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Photos: Holiday Cup Soccer Tournament finals

Photos: Holiday Cup Soccer Tournament finals

Striving for the cup.

Photos: Holiday Cup Soccer Tournament finals
Broke probation on accident? It doesn’t matter, court rules.
Broke probation on accident? It doesn’t matter, court rules.
Juneau-Douglas’ Sadie Tuckwood is fouled on the way to the basket by East’s Amari Brown at the Princess Cruises Capital City Classic at Juneau-Douglas High School on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. East won 57-55. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas’ Sadie Tuckwood is fouled on the way to the basket by East’s Amari Brown at the Princess Cruises Capital City Classic at Juneau-Douglas High School on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. East won 57-55. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Marvin Pena steels himself for the annual Polar Bear Dip at Auke Recreation beach on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Take the plunge on New Year’s Day

Make an Auke-ward start to 2019.

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Marvin Pena steels himself for the annual Polar Bear Dip at Auke Recreation beach on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Concert celebrates 30 years of joyful noise

Concert celebrates 30 years of joyful noise

This is the year to catch up on a 30-year-old tradition.

Concert celebrates 30 years of joyful noise
Dave d’Amato, an attorney working for Kathleen Barrett, spends Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, boarding up the house at 401 Harris Street. The house was vacated after a judge ordered its residents (including co-owner James Barrett) to leave due to code and safety violations. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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Dave d’Amato, an attorney working for Kathleen Barrett, spends Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, boarding up the house at 401 Harris Street. The house was vacated after a judge ordered its residents (including co-owner James Barrett) to leave due to code and safety violations. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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Juneau-Douglas’ Philip Gonzales, center, lays the ball up in front of Maine-Endwell’s Gannon Russell, left, at the Princess Cruises Capital City Classic at Juneau-Douglas High School on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. Juneau-Douglas won 66-61. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas’ Philip Gonzales, center, lays the ball up in front of Maine-Endwell’s Gannon Russell, left, at the Princess Cruises Capital City Classic at Juneau-Douglas High School on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. Juneau-Douglas won 66-61. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A Juneau taxicab is pictured in February 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)

Free cab rides available on New Year’s Eve

Watch for the green flashing lights.

A Juneau taxicab is pictured in February 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)
Barrow’s Lewanne Brower dribbles the ball in between teammate Jenilee Donovan and Sitka’s Abby Forrester at the Princess Cruises Capital City Classic at Juneau-Douglas High School on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. Barrow won 58-50. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Barrow’s Lewanne Brower dribbles the ball in between teammate Jenilee Donovan and Sitka’s Abby Forrester at the Princess Cruises Capital City Classic at Juneau-Douglas High School on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. Barrow won 58-50. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Practically perfect for the holidays

Practically perfect for the holidays

None of us is perfect. I can prove it.

Practically perfect for the holidays
Reflecting on the gifts our savior has given us

Reflecting on the gifts our savior has given us

These four gifts will bring us joy.

Reflecting on the gifts our savior has given us
(Unsplash | Scott Warman)

Things to do on New Year’s Eve in Juneau

What you should know to have a happy New Year’s Eve.

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After Juneau man loses $3K, police warn of phone scam
After Juneau man loses $3K, police warn of phone scam
Photos: Princess Cruises Capital City Classic basketball tournament
Photos: Princess Cruises Capital City Classic basketball tournament
Seth Elisoff, center, celebrates his knockdown of Darrel Whisenant as referee Mike Shipman steps in during Beatdown 33 at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. Elisoff won the match. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Young fighters slam, choke, punch to victory at Beatdown

A rookie had an electrifying debut.

Seth Elisoff, center, celebrates his knockdown of Darrel Whisenant as referee Mike Shipman steps in during Beatdown 33 at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. Elisoff won the match. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Photos: AK Beatdown 33 at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall

Photos: AK Beatdown 33 at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall

Get a front-row seat to the action in our photo gallery.

Photos: AK Beatdown 33 at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall
Juneau-Douglas boys cool off Barrow
Juneau-Douglas boys cool off Barrow
A New Year’s Eve Gala at Centennial Hall will benefit Juneau Arts & Humanities Council and Juneau Jazz & Classics. (Unsplash | Jacek Dylag)
A New Year’s Eve Gala at Centennial Hall will benefit Juneau Arts & Humanities Council and Juneau Jazz & Classics. (Unsplash | Jacek Dylag)
Juneau-Douglas’ Sadie Tuckwood, left, scrambles for the ball with Sitka’s Tawny Smith at the Princess Cruises Capital City Classic at Juneau-Douglas High School on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. Juneau-Douglas won 52-25. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Crimson Bears cruise to home tourney wins

It was a good start for the Crimson Bears.

Juneau-Douglas’ Sadie Tuckwood, left, scrambles for the ball with Sitka’s Tawny Smith at the Princess Cruises Capital City Classic at Juneau-Douglas High School on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. Juneau-Douglas won 52-25. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Art teacher sculpts giant polar bears
Art teacher sculpts giant polar bears