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Best Photos of the Week

Best Photos of the Week

Our weekly feature of the top photos of the week includes shots of Gallery Walk, Southeast Alaska’s amp wizard, a service at the St. Nicholas… Continue reading

Best Photos of the Week
Three candidates apply for District 1 Assembly seat so far
Three candidates apply for District 1 Assembly seat so far
Dunleavy among new leaders to meet with Trump

Dunleavy among new leaders to meet with Trump

The meeting is the “first of many opportunities to work in concert with the president.”

Dunleavy among new leaders to meet with Trump
Simon Greer, a teammate at Stoned Salmon Farms, looks over cannabis plants growing in one of their two nursery rooms in Juneau on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

New pot shop keeps one eye on locals, one on the future

There’s a discount if you come in wearing Xtratufs.

Simon Greer, a teammate at Stoned Salmon Farms, looks over cannabis plants growing in one of their two nursery rooms in Juneau on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Art with a point: Kids sew at Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum
Art with a point: Kids sew at Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum
Make embroidery ornaments in holiday workshop

Make embroidery ornaments in holiday workshop

Materials are included in the class.

Make embroidery ornaments in holiday workshop
A pedestrian walks by City Hall on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)

Child care, downtown development on city docket this week

Meetings are open to public Monday, Friday.

A pedestrian walks by City Hall on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)
Lemon Creek Correctional Center pictured on Friday, April 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Lemon Creek Correctional Center pictured on Friday, April 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Coach Jesse Cruz watches his team workout during Thunder Mountain High School’s wrestling team practice on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Coach Jesse Cruz watches his team workout during Thunder Mountain High School’s wrestling team practice on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Pedestrian and dog killed in crash
Pedestrian and dog killed in crash
Thunder Mountain’s Kadin Messmer wrestles Ketchikan’s Degan Linne during their 103-pound finals match in the Region V Division I Wrestling Championships at TMHS on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. Linne pinned Messmer at 5:44 to win the region title. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Thunder Mountain’s Kadin Messmer wrestles Ketchikan’s Degan Linne during their 103-pound finals match in the Region V Division I Wrestling Championships at TMHS on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. Linne pinned Messmer at 5:44 to win the region title. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Heather Haugland teaches a salsa workshop at the Red Dog Saloon on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Heather Haugland teaches a salsa workshop at the Red Dog Saloon on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Businesses, schools, churches and public facilities line Veterans Memorial Highway running through Auke Bay on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. The Planning Commission’s Auke Bay Implementation Committee is in the midst of drafting an ordinance to create a Community Mixed Use zoning district and an Auke Bay Overlay district. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Businesses, schools, churches and public facilities line Veterans Memorial Highway running through Auke Bay on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. The Planning Commission’s Auke Bay Implementation Committee is in the midst of drafting an ordinance to create a Community Mixed Use zoning district and an Auke Bay Overlay district. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Andrew Lopez, 12, of Midland, Texas, sits next to a statue of George H.W. Bush inside the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in College Station. (David J. Phillip | Associated Press)

Opinion: Wonderful lessons to be learned from late President Bush

Late President Bush, “never hated anyone” which really touches the heart.

Andrew Lopez, 12, of Midland, Texas, sits next to a statue of George H.W. Bush inside the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in College Station. (David J. Phillip | Associated Press)
Struggling with the paradoxes of life

Struggling with the paradoxes of life

Some of us are caught up in sameness.

Struggling with the paradoxes of life
It’s Hanukkah: Tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 165 BC

It’s Hanukkah: Tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 165 BC

Hanukkah isn’t all about defying your cardiologist’s orders.

It’s Hanukkah: Tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 165 BC
Will Woolford, 13, airs down Muskeg trail during the opening day of Eaglecrest Ski Area on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2018. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Will Woolford, 13, airs down Muskeg trail during the opening day of Eaglecrest Ski Area on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2018. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Photos: Gallery Walk 2018

Photos: Gallery Walk 2018

Get an inside look at the annual holiday event.

Photos: Gallery Walk 2018
It will be a holly, jolly, trolley Gallery Walk
It will be a holly, jolly, trolley Gallery Walk
Alaska Electric Light and Power Company Lemon Creek operations center in Juneau on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

The AEL&P sale to Canada has fallen through. Here’s why.

Juneau’s electric utility won’t end up having Canadian owners after all.

Alaska Electric Light and Power Company Lemon Creek operations center in Juneau on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)