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From left to right, AFS and Rotary exchange students Goce Dimitriev, Leni Schilling, Ana Scopel and Wasiq Malik pose for a photo at Floyd Dryden Middle School on Friday. Each met with various classes throughout the day to share their presentations and answer questions from Juneau students.

Students expand worldview through exchange programs

Sixteen-year-old Leni Schilling said she’s been dreaming of traveling to America through an international national program since she was a young girl. The aspiration began… Continue reading

 

Officer William Hicks stands with JPD Chief Ed Mercer and Deputy Chief David Campbell during a swearing in ceremony for Hicks on Thursday at the JPD station in Lemon Creek. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

New officer joins JPD’s ranks

The Juneau Police Department welcomed a new officer to its ranks Thursday afternoon. William Hicks was sworn into duty at the JPD station in Lemon… Continue reading

 

(Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Police: Gift card scam connected to hoax Fred Meyer threats

This article has been moved in front of the Empire’s paywall. A gift card scam has an apparent connection to hoax threats made to a… Continue reading

 

JDHS senior Kai Hargrave sets up to take the first of two free throw shots with 1.7 seconds left in Wednesday night’s game against Thunder Mountain High School. Hargrave’s last second shot secured the win for the Crimson Bears in their first conference game of the season. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
JDHS senior Kai Hargrave sets up to take the first of two free throw shots with 1.7 seconds left in Wednesday night’s game against Thunder Mountain High School. Hargrave’s last second shot secured the win for the Crimson Bears in their first conference game of the season. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Alannah Johnson and Rebecca Kameika, winners of the 2022 Path to Prosperity Competition, pose for a photo at the formal winners’ announcement at the 2022 Mid-Session Summit at Southeast Conference Tuesday. In addition to each being awarded $25,000 to help expand their businesses, they each received a Tlingit wall carving, hand-crafted by Brian Chilton. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

After winning competition, Southeast businesses ready for next steps

$50,000 Path to Prosperity goes to entrepreneurs in Juneau and Haines.

Alannah Johnson and Rebecca Kameika, winners of the 2022 Path to Prosperity Competition, pose for a photo at the formal winners’ announcement at the 2022 Mid-Session Summit at Southeast Conference Tuesday. In addition to each being awarded $25,000 to help expand their businesses, they each received a Tlingit wall carving, hand-crafted by Brian Chilton. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Dorolyn Alper collage art, seen here, is part of her newest series, “Juneau with a twist” and will be available for viewing on First Friday. Alper is Juneau Artists Gallery’s featured artist for the month of February. (Courtesy Photo / Juneau Artists Gallery)

Here’s what’s happening for First Friday

Dorolyn Alper is Juneau Artists Gallery’s featured artist for February.

Dorolyn Alper collage art, seen here, is part of her newest series, “Juneau with a twist” and will be available for viewing on First Friday. Alper is Juneau Artists Gallery’s featured artist for the month of February. (Courtesy Photo / Juneau Artists Gallery)
JDHS junior Sean Oliver and senior Orion Dybdahl share all-tournament honors at the conclusion of this year’s 3-game Al Howard Shootout tournament in Soldotna. (Courtesy Photo / Robert Casperson)
JDHS junior Sean Oliver and senior Orion Dybdahl share all-tournament honors at the conclusion of this year’s 3-game Al Howard Shootout tournament in Soldotna. (Courtesy Photo / Robert Casperson)
JDHS senior Brandon Campbell shows tribute to his late brother Matthew with commemorative tattoo Saturday after a victory against Tri-Valley High School.

‘It means the world to us’: Matthew Campbell remembered in jersey retirement ceremony

“To have his number retired, it’s a big honor for a hockey player.”

JDHS senior Brandon Campbell shows tribute to his late brother Matthew with commemorative tattoo Saturday after a victory against Tri-Valley High School.
JDHS girls and boys basketball team pose for a photo outside after traveling to Soldotna for a 3-game tournament. (Courtesy Photo / Tanya Nizich)

JDHS girls win 2, lose 1 in tournament play

Next up, is an away game against Service High School.

