Michael S. Lockett

The Angoon Community Association is holding a turkey drive for the community of Angoon on Monday and Tuesday November 23-24. The ACA aims to get enough turkeys for every household in the town of about 500, which they will transport in recently acquired refrigerated trucks, shown above. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Angoon organizaton holds holiday turkey drive in Juneau

They hope to get a turkey for each household in the hard-hit town.

The Angoon Community Association is holding a turkey drive for the community of Angoon on Monday and Tuesday November 23-24. The ACA aims to get enough turkeys for every household in the town of about 500, which they will transport in recently acquired refrigerated trucks, shown above. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
Rico Lanáat’ Worl’s design ‘Raven Story,’ shown here, is thought to be the first Tlingit-designed art to be featured on a stamp, available beginning in 2021. (Courtesy Image / Sealaska Heritage Institute)
Rico Lanáat’ Worl’s design ‘Raven Story,’ shown here, is thought to be the first Tlingit-designed art to be featured on a stamp, available beginning in 2021. (Courtesy Image / Sealaska Heritage Institute)
Alex Weiss, 9, sleds down a hill at Twin Lakes Friday, Nov. 20. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Alex Weiss, 9, sleds down a hill at Twin Lakes Friday, Nov. 20. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is using robots to let guests virtually explore the museum from anywhere on earth beginning in November. Here, Empire reporter Michael S. Lockett perambulates the museum with Shelby the robot on Nov. 17, 2020. (Courtesy photo / Elissa Borges)
The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is using robots to let guests virtually explore the museum from anywhere on earth beginning in November. Here, Empire reporter Michael S. Lockett perambulates the museum with Shelby the robot on Nov. 17, 2020. (Courtesy photo / Elissa Borges)
The Juneau Police Department is investigating a possible homicide of a 69-year-old man at a senior living facility downtown, Nov. 18, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Update: Man arrested for murder at senior living facility

The initial cause of death appears to be stabbing, a JPD spokesperson said.

The Juneau Police Department is investigating a possible homicide of a 69-year-old man at a senior living facility downtown, Nov. 18, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
Charring and other damage is visible on a downtown residence burned in a fire early Sunday morning, Nov. 15, 2020. No one was injured, but Capital City Fire/Rescue assessed the damage at roughly $100,000. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Electrical issues likely sparked residential fire Sunday, CCFR says

No injuries occured, but the house was badly damaged.

Charring and other damage is visible on a downtown residence burned in a fire early Sunday morning, Nov. 15, 2020. No one was injured, but Capital City Fire/Rescue assessed the damage at roughly $100,000. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
Capital City Fire/Rescue Assistant Chief Chad Cameron will be taking over as the chief of Palmer Fire and Rescue at the end of the month after 25 years with CCFR. (Courtesy photo / CCFR)

Assistant fire chief takes top job in Palmer

After 25 years with CCFR, he’ll head up a full fire/rescue department.

Capital City Fire/Rescue Assistant Chief Chad Cameron will be taking over as the chief of Palmer Fire and Rescue at the end of the month after 25 years with CCFR. (Courtesy photo / CCFR)
Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to a call at approximately 10 p.m. on Nov. 16, 2020 to a vehicle fire downtown. The vehicle, shown here the next morning, was located on F Street. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Firefighters extinguish late-evening downtown vehicle blaze

The vehicle’s interior is competely torched.

Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to a call at approximately 10 p.m. on Nov. 16, 2020 to a vehicle fire downtown. The vehicle, shown here the next morning, was located on F Street. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
<em></em>The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has installed three air quality sensors, like the one pictured here off of Whittier Avenue on Nov. 16, 2020, around Juneau to mention the effects of cruise ships on air quality, following an inconclusive 2019 study. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

State places air quality sensors downtown for ongoing monitoring

The program is to monitor effects of cruise ships on air quality.

<em></em>The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has installed three air quality sensors, like the one pictured here off of Whittier Avenue on Nov. 16, 2020, around Juneau to mention the effects of cruise ships on air quality, following an inconclusive 2019 study. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
In this August photo, U.S. Rep. Don Young, an Alaska Republican, speaks during a ceremony in Anchorage, Alaska, celebrating the opening of a Lady Justice Task Force cold case office which will specialize in cases involving missing or murdered Indigenous women. Young announced Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, on Twitter that he had tested positive for COVID-19. (AP Photo / Mark Thiessen)

Young says he’s on road to recovery after being admitted to hospital

The congressman said he had not felt this ill in some time.

