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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)

City seeks public input on Auke Bay rezoning

Now’s your chance to weigh in.

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)
Civil Air Patrol seeks funding for cadet training program
Civil Air Patrol seeks funding for cadet training program
Juneau-Douglas’ Caitlin Pusich, left, shoots under the basket against Thunder Mountain’s Nina Fenumiai, center, and Kyra Jenkins-Hayes during their game at TMHS on Friday, Jan. 5, 2017. JDHS won 53-33. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

High school basketball season begins

Wednesday marked the first official day of the 2018-19 high school basketball season. A total of 14 teams will be making their way to the… Continue reading

Juneau-Douglas’ Caitlin Pusich, left, shoots under the basket against Thunder Mountain’s Nina Fenumiai, center, and Kyra Jenkins-Hayes during their game at TMHS on Friday, Jan. 5, 2017. JDHS won 53-33. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
30 Juneau students earn all-state honors for band, orchestra and choir
30 Juneau students earn all-state honors for band, orchestra and choir
In this July 9, 2014 photo, an adult humpback whale breaches in Lynn Canal near Juneau. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Food chain disruption eyed in Hawaii whale sighting decline

Issue likely caused by warmer ocean temperatures in Alaska.

In this July 9, 2014 photo, an adult humpback whale breaches in Lynn Canal near Juneau. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Bald eagles fight over salmon on the outgoing tide near the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Tlingit Word of the Week: ch’áak

This week’s word is ch’áak’, which means eagle.

Bald eagles fight over salmon on the outgoing tide near the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
New play features 30 time jumps, 2 headstrong women and 1 original song

New play features 30 time jumps, 2 headstrong women and 1 original song

“Franklin,” Perseverance Theatre’s latest production, makes its premiere this week.

New play features 30 time jumps, 2 headstrong women and 1 original song
Hoofs, chutes, neurology and no sign of slowing down

Hoofs, chutes, neurology and no sign of slowing down

At 75, she continues to pursue her passions.

Hoofs, chutes, neurology and no sign of slowing down
Book Review: Retired Sitka police chief debuts cop character in ‘Bush Blues’
Book Review: Retired Sitka police chief debuts cop character in ‘Bush Blues’
Alyssa Fischer performs at the Mountainside Open Mic at the Rookery, Wednesday, Oct. 24. Fischer will be one of the vocalists performing at Juneau Cabaret’s December concerts. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Juneau Cabaret opens up ‘The Great American Songbook’

You’ll hear old tunes and learn new information. Juneau Cabaret’s ongoing “Great American Songbook” Series focuses on learning through live performances of music by classic… Continue reading

Alyssa Fischer performs at the Mountainside Open Mic at the Rookery, Wednesday, Oct. 24. Fischer will be one of the vocalists performing at Juneau Cabaret’s December concerts. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
SHI announces new books; library shares bookmark winners

SHI announces new books; library shares bookmark winners

CCW news briefs for the week of Nov. 28, 2018.

SHI announces new books; library shares bookmark winners
Talk after the movