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                                The vessel was grounded to clear a fouled propeller at Sandy Beach on Sunday.

Boat beaches Sunday at Sandy Beach for impromptu repairs

The boat’s propeller was fouled on something.

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                                The vessel was grounded to clear a fouled propeller at Sandy Beach on Sunday.
Jack the dog and researchers from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game look for crannies where bats hibernate in the winter. (Courtesy photo | Tory Rhoads)

A nose for searching: Scientists use dog to find bats

Studying the places bats lair will help us count them.

Jack the dog and researchers from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game look for crannies where bats hibernate in the winter. (Courtesy photo | Tory Rhoads)
Trinity Jackson, 13, participates in the wrist carry as judge Elizabeth Rexford watches at the Native Youth Olympics 2018 Traditional Games at the University of Alaska Southeast Recreational Center in March 2018. Tuckwood won the event for middle school students. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Juneau hosts 2020 Traditional Games this weekend

Teams will come from across the state — and country.

Trinity Jackson, 13, participates in the wrist carry as judge Elizabeth Rexford watches at the Native Youth Olympics 2018 Traditional Games at the University of Alaska Southeast Recreational Center in March 2018. Tuckwood won the event for middle school students. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Petty Officer 1st Class Bradley Pigage | U.S. Coast Guard
                                An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter makes an approach on their return to Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, June 5, 2019.

When you need them most: Coast Guard MH-60s and their crew

Sitka aircrews have performed four medevacs in the last week.

Petty Officer 1st Class Bradley Pigage | U.S. Coast Guard
                                An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter makes an approach on their return to Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, June 5, 2019.
Thunder Mountain High School’s Mary Neal Garcia battles for a ball against Ketchikan. (Courtesy Photo | Heather Holt)

JDHS and TMHS girls square off for last regular game of season

The cross-town rivarly will end the season with a bang.

Thunder Mountain High School’s Mary Neal Garcia battles for a ball against Ketchikan. (Courtesy Photo | Heather Holt)
Courtesy photo | Charity Platt 
                                The Juneau Capitals U12 team won their state championships, winning six matches over three days and culminating in a 7-1 win over Homer on Monday.
Courtesy photo | Charity Platt 
                                The Juneau Capitals U12 team won their state championships, winning six matches over three days and culminating in a 7-1 win over Homer on Monday.
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

The man was located Wednesday morning with heroin and methamphetamine.

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

Suspects have been identified, and the investigation 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

Crises are times of both danger and opportunity.

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

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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)