In this August photo, U.S. Rep. Don Young, an Alaska Republican, speaks during a ceremony in Anchorage, Alaska, celebrating the opening of a Lady Justice Task Force cold case office which will specialize in cases involving missing or murdered Indigenous women. Young announced Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, on Twitter that he had tested positive for COVID-19. (AP Photo / Mark Thiessen)
An Anchorage man was sentenced to prison for multiple armed robberies on Nov. 13, 2020. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire)

Anchorage man gets 13 years for multiple armed robberies

No one was injured, but the man did shoot into the ceiling in the robberies.

An Anchorage man was sentenced to prison for multiple armed robberies on Nov. 13, 2020. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire)
The Dimond Courthouse in Juneau, Alaska, Oct. 20, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
The Dimond Courthouse in Juneau, Alaska, Oct. 20, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
In this Nov. 3, 2020, photo, Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, gathers with supporters in Anchorage. Young, the longest-serving Republican ever in the U.S. House, has won his 25th term. Young defeated Alyse Galvin in back-to-back elections for Alaska’s sole seat in the House. The race was called Wednesday, Nov. 11. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News)

Rep Young says he tested positive for COVID-19

The 87-year old representative recently won reelection.

In this Nov. 3, 2020, photo, Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, gathers with supporters in Anchorage. Young, the longest-serving Republican ever in the U.S. House, has won his 25th term. Young defeated Alyse Galvin in back-to-back elections for Alaska’s sole seat in the House. The race was called Wednesday, Nov. 11. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News)
Alaska Electric Light and Power Company Lemon Creek operations center in Juneau is pictured in 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Alaska Electric Light and Power Company Lemon Creek operations center in Juneau is pictured in 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Craig Wilson, president of the Juneau chapter of Veterans for Peace, stands in front of the bell at the Alaska State Capitol as Juneau residents prepare to ring it in honor of Armistice Day, as Veterans Day was previously known on Nov. 11, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Group commemorates Armistice Day, embraces peace

They decry the spectacle they say Veterans Day has become.

Craig Wilson, president of the Juneau chapter of Veterans for Peace, stands in front of the bell at the Alaska State Capitol as Juneau residents prepare to ring it in honor of Armistice Day, as Veterans Day was previously known on Nov. 11, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)
Col. Mary Louise Milligan Rasmuson was the 5th commander of the Women’s Army Corps and oversaw the integration of the service. On Nov. 9, 2020, Operation Mary Louise, named in her honor, was stood up to enhance visibility and access to services for women veterans in Alaska. (Courtesy Photo / Rasmuson Foundation)

Group seeks to improve support for women veterans in Alaska

Alaska has nearly 10,000 women veterans. Less than a third of them use services they’ve earned

Col. Mary Louise Milligan Rasmuson was the 5th commander of the Women’s Army Corps and oversaw the integration of the service. On Nov. 9, 2020, Operation Mary Louise, named in her honor, was stood up to enhance visibility and access to services for women veterans in Alaska. (Courtesy Photo / Rasmuson Foundation)
Two people were arrested in the Mendnehall Valley for multiple warrants, Juneau Police Department announced. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

2 arrested in multi-agency effort

JPD, FBI, Troopers and U.S. Marshals were involved.

Two people were arrested in the Mendnehall Valley for multiple warrants, Juneau Police Department announced. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
Juneau Police Department narcotics dog Buddy and handler Officer Mike Wise pose with Buddy’s new kennel, assembled with funds raised by the Juneau Crime Line. (Courtesy photo / Robin Paul)

Juneau Crime Line helps fund police dog kennel

The police station did not previously have an “office” for the narcotics dog.

Juneau Police Department narcotics dog Buddy and handler Officer Mike Wise pose with Buddy’s new kennel, assembled with funds raised by the Juneau Crime Line. (Courtesy photo / Robin Paul)
Work on Aurora Harbor is just part of City and Borough of Juneau’s Docks and Harbors’ ongoing slate of projects, including work on Don. D Statter Harbor and basin clearing at Harris Harbor. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Docks and Harbors readies for winter

Construction is going forward unabated.

Work on Aurora Harbor is just part of City and Borough of Juneau’s Docks and Harbors’ ongoing slate of projects, including work on Don. D Statter Harbor and basin clearing at Harris Harbor. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Coast Guard personnel from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka rescued a 70-year-old man from the water near Union Bay on Nov. 1, 2020. (Screenshot / U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard rescues man from water Sunday evening

Weather at the scene was 57-mph winds and 10 foot seas.

Coast Guard personnel from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka rescued a 70-year-old man from the water near Union Bay on Nov. 1, 2020. (Screenshot / U.S. Coast Guard)