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Members of the Eyre family pose at the Mendenhall Glacier with a photograph of Cody Eyre, who was shot and killed by law enforcement on Christmas Eve 2017. (Courtesy Photo | Eyre Family)
Members of the Eyre family pose at the Mendenhall Glacier with a photograph of Cody Eyre, who was shot and killed by law enforcement on Christmas Eve 2017. (Courtesy Photo | Eyre Family)
Train-ing day at Juneau-Douglas City Museum
Train-ing day at Juneau-Douglas City Museum
Thunder Mountain’s Brady Carandang shoots the ball over Juneau-Douglas’ Kolby Hoover on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Carandang is the leading scorer returning for the Falcons this season. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Thunder Mountain’s Brady Carandang shoots the ball over Juneau-Douglas’ Kolby Hoover on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Carandang is the leading scorer returning for the Falcons this season. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Sitka stymied by Thunder Mountain girls for third time

Sitka stymied by Thunder Mountain girls for third time

Thunder Mountain wasn’t even supposed to be there originally.

Sitka stymied by Thunder Mountain girls for third time
A young Sitka black-tailed deer finds fresh greens to eat along Glacier Highway on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A young Sitka black-tailed deer finds fresh greens to eat along Glacier Highway on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
David Schmid has been named as the new regional forester for the Alaska region by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Schmid replaces Beth Pendleton in overseeing management of the more than 22 million acres of National Forest System lands in Southcentral and Southeast Alaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
David Schmid has been named as the new regional forester for the Alaska region by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Schmid replaces Beth Pendleton in overseeing management of the more than 22 million acres of National Forest System lands in Southcentral and Southeast Alaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: The Permanent Fund does not belong in the loan business

There’s no need for another state loan program.

The Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Rescued!

Rescued!

I love reading stories about dramatic rescues.

Rescued!
At 4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve, Santa will be at Eaglecrest. (Unsplash | Tim Mossholder)

Ski-sons greetings: Santa Claus comes to Eaglecrest

Santa’s coming to Eaglecrest on Christmas Eve. There will be a torchlight parade at 4 p.m. at the Hooter and Porcupine chairlifts to celebrate and… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2018
  • Juneau Empire
  • Events
At 4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve, Santa will be at Eaglecrest. (Unsplash | Tim Mossholder)
Why aren’t drones catching on in Juneau?
Why aren’t drones catching on in Juneau?
Book Review: ‘Roughly For the North”

Book Review: ‘Roughly For the North”

“Roughly for the North” scratches the same itch as a favorite, devastating breakup album.

Book Review: ‘Roughly For the North”
Crimson Bears end Vegas tourney with win
Crimson Bears end Vegas tourney with win
Juneau-Douglas City Museum is hosting a model train invitational Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. (Unsplash | Dan Paul)

Make tracks for Saturday’s model train event

Juneau-Douglas City Museum is opening its doors to trainiacs Saturday. There will be a model train invitational from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the museum, 114… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018
  • Juneau Empire
  • Events
Juneau-Douglas City Museum is hosting a model train invitational Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. (Unsplash | Dan Paul)
Gingerbread fundraiser has sweet payout

Gingerbread fundraiser has sweet payout

Desserts helped deserving organizations.

Gingerbread fundraiser has sweet payout
Tracking animal footprints in the snow

Tracking animal footprints in the snow

Few critters are making themselves visible.

Tracking animal footprints in the snow
Alaska regulators approve rules for onsite marijuana use

Alaska regulators approve rules for onsite marijuana use

The move is a significant step for the cannabis industry.

Alaska regulators approve rules for onsite marijuana use
Prepping for Papa Noël

Prepping for Papa Noël

Christmastime in France.

Prepping for Papa Noël
The Bust of Dr. Jose P. Rizal at Manila Square sports shutter shades and a fresh coat of snow in downtown Juneau on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Bust of Dr. Jose P. Rizal at Manila Square sports shutter shades and a fresh coat of snow in downtown Juneau on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
New jewelry line highlights beauty of fish scales

New jewelry line highlights beauty of fish scales

Shimmer like a king salmon.

New jewelry line highlights beauty of fish scales
Skagway mayor, mother fatally struck by bus in Washington, D.C.

Skagway mayor, mother fatally struck by bus in Washington, D.C.

Residents of a tiny Alaska town are grieving the death of their mayor.

Skagway mayor, mother fatally struck by bus in Washington, D.C.