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Photos: Regional volleyball tournament begins

Juneau-Douglas takes their first victory on Thursday.

Meredith Trainor, Executive Director of the southeast Alaska Conservation Council, center, and Maggie Rabb, Development and Operations Director for SEACC, handout materials to Juneau residents as they arrive for a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service informational meeting on the Rulemaking for Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Photos: Residents show up for Roadless Rule meeting

Deputy Chief admits they have orders to exempt Alaska from the Roadless Rule.

Meredith Trainor, Executive Director of the southeast Alaska Conservation Council, center, and Maggie Rabb, Development and Operations Director for SEACC, handout materials to Juneau residents as they arrive for a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service informational meeting on the Rulemaking for Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Emilio Delgado, 6, left, and his brother, Jolvanni, 5, smash pumpkins at Juneau Composts! on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. Juneau Composts! owner Lisa Daugherty put on the event as a fun way of keeping the holiday pumkins out of the landfill. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Smashing pumpkins

Fun event keeps pumpkins out of landfill.

Emilio Delgado, 6, left, and his brother, Jolvanni, 5, smash pumpkins at Juneau Composts! on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. Juneau Composts! owner Lisa Daugherty put on the event as a fun way of keeping the holiday pumkins out of the landfill. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Photos: Falcon spikers best Crimson Bears

Fenumiai leads TMHS offense

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Video: See how Eaglecrest’s new chair access technology works

Analytics will keep track of your runs.

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Halloween 2019: Photos of trick-or-treating in downtown Juneau

Business community puts out the candy.

Leslie Ishii, the newly named Artistic Director for Perseverance Theatre, talks about her goals for Juneau’s professional theater during an interview on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Leslie Ishii, the newly named Artistic Director for Perseverance Theatre, talks about her goals for Juneau’s professional theater during an interview on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Mercedes Muñoz takes ceramic cups out of her home studio kiln on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, as she prepares for a First Friday show at Coppa. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Mercedes Muñoz takes ceramic cups out of her home studio kiln on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, as she prepares for a First Friday show at Coppa. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Mary and Jim Becker pose for a picture at their Douglas home on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. The Beckers were given dual Lifetime Achievement Awards by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce during their annual dinner at Centennial Hall on Saturday. Learn more about them by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Meet this year’s Lifetime Achievement award winners

Juneau Chamber of Commerce announced recipients during annual dinner on Saturday.

Mary and Jim Becker pose for a picture at their Douglas home on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. The Beckers were given dual Lifetime Achievement Awards by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce during their annual dinner at Centennial Hall on Saturday. Learn more about them by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Charlie Herrington, Marketing Manager for the Eaglecrest Ski Area, shows off new radio-frequency identification gates on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, that skiers will use this season to access the chairlifts. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: New radio-frequency identification gates for Eaglecrest

Analytics will keep track of your runs.

Charlie Herrington, Marketing Manager for the Eaglecrest Ski Area, shows off new radio-frequency identification gates on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, that skiers will use this season to access the chairlifts. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Work on the reroute of Kaxdigoowu Héen Dei (Brotherhood Bridge Trail) is nearing completion on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Learn more about the project by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Bringing a trail back to life

Rerouting the Kaxdigoowu Héen Dei.

Work on the reroute of Kaxdigoowu Héen Dei (Brotherhood Bridge Trail) is nearing completion on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Learn more about the project by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Photos: Learning to skate with the Rollergirls

Empire reporter takes one for the team.

Artist Merridy L. Davis holds one of her new nylon cutouts against a window at her downtown home on Friday. Learn more about her upcoming show in the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Seeing art in plankton

Davis to be November featured artist at the JACC.

Artist Merridy L. Davis holds one of her new nylon cutouts against a window at her downtown home on Friday. Learn more about her upcoming show in the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Learn more about the work Alaska Electric Light & Power is doing on the Gold Creek Flume Trail by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Gold Creek Flume gets repaired

Learn more about the project here.

Learn more about the work Alaska Electric Light & Power is doing on the Gold Creek Flume Trail by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Photos: Indigenous Peoples Day in Juneau

Full house greets dancers, speakers and free lunch.

Photos: Huskies season comes to an end

Juneau had no answer to South Anchorage’s big second half.

Photos: Rolling with the Juneau Rollergirls

It’s not as easy as they make it look.

Artists Abel Ryan, left, Tanna Peters, center, and Nobu Koch hold masks they made for the Mask-erade fundraising event put on by the Friends of the Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum to be held on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 8 to 11 p.m. Nine artists created masks to be auctioned off at the dance. Live music will be provided by Susu and the Prophets. Masks can be made Saturday 1-3:30 p.m. Watch the video below to learn more about the masks and the artist who made them. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Artists behind the Mask-erade

The masks will be auctioned off to benefit state museum.

Artists Abel Ryan, left, Tanna Peters, center, and Nobu Koch hold masks they made for the Mask-erade fundraising event put on by the Friends of the Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum to be held on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 8 to 11 p.m. Nine artists created masks to be auctioned off at the dance. Live music will be provided by Susu and the Prophets. Masks can be made Saturday 1-3:30 p.m. Watch the video below to learn more about the masks and the artist who made them. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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