rorie Watt talks during a special town hall meeting about Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget and how its cuts would affect Juneau, March 11, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

City: Proposed state budget would cost Juneau millions, and its schools even more

Don’t panic, but consider sending an email, city officials say.

City and Borough of Juneau City Manager Rorie Watt talks during a special town hall meeting about Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget and how its cuts would affect Juneau, March 11, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Jorden Nigro speaks during the Woman of Distinction 2019 Celebration Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Centennial Hall. During her speech she advocated for seeing humanity in others and the value of showing up. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Women of Distiction event celebrates people who make a difference in Juneau

Raising AWARE-ness for Juneau’s wonder women.

Jorden Nigro speaks during the Woman of Distinction 2019 Celebration Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Centennial Hall. During her speech she advocated for seeing humanity in others and the value of showing up. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
End of a chapter: Hayes talks about her time as Alaska State Writer Laureate and what comes next
End of a chapter: Hayes talks about her time as Alaska State Writer Laureate and what comes next
Salmon researchers: small Juneau hatchery helps with big ideas
Salmon researchers: small Juneau hatchery helps with big ideas
Celtic rock band talks 13-year history, unique songs and upcoming St. Paddy’s Eve show
Celtic rock band talks 13-year history, unique songs and upcoming St. Paddy’s Eve show
After flooding, co-op gallery is back to business with room for more artists
After flooding, co-op gallery is back to business with room for more artists
North Pole High School student wins state poetry contest
North Pole High School student wins state poetry contest
Getting motor-mouthed about Motown
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Getting motor-mouthed about Motown

Ryan Shaw didn’t grow up with a lot of the music he now loves.

Getting motor-mouthed about Motown
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Author Annie Boochever, formerly of Juneau and now of Bellingham, Washington, smiles at Centennial Hall, Saturday March 2, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Author Annie Boochever, formerly of Juneau and now of Bellingham, Washington, smiles at Centennial Hall, Saturday March 2, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Elements of surprise: Artists interpret long-running art show theme in unexpected ways
Elements of surprise: Artists interpret long-running art show theme in unexpected ways
Movie night moves suicide into public focus
Movie night moves suicide into public focus
Juneau college student to receive community service award
Juneau college student to receive community service award
The state of Alaska’s third governor dies at 94

The state of Alaska’s third governor dies at 94

Governor oversaw Prudhoe Bay oil and gas lease sale.

The state of Alaska’s third governor dies at 94
Mendenhall Glacier master plan calls for major change

Mendenhall Glacier master plan calls for major change

Construction not expected until 2022 at the earliest.

Mendenhall Glacier master plan calls for major change
Daniel Firmin plays a two-song set during the Mountainside Open Mic & Art Night at The Rookery on Oct. 31, 2018. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly File)

Popular song and art night is back for second season

Mountainside Open Mic is back for its second season.

Daniel Firmin plays a two-song set during the Mountainside Open Mic & Art Night at The Rookery on Oct. 31, 2018. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly File)

Death Notice: Joseph Paddock

Joseph Edward Paddock died Feb. 24, 2019. He was 60. Paddock passed away peacefully at home from a year long battle with cancer, surrounded by… Continue reading

Arctic terns at Mendenhall seem to be decreasing in numbers
Arctic terns at Mendenhall seem to be decreasing in numbers
Alaska poet calls attention to environmental concerns
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Alaska poet calls attention to environmental concerns
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Juneau’s female art collective readies to open its latest and biggest show
Juneau’s female art collective readies to open its latest and biggest show
Grammy Award-nominated singer Ryan Shaw talks Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, about returning to sing in the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council’s “Motown for Our Town” and Gospel Celebrations this weekend. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Motown performer has Stevie Wonder’s seal of approval

Grammy-nominated singer to perform songs by music icons

Grammy Award-nominated singer Ryan Shaw talks Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, about returning to sing in the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council’s “Motown for Our Town” and Gospel Celebrations this weekend. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)