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Featured artist Mary McEwen displays clever and fun items created from “locally-sourced trash,” including colorful sturdy animal feed sacks at the Juneau Artists Gallery for November’s First Friday. (Courtesy Photo / Juneau Artists Gallery)

Here’s what’s happening for First Friday

Mary McEwen featured artist for November at Juneau Artists Gallery

Featured artist Mary McEwen displays clever and fun items created from “locally-sourced trash,” including colorful sturdy animal feed sacks at the Juneau Artists Gallery for November’s First Friday. (Courtesy Photo / Juneau Artists Gallery)
CCFR responding to a trailer fire at Sprucewood Park in Mendenhall Valley Wednesday morning at approximately 8:30 a.m. No injuries were reported. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

No one injured in trailer park fire

Residence badly damaged in the morning blaze

CCFR responding to a trailer fire at Sprucewood Park in Mendenhall Valley Wednesday morning at approximately 8:30 a.m. No injuries were reported. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
CCFR Acting Captain John Adams poses with plaque awarded at his presentation ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Adams was awarded the 2022 Fire Life Safety Educator of the Year for his dedication to educating Juneau youth and community of fire safety. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

CCFR captain recognized for commitment to fire safety education

John Adams first member of department to earn the statewide award.

CCFR Acting Captain John Adams poses with plaque awarded at his presentation ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Adams was awarded the 2022 Fire Life Safety Educator of the Year for his dedication to educating Juneau youth and community of fire safety. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Large crowds turned out to support high school swimmers through Alaska at the Region V meet on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28, 29 at in Juneau at Dimond Park Aquatic Center. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Prep swim teams score big at Region V meet

TMHS and JDHS swim teams score big at Region V meet

Large crowds turned out to support high school swimmers through Alaska at the Region V meet on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28, 29 at in Juneau at Dimond Park Aquatic Center. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to a structure fire in the 3000 block of Wood Duck Avenue Sunday morning, Oct 30. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

No injuries reported in Sunday morning fire

Firefighters say Wood Duck Avenue blaze was unintentional

Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to a structure fire in the 3000 block of Wood Duck Avenue Sunday morning, Oct 30. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
TMHS senior Kylie Morris helping attendees paint hands to leave their mark at the school’s first annual Fall Carnival on Saturday, Oct. 29. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Juneau high schools fall into the Halloween spirit

TMHS and JDHS host fall carnival fundraisers

TMHS senior Kylie Morris helping attendees paint hands to leave their mark at the school’s first annual Fall Carnival on Saturday, Oct. 29. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
This May photo shows Mount Edgecumbe on a relatively clear day. New research has shed new light on magma activity underneath the “historically active” volcano. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
This May photo shows Mount Edgecumbe on a relatively clear day. New research has shed new light on magma activity underneath the “historically active” volcano. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
Alaska Seaplanes co-owner and president Kent Craford seen in this photo at the Golden Shovel ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 26 to break ground on Alaska Seaplanes’ new cargo facility adjacent to the North Terminal at the Juneau International Airport. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Cargo-ing the distance: Seaplanes breaks ground on new building

New facility could be up and running by this summer.

Alaska Seaplanes co-owner and president Kent Craford seen in this photo at the Golden Shovel ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 26 to break ground on Alaska Seaplanes’ new cargo facility adjacent to the North Terminal at the Juneau International Airport. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
JDHS junior and girl’s team captain Emily Delgado featured in this photo swimming the butterfly stroke at a JDHS/TMHS Dual Meet on August 26. (Courtesy Photo / Phil Loseby)

Prep teams ready to make a splash at regions

Meet is set for Friday and Saturday at Dimond Park Aquatic Center.

JDHS junior and girl’s team captain Emily Delgado featured in this photo swimming the butterfly stroke at a JDHS/TMHS Dual Meet on August 26. (Courtesy Photo / Phil Loseby)
Dan Earl stands in front of his home which temporarily is transformed into Earl’s Haunted Garage around the time of Halloween in Juneau for nearly the last 20 years. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Haunted garage seeks to scare up donations

He’s putting the caring in scaring.

