Mollie Barnes

Doug Woodby, co-chair of climate action group @350 Juneau, speaks to the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation’s Board of Trustees during its quarterly meeting in Juneau on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. The local chapter of the national environmental group has been asking the trustees to divest from fossil fuel investments.
Doug Woodby, co-chair of climate action group @350 Juneau, speaks to the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation’s Board of Trustees during its quarterly meeting in Juneau on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. The local chapter of the national environmental group has been asking the trustees to divest from fossil fuel investments.
The Archipelago Lot on South Franklin Street on Friday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Archipelago Lot on South Franklin Street on Friday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau School District’s interim Superintendent Bridget Weiss watches first day of school activities on Aug. 20, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Juneau School District’s interim Superintendent Bridget Weiss watches first day of school activities on Aug. 20, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Moss covers old-growth trees along Auke Lake on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Moss covers old-growth trees along Auke Lake on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A pedestrian walks by City Hall on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)

Child care, downtown development on city docket this week

Meetings are open to public Monday, Friday.

A pedestrian walks by City Hall on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)
Businesses, schools, churches and public facilities line Veterans Memorial Highway running through Auke Bay on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. The Planning Commission’s Auke Bay Implementation Committee is in the midst of drafting an ordinance to create a Community Mixed Use zoning district and an Auke Bay Overlay district. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Businesses, schools, churches and public facilities line Veterans Memorial Highway running through Auke Bay on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. The Planning Commission’s Auke Bay Implementation Committee is in the midst of drafting an ordinance to create a Community Mixed Use zoning district and an Auke Bay Overlay district. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
In this Jan. 6, 2017 photo, Juneau residents participate in the World’s Largest Lesson at Eaglecrest Ski Area. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
In this Jan. 6, 2017 photo, Juneau residents participate in the World’s Largest Lesson at Eaglecrest Ski Area. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Chuck Wimberly, President & CEO of Goldbelt Inc., speaks to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce during its weekly luncheon at the Moose Lodge on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Chuck Wimberly, President & CEO of Goldbelt Inc., speaks to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce during its weekly luncheon at the Moose Lodge on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Empire, CCW get new general manager

His first journalism job was in Alaska.

The Herbert Glacier, located between the Herbert and Eagle Rivers about 30 miles from downtown Juneau, is pictured in November 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
                                 The Herbert Glacier, located between the Herbert and Eagle Rivers about 30 miles from downtown Juneau, is pictured in November 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Herbert Glacier, located between the Herbert and Eagle Rivers about 30 miles from downtown Juneau, is pictured in November 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
                                 The Herbert Glacier, located between the Herbert and Eagle Rivers about 30 miles from downtown Juneau, is pictured in November 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Micah Nelson. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)
                                 Micah Nelson. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)

Police arrest suspect in Thanksgiving shooting

Capture comes after a Sunday night tip.

Micah Nelson. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)
                                 Micah Nelson. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)
In this October 2015 file photo, Maple leaves fall on Seward Street as a pedestrian ducks Friday’s rain in front of City Hall. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
In this October 2015 file photo, Maple leaves fall on Seward Street as a pedestrian ducks Friday’s rain in front of City Hall. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Avista donates $18K to local agencies for ‘Giving Tuesday’

As a part of “Giving Tuesday,” the Avista Foundation donated a total of $18,550 to eight different Juneau agencies. The Avista Foundation is a separate,… Continue reading