Jonson Kuhn

The Alaska Crimson Bear Pickleball Club prepares for upcoming tournament against the San Francisco Eagles July 8 and 9. (Courtesy photo / Mele Maake)
The Alaska Crimson Bear Pickle Ball team prepares for upcoming tournament against the San Francisco Eagles July 8 and 9. (Courtesy photo / Mele Maake)

Pickleball tourney to hold court in Juneau

Having fun is their racket.

The Alaska Crimson Bear Pickleball Club prepares for upcoming tournament against the San Francisco Eagles July 8 and 9. (Courtesy photo / Mele Maake)
The Alaska Crimson Bear Pickle Ball team prepares for upcoming tournament against the San Francisco Eagles July 8 and 9. (Courtesy photo / Mele Maake)
Happy ramp agent featured in good spirits as Fulton’s TISABAS does the labor intensive part of loading the aircraft. (Courtesy photo / Ramper Innovations)
Happy ramp agent featured in good spirits as Fulton’s TISABAS does the labor intensive part of loading the aircraft. (Courtesy photo / Ramper Innovations)
Courtesy Photo / Forest Service Alaska Region
Western blackheaded budworm out to lunch on Southeast Alaska Hemlock trees.

The defoliator coming to a forest near you

Tongass National Forest visitors can help document western blackheaded budworms’ impact.

Courtesy Photo / Forest Service Alaska Region
Western blackheaded budworm out to lunch on Southeast Alaska Hemlock trees.
A Juneau Police Department community service officer vehicle cordons off a road as officers took a man wanted on a $50,000 warrant into custody. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Police arrest wanted man following armed standoff

A shot was fired by the suspect, but no one was injured.

A Juneau Police Department community service officer vehicle cordons off a road as officers took a man wanted on a $50,000 warrant into custody. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Hill Lewis, aka Rolland and Paul Caldwell, aka Alberic Hawk, duel to the death (sort of) for spectators during Douglas Fourth of July festivities. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Hill Lewis, aka Rolland and Paul Caldwell, aka Alberic Hawk, duel to the death (sort of) for spectators during Douglas Fourth of July festivities. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave., will be open as a cooling center through Wednesday for elders who need a cool place during the ongoing heatwave. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Tlingit and Haida opens cooling center for elders

Keep your cool during the heatwave.

Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave., will be open as a cooling center through Wednesday for elders who need a cool place during the ongoing heatwave. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
This photo shows a Capital Transit bus en route along Glacier Highway in the Mendenhall Valley. City officials are considering temporary cuts to some routes amid a shortage of drivers low ridership. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire.)

City considers cutting bus routes

Staff shortage and low ridership drive discussion.

This photo shows a Capital Transit bus en route along Glacier Highway in the Mendenhall Valley. City officials are considering temporary cuts to some routes amid a shortage of drivers low ridership. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire.)
Courtesy Photo / Juneau Culture Club 
Juneau Culture Club poses on the Whitehaven Beach along the Whitsundays Island in Australia on June 15.

Land Down Under goes over well with culture club

After years of waiting, youths take trip to Australia.

Courtesy Photo / Juneau Culture Club 
Juneau Culture Club poses on the Whitehaven Beach along the Whitsundays Island in Australia on June 15.
Emily Chapel holds up a sign containing an expletive in protest of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The decision had protected rights to abortion access for nearly 50 years. Following the new decision, states can decide to ban abortion. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Emily Chapel holds up a sign containing an expletive in protest of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The decision had protected rights to abortion access for nearly 50 years. Following the new decision, states can decide to ban abortion. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)
Juneau is on track to beat record high temperatures going into the weekend and following week as a heatwave rolls through the Southeast. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
Juneau is on track to beat record high temperatures going into the weekend and following week as a heatwave rolls through the Southeast. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
This photo shows Juneau's Salmon Creek Dam. (Courtesy Photo / AEL&P)

Salmon Creek Dam to gain engineering landmark status

It’s not the only Southeast structure to earn the status.

This photo shows Juneau's Salmon Creek Dam. (Courtesy Photo / AEL&P)
This photo shows Helping Hands Food Bank as it faces potential closure due to a decline in financial assistance and donations. (Courtesy Photo / Helping Hands Food Bank)

They’re banking on community support

Local food banks say donations needed now more than ever.

This photo shows Helping Hands Food Bank as it faces potential closure due to a decline in financial assistance and donations. (Courtesy Photo / Helping Hands Food Bank)