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Juneau-Douglas’ Dalton Hoy, right, moves the puck against Homer’s Bergen Knutson at Treadwell Arena on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. JDHS and Homer square off in the ASAA First National Cup state hockey semifinals on Friday in the Curtis Menard Sports Complex in Wasilla. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

JDHS cruises past Tri Valley at state tournament

A promising start title-seeking Bears.

Juneau-Douglas’ Dalton Hoy, right, moves the puck against Homer’s Bergen Knutson at Treadwell Arena on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. JDHS and Homer square off in the ASAA First National Cup state hockey semifinals on Friday in the Curtis Menard Sports Complex in Wasilla. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Thunder Mountain’s Khaye Garcia, left, and Juneau-Douglas’ Sadie Tuckwood chase down a loose ball at JDHS on Friday, March 3, 2018. JDHS won 53-33. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Falcons look to defend homecourt, and JDHS’ Pusich

It’s their first meeting of the season.

Thunder Mountain’s Khaye Garcia, left, and Juneau-Douglas’ Sadie Tuckwood chase down a loose ball at JDHS on Friday, March 3, 2018. JDHS won 53-33. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Audubon hires new Alaska director

Alaska’s new chief birder.

The Treadwell Arena’s new ice resurfacer, Zamboni Model 546, pictured on at center ice. (Courtesy Photo | Dave Pusich)
The Treadwell Arena’s new ice resurfacer, Zamboni Model 546, pictured on at center ice. (Courtesy Photo | Dave Pusich)

Player of the Week: Philip Gonzales

Marvelous Gonzales.

Capitals fall to Blue Devils in comp hockey action

Capitals bedeviled by visitors.

Juneau-Douglas’ Philip Gonzales, left, is pressured by Thunder Mountain’s Puna Toutaiolepo at JDHS on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. After losing on Friday, JDHS won 60-54 on Saturday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

‘We beat a good team’: C-Bears exact revenge on Falcons

It’s not over ‘til it’s over.

Juneau-Douglas’ Philip Gonzales, left, is pressured by Thunder Mountain’s Puna Toutaiolepo at JDHS on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. After losing on Friday, JDHS won 60-54 on Saturday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

New Girl Scouts of Alaska CEO hails from Douglas

The Girls Scouts of Alaska have a new Chief Executive Officer.

Thunder Mountain’s Bryson Echiverri, left, and Puna Toutaiolepo, center, strip the ball from Juneau-Douglas’ Krishant Samtani at JDHS on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Thunder Mountain won 67-63. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain’s Bryson Echiverri, left, and Puna Toutaiolepo, center, strip the ball from Juneau-Douglas’ Krishant Samtani at JDHS on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Thunder Mountain won 67-63. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Crosstown rivals clash for first time of the year

Juneau-Douglas entertains Thunder Mountain for homecoming

Merry Ellefson, center, runs with her son, Arne Ellefson-Carnes, right, and co-coach Tristan Knutson-Lombardo during Juneau-Douglas High School cross country practice on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Merry Ellefson, center, runs with her son, Arne Ellefson-Carnes, right, and co-coach Tristan Knutson-Lombardo during Juneau-Douglas High School cross country practice on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A group of runners participate in a mountain run during the 2018 Lynn Canal Running Camp. (Courtesy Photo | Jesse Miller)

Running camp registration opens next week

Juneau Trail and Road Runners potluck on Saturday

A group of runners participate in a mountain run during the 2018 Lynn Canal Running Camp. (Courtesy Photo | Jesse Miller)
The Flume trailhead in December 2018. (Emily Russo Miller | Juneau Empire)

Flume trail to close for summer

The trail will be closed for six months.

The Flume trailhead in December 2018. (Emily Russo Miller | Juneau Empire)
The Juneau Monstarz: Nani Weimer, Taylor Larson, LeRoya Simmons, Danielle Larson, Joy Ribao, Mary Berry, Mariah Martin, Maria Weyhrauch, Krystle DeWitt Castro, Kendri Cesar. (Courtesy Photo | Taylor Larson)

Juneau women second at Edgecumbe Invite

Adult basketball action in Sitka.

The Juneau Monstarz: Nani Weimer, Taylor Larson, LeRoya Simmons, Danielle Larson, Joy Ribao, Mary Berry, Mariah Martin, Maria Weyhrauch, Krystle DeWitt Castro, Kendri Cesar. (Courtesy Photo | Taylor Larson)

Player of the Week: Greyson Liebelt

Who says defensemen don’t score?

Girls on the Run participant Anjali Padhi soars around the track during a 5-kilometer run in the Wells Fargo Dimond Park Field House in December. (Courtesy Photo | Natalie Watson)
Girls on the Run participant Anjali Padhi soars around the track during a 5-kilometer run in the Wells Fargo Dimond Park Field House in December. (Courtesy Photo | Natalie Watson)
The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team sings the national anthem prior to its game against Homer at Treadwell Arena on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2019. JDHS coaches Luke Adams and Matt Boline honored 12 seniors prior to the start of the game, the final varsity home match of the season. (Courtesy Photo | Carol Lahnum/CrowFoxPhotography.com)
The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team sings the national anthem prior to its game against Homer at Treadwell Arena on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2019. JDHS coaches Luke Adams and Matt Boline honored 12 seniors prior to the start of the game, the final varsity home match of the season. (Courtesy Photo | Carol Lahnum/CrowFoxPhotography.com)