Michael S. Lockett

Resource Coordinator Anne Edwards, left, and Cleaning House Coordinator Karen Parker go through donated houseware items at Love, Inc. on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. Love, Inc., works as a clearinghouse to receive requests for assistance and eliminate duplicated services between churches and community agencies. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A hand where it’s needed: Donation season ramps up

What organizations need the most as the holidays approach.

 

Chuck Smythe, Ph.D., History and Culture Director for Sealaska Heritage Institute, standing next to reproduction of Tlingit battle armor by Sitka artist Tommy Joseph, gives a tour of new temporary exhibit, “War & Peace” in the institute’s gallery on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. The exhibit opens Friday, Dec. 6, for Gallery Walk and will be up until February. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A wound still bleeding: New exhibit lays bare war and peace in the Southeast

The U.S. military’s treatment of the Tlingit has been an unkind one.

 

Beyond the Ale: The search for Juneau’s best bar food

For our first bar food review, we decided to first try Devil’s Hideaway.

 

Stolen goods located in garage of man out on bail for stealing goods

The goods were in the same garage as last time he was arrested.

Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Southeast teen hospitalized for vaping related injury

It’s the first case of vaping related injury in Alaska.

Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Holiday lights decorate the Governor’s House on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. The annual Governor’s Open House is Tuesday, Dec. 10. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dunleavy, music, cookies to appear at holiday open house

There will be more than 15,000 cookies and 100 pounds of fudge.

Holiday lights decorate the Governor’s House on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. The annual Governor’s Open House is Tuesday, Dec. 10. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
JAHMI Health & Wellness, Inc. is the location for the monthly Inside Passage Mental Health Speaker Series. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Healing in the classroom: Juneau school tries new tack to help students

Glacier Valley staff talk about a different way of teaching and healing.

JAHMI Health & Wellness, Inc. is the location for the monthly Inside Passage Mental Health Speaker Series. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Juneau (Courtesy Photo | NWS)

Winter weather advisory issued for Juneau

Expect 3-5 inches of snow in some places.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Juneau (Courtesy Photo | NWS)
Jake Eames, right, and David Nash install an air-to-air heat pump system to a Mendenhall Valley home Thursday that formerly was using oil for heating in 2015. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Energy efficiency nonprofits to hold free workshop

Experts will be there to help explain details and benefits.

Jake Eames, right, and David Nash install an air-to-air heat pump system to a Mendenhall Valley home Thursday that formerly was using oil for heating in 2015. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A U.S. Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk searches Gastineau Channel for a possible missing boater after the boat Sealion was found adrift near the Petro Marine docks on Nov. 29, 2019. (Yang-Hui Lee | Courtesy Photo)
A U.S. Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk searches Gastineau Channel for a possible missing boater after the boat Sealion was found adrift near the Petro Marine docks on Nov. 29, 2019. (Yang-Hui Lee | Courtesy Photo)

Shooting early Thursday results in no injuries, one arrest

Alcohol and controlled substances appear to have contributed to the event.

File photo of Juneau Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters at work. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
File photo of Juneau Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters at work. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A single-vehicle wreck near Mile 23 Glacier Highway left 2 dead and 2 in critical condition on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A single-vehicle wreck near Mile 23 Glacier Highway left 2 dead and 2 in critical condition on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Friends of the Leonard family made pies to raise money for Ryan Leonard’s cancer treatment, selling the pies before Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Juneauites look out for one of their own with fundraiser

The family moved back to Juneau as their child battles cancer.

Friends of the Leonard family made pies to raise money for Ryan Leonard’s cancer treatment, selling the pies before Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Tyler Reid, left, and Sean Imhof, right, are sworn into the Juneau Police Department as officers on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Two new officers join JPD’s ranks

JPD still has vacancies in the ranks, though.

Tyler Reid, left, and Sean Imhof, right, are sworn into the Juneau Police Department as officers on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Volunteers came together to cook and serve a Thanksgiving meal for Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School students at the Zach Gordon Youth Center on Nov. 27, 2019 following a crash that killed two YDHS students last week. (Michael S. Lockett)

After loss, YDHS gathers for a meal to help move forward together

The meal comes after a car crash killed two YDHS students.

Volunteers came together to cook and serve a Thanksgiving meal for Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School students at the Zach Gordon Youth Center on Nov. 27, 2019 following a crash that killed two YDHS students last week. (Michael S. Lockett)
Thomas Thornton, dean of Arts and Science at University of Alaska Southeast, gives a lecture about the state and nontangible benefits of Alaska’s herring egg trade at the Sealaska Heritage Institute, Nov. 26, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Herring egg gathering in Southeast Alaska hangs on despite commercial fishing

The social benefits of herring eggs are under fire.

Thomas Thornton, dean of Arts and Science at University of Alaska Southeast, gives a lecture about the state and nontangible benefits of Alaska’s herring egg trade at the Sealaska Heritage Institute, Nov. 26, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
A hydro generator from 1950’s is still in use at the Gold Creek Power Plant in this file photo from 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Precipitation levels gain ground on long-lasting drought

Southeast Alaska is improving, but Juneau is still dryer than usual

A hydro generator from 1950’s is still in use at the Gold Creek Power Plant in this file photo from 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Pieces from a single vehicle accident near Mile 20 remain along Glacier Highway on Friday, Nov. 22. The Thursday morning accident left two dead and two in critical condition. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Police say alcohol and speed appear to be factors in fatal wreck

Alcohol and speed appear to have been factors in a fatal single-vehicle wreck Thursday morning, police said. A woman and teenager died at the scene… Continue reading

Pieces from a single vehicle accident near Mile 20 remain along Glacier Highway on Friday, Nov. 22. The Thursday morning accident left two dead and two in critical condition. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)