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Police calls for Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018

Police calls for Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018

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 Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018
All Nations Children Dancers help Juneau residents celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Indigenous Peoples Day celebration is free Monday

Monday is Indigenous Peoples Day, and multiple Alaska Native groups in Juneau are combining to put on a celebration. From 5-8 p.m. Monday, people are… Continue reading

All Nations Children Dancers help Juneau residents celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Kayaking into a scientific adventure

Kayaking into a scientific adventure

Is this a glimpse of the “new normal” for Endicott Arm?

Kayaking into a scientific adventure
Police calls for Friday, Oct. 5, 2018

Police calls for Friday, Oct. 5, 2018

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 Friday, Oct. 5, 2018
October First Friday listings

October First Friday listings

JAHC: Poetry in Calligraphy by Miriam Wagoner Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St, 4:30-7 p.m. The JAHC is proud to present an exhibit… Continue reading

October First Friday listings
Brilliant fall foliage reflected in a pond near the glacier. (Courtesy Photo | Bob Armstrong)

Autumn leaf colors

Juneau leaf-peepers don’t have to travel to the upper Midwest or New England for a view of lovely fall colors.

Brilliant fall foliage reflected in a pond near the glacier. (Courtesy Photo | Bob Armstrong)
There will be a Bronze Betty Finery pop-up shop at Kindred Post Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Sarah Ritter)

Look what’s popping up at Kindred Post

Sarah Ritter, also known as Bronze Betty Finery, will hold a pop-up shop at Kindred Post for First Friday. The shop will be open 4:30-6… Continue reading

There will be a Bronze Betty Finery pop-up shop at Kindred Post Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Sarah Ritter)
Camping on the dashed line of the Arctic Circle

Camping on the dashed line of the Arctic Circle

A friend and I just camped out at the Arctic Circle, about 200 miles north of where we live in Fairbanks. A dashed line on… Continue reading

Camping on the dashed line of the Arctic Circle
Former state Senate Mike Dunleavy, left, Gov. Bill Walker, center, and former U.S. Senator Mark Begich debate during a Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Centennial Hall on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Former state Senate Mike Dunleavy, left, Gov. Bill Walker, center, and former U.S. Senator Mark Begich debate during a Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Centennial Hall on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Strangulation: A deadly tactic

Strangulation: A deadly tactic

Strangulation is a violent and effective tactic that is misunderstood, deadly and consistently downplayed.

Strangulation: A deadly tactic
Opinion: Why the Tongass should be exempt from the roadless rule

Opinion: Why the Tongass should be exempt from the roadless rule

The 2001 Roadless Rule, covering 58 million acres of National Forest Land, including the Tongass and Chugach National Forests, was pushed through the entire national… Continue reading

Opinion: Why the Tongass should be exempt from the roadless rule
This April 2017 photo shows the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Teacher-student art exhibit coming to City Museum

The exhibit plays on the theme of teacher-student, expressed through painting, printmaking and handmade paper collage.

This April 2017 photo shows the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Photo: Best Pictures of the Week September 28

Photo: Best Pictures of the Week September 28

Best Pictures of the Week September 28, 2018 by staff photographer Michael Penn. Contact Staff Photographer Michael Penn at 523-2262 or mpenn@juneauempire.com… Continue reading

Photo: Best Pictures of the Week September 28

How to bomb a job interview

Imagine you were on an interview team hiring for a specific job – it could be a news reporter, teacher, bus driver, waiter, librarian, sales… Continue reading

Flowers bloom at the Jensen-Olson Arboretum in July 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Arboretum reopens after bear-forced closure

The Jensen-Olson Arboretum resumes normal business hours today after repeated visits from a hungry bear kept it closed for about a month, according to a… Continue reading

Flowers bloom at the Jensen-Olson Arboretum in July 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Enforcement talk kicks off Wildlife Wednesdays season

Enforcement talk kicks off Wildlife Wednesdays season

The monthly speaker series Wildlife Wednesdays starts today with a discussion of the role of Alaska State Wildlife Troopers in enforcing wildlife management law. Wildlife… Continue reading

Enforcement talk kicks off Wildlife Wednesdays season

Opinion: Save us from Mike Dunleavy

Mike Dunleavy will get you Permanent Fund Dividend back, and everything else, balance the budget, and not cut your PFD nor implement an income tax.… Continue reading

Steve Morley leads Maisy Morley down Perseverance Trail during the Perseverance Trail Run/Ben Blackgoat Memorial on Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Perseverance Trail closed for rock work

Perseverance Trail and part of Basin Road will be closed for excavation work starting today and lasting through Oct. 9.

Steve Morley leads Maisy Morley down Perseverance Trail during the Perseverance Trail Run/Ben Blackgoat Memorial on Saturday, June 16, 2018. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Planet Alaska: Highbush Cranberries and Traditional Values
Planet Alaska: Highbush Cranberries and Traditional Values
Police calls for Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018

Police calls for Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018

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 Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018