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Police calls for Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018

Police calls for Wednesday, Nov. 28, 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, Nov. 28, 2018
SHI announces new books; library shares bookmark winners
SHI announces new books; library shares bookmark winners
Talk after the movie: Free film screening and panel discussion about colonization

Talk after the movie: Free film screening and panel discussion about colonization

A short film and a longer discussion are planned for tonight at the Gold Town Nickelodeon. There will be a free screening of the film… Continue reading

Talk after the movie: Free film screening and panel discussion about colonization
Alaska Marine Lines to expand service to Arctic ports

Alaska Marine Lines to expand service to Arctic ports

Expansion comes through an agreement with Bowhead Transport.

Alaska Marine Lines to expand service to Arctic ports
Eaglecrest Ski Area postpones opening day to Dec. 8
Eaglecrest Ski Area postpones opening day to Dec. 8
Appeals court ruling mixed on Alaska campaign finance laws

Appeals court ruling mixed on Alaska campaign finance laws

The case brought by three individuals and an Alaska Republican Party district challenged elements of state campaign finance law.

Appeals court ruling mixed on Alaska campaign finance laws
Photos: 2018 Public Market

Photos: 2018 Public Market

Scenes from this year’s Public Market.

Photos: 2018 Public Market
Alaska Native word of the week

Alaska Native word of the week

This week’s word is s’áxt’, which means devil’s club.

Alaska Native word of the week
A pedestrian walks by City Hall on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)
A pedestrian walks by City Hall on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)
(Unsplash | Neonbrand)

Physics time at the planetarium

It could be a good time event. The Sands of Time: The Physics of Time, 7 p.m., Tuesday at Marie Drake Planetarium, 1415 Glacier Ave.,… Continue reading

(Unsplash | Neonbrand)
Police calls for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018

Police calls for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 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 Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018
Photos: Best Pictures of the Week

Photos: Best Pictures of the Week

Turkeys, tattoos and tree lighting.

Photos: Best Pictures of the Week
Dunleavy announces environmental, health commissioners

Dunleavy announces environmental, health commissioners

Alaska Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy’s pick to lead the Department of Environmental Conservation has a resource development background. His pick for health commissioner is a workforce… Continue reading

Dunleavy announces environmental, health commissioners

Death Notice: Mary Ruby Donley

Mary Ruby Donley died Nov. 6, 2018, in Redlands, California. She was 86. Born in Galveston, Texas, to William and Arneta Sweeney, Donley graduated high… Continue reading

Arts council continues cultural appropriation conversations

Arts council continues cultural appropriation conversations

The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council will host a community meeting about creating art respectful of cultures Monday. It’s part of a series of community… Continue reading

Arts council continues cultural appropriation conversations
The Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Juneau architectural firm wins awards

Recognitions for Nov. 25, 2018.

The Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A piece of mailed campaign literature from the Republican Women of Juneau. (Courtesy Photo | Elizabeth Seliotes Bolling)

Opinion: Seller beware

Let this be the take-home message for the Republican Women of Juneau from their now-notorious attack mailer against Jesse Kiehl: it didn’t work. It was… Continue reading

A piece of mailed campaign literature from the Republican Women of Juneau. (Courtesy Photo | Elizabeth Seliotes Bolling)
Police calls for Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018

Police calls for Sunday, Nov. 25, 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, Nov. 25, 2018
United Way of Southeast Alaska receives $26K contribution

United Way of Southeast Alaska receives $26K contribution

Mark Kiessling, General Manager of Coeur Alaska, Kensington Mine presents a check for $26,474.78 to Warren Russell, Chair of the United Way of Southeast Alaska… Continue reading

United Way of Southeast Alaska receives $26K contribution
Tree nets at night

Tree nets at night

It’s dark all the time now. When you leave for work or school, there is no light coming home either. Winter in Juneau.

Tree nets at night