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Photos by Peter Segall | Juneau Empire
                                Juneau Police Department and Capital City Fire/Rescue at the site of a car crash at the intersection of Egan Drive and Glacier Highway on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.

Two injured in crash near Nugget Mall

Two were injured, but not severely, JPD spokeperson said.

 

The Tatsuda’s IGA building in Ketchikan, Alaska was condemned Feb. 27, 2020, after it was struck early Thursday morning by a rockslide. The main portion of the slide hit the northeast corner of the building which collapsed part of the roof and ruptured a water main causing extensive damage to both the interior and exterior. (Dustin Safranek/Ketchikan Daily News via AP)

Landslide demolishes Alaska grocery store

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A landslide in a city near the southern tip of the Alaska Panhandle demolished the back side of a grocery store.… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2020

 

The Dimond Park Field House on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

Police investigate break-in at Dimond Park Field House

Burglars broke into the office and the safe, police say.

The Dimond Park Field House on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Chris Beck with Alaska Trails, Thor Stacey with Alaska Professional Guides Association, Dan Blanchard with UnCruise Adventure, Lee Hart with Alaska Outdoor Alliance, E.J. Reiser with The North Face and Cailin O’Brien-Feeney then with the Outdoor Industry Association. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska Outdoor Alliance)

A week of outdoor-focused events comes to Juneau

Capital Outdoor Week, held March 2-6 in Juneau, will focus on Alaska’s $3.2 billion outdoor recreation sector. The five-day event features a calendar full of… Continue reading

Chris Beck with Alaska Trails, Thor Stacey with Alaska Professional Guides Association, Dan Blanchard with UnCruise Adventure, Lee Hart with Alaska Outdoor Alliance, E.J. Reiser with The North Face and Cailin O’Brien-Feeney then with the Outdoor Industry Association. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska Outdoor Alliance)

‘River Piracy’ strikes the Yukon

Locals and scientists say it’s losing water.

The Norwegian Bliss pulls out of Juneau’s downtown harbor on June 12, 2018. Juneau Empire file photo

Cruise ships dumped over 3 million pounds of trash in Juneau

Cruise ship companies dumped millions of pounds of trash at a private landfill in Alaska’s capital during the 2019 tourism season, officials said. The City… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2020
The Norwegian Bliss pulls out of Juneau’s downtown harbor on June 12, 2018. Juneau Empire file photo

Arctic researcher says climate change is coming

Crises are times of both danger and opportunity.

Outgoing City and Borough of Juneau Docks and Harbors harbormaster Dave Borg, right, poses with incoming harbormaster Matt Creswell. (Courtesy photo | City and Borough of Juneau)

Changing tides: New harbormaster for Juneau coming soon

The new harbormaster will be familiar to residents.

Outgoing City and Borough of Juneau Docks and Harbors harbormaster Dave Borg, right, poses with incoming harbormaster Matt Creswell. (Courtesy photo | City and Borough of Juneau)
photos by Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly 
                                Blueberry water provides memories of warmer seasons during winter in Wrangell.
photos by Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly 
                                Blueberry water provides memories of warmer seasons during winter in Wrangell.
Guns seized in Alaska by federal, state and municipal law enforcement officers are displayed at the office of the U.S. Attorney on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that 82 illegally possessed guns in Anchorage and surrounding communities were seized in an investigation that resulted in federal charges against 16 people for firearm or drug trafficking counts. (AP Photo/Dan Joling)

Guns, drugs seized in Alaska multi-agency investigation

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska law enforcement officers seized 82 illegally possessed firearms in a coordinated effort to reduce gun violence in Anchorage and nearby communities,… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2020
Guns seized in Alaska by federal, state and municipal law enforcement officers are displayed at the office of the U.S. Attorney on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that 82 illegally possessed guns in Anchorage and surrounding communities were seized in an investigation that resulted in federal charges against 16 people for firearm or drug trafficking counts. (AP Photo/Dan Joling)
Discovery Southeast education coordinator Kelly Sorensen talks to a student from Harborview Elementary School about what feeds on the trees during a nature hike near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Feb. 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Discovery Southeast turns 30 with a flourish

Auctions, banquets, and competitions: Discovery Southeast celebrates in style.

Discovery Southeast education coordinator Kelly Sorensen talks to a student from Harborview Elementary School about what feeds on the trees during a nature hike near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Feb. 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Volunteers with All Hands and Hearts, including Fred Hiltner, far right, take a photo with a homeowner they were helping in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria in March 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Fred Hiltner)
Volunteers with All Hands and Hearts, including Fred Hiltner, far right, take a photo with a homeowner they were helping in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria in March 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Fred Hiltner)
Swimmers from the Glacier Swimming Club ran roughshod over the competition at the Alaska Age Group Championships on Feb. 14-15, setting a record for the most points scored by a single team and winning the meet handily. (Courtesy photo | For Glacier Swimming Club)
Swimmers from the Glacier Swimming Club ran roughshod over the competition at the Alaska Age Group Championships on Feb. 14-15, setting a record for the most points scored by a single team and winning the meet handily. (Courtesy photo | For Glacier Swimming Club)
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