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‘Running a tight ship’: University hopes to again prove worthy of a bump from state
‘Running a tight ship’: University hopes to again prove worthy of a bump from state
Three-car crash results in serious injuries

Three-car crash results in serious injuries

Five people went to the hospital after a three-car crash at the Auke Bay roundabout.

Three-car crash results in serious injuries
DeHarts Auke Bay Store is pictured on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (Kevin Gullufsen | Juneau Empire)

Amid construction, owner puts DeHarts up for sale

Auke Bay is changing, and with it, so will DeHarts Auke Bay Store.

DeHarts Auke Bay Store is pictured on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (Kevin Gullufsen | Juneau Empire)
Juneau Police Department officers search near the intersection Blackerby Street and Glacier Highway on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Bike theft results in gunshots, but no injuries

An attempted bike theft near Twin Lakes early Thursday morning led to gunshots.

Juneau Police Department officers search near the intersection Blackerby Street and Glacier Highway on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
From left to right, Republican Mike Dunleavy, independent Bill Walker and Democrat Mark Begich are seen in a composite file image. The three men appeared in a Ketchikan forum hosted by Southeast Conference on Wednesday afternoon. (Juneau Empire composite image)

Walker, Dunleavy and Begich offer budget ideas in Ketchikan

Alaska’s leading governor candidates continued to compete for the attention of voters on Wednesday in Ketchikan.

From left to right, Republican Mike Dunleavy, independent Bill Walker and Democrat Mark Begich are seen in a composite file image. The three men appeared in a Ketchikan forum hosted by Southeast Conference on Wednesday afternoon. (Juneau Empire composite image)
A U.S. Forest Service crew works to replace the nearly 30-year-old roof on the historic building of Skaters Cabin on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Skater’s Cabin gets new look

A new roof being installed at the historic cabin should lessen leaks and vandalism.

A U.S. Forest Service crew works to replace the nearly 30-year-old roof on the historic building of Skaters Cabin on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Alaska State Marine Highway Ferry Fairweather pulls up to the Auke Bay Terminal in June, 2014. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Fast ferry Fairweather faces foggy future

Even though it’s only 14 years old, the fast ferry Fairweather is laying up for the season and its future is uncertain.

The Alaska State Marine Highway Ferry Fairweather pulls up to the Auke Bay Terminal in June, 2014. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
An excavator dredges Gold Creek at Cope Park on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

City clearing gravel from Gold Creek

An annual project looks to protect the croncrete portion of the creek from damage

An excavator dredges Gold Creek at Cope Park on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Alaska USA Federal Credit Union will be closing its office in the Sealaska Building. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska USA to close only downtown branch

A long-time bank branch in downtown Juneau will soon close. Alaska USA Federal Credit Union announced to customers this week that it will close its… Continue reading

The Alaska USA Federal Credit Union will be closing its office in the Sealaska Building. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Galvin, Young set debate schedule for Alaska’s U.S. House seat

Galvin, Young set debate schedule for Alaska’s U.S. House seat

Republican incumbent Don Young has set his debate schedule with independent challenger Alyse Galvin. According to information released Monday by Young’s campaign, he will appear… Continue reading

Galvin, Young set debate schedule for Alaska’s U.S. House seat
Mary Ann Breffeilh, a 20-year-employee of Alaska Airlines, joins other employees and members of the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers Local 2202 to hold a protest on pay raises in front of the Juneau International Airport on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Employees ask Alaska Airlines for better wages, job security

Ramp service agents and customer service agents demonstrated their desire for better pay, benefits and long-term job security.

Mary Ann Breffeilh, a 20-year-employee of Alaska Airlines, joins other employees and members of the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers Local 2202 to hold a protest on pay raises in front of the Juneau International Airport on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Tabachnick, Weldon leading municipal candidates in fundraising

Two mayoral candidates are well ahead of the pack in terms of money raised among municipal candidates.

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About 200 protesters attended a rally for climate change action at the Alaska Capitol on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. (Kevin Gullufsen | Juneau Empire)

Conserve, convert, cooperate: Lead Obama climate scientist rallies Juneau

Dr. Don Wuebbles, a former climate scientist for the Obama administration, led a chant outside the Alaska Capitol building on Saturday morning. Before him on… Continue reading

About 200 protesters attended a rally for climate change action at the Alaska Capitol on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. (Kevin Gullufsen | Juneau Empire)
Starved for recruits, Alaska police pin blame on retirement system

Starved for recruits, Alaska police pin blame on retirement system

They’re battling an opioid epidemic, rising crime, slashed budgets and thinned ranks. Now, they’re fighting the state’s retirement system, too. Across the state, troopers, police… Continue reading

Starved for recruits, Alaska police pin blame on retirement system
Begich comes out for salmon measure
Begich comes out for salmon measure
Roger Castillo watches as a coho salmon he caught leaps he fishes at the Wayside Park on Channel Drive on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has increased the limit to 12 coho salmon in the designated saltwater hatchery sport harvest area due to the large number of returning hatchery coho salmon in excess of broodstock needs. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Roger Castillo watches as a coho salmon he caught leaps he fishes at the Wayside Park on Channel Drive on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has increased the limit to 12 coho salmon in the designated saltwater hatchery sport harvest area due to the large number of returning hatchery coho salmon in excess of broodstock needs. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A black bear near Steep Creek on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2018. (Angelo Saggiomo | Juneau Empire File)

Trapper’s wolf snare kills second bear this summer

For the second time this summer, wolf snares set by a Juneau hunter killed a black bear.

A black bear near Steep Creek on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2018. (Angelo Saggiomo | Juneau Empire File)
Recount confirms House District 29 winner

Recount confirms House District 29 winner

The Alaska Division of Elections has confirmed Benjamin Carpenter as the winner of the contested Republican primary election in House District 29. The bipartisan State… Continue reading

Recount confirms House District 29 winner
Correction for Sept. 9, 2018

Correction for Sept. 9, 2018

An article in Wednesday’s paper about candidates withdrawing from the November general election ballot incorrectly stated that Shawn Butler, an independent who won the Democratic… Continue reading

Correction for Sept. 9, 2018
Mark Begich refuses to withdraw, confirming three-way race for Alaska governor
Mark Begich refuses to withdraw, confirming three-way race for Alaska governor