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Orrin Noon, 10, Arlo Davis, 11, and Axel Boily, 10, beam at the crunchy critters they were about to eat. The boys were among the theatergoers who sampled edible insects prepared by David George Gordon, aka Bug Chef. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Orrin Noon, 10, Arlo Davis, 11, and Axel Boily, 10, beam at the crunchy critters they were about to eat. The boys were among the theatergoers who sampled edible insects prepared by David George Gordon, aka Bug Chef. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Juneau Police Department wants information about a man who allegedly robbed a liquor store Friday night. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)
Juneau Police Department wants information about a man who allegedly robbed a liquor store Friday night. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)

Not putting on the ‘Brakes’: Former JDHS standout finds coaching success

Past Crimson Bear helps coach three-time state champs.

Kevin Ritchie adds a comment to a map at a kickoff meeting for City and Borough of Juneau’s effort to create South Douglas-West Juneau Area Plan, Wednesday, Jan. 15. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Douglas residents share vision for community’s future

Finished product will help guide next 20 years.

Kevin Ritchie adds a comment to a map at a kickoff meeting for City and Borough of Juneau’s effort to create South Douglas-West Juneau Area Plan, Wednesday, Jan. 15. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Marla Berg, organizing committee member for 100 Women Who Care Juneau; Kate Troll, who pitched the idea of donating to Renewable Juneau; Iola Young, organizing committee member for 100 Women Who Care Juneau; and Jane Lindsey, organizing committee member for 100 Women Who Care Juneau; smile with baskets filled with name tags and checks at the Hangar Ballroom, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Marla Berg, organizing committee member for 100 Women Who Care Juneau; Kate Troll, who pitched the idea of donating to Renewable Juneau; Iola Young, organizing committee member for 100 Women Who Care Juneau; and Jane Lindsey, organizing committee member for 100 Women Who Care Juneau; smile with baskets filled with name tags and checks at the Hangar Ballroom, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Alaska Electric Light and Power Company Lemon Creek operations center in Juneau. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Short outage leaves areas throughout Juneau without power

A power outage briefly left areas around Juneau without power Thursday morning.

Alaska Electric Light and Power Company Lemon Creek operations center in Juneau. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Members of the Argus String Quartet play a Brown Bag Concert at the State Office Building on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, during the annual Juneau Jazz & Classics festival. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Members of the Argus String Quartet play a Brown Bag Concert at the State Office Building on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, during the annual Juneau Jazz & Classics festival. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Tourism task force meeting canceled

Weather cited as the cause.

Shelley Virginia holds up a tool known as a spanker while rehearsing in front of an invited audience for Perseverance Theatre’s production of “Silent Sky” on Tuesday, Jan. 7. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)

Theater Review: Despite Disney-fied qualities, ‘Silent Sky’ has charm

The Disney-fied qualities that got under my skin should make it an absolute home run with youth.

Shelley Virginia holds up a tool known as a spanker while rehearsing in front of an invited audience for Perseverance Theatre’s production of “Silent Sky” on Tuesday, Jan. 7. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy talks with students at Turnagain Elementary School in Anchorage during a press conference unveiling the Alaska Reads Act Wednesday. (Office of the Governor | Austin McDaniel)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy talks with students at Turnagain Elementary School in Anchorage during a press conference unveiling the Alaska Reads Act Wednesday. (Office of the Governor | Austin McDaniel)
The Juneau School District’s adminstration buidling is at the corner of Glacier Avenue and 12th Street. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Juneau School District’s adminstration buidling is at the corner of Glacier Avenue and 12th Street. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Egan-Yandukin intersection’s future is in the works

Department of Transportation shares possible plans.

Empire Live: CBJ committee hears about Egan intersection project

Department of Transportation shares possible plans.

Juneau, like the rest of the state has seen a declining population in recent years, according to a report from the Alaska Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Population continues to decline in Southeast and state

Decline percentages were nearly identical.

Juneau, like the rest of the state has seen a declining population in recent years, according to a report from the Alaska Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A recent sale of waterfront property to Norwegian Cruise Lines will likely have a ripple effect on the assessed value of waterfront property in Juneau. Alaska is a so-called “non-disclosure” state, so typically sales property transaction prices aren’t shared with the public, but bids for land previously owned by Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority were publicly unsealed in September. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
A recent sale of waterfront property to Norwegian Cruise Lines will likely have a ripple effect on the assessed value of waterfront property in Juneau. Alaska is a so-called “non-disclosure” state, so typically sales property transaction prices aren’t shared with the public, but bids for land previously owned by Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority were publicly unsealed in September. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
City and Borough of Juneau Visitor Industry Task Force Chair Carole Triem and Vice Chair Craig Dahl listen to testimony Saturday, Jan. 11 during a public input task force meeting. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

‘What we used to have’: Locals testify about need to regulate tourism

Should the city cap number of cruise ship visitors to Juneau?

City and Borough of Juneau Visitor Industry Task Force Chair Carole Triem and Vice Chair Craig Dahl listen to testimony Saturday, Jan. 11 during a public input task force meeting. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Glacier in retreat: What the Taku is teaching us about climate change

A changing climate has caught up with the glacier.

Cruise ship visitors gather for their tours on the Seawalk on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Empire Live: Visitor Industry Task Force hears from the public

It’s the first public input meeting, here’s what people are saying.

Cruise ship visitors gather for their tours on the Seawalk on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

House-passed bill could lead to PFAS cleanup

It needs to get past the Senate and President, too.