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Folk twang and drum machines: Juneauite’s second album is an enjoyable hodgepodge

Folk twang and drum machines: Juneauite’s second album is an enjoyable hodgepodge

Tekla Waterfield’s “The Curtain Falls” pleasantly defies categorization without being wildly experimental. The latest album from the Seattle singer-songwriter and former Harborview Elementary and Marie… Continue reading

Folk twang and drum machines: Juneauite’s second album is an enjoyable hodgepodge
Juneau Dance Theatre is keeping a classic fresh
Juneau Dance Theatre is keeping a classic fresh
Opinion: End ‘free passes’ for sexual violence

Opinion: End ‘free passes’ for sexual violence

Alaska needs meaningful policy change.

  • Dec 5, 2018
  • By ISAAC and ELIZABETH WILLIAMS
  • Opinion
Opinion: End ‘free passes’ for sexual violence
Lily Hope tells a story of raven, king salmon and the birds to second grade students from Harborview Elementary, Montessori Borealis and Juneau Charter Community School at the Walter Soboleff Center on Friday Nov. 30, 2018. The Storytelling Excursion for all Juneau School District second graders is part of the Any Given Child programming sponsored by the Juneau School District, Mayor’s office, University of Alaska Southeast, Sealaska Heritage Institute and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Lily Hope tells a story of raven, king salmon and the birds to second grade students from Harborview Elementary, Montessori Borealis and Juneau Charter Community School at the Walter Soboleff Center on Friday Nov. 30, 2018. The Storytelling Excursion for all Juneau School District second graders is part of the Any Given Child programming sponsored by the Juneau School District, Mayor’s office, University of Alaska Southeast, Sealaska Heritage Institute and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Wildlife Wednesday concerns carnivore conservation

Wildlife Wednesday concerns carnivore conservation

You can find out what’s being done to help out the animals near the top of the food chain Wednesday evening. Christina Eisenberg, who has… Continue reading

Wildlife Wednesday concerns carnivore conservation
City accepting proposals for Marine Passenger Fee proceeds
City accepting proposals for Marine Passenger Fee proceeds
A black bear sporting numerous lacerations on its face hunts for salmon along Steep Creek at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Gov. Dunleavy names acting head of fish and game

The Republican governor’s office announced that Doug Vincent-Lang would take the job.

A black bear sporting numerous lacerations on its face hunts for salmon along Steep Creek at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Eaglecrest Ski Area starts blowing snow with a record new amount of guns
Eaglecrest Ski Area starts blowing snow with a record new amount of guns
(Unsplash | Arif Riyanto)

Coding class offered at Douglas Public Library

The Hour of Code is coming to Douglas Public Library. The nationwide initiative is part of Computer Science Education week and seeks to introduce students… Continue reading

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Empire, CCW get new general manager

Empire, CCW get new general manager

His first journalism job was in Alaska.

Empire, CCW get new general manager
Dunleavy sworn in as Alaska governor after location changes

Dunleavy sworn in as Alaska governor after location changes

Alaska has a new governor.

Dunleavy sworn in as Alaska governor after location changes
Photos: Santa on a Helicopter
Photos: Santa on a Helicopter
The Herbert Glacier, located between the Herbert and Eagle Rivers about 30 miles from downtown Juneau, is pictured in November 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)                                 The Herbert Glacier, located between the Herbert and Eagle Rivers about 30 miles from downtown Juneau, is pictured in November 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Herbert Glacier, located between the Herbert and Eagle Rivers about 30 miles from downtown Juneau, is pictured in November 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)                                 The Herbert Glacier, located between the Herbert and Eagle Rivers about 30 miles from downtown Juneau, is pictured in November 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Micah Nelson. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)                                 Micah Nelson. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)

Police arrest suspect in Thanksgiving shooting

Capture comes after a Sunday night tip.

Micah Nelson. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)                                 Micah Nelson. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)
In this October 2015 file photo, Maple leaves fall on Seward Street as a pedestrian ducks Friday’s rain in front of City Hall. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
In this October 2015 file photo, Maple leaves fall on Seward Street as a pedestrian ducks Friday’s rain in front of City Hall. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
(Courtesy Photo | UAS Photo Archives)
(Courtesy Photo | UAS Photo Archives)
First-timers, survivors and moms get tattoos for suicide prevention
First-timers, survivors and moms get tattoos for suicide prevention
“Molly of Denali,” an animated show about an Alaska Native girl, her friends and family is expected to debut this summer. University of Alaska Southeast professor <span style="text-decoration: underline;">X</span>’unei Lance Twitchell started out as a language and culture consultant for the show but more recently has taken on a writing role. (Contributed Photo | (c) 2018 WGBH Educational Foundation)

Good golly, meet ‘Molly of Denali’

The show involves Alaska Native characters, voice actors and writers.

“Molly of Denali,” an animated show about an Alaska Native girl, her friends and family is expected to debut this summer. University of Alaska Southeast professor <span style="text-decoration: underline;">X</span>’unei Lance Twitchell started out as a language and culture consultant for the show but more recently has taken on a writing role. (Contributed Photo | (c) 2018 WGBH Educational Foundation)
Juneau-Douglas senior Steven Ireland-Haight attempts to take down Wrangell’s Jake Eastaugh in the 171-pound consolation semifinals at the Brandon Pilot Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 21 at Thunder Mountain High School. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire File)
Juneau-Douglas senior Steven Ireland-Haight attempts to take down Wrangell’s Jake Eastaugh in the 171-pound consolation semifinals at the Brandon Pilot Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 21 at Thunder Mountain High School. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire File)
Juneau-Douglas’ Cameron Smith is chased by Houston’s Blake Rogers, left, and Riley Scott in the first period at the Treadwell Arena on Saturday. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas’ Cameron Smith is chased by Houston’s Blake Rogers, left, and Riley Scott in the first period at the Treadwell Arena on Saturday. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)