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Property taxes due Oct. 1

Property taxes are due Oct. 1, and there’s a new option for Juneau property owners to pay those taxes this year. People can set up… Continue reading

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Art in Unusual Places

Art in Unusual Places

The Capital City Weekly welcomes reader-submitted photos of art in unusual or unexpected places. To submit, email your photos and captions to editor@capweek.com.… Continue reading

Art in Unusual Places
Young readers review their summer reads

Young readers review their summer reads

Winning reviews for the final week of 2018.

Young readers review their summer reads
Police calls for Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018

Police calls for Thursday, Aug. 30, 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 Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
A burnt 1990 Ford Bronco 2 sits in a parking lot near Twin Lakes on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. The fire started when the front right brake caliper got stuck and overheated, Capital City Fire/Rescue Assistant Chief Ed Quinto said. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Car catches fire near Twin Lakes after brake overheats

Two friends were able to escape a car unharmed before it caught on fire near Twin Lakes on Wednesday night, Capital City Fire/Rescue Assistant Chief… Continue reading

A burnt 1990 Ford Bronco 2 sits in a parking lot near Twin Lakes on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. The fire started when the front right brake caliper got stuck and overheated, Capital City Fire/Rescue Assistant Chief Ed Quinto said. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
Hayes picked to deliver keynote speech for state arts conference

Hayes picked to deliver keynote speech for state arts conference

The Alaska celebration of artists and art is in Fairbanks for the first time, but it will have a big Juneau connection. Ernestine Hayes, Alaska… Continue reading

Hayes picked to deliver keynote speech for state arts conference
Opinion: Alaska’s Congressional delegation joins Alzheimer’s fight

Opinion: Alaska’s Congressional delegation joins Alzheimer’s fight

My name is Cindy Harris and I am a volunteer ambassador in Alaska for the Alzheimer’s Association. I am an advocate for individuals and families… Continue reading

Opinion: Alaska’s Congressional delegation joins Alzheimer’s fight
Opinion: Please vote ‘yes’ on Ballot Measure 1

Opinion: Please vote ‘yes’ on Ballot Measure 1

This year’s Stand for Salmon initiative, Ballot Measure 1, is a long-overdue measure that will help restore balance between development of Alaska’s natural resources and… Continue reading

Opinion: Please vote ‘yes’ on Ballot Measure 1
Enrique Bravo, left, directs Erika Bergren, center, and Bryan Crowder, right, during a rehearsal of Perseverance Theatre’s Black Box series play “Oleanna.”

Perseverance Theatre puts on controversial Mamet play for Black Box series

A controversial, 26-year-old David Mamet play seems like an unlikely spark for nuanced discussion of hot-button topics. But that’s exactly what Enrique Bravo was hoping… Continue reading

Enrique Bravo, left, directs Erika Bergren, center, and Bryan Crowder, right, during a rehearsal of Perseverance Theatre’s Black Box series play “Oleanna.”
New bronze posts preserve Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian art
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New bronze posts preserve Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian art

The three bronze posts unveiled under sunny skies Sunday afternoon also double as pillars.

New bronze posts preserve Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian art
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Schacht wins Greatland Cup disc golf tournament

Schacht wins Greatland Cup disc golf tournament

Joe Schacht won first place at the 13th annual Greatland Cup disc golf tournament on Saturday and Sunday at Aant’iyeik Park. Schacht, of Anchorage, finished… Continue reading

Schacht wins Greatland Cup disc golf tournament
Nugget Falls is pictured on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Cruise passenger dies near Mendenhall Glacier

A woman died after suffering a medical emergency on the trail to Nugget Falls near the Mendenhall Glacier on Sunday, Juneau Police Department Lt. Krag… Continue reading

Nugget Falls is pictured on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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Poetry in motion: U.S. Poet Laureate comes to Juneau

If you’ve ever wanted to talk to a poet laureate, your chance is coming up. Wednesday, Aug. 29, U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith will… Continue reading

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Police calls for Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018

Police calls for Sunday, Aug. 26, 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, Aug. 26, 2018
Thank yous for the week of Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018

Thank yous for the week of Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018

• Justin Parish along with the Alaska Legislature has awarded Helping Hands of Juneau for their 35th year anniversary at our annual dinner and auction… Continue reading

Thank yous for the week of Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018
Neighbors recognitions for Aug. 26, 2018

Neighbors recognitions for Aug. 26, 2018

Hailey Doherty of Juneau has graduated from Wenatchee Valley College with an associate in arts and science degree.… Continue reading

Neighbors recognitions for Aug. 26, 2018
A fast moving front leaves dynamic-looking clouds over Gastineau Channel on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Slack Tide: Absence makes the grass grow longer

Nothing makes you appreciate living here like leaving here.

A fast moving front leaves dynamic-looking clouds over Gastineau Channel on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Living & Growing: I can be an imbecile

Living & Growing: I can be an imbecile

I have no idea what I’m doing most of the time. Take dinner the other night. There is always an element of adventure in our… Continue reading

Living & Growing: I can be an imbecile
Opinion: Making primary elections more than a tribal contest

Opinion: Making primary elections more than a tribal contest

What we don’t know is why so many Alaskans didn’t care enough to vote.

Opinion: Making primary elections more than a tribal contest
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Police and Fire for Monday, Aug. 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

Juneau Empire file