JDHS girls and boys basketball team pose for a photo outside after traveling to Soldotna for a 3-game tournament. (Courtesy Photo / Tanya Nizich)
(Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
(Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
Eaglecrest Ski Patrol received a report of an avalanche in closed terrain in the East Bowl Chutes at 10:10 a.m. Thursday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Eaglecrest avalanche said not to be severe

No injuries were reported.

Eaglecrest Ski Patrol received a report of an avalanche in closed terrain in the East Bowl Chutes at 10:10 a.m. Thursday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
David Holmes digs through a pile of boardgames during Platypus Gaming’s two-day mini-con over the weekend at Douglas Public Library and Sunday at Mendenhall Public Library. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Good times keep rolling with Platypus Gaming

Two-day mini-con held at Juneau Public Library.

David Holmes digs through a pile of boardgames during Platypus Gaming’s two-day mini-con over the weekend at Douglas Public Library and Sunday at Mendenhall Public Library. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Captain Anne Wilcock recieves the Emery Valentine Leadership Award at the 2022 CCFR awards banquet on Saturday, Jan. 14. (Courtesy Photo / CCFR)

CCFR honors responders during annual banquet

Capital City Fire/Rescue hosted its 2022 awards banquet earlier this month as a way of recognizing responders for their outstanding work within the Juneau community.… Continue reading

Captain Anne Wilcock recieves the Emery Valentine Leadership Award at the 2022 CCFR awards banquet on Saturday, Jan. 14. (Courtesy Photo / CCFR)
(Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Juneau man indicted on child pornography charges

A Juneau man was indicted Thursday on charges of possessing or accessing child pornography, according to court documents. A Juneau grand jury indicted 27-year-old Joshua… Continue reading

(Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
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This photo shows Woodrow Farrell Eagleman who police say after going missing on Jan. 11 was seen leaving town on Jan. 12 via airport surveillance.

Police: Man reported missing took plane out of town

A Juneau man recently reported as missing was found leaving town on video surveillance received from the Juneau International Airport Wednesday, according to police. The… Continue reading

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This photo shows Woodrow Farrell Eagleman who police say after going missing on Jan. 11 was seen leaving town on Jan. 12 via airport surveillance.
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Carrie Connaker with Solstice Alaska Consulting meets with Juneau residents during an open house at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Tuesday to help explain alternatives currently being proposed for the recreation area.

Juneau residents get better acquainted with Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area proposals

Open house held at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, web event set for Thursday.

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Carrie Connaker with Solstice Alaska Consulting meets with Juneau residents during an open house at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Tuesday to help explain alternatives currently being proposed for the recreation area.
Arnold Vosloo as Colonel Bach addresses US soldiers in latest film, “Condor’s Nest” in theaters and digital release on Friday. (Courtesy Photo / PMKBNC)
Arnold Vosloo as Colonel Bach addresses US soldiers in latest film, “Condor’s Nest” in theaters and digital release on Friday. (Courtesy Photo / PMKBNC)
This photo shows Woodrow Farrell Eagleman who police say has been missing since Jan. 11. (Courtesy Photo / Juneau Police Department)

JPD asks for info on missing man

Police: Woodrow Farrell Eagleman has been missing since Jan. 11.

This photo shows Woodrow Farrell Eagleman who police say has been missing since Jan. 11. (Courtesy Photo / Juneau Police Department)
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JDHS junior Sean Oliver and senior Orion Dybdahl pose for a photo on Saturday after earning all-tournament honors at the O’Brady Invitational tournament in South Anchorage.

JDHS boys basketball takes 3rd place in O’Brady Invitational tournament

Crimson Bears beat Bartlett and and South Anchorage but fall to West Valley.

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JDHS junior Sean Oliver and senior Orion Dybdahl pose for a photo on Saturday after earning all-tournament honors at the O’Brady Invitational tournament in South Anchorage.
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Shannen Greene holds a sign at the Alaska State Capitol during Monday’s anti-abortion rally held by Alaskans for Life Inc.

Abortion protesters gather at state Capitol

Rally comes after anniversary of now-overturned Roe v. Wade.

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Shannen Greene holds a sign at the Alaska State Capitol during Monday’s anti-abortion rally held by Alaskans for Life Inc.