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Kristina Moore-Jager addresses the audience on issues around suicide during the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ Inside Passages speaker series on March 3, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Kristina Moore-Jager addresses the audience on issues around suicide during the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ Inside Passages speaker series on March 3, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Juneau police arrest man for weapons misconduct, possession of drugs

Juneau police arrest man for weapons misconduct, possession of drugs

The man was located Wednesday morning with heroin and methamphetamine.

Juneau police arrest man for weapons misconduct, possession of drugs
A pair of bald eagles was rescued Monday by the Juneau Raptor Center after sustaining unknown injuries near Lemon Creek, March 2, 2020. The eagles will be cared for in Juneau for now but could eventually be sent to the Alaska Raptor Center in Sitka. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Raptor Center)

Raptor center rescues 2 injured bald eagles near Lemon Creek

The cause of their injuries is unknown.

A pair of bald eagles was rescued Monday by the Juneau Raptor Center after sustaining unknown injuries near Lemon Creek, March 2, 2020. The eagles will be cared for in Juneau for now but could eventually be sent to the Alaska Raptor Center in Sitka. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Raptor Center)
An unused sexual assault evidence kit, colloquially known as a “rape kit,” is seen Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire file)
An unused sexual assault evidence kit, colloquially known as a “rape kit,” is seen Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire file)
photos by Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire                                 Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Derek Conklin, an unmanned underwater vehicle operator, shows the imagery of Juneau’s seafloor scanned with the UUV’s sonar at Coast Guard Station Juneau on Saturday.
photos by Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire                                 Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Derek Conklin, an unmanned underwater vehicle operator, shows the imagery of Juneau’s seafloor scanned with the UUV’s sonar at Coast Guard Station Juneau on Saturday.
Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy and State health officials updated the media today on the status of novel coronavirus preparedness. (Courtesy photo | Office of the Governor)

Dunleavy says Alaska is ready for coronavirus

The coronavirus hasn’t appeared in Alaska yet, but Gov. Dunleays says it probably will.

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy and State health officials updated the media today on the status of novel coronavirus preparedness. (Courtesy photo | Office of the Governor)
JPD says investigation into Floyd Dryden beating continues

JPD says investigation into Floyd Dryden beating continues

Suspects have been identified, and the investigation continues.

JPD says investigation into Floyd Dryden beating continues
Photos by Peter Segall | Juneau Empire                                Juneau Police Department and Capital City Fire/Rescue at the site of a car crash at the intersection of Egan Drive and Glacier Highway on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.

Two injured in crash near Nugget Mall

Two were injured, but not severely, JPD spokeperson said.

Photos by Peter Segall | Juneau Empire                                Juneau Police Department and Capital City Fire/Rescue at the site of a car crash at the intersection of Egan Drive and Glacier Highway on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.
The Dimond Park Field House on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

Police investigate break-in at Dimond Park Field House

Burglars broke into the office and the safe, police say.

The Dimond Park Field House on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Arctic researcher says climate change is coming

Arctic researcher says climate change is coming

Crises are times of both danger and opportunity.

Arctic researcher says climate change is coming
Outgoing City and Borough of Juneau Docks and Harbors harbormaster Dave Borg, right, poses with incoming harbormaster Matt Creswell. (Courtesy photo | City and Borough of Juneau)

Changing tides: New harbormaster for Juneau coming soon

The new harbormaster will be familiar to residents.

Outgoing City and Borough of Juneau Docks and Harbors harbormaster Dave Borg, right, poses with incoming harbormaster Matt Creswell. (Courtesy photo | City and Borough of Juneau)
Discovery Southeast education coordinator Kelly Sorensen talks to a student from Harborview Elementary School about what feeds on the trees during a nature hike near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Feb. 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Discovery Southeast turns 30 with a flourish

Auctions, banquets, and competitions: Discovery Southeast celebrates in style.

Discovery Southeast education coordinator Kelly Sorensen talks to a student from Harborview Elementary School about what feeds on the trees during a nature hike near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Feb. 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Police calls for Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020

Police calls for Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020

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Police calls for Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020
Volunteers with All Hands and Hearts, including Fred Hiltner, far right, take a photo with a homeowner they were helping in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria in March 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Fred Hiltner)
Volunteers with All Hands and Hearts, including Fred Hiltner, far right, take a photo with a homeowner they were helping in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria in March 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Fred Hiltner)
Swimmers from the Glacier Swimming Club ran roughshod over the competition at the Alaska Age Group Championships on Feb. 14-15, setting a record for the most points scored by a single team and winning the meet handily. (Courtesy photo | For Glacier Swimming Club)
Swimmers from the Glacier Swimming Club ran roughshod over the competition at the Alaska Age Group Championships on Feb. 14-15, setting a record for the most points scored by a single team and winning the meet handily. (Courtesy photo | For Glacier Swimming Club)
Todd Hadfield, right, Phil Sellick, left, and Alfie Cook, underwater, work to right a capsized vessel at Statter Harbor, Feb. 25, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Impounded vessel capsizes at Statter Harbor

The reason it sank is unknown.

Todd Hadfield, right, Phil Sellick, left, and Alfie Cook, underwater, work to right a capsized vessel at Statter Harbor, Feb. 25, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Steve Morrow, seen interviewing for the Thunder Mountain High School principal position last week, has been selected as the principal of Thunder Mountain High School for the beginning of next school year. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

New principal chosen for Thunder Mountain

Current principal Dan Larson will retire at the end of this school year.

Steve Morrow, seen interviewing for the Thunder Mountain High School principal position last week, has been selected as the principal of Thunder Mountain High School for the beginning of next school year. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Riley Traxler shoots as Thunder Mountain High School plays against Ketchikan High School on Feb. 22, 2020. (Heather Holt | Courtesy photo)

Juneau teams play close games, end losing streak in competitive weekend

TMHS girls ended a 5-year losing streak against Ketchikan on Friday.

Riley Traxler shoots as Thunder Mountain High School plays against Ketchikan High School on Feb. 22, 2020. (Heather Holt | Courtesy photo)
GCI donates to Glory Hall, Juneau Youth Services

GCI donates to Glory Hall, Juneau Youth Services

The donations will help raise more funds for shelter, and for suicide prevention programs.

GCI donates to Glory Hall, Juneau Youth Services
Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)