Michael S. Lockett

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

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction… Continue reading

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)
Eric Vance, manager of the Capitol Disposal Landfill, speaks at a Board of Commerce luncheon held in Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Thursday. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Keeping Juneau clean: Litter Free looks forward to annual cleanup

There’s also changes coming for how we get rid of trash.

Eric Vance, manager of the Capitol Disposal Landfill, speaks at a Board of Commerce luncheon held in Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Thursday. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits the Gulf of Alaska in 2019. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Erick A. Parsons | U.S. Navy)

Navy seeks public comment as it renews training area in the Gulf of Alaska

The Navy holds major exercises in Alaska every two years.

The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits the Gulf of Alaska in 2019. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Erick A. Parsons | U.S. Navy)
Members of Moms Demad Action for Gun Sense in America talk to a staffer about House Bill 62. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Members of Moms Demad Action for Gun Sense in America talk to a staffer about House Bill 62. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Stacie Morse was a flight nurse with Guardian Flight killed in a crash in 2019, along with the pilot and flight paramedic. A scholarship is being offered by Every Coast Helicopter Operations, a professional organization that Morse was part of dedicated to airborne EMS specialists . (Courtesy Photo | Every Coast Helicopter Operations)
Stacie Morse was a flight nurse with Guardian Flight killed in a crash in 2019, along with the pilot and flight paramedic. A scholarship is being offered by Every Coast Helicopter Operations, a professional organization that Morse was part of dedicated to airborne EMS specialists . (Courtesy Photo | Every Coast Helicopter Operations)
JPD awards citizens and officers for lifesaving, service, bravery
JPD awards citizens and officers for lifesaving, service, bravery