Ben Hohenstatt

Boogie ‘Wonderland’: Alice meets Disco for Perseverance Theatre Young Company Show
Boogie ‘Wonderland’: Alice meets Disco for Perseverance Theatre Young Company Show
Ernestine Hayes, Alaska State Writer Laureate, makes closing remarks at the 2019 Governor’s Arts & Hunanities Awards at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

State Writer Laureate selection delayed but coming soon

In the meantime, Juneau is home to the state writer laureate.

Ernestine Hayes, Alaska State Writer Laureate, makes closing remarks at the 2019 Governor’s Arts & Hunanities Awards at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Number of rocket launches could take off in Kodiak

Number of rocket launches could take off in Kodiak

They’ve got ideas on the launchpad.

Number of rocket launches could take off in Kodiak
Abandoned tugboat problem likely to linger

Abandoned tugboat problem likely to linger

“Maybe a giant eagle will fix it.”

Abandoned tugboat problem likely to linger
Artist explains how he made 80 pounds of battle armor
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Artist explains how he made 80 pounds of battle armor

Meet the man behind the costume.

Artist explains how he made 80 pounds of battle armor
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The Reverend Bobby Lewis leads a gospel singing workshop at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Reverend Bobby Lewis leads a gospel singing workshop at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
First Trans Gaming Night exceeds organizers’ expectations

First Trans Gaming Night exceeds organizers’ expectations

A place where everyone could make friends.

First Trans Gaming Night exceeds organizers’ expectations
Juneau Symphony continues search for director, prepares for upcoming showcase
Juneau Symphony continues search for director, prepares for upcoming showcase
Hooked on salmon: Southeast and its fish keep filmmaker coming back
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Hooked on salmon: Southeast and its fish keep filmmaker coming back

Coming back to where he began, like a certain kind of fish.

Hooked on salmon: Southeast and its fish keep filmmaker coming back
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New Thai restaurant hopes to curry favor

New Thai restaurant hopes to curry favor

Restaurant owners were longtime workers at Chan’s.

New Thai restaurant hopes to curry favor
Sitka business owner places first in pitch contest

Sitka business owner places first in pitch contest

Product saves bank and backs.

Sitka business owner places first in pitch contest
Scientists: Southeast Alaska vulnerable to ocean acidification
Scientists: Southeast Alaska vulnerable to ocean acidification
State museum wants help finishing ‘fantastically large’ octopus project
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State museum wants help finishing ‘fantastically large’ octopus project
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More tourists are coming

More tourists are coming

Tourism predicted to grow again in 2019.

More tourists are coming
Alaska Natives want voice in budget-making process

Alaska Natives want voice in budget-making process

Speakers tell people to share stories with legislators

Alaska Natives want voice in budget-making process
Plastic cups, dog tags and nettles: The unlikely items that made some of Wearable Art’s memorable looks
Plastic cups, dog tags and nettles: The unlikely items that made some of Wearable Art’s memorable looks
The family that shreds together, slays together
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The family that shreds together, slays together
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Juneau could have sixth straight year of below average snowfall

Juneau could have sixth straight year of below average snowfall

More snow is coming, but this season still isn’t normal.

Juneau could have sixth straight year of below average snowfall
Alaska Native weaving project honors survivors of violence
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Alaska Native weaving project honors survivors of violence
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With the first show done, Wearable Art shares theme for next year
With the first show done, Wearable Art shares theme for next year