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Small artists, big talent: Juneau Youth Services shows off a lot of art
Small artists, big talent: Juneau Youth Services shows off a lot of art
News briefs for the week of Dec.12: Rasmuson Sabbatical recipients announced, author talk planned for city museum

News briefs for the week of Dec.12: Rasmuson Sabbatical recipients announced, author talk planned for city museum

Tribal leader, radio station manager among 2019 sabbatical recipients Leaders of five Alaska nonprofit organizations have been announced as recipients of a 2019 Rasmuson Foundation… Continue reading

News briefs for the week of Dec.12: Rasmuson Sabbatical recipients announced, author talk planned for city museum
Get into the holiday spirit with Holiday Pops
Get into the holiday spirit with Holiday Pops
Revved up for Raven Reads
Revved up for Raven Reads
Any jugglers or sword swallowers out there?

Any jugglers or sword swallowers out there?

Got talent and want $500? Auditions for the fourth annual Juneau’s Got Talent contest are 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17 and Tuesday, Dec. 18 at… Continue reading

Any jugglers or sword swallowers out there?
Mary Khaye Garcia shoots over teammate Sydney Strong during early morning girls basketball practice at Thunder Mountain High School on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Mary Khaye Garcia shoots over teammate Sydney Strong during early morning girls basketball practice at Thunder Mountain High School on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gingerbread raises dough for nonprofits
Gingerbread raises dough for nonprofits
Hoping to bolster long-term recruitment, fire and police turn to Army
Hoping to bolster long-term recruitment, fire and police turn to Army
(Unspalsh | Radek Grzybowski)

JDHS band, choir and orchestra to perform holiday concert

Juneau-Douglas High School’s band, choir and orchestra will be working in concert this evening. The JDHS Holiday Music Celebration Fundraiser is 6-8 p.m. tonight at… Continue reading

(Unspalsh | Radek Grzybowski)
Juneau School District’s interim Superintendent Bridget Weiss watches first day of school activities on Aug. 20, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Juneau School District’s interim Superintendent Bridget Weiss watches first day of school activities on Aug. 20, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
William Eric Moy Jr. is wanted by the Juneau Police Department for escaping custody. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)
William Eric Moy Jr. is wanted by the Juneau Police Department for escaping custody. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)
Sophomore Jake Ferster, top, workouts against senior Derek Mason during Thunder Mountain High School’s wrestling team practice on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Player of the Week: Derek Mason

Derek Mason is the Juneau Empire player of the week. Mason, a senior at Thunder Mountain High School, won the Region V Wrestling Championships 215-pound… Continue reading

Sophomore Jake Ferster, top, workouts against senior Derek Mason during Thunder Mountain High School’s wrestling team practice on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Priests from around Alaska along with Father Andrew E. Bellisario, right, enter St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church for his Ordination and Installation as the Sixth Bishop of the Diocese of Juneau on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Priests from around Alaska along with Father Andrew E. Bellisario, right, enter St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church for his Ordination and Installation as the Sixth Bishop of the Diocese of Juneau on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Special advisor Ben Stevens, center, and Legislative Liaison for the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Mike Lesmann, left, serve cookies and cider to Juneau residents waiting at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Once the target of an FBI raid, Ben Stevens now has a spot in Dunleavy administration

Former state Senate President Ben Stevens was once a subject of a corruption investigation by federal authorities.

Special advisor Ben Stevens, center, and Legislative Liaison for the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Mike Lesmann, left, serve cookies and cider to Juneau residents waiting at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Photos: Governor’s Open House 2018

Photos: Governor’s Open House 2018

Come for the governor, stay for the cookies.

Photos: Governor’s Open House 2018
Gov. Mike Dunleavy and his wife, Rose, welcome Juneau residents at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy and his wife, Rose, welcome Juneau residents at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Conspirators sentenced in Juneau, Ketchikan drug cases
Conspirators sentenced in Juneau, Ketchikan drug cases
Learn how to identify birds in winter

Learn how to identify birds in winter

Many local birds have new, winter plumage, and Juneau Audubon Society wants to enable folks to pick out the new-look birds. Juneau Audubon Society will… Continue reading

Learn how to identify birds in winter
Moss covers old-growth trees along Auke Lake on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Moss covers old-growth trees along Auke Lake on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Rebecca “Bells” Service tells a story on the theme Square Peg in a Round Hole during Mudrooms’ December 2017 event. The storytelling series is about to start its eighth season. September’s theme is Lost and Found. (Melissa Griffiths | For the Capital City Weekly)

Make room for Mudrooms

This week’s theme is Family Fun.

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Rebecca “Bells” Service tells a story on the theme Square Peg in a Round Hole during Mudrooms’ December 2017 event. The storytelling series is about to start its eighth season. September’s theme is Lost and Found. (Melissa Griffiths | For the Capital City Weekly)