Dan Earl stands in front of his home which temporarily is transformed into Earl’s Haunted Garage around the time of Halloween in Juneau for nearly the last 20 years. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Courtesy Photo / Stephany Day
The Juneau Huskies cheer team poses for a photo on Saturday in Palmer after competing in this year’s Rally in the Valley Cheer competition. The team took first place in the game time and half time divisions, as well as earned the title of grand champion for garnering the highest score within the competition.
Courtesy Photo / Stephany Day
The Juneau Huskies cheer team poses for a photo on Saturday in Palmer after competing in this year’s Rally in the Valley Cheer competition. The team took first place in the game time and half time divisions, as well as earned the title of grand champion for garnering the highest score within the competition.
Juneau’s Jarrell Williams carries the ball during the state title game. (Bryan Boyett / <a href="https://alaskasportsreport.com/2022/10/state-football-notebook-nash-lives-up-to-hype-hamilton-makes-the-call-underwood-unsung-hero-johnson-joins-1k-club/" target="_blank">Alaska Sports </a><a href="https://alaskasportsreport.com/2022/10/state-football-notebook-nash-lives-up-to-hype-hamilton-makes-the-call-underwood-unsung-hero-johnson-joins-1k-club/" target="_blank">Report</a>)
Juneau’s Jarrell Williams carries the ball during the state title game. (Bryan Boyett / <a href="https://alaskasportsreport.com/2022/10/state-football-notebook-nash-lives-up-to-hype-hamilton-makes-the-call-underwood-unsung-hero-johnson-joins-1k-club/" target="_blank">Alaska Sports </a><a href="https://alaskasportsreport.com/2022/10/state-football-notebook-nash-lives-up-to-hype-hamilton-makes-the-call-underwood-unsung-hero-johnson-joins-1k-club/" target="_blank">Report</a>)
The Juneau Huskies offense prepares to kneel to end the half against the Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School Thunderbirds. Winning that game sent the unite Juneau high school football team to the
The Juneau Huskies offense prepares to kneel to end the half against the Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School Thunderbirds. Winning that game sent the unite Juneau high school football team to the
Flowers sit Friday morning at Auke Lake at the site of a deadly crash.  (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)

Investigation ongoing in deadly crash

Truck’s third occupant uninjured, according to police.

Flowers sit Friday morning at Auke Lake at the site of a deadly crash.  (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
This photo shows the current lift in place at Eaglecrest Ski Area during the middle of September. The ski area is in the early stages of installing a new gondola which has a tentative timeline for completion set for the summer of 2024. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
This photo shows the current lift in place at Eaglecrest Ski Area during the middle of September. The ski area is in the early stages of installing a new gondola which has a tentative timeline for completion set for the summer of 2024. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
This photo shows Lemon Creek Correctional Center in Juneau where currently 20% of the prison’s population has been transferred to South Central Alaska amid repairs. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

About half of inmates transferred from Juneau are sentenced felons, according to DOC

Lemon Creek Correctional Center’s remaining population largely male, according to department.

This photo shows Lemon Creek Correctional Center in Juneau where currently 20% of the prison’s population has been transferred to South Central Alaska amid repairs. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
JPD officers investigate at Auke Lake after a deadly crash early Tuesday morning, Oct. 18. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Police share more information about deadly crash

1 dead, 1 injured and police are looking for vehicle’s third occupant.

JPD officers investigate at Auke Lake after a deadly crash early Tuesday morning, Oct. 18. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Juneau Police Department and assistance from Capital City Fire/Rescue on the scene Tuesday morning, Oct. 18 at Auke Bay Lake off of Glacier Highway after it was reported that a white Chevrolet pickup truck occupied by three males lost control and rolled several times before landing into the lake. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Police investigate deadly wreck near Auke Lake

At 12:51 a.m. Tuesday, police received a report of a crash on Glacier Highway.

Juneau Police Department and assistance from Capital City Fire/Rescue on the scene Tuesday morning, Oct. 18 at Auke Bay Lake off of Glacier Highway after it was reported that a white Chevrolet pickup truck occupied by three males lost control and rolled several times before landing into the lake. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Brenda Weaver and Olga Lijó Seráns stand in Hearthside Books in downtown Juneau on Monday, Oct. 16, one day after Seráns took over as the official owner. Weaver, who had been the bookstore’s owner since 2014, said she looks forward to retirement and spending more time with friends and family. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Hearthside Books enters into new chapter with new owner

“I’m going to miss a whole lot about it, this has been a labor of love.”

Brenda Weaver and Olga Lijó Seráns stand in Hearthside Books in downtown Juneau on Monday, Oct. 16, one day after Seráns took over as the official owner. Weaver, who had been the bookstore’s owner since 2014, said she looks forward to retirement and spending more time with friends and family. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
This photo shows Lemon Creek Correctional Center in Juneau. About 20% of the prison’s population was recently relocated to other facilities in South Central Alaska. The transfers come amid renovations to the aging facility. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

20% of prison’s population transferred amid repairs

Dozens of people incarcerated at LCCC moved to other facilities.

This photo shows Lemon Creek Correctional Center in Juneau. About 20% of the prison’s population was recently relocated to other facilities in South Central Alaska. The transfers come amid renovations to the aging facility. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)