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Photos: Killah Priest comes to Southeast

Over a dozen local performers take the stage.

 

Photos: Take a peek at ‘Elf the Musical’

JDHS students will take the stage this weekend.

 

Movie fan Lynn Roldan watches an older Star Wars movie as she waits for the 10 p.m. showing of the latest movie, “Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker” outside the 20th Century Theatre on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. Roldan set up at 7 a.m. and expects more people to show up in the afternoon. Roldan said she was a little sad about the end of the series but happy to be waiting to watch it. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: The Force is strong with her

Last Star Wars movie for this saga to play at midnight.

 

Photos: Gallery Walk 2019

Perfect weather makes for a perfect night out on the town.

Photos: Are you ready for some basketball?

Local high school teams are gearing up.

Photos: Governor’s Open House

It’s a Juneau tradition.

Photos: Winter arrives at Eaglecrest

Ski area to open on Saturday.

Jake Musslewhite, a fisheries biologist with the U.S. Forest Service, pauses while searching for a radio fish tag in Dredge Lake on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Musslewhite has been conducting a study tracking adult coho salmon in the Dredge Lakes drainage system. Learn more by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Salmon study at Dredge Lakes

Biologist follows coho with radio tags.

Jake Musslewhite, a fisheries biologist with the U.S. Forest Service, pauses while searching for a radio fish tag in Dredge Lake on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Musslewhite has been conducting a study tracking adult coho salmon in the Dredge Lakes drainage system. Learn more by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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League of Women Voters of Juneau volunteers prepare Annie Boochever’s book about civil rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich “Fighter in Velvet Gloves” for mailing at the Andrew P. Kashevaroff Building on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Learn more by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Packing Party for Peratrovich Book

Book about Native Alaska civil rights leader is being sent to every middle school in Alaska.

League of Women Voters of Juneau volunteers prepare Annie Boochever’s book about civil rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich “Fighter in Velvet Gloves” for mailing at the Andrew P. Kashevaroff Building on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Learn more by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Photos: JDHS hockey against Colony

It was a hard fought game.

A Cold Weather Emergency Shelter sign at St. Vincent de Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. The shelter is expected to open on Saturday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Here’s what the new warming shelter looks like

New shelter at St. Vincent de Paul

A Cold Weather Emergency Shelter sign at St. Vincent de Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. The shelter is expected to open on Saturday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Photos: A sneak peak at Perseverance Theatre’s “With”

Clifford and Minnie have reached the end of their days.

Tsimshian Artist David R. Boxley works on a feast tray made out of alder at the Walter Soboleff Building on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. Boxley is spending the week demostrating his craft for the Sealaska Heritage Institute. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Watch: Visiting artist David R. Boxley creates in Juneau

Tsimshian artist carving and teaching this week for SHI.

Tsimshian Artist David R. Boxley works on a feast tray made out of alder at the Walter Soboleff Building on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. Boxley is spending the week demostrating his craft for the Sealaska Heritage Institute. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Ernestine Hayes, a Tlingit author and former Alaska State Writer Laureate from 2016-2018, gives a lecture on Juneau’s Indian Village at the Walter Soboleff Building on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. The lecture is sponsored by the Sealaska Heritage Institute. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Ernestine Hayes, a Tlingit author and former Alaska State Writer Laureate from 2016-2018, gives a lecture on Juneau’s Indian Village at the Walter Soboleff Building on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. The lecture is sponsored by the Sealaska Heritage Institute. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Rabbi Yehoshua Mizrachi, his partner Sheila McNamee and her daughter, Helena, 19, aboard their newly bought custom built 52-foot troller, the M/V Sephina, in the Don D. Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. Learn more by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Rabbi finds boat of his dreams

East Coast couple restore long-distance boat into retirement home.

Rabbi Yehoshua Mizrachi, his partner Sheila McNamee and her daughter, Helena, 19, aboard their newly bought custom built 52-foot troller, the M/V Sephina, in the Don D. Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. Learn more by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Photos: JDHS hockey shines in home opener

JDHS plays Monroe Catholic in first game of the season.

David Michael Kennedy, acclaimed photographer, speaks about the state of photography while at the Alaska State Museum on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Kennedy is in town as the juror of the museum’s Alaska Positive photography exhibit. Kennedy is giving a lecture at the museum on Friday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Visiting photographer and ‘Alaska Positive’ juror tells his Bob Dylan story

Acclaimed photographer David Michael Kennedy speaks about meeting and photographing Bob Dylan. Kennedy was at the Alaska State Museum on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. He… Continue reading

David Michael Kennedy, acclaimed photographer, speaks about the state of photography while at the Alaska State Museum on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Kennedy is in town as the juror of the museum’s Alaska Positive photography exhibit. Kennedy is giving a lecture at the museum on Friday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Former Sen. Albert Kookesh, D-Angoon, tells his favorite Dr. Walter Soboleff stories during a celebration of Dr. Soboleff at the Walter Soboleff Center on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Former state senator shares story of bolo tie he received from Walter Soboleff

A story to celebrate the life of Dr. Walter Soboleff.

Former Sen. Albert Kookesh, D-Angoon, tells his favorite Dr. Walter Soboleff stories during a celebration of Dr. Soboleff at the Walter Soboleff Center on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Jonas Nordwall, organist and artistic director of music for the First United Methodist Church in Portland, Oregon, works on Thursday at preparing a 2013 Allen Bravura Organ for its first public concert at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Learn more by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Listen to Holy Trinity’s new organ

Old church gets new organ.

Jonas Nordwall, organist and artistic director of music for the First United Methodist Church in Portland, Oregon, works on Thursday at preparing a 2013 Allen Bravura Organ for its first public concert at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Learn more by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Claire Scott, 16, a junior at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé, shows off her second published comic book, A Most Peculiar Alarm Clock, at Alaska Robotics Gallery on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Learn more by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Sneak peek of new graphic novel

See “A Most Peculiar Alarm Clock.”

Claire Scott, 16, a junior at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé, shows off her second published comic book, A Most Peculiar Alarm Clock, at Alaska Robotics Gallery on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Learn more by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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