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Hoonah’s Albert Hinchman defends as hot by Sitka’s Patrick Miller (40) as Hoonah’s Andy Gray, Louie White Jr. and Joe Coronell look on during Thursday action at the Juneau Lions Club 74th Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)

Hoonah Masters battle Sitka in Gold Medal

Hoonah withstands ferocious Sitka defense and sends them home.

 

Juneau’s Chase Saviers extends for a scoop shot late in a Juneau win against Hydaburg. Saviers finished the Thursday night B Bracket game with 16 points. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Juneau slips past Hydaburg in Gold Medal B Bracket

Juneau advances to Saturday championship, Hydaburg falls into Friday elimination game

 

Daylight Saving Time just started, but Juneau's Jim Carson turned back the clock late in the second quarter of a Masters Bracket game against Klukwan. Carson finished the Thursday night contest with 16 points, and Juneau prevailed 48-39. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Juneau Masters bully Klukwan at Gold Medal

Battle of undefeated teams sees Juneau win 48-39

 

The FBI Anchorage Field Office is seeking information about this man in relation to a Wednesday bank robbery in Anchorage, the agency announced Thursday afternoon. Anyone with information regarding the bank robbery can contact the FBI Anchorage Field Office at 907-276-4441 or tips.fbi.gov. Tips can be submitted anonymously.  (FBI)

FBI seeks info in Anchorage bank robbery

The robbery took place at 1:24 p.m. on Wednesday.

The FBI Anchorage Field Office is seeking information about this man in relation to a Wednesday bank robbery in Anchorage, the agency announced Thursday afternoon. Anyone with information regarding the bank robbery can contact the FBI Anchorage Field Office at 907-276-4441 or tips.fbi.gov. Tips can be submitted anonymously.  (FBI)
Kuspuks of varying colors displayed at a tribal consultation meeting in Anchorage on Sept. 21 represent Indigenous victims of violence. From left, the colors are red for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, orange for victims of boarding schools, the baby kuspuk for children who will never be born, purple for victims of domestic violence, turquoise for victims of sexual assault, multicolor for LGBTQ victims and black for men who are victims. The kuspuks were arrayed at the Justice Department's annual tribal consultation conference required under the Violence Against Woman Act. In testimony Wednesday to the state House Tribal Affairs Special Committee, members of a working group listed several practical steps they said could improve safety of Indigenous people. (Photo by Yereth Rosen/Alaska Beacon)

Budget items and policy changes recommended to help protect Indigenous women and girls

Dangers can be addressed through the budget and through other practical actions, activists said.

Kuspuks of varying colors displayed at a tribal consultation meeting in Anchorage on Sept. 21 represent Indigenous victims of violence. From left, the colors are red for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, orange for victims of boarding schools, the baby kuspuk for children who will never be born, purple for victims of domestic violence, turquoise for victims of sexual assault, multicolor for LGBTQ victims and black for men who are victims. The kuspuks were arrayed at the Justice Department's annual tribal consultation conference required under the Violence Against Woman Act. In testimony Wednesday to the state House Tribal Affairs Special Committee, members of a working group listed several practical steps they said could improve safety of Indigenous people. (Photo by Yereth Rosen/Alaska Beacon)
Angoon's Carmeleeda Estrada is pressured by Kake's Willow Jackson during Thursday action at the Juneau Lions Club 74th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)

Angoon holds off late Kake Gold Medal rally

Angoon continues elimination game run as last-second Kake shot just misses.

Angoon's Carmeleeda Estrada is pressured by Kake's Willow Jackson during Thursday action at the Juneau Lions Club 74th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)
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Sustainable Alaska: Climate stories, climate futures

The UAS Sustainability Committee is hosting a series of public events in April…

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This photo shows downtown Juneau during cruise season as seen from Douglas. Demographic trends show Juneau experiencing a decline in people between the ages of 18 and 64. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Reverse the demographic death spiral

Changing our future requires local government and the private sector to work togethe…

This photo shows downtown Juneau during cruise season as seen from Douglas. Demographic trends show Juneau experiencing a decline in people between the ages of 18 and 64. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire File)
A sign welcomes drivers to Klawock, Alaska in 2021. (Eric Stone / KRBD)

Investigators believe Klawock killing was motivated by Facebook rumors

Two Klawock men are facing second-degree murder charges in beating death of an 80-year-old man.

A sign welcomes drivers to Klawock, Alaska in 2021. (Eric Stone / KRBD)
(Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Police calls for Thursday, March 23, 2023

This report contains information from law enforcement and public safety agencies.

(Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
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Living & Growing: Trust in God

Do you trust in God?

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Kake's Louise Kadake and Sitka's Lexi Smith battle for a loose ball during the Gold Medal tournament, Wednesday, March 22, at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)

Kake women eliminate Sitka from Gold Medal

Outside shooting keeps Kake alive, sends Sitka home

Kake's Louise Kadake and Sitka's Lexi Smith battle for a loose ball during the Gold Medal tournament, Wednesday, March 22, at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)
Angoon's Albert Kookesh shoots against Hoonah's Gary Smith and Andy Mills during the Gold Medal tournament, Wednesday, March 22, at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)

Hoonah Masters eliminate Angoon from Gold Medal

Hoonah’s Hinchman, Lindoff and Angoon’s See in a shoot-out

Angoon's Albert Kookesh shoots against Hoonah's Gary Smith and Andy Mills during the Gold Medal tournament, Wednesday, March 22, at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)
Kake's Tracy Jackson looks to pass around the defense of Haines' Tyler Swinton during the Gold Medal tournament, Wednesday, March 22, at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)

Haines eliminates Kake from Gold Medal B Bracket

80-54 score shows promises of future GM titles for both teams

Kake's Tracy Jackson looks to pass around the defense of Haines' Tyler Swinton during the Gold Medal tournament, Wednesday, March 22, at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)
From left to right, House Majority Leader Dan Saddler, R-Eagle River; Speaker of the House Cathy Tilton, R-Wasilla; and Rep. David Eastman, R-Wasilla; listen to House Clerk Kris Jones during a break in the session of the Alaska House of Representatives on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. (Photo by James Brooks / Alaska Beacon)

Alaska House votes more funding to fix food-stamp crisis, prevent budget trouble

Bill includes $6.8 million to immediately address a crisis in the state’s food-stamp program.

From left to right, House Majority Leader Dan Saddler, R-Eagle River; Speaker of the House Cathy Tilton, R-Wasilla; and Rep. David Eastman, R-Wasilla; listen to House Clerk Kris Jones during a break in the session of the Alaska House of Representatives on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. (Photo by James Brooks / Alaska Beacon)
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‘Total team effort’ earns Juneau team a 10-U state title

“All 10 of our athletes performed at their highest level this weekend…”

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(Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Want wetlands permits to better reflect Alaska?

Reinstate the Alaska Coastal Management Program.

(Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Coach Jason Kohlhase joins players, from left, Lake Bartlett, Brandon Campbell and son, Karter Kohlhase, around the team’s 18-and-Under, Tier A hockey state championship trophy. Campbell ended the triple overtime marathon by ramming home a rebound off teammate Kohlhase’s face off shot. (Courtesy Photo / Kristin Bartlett)

Juneau brings home 18-U hockey championship

Campbell’s game-winner clinches triple overtime marathon title

Coach Jason Kohlhase joins players, from left, Lake Bartlett, Brandon Campbell and son, Karter Kohlhase, around the team’s 18-and-Under, Tier A hockey state championship trophy. Campbell ended the triple overtime marathon by ramming home a rebound off teammate Kohlhase’s face off shot. (Courtesy Photo / Kristin Bartlett)
Abel Ryan leads classes in sketching a killer whale on the final day of class. (Courtesy Photo / David Sheakley-Early)

Formline lessons bring geometry and art together for TMHS students

It was a quiet library as students bent over sketchbooks and concentrated on drawing Alaska Native designs including an eagle, wolf and killer whale. They… Continue reading

Abel Ryan leads classes in sketching a killer whale on the final day of class. (Courtesy Photo / David Sheakley-Early)
Angoon’s Ivan Raney (22) reaches for a rebound over Kake’s Jess Ross during C Bracket action in the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, Tuesday, March 21, at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)

Angoon moves on in C Bracket, eliminates Kake

Overtime thriller gives Angoon a 63-57 win and another game.

Angoon’s Ivan Raney (22) reaches for a rebound over Kake’s Jess Ross during C Bracket action in the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, Tuesday, March 21, at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Klas Stolpe/For the Juneau Empire)