Ben Hohenstatt

Elizabeth Smart, national child safety activist and women’s empowerment speaker, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Reclaiming Own and Renew Women’s Conference. Registration for the conference is still open. (Courtesy Photo)
Elizabeth Smart, national child safety activist and women’s empowerment speaker, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Reclaiming Own and Renew Women’s Conference. Registration for the conference is still open. (Courtesy Photo)

Wonder pony heads to greener pastures

Happy trails to Sammy the Wonder Pony.

A rehabilitated Pacific harbor seal looks back at people during its release at the Auke Recreation Beach on August 27, 2014. After toxic levels of mercury were found in an Admiralty Island harbor seal in 2015, conservationists and subsistence hunters are still wondering if a Juneau-based mine is to blame. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Sealing the spotlight: Wildlife Wednesday to focus on harbor seals

The first Wildlife Wednesday of 2019 will focus on harbor seals. At 7 p.m. tonight, in University of Alaska Southeast’s Egan Lecture Hall, 11066 Auke… Continue reading

A rehabilitated Pacific harbor seal looks back at people during its release at the Auke Recreation Beach on August 27, 2014. After toxic levels of mercury were found in an Admiralty Island harbor seal in 2015, conservationists and subsistence hunters are still wondering if a Juneau-based mine is to blame. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Tax return preparers badly need volunteers

Taxes are certain, volunteer support is not.

Native corporation lands big $6.1 billion Army contract

It will bring in millions in revenue and 400 new hires.

Concert celebrates 30 years of joyful noise

This is the year to catch up on a 30-year-old tradition.

A New Year’s Eve Gala at Centennial Hall will benefit Juneau Arts & Humanities Council and Juneau Jazz & Classics. (Unsplash | Jacek Dylag)

Dinner, dancing expected at New Year’s Eve Gala

Ring in 2019 in style.

A New Year’s Eve Gala at Centennial Hall will benefit Juneau Arts & Humanities Council and Juneau Jazz & Classics. (Unsplash | Jacek Dylag)
Mary Lou Stone, supervisor for Super Bear Supermarket IGA, puts a bag of groceries ready for pickup in a cooler near the front of the store on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

More Juneau grocery stores are encouraging online shopping

Grocery shop without leaving the house.

Mary Lou Stone, supervisor for Super Bear Supermarket IGA, puts a bag of groceries ready for pickup in a cooler near the front of the store on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
A rehabilitated Pacific harbor seal looks back at people during its release at the Auke Recreation Beach on August 27, 2014. After toxic levels of mercury were found in an Admiralty Island harbor seal in 2015, conservationists and subsistence hunters are still wondering if a Juneau-based mine is to blame. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Wildlife Wednesday to focus on harbor seals

If you harbor an interest in seals, there’s a Wednesday night program for you. At 7 p.m. Jan. 2, in University of Alaska Southeast’s Egan… Continue reading

A rehabilitated Pacific harbor seal looks back at people during its release at the Auke Recreation Beach on August 27, 2014. After toxic levels of mercury were found in an Admiralty Island harbor seal in 2015, conservationists and subsistence hunters are still wondering if a Juneau-based mine is to blame. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
“Doragon” by Beth Bolander, modeled by Dani Gross, at the Wearable Art Show at Centennial Hall on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Doragon placed third in the Juror’s Best in Show. It also drew criticism as cultural appropriation, which led to some guidelines for this year’s fashion show. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
“Doragon” by Beth Bolander, modeled by Dani Gross, at the Wearable Art Show at Centennial Hall on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Doragon placed third in the Juror’s Best in Show. It also drew criticism as cultural appropriation, which led to some guidelines for this year’s fashion show. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

AK Beatdown 33 set for Friday

They’ll work out some post-holiday aggression. AK Beatdown 33 is scheduled for 8-10 p.m. at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave. Doors for… Continue reading