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TMHS’ Ashlyn Gates and JDHS’ Mila Hargrave both reach for the ball during the second set of a cross-town volleyball match held at JDHS on Friday. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

TMHS wins two cross-town matches

TMHS wins two cross-town matches

 

This photo featuring Loren Jones and other volunteers was taken during the Red Cross at the Juneau Fourth of July Parade 2022. (Courtesy Photo / Red Cross)

Alaska volunteers aid Red Cross response to California wildfires

“The Red Cross has always had a great reputation for serving in times of disaster”

 

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A Juneau resident receives a COVID-19 booster shot in October 2001.

COVID boosters, flu shots are widely available

Folks looking to get vaccinated against COVID and/or flu have options.

 

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Lindsay Clark of the Juneau Symphony will be one of 10 symphony musicians to take part in the Crystal Saloon’s, Beer. Brats. Brandenburgs. event the evening of Oct.1.

Bach meets weizen-bock

Classical bars to be played at downtown bar

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Lindsay Clark of the Juneau Symphony will be one of 10 symphony musicians to take part in the Crystal Saloon’s, Beer. Brats. Brandenburgs. event the evening of Oct.1.
This photo from 2020 shows Mamie Clare with her family Jim Clare, Lione Clare, and Krisanne Rice. Clare, formerly of Sitka, knows firsthand that recovering from an eating disorder isn’t easy. (Courtesy Photo / Krisanne Rice)

Sitka family shares story to raise eating disorder awareness

Subject specialist comes to town for a pair of presentations.

This photo from 2020 shows Mamie Clare with her family Jim Clare, Lione Clare, and Krisanne Rice. Clare, formerly of Sitka, knows firsthand that recovering from an eating disorder isn’t easy. (Courtesy Photo / Krisanne Rice)
This photo shared on Capital City Fire/Rescue social media shows fire personnel on scene at the 1200 block of Glacier Avenue responding to smoke in the building. According the the social media post on Tuesday morning, no one was in the building at the time of the fire. (Courtesy Photo / Capital City Fire/Rescue)
This photo shared on Capital City Fire/Rescue social media shows fire personnel on scene at the 1200 block of Glacier Avenue responding to smoke in the building. According the the social media post on Tuesday morning, no one was in the building at the time of the fire. (Courtesy Photo / Capital City Fire/Rescue)
Senior Moana Tuviafale of Thunder Mountain High School (far right) was named to the all-tournament team at this year’s Spiktacular tournament this weekend at West Anchorage High School. From left to right, other players in photo are Hayden Inman of Chugiak High School, Liyah Pilgrim of Colony High School and Marija Wunnicke of South High School. (Courtesy Photo / Julie Herman)

TMHS takes 3rd at Spiketacular tournament

The Falcons are ranked 3rd in the state

Senior Moana Tuviafale of Thunder Mountain High School (far right) was named to the all-tournament team at this year’s Spiktacular tournament this weekend at West Anchorage High School. From left to right, other players in photo are Hayden Inman of Chugiak High School, Liyah Pilgrim of Colony High School and Marija Wunnicke of South High School. (Courtesy Photo / Julie Herman)
David Evenson stood with his family Latavia Lofftus and Marilyn Willard to remember Felicia Evenson at the Candlelight Vigil & Memorial Walk held by Tlingit and Haida and SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium on Saturday at the Marine Park Pavilion. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
David Evenson stood with his family Latavia Lofftus and Marilyn Willard to remember Felicia Evenson at the Candlelight Vigil & Memorial Walk held by Tlingit and Haida and SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium on Saturday at the Marine Park Pavilion. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
An MH-60 Jayhawk crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka carries out training in Juneau, Alaska, June 26, 2018. (Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios | U.S. Coast Guard)
An MH-60 Jayhawk crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka carries out training in Juneau, Alaska, June 26, 2018. (Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios | U.S. Coast Guard)
This year’s Discover Eaglecrest Day was on Saturday and saw one of the best attendance in quite some time, according to staff. Many new vendors and attractions were on site for the public, as well as a chance to purchase season passes and new gear for the winter season (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Wages —and a gondola —set to go up at Eaglecrest

7% employee wage increase and gondola arrival

This year’s Discover Eaglecrest Day was on Saturday and saw one of the best attendance in quite some time, according to staff. Many new vendors and attractions were on site for the public, as well as a chance to purchase season passes and new gear for the winter season (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities employees met at Discover Eaglecrest Day on Saturday to field questions regarding the Juneau Douglas North Crossing Planning and Environmental Linkages Study. This photo shows a map of potential locations proposed so far for the construction of the bridge if it comes to fruition. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Transportation officials provide info on second crossing study

“We want to hear from everybody.”

Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities employees met at Discover Eaglecrest Day on Saturday to field questions regarding the Juneau Douglas North Crossing Planning and Environmental Linkages Study. This photo shows a map of potential locations proposed so far for the construction of the bridge if it comes to fruition. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Seadrone photo showing stone fish trap found in Shakan Bay on the west side of Prince of Wales could potentially be oldest ever found in the world. The structure was first discovered in 2010 and officially confirmed as a stone weir earlier this year. (Courtesy Photo / Sealaska Heritage)
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Ancient weir sheds new light on Alaska Native history

Stone fish trap dates to at least 11,100 years ago, according to scientists.

Seadrone photo showing stone fish trap found in Shakan Bay on the west side of Prince of Wales could potentially be oldest ever found in the world. The structure was first discovered in 2010 and officially confirmed as a stone weir earlier this year. (Courtesy Photo / Sealaska Heritage)
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Alaska State Troopers expect body cameras by next year

Vendor for cameras ID’d, policy is still being drafted.

(Juneau Empire File)
The University of Alaska Southeast annual fall lecture series Evening at Egan returned on Friday, Sept. 9 and runs until Nov. 18. All lectures start at 7 p.m. at the Egan Library on the Juneau campus and are free and open to the public. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Evening at Egan is back for the fall

In-person lectures return next month.

The University of Alaska Southeast annual fall lecture series Evening at Egan returned on Friday, Sept. 9 and runs until Nov. 18. All lectures start at 7 p.m. at the Egan Library on the Juneau campus and are free and open to the public. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Capital City Fire/Rescue responded Tuesday night to a fire in the 300 block of South Franklin Street. No one was hurt in the fire, which was contained to the walls and ceiling of the roughly 130-year-old building, but a sprinkler system that activated during the fire caused water damage, according to CCFR. (Courtesy Photo / CCFR)

Firefighters put out fire on South Franklin Street

130-year-old building suffered water damage but no injuries reported

Capital City Fire/Rescue responded Tuesday night to a fire in the 300 block of South Franklin Street. No one was hurt in the fire, which was contained to the walls and ceiling of the roughly 130-year-old building, but a sprinkler system that activated during the fire caused water damage, according to CCFR. (Courtesy Photo / CCFR)
Joann Hanson seen in this photo at home enjoying time with her family. There will be a celebration of her life held at Skater’s Cabin on Friday, Sept. 16 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. for those who would like to pay their respects. (Courtesy Photo / Roxanne Thomas)

‘She really touched people’s hearts in very meaningful ways’

Longtime AWARE staff member remembered for generosity, acceptance.

Joann Hanson seen in this photo at home enjoying time with her family. There will be a celebration of her life held at Skater’s Cabin on Friday, Sept. 16 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. for those who would like to pay their respects. (Courtesy Photo / Roxanne Thomas)
Jarrell Williams (1) and Thomas Baxter (84) celebrate a big play on defense early in Juneau's win over the visiting West Valley Rams. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Huskies get the Rams’ goat under Friday night lights

Juneau remains undefeated on the season.

Jarrell Williams (1) and Thomas Baxter (84) celebrate a big play on defense early in Juneau's win over the visiting West Valley Rams. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary Club hosted a ceremony Sunday morning to remember the events that took place on 9/11 by honoring Juneau’s first responders at the September 11th Memorial at Riverside Rotary Park. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary Club hosted a ceremony Sunday morning to remember the events that took place on 9/11 by honoring Juneau’s first responders at the September 11th Memorial at Riverside Rotary Park. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
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A two-hour Canoe Healing-Journeys was offered for suicide loss and attempt survivors in recognition of International Suicide Prevention Awareness Day, hosted by Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition and partners on Saturday at Sandy Beach.
Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire 
A two-hour Canoe Healing-Journeys was offered for suicide loss and attempt survivors in recognition of International Suicide Prevention Awareness Day, hosted by Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition and partners on Saturday at Sandy Beach.
From left to right, Alison Sacks, David Gomez, Alec Mesdag, Justin Kanouse, Jennifer Meyer, Doug Simon, Larry Magura, Greg Kinney, and Gaye Willis. Each of them in various ways were instrumental in recognizing the Salmon Creek Dam as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Juneau-Douglas Museum. The late AEL&P Civil Engineer Scott Willis was also given a dedication with a memorial plaque that will hang next to the Salmon Creek Dam dedication plaque at Salmon Creek Trailhead. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Salmon Creek Dam recognized as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark

It was completed in 1914 and was the first of it’s kind.

From left to right, Alison Sacks, David Gomez, Alec Mesdag, Justin Kanouse, Jennifer Meyer, Doug Simon, Larry Magura, Greg Kinney, and Gaye Willis. Each of them in various ways were instrumental in recognizing the Salmon Creek Dam as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Juneau-Douglas Museum. The late AEL&P Civil Engineer Scott Willis was also given a dedication with a memorial plaque that will hang next to the Salmon Creek Dam dedication plaque at Salmon Creek Trailhead. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)