Clarise Larson

Juneau residents from Lemon Creek to Tee Harbor are no longer asked to conserve water.
Juneau residents from Lemon Creek to Tee Harbor are no longer asked to conserve water.
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A masked Benedick (Aaron Elmore) and Beatrice (Katie Jensen) exchange repartee during dress rehearsal for Theatre in the Rough’s production of “Much Ado About Nothing.”

‘Sigh no more’: Theatre in the Rough is back with a twist on a classic

Local theater company’s latest is a take on “Much Ado About Nothing.”

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A masked Benedick (Aaron Elmore) and Beatrice (Katie Jensen) exchange repartee during dress rehearsal for Theatre in the Rough’s production of “Much Ado About Nothing.”
Flathead Lake Biological Station researchers Erin Sexton (right) and Chris Sergeant watch spawning salmon in a groundwater channel of the mine-impacted Tulsequah River in British Columbia. (Courtesy Photo / Jonathan Moore, Simon Fraser University)

New paper sheds light on mining’s impact on salmon and transboundary watersheds

Decisions can have centuries of impact, according to researchers.

Flathead Lake Biological Station researchers Erin Sexton (right) and Chris Sergeant watch spawning salmon in a groundwater channel of the mine-impacted Tulsequah River in British Columbia. (Courtesy Photo / Jonathan Moore, Simon Fraser University)
Two male sockeye salmon battle for territory in Steep Creek near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
Two male sockeye salmon battle for territory in Steep Creek near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
Mia Halloway (6) grabs a cotton candy with her dad in Savikko Park. A long string of kids stood in line to grab a cotton candy from the Twhrly Whrliy Cotton Candy stand on a bright and sunny Fourth of July afternoon. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)

Fun and sun mark holiday in Douglas

Hot dogs and panting pups present for festivities.

Mia Halloway (6) grabs a cotton candy with her dad in Savikko Park. A long string of kids stood in line to grab a cotton candy from the Twhrly Whrliy Cotton Candy stand on a bright and sunny Fourth of July afternoon. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
Locals gathered for a whale of a time near Tahku, the Alaska Whale Sculpture under shimmering lights and loud booms for the annual firework display over Gastineau Channel. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
Locals gathered for a whale of a time near Tahku, the Alaska Whale Sculpture under shimmering lights and loud booms for the annual firework display over Gastineau Channel. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
This photo shows fireworks. Local officials asked that people celebrating the Fourth of July enjoy the holiday safely and abide by the City and Borough of Juneau’s fireworks ordinance. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
This photo shows fireworks. Local officials asked that people celebrating the Fourth of July enjoy the holiday safely and abide by the City and Borough of Juneau’s fireworks ordinance. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Rockets’ red glare illuminates the night sky and spectators during the City and Borough of Juneau’s fireworks display on July 3, 2021. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Rockets’ red glare illuminates the night sky and spectators during the City and Borough of Juneau’s fireworks display on July 3, 2021. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Rockets’ red glare illuminates the night sky and spectators during the City and Borough of Juneau’s fireworks display on July 3, 2021. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Rockets’ red glare illuminates the night sky and spectators during the City and Borough of Juneau’s fireworks display on July 3, 2021. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Former Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho spoke about rank choice voting at the Chamber of Commerce's weekly luncheon. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)

The 411 on ranked choice voting

Former Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho gives the lowdown.

Former Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho spoke about rank choice voting at the Chamber of Commerce's weekly luncheon. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
Juneau residents from Lemon Creek to Tee Harbor were asked Wednesday to conserve water. (Unsplash)

No splash zone: City asks residents to conserve water

How long the conservation request will remain depends on the weather.

Juneau residents from Lemon Creek to Tee Harbor were asked Wednesday to conserve water. (Unsplash)
A man bikes past the Assembly Building, located just across the street from the Alaska State Capitol. The building is set to be renovated into a 33-unit multi-family apartment complex to house legislative staff. (Clarise Larson /Juneau Empire)

Extra leg room: Commission OKs plan to make legislative apartments

It is set to become a 33-unit apartment complex designated for legislative staff

A man bikes past the Assembly Building, located just across the street from the Alaska State Capitol. The building is set to be renovated into a 33-unit multi-family apartment complex to house legislative staff. (Clarise Larson /Juneau Empire)
The Norwegian Sun sat moored in Juneau on Monday after striking striking ice Saturday afternoon near Yakutat Bay on its way to Skagway. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
The Norwegian Sun sat moored in Juneau on Monday after striking striking ice Saturday afternoon near Yakutat Bay on its way to Skagway. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
Sealaska Corp. announced it will no longer require a blood quantum for people of Alaskan Native descent to become a shareholder. (Michael S. Lockett/ Juneau Empire)

Sealaska Corp drops blood quantum requirement

The decision opens the door to approximately 15,000 people to enroll

Sealaska Corp. announced it will no longer require a blood quantum for people of Alaskan Native descent to become a shareholder. (Michael S. Lockett/ Juneau Empire)
A crowd of people protesting near the Alaskan State Capitol clap at one of the many speakers at the protest. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
A crowd of people protesting near the Alaskan State Capitol clap at one of the many speakers at the protest. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
Pioneers of Alaska member Ricky Deising lands a hole-in-one as he tries frisbee golf for the first time on Sandy Beach, Douglas.(Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
Pioneers of Alaska member Ricky Deising lands a hole-in-one as he tries frisbee golf for the first time on Sandy Beach, Douglas.(Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
Kobe Rielly grabs a hot dog Wednesday evening at the grand unveiling of the new pavilion at Riverside Rotary Park. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)

One in pavilion

Locals celebrate the new pavilion at the Riverside Rotary Park.

Kobe Rielly grabs a hot dog Wednesday evening at the grand unveiling of the new pavilion at Riverside Rotary Park. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
Playwright Maureen Longworth holds up a playbill for "Blue Ticket." The play, which tells a story inspired by stories from Juneau's past shared with Longworth is making it's on-screen debut during Pride Month. The play debuted on stage in 2019. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)

Local play-turned-film available just in time for Pride

“Blue Ticket” is set to hit the big screen and streaming services.

Playwright Maureen Longworth holds up a playbill for "Blue Ticket." The play, which tells a story inspired by stories from Juneau's past shared with Longworth is making it's on-screen debut during Pride Month. The play debuted on stage in 2019. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
This image shows the cover of Juneau poet Emily Wall’s new book “Breaking Into Air.” The book details a wide array of different birth stories. (Courtesy Photo)
This image shows the cover of Juneau poet Emily Wall’s new book “Breaking Into Air.” The book details a wide array of different birth stories. (Courtesy Photo)