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A bear-costumed employee from Holland America Line’s Noordam cruise ship checks his phone between sessions being photographed with arriving visitors at Marine Park in this June 2015 photo. 5G mobile network service which GCI announced Tuesday is coming to Alaska, will result in faster device speeds. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A bear-costumed employee from Holland America Line’s Noordam cruise ship checks his phone between sessions being photographed with arriving visitors at Marine Park in this June 2015 photo. 5G mobile network service which GCI announced Tuesday is coming to Alaska, will result in faster device speeds. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

New Assembly members split on annexation

It was divisive then and it’s divisive now.

The fifth annual GLITZ Drag Show in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and Juneau Pride Kickoff! at Centennial Hall on Friday, June 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The fifth annual GLITZ Drag Show in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and Juneau Pride Kickoff! at Centennial Hall on Friday, June 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Small rally protests Juneau’s ‘landgrab’ of parts of Admiralty Island

Protesters feel Angoon has historical, cultural claims to the land

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A nestling eagle was treated in Juneau by Juneau Raptor Center and flown to Sitka for a full evaluation and continued care. (Courtesy Photo | Kathy Benner)
A nestling eagle was treated in Juneau by Juneau Raptor Center and flown to Sitka for a full evaluation and continued care. (Courtesy Photo | Kathy Benner)
The City and Borough of Juneau intends to submit an annexation petition that would seek to add four tracts of land pictured here to the borough. (Courtesy Photo | City and Borough of Juneau)
The City and Borough of Juneau intends to submit an annexation petition that would seek to add four tracts of land pictured here to the borough. (Courtesy Photo | City and Borough of Juneau)
A rebuild of the North Terminal at the Juneau International Airport, pictured here on Wednesday, June 12, will cause discussion during tonight’s Finance Committee meeting. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A rebuild of the North Terminal at the Juneau International Airport, pictured here on Wednesday, June 12, will cause discussion during tonight’s Finance Committee meeting. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The intersection of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive and Mendenhall Loop Road on Wednesday, June 11, 2019. The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities plans to build a roundabout at the intersection. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Roundabouts are coming to the Mendenhall Valley

Gather ‘round to learn about this project.

The intersection of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive and Mendenhall Loop Road on Wednesday, June 11, 2019. The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities plans to build a roundabout at the intersection. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau School District and educators reach deal

They won’t have to do this again for a while.

City may make offer on waterfront property

There’d need to be deposit first.

In this Feb. 20, 2015 photo, Alaska Cannabis Club CEO Charlo Greene prepares to roll a joint at the medical marijuana dispensary in Anchorage, Alaska. (Mark Thiessen | Associated Press File)

You may soon be able to smoke where you shop

City ordinance is moving along.

In this Feb. 20, 2015 photo, Alaska Cannabis Club CEO Charlo Greene prepares to roll a joint at the medical marijuana dispensary in Anchorage, Alaska. (Mark Thiessen | Associated Press File)

Live: School board close to finalizing 3-year agreements with educators

Live updates from the Juneau School District board meeting.

In this Jan. 6, 2017 photo, Juneau residents participate in the World’s Largest Lesson at Eaglecrest Ski Area. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
In this Jan. 6, 2017 photo, Juneau residents participate in the World’s Largest Lesson at Eaglecrest Ski Area. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Too many police calls could mean a fine under newly proposed city ordinance

It’s intended to crack down on problem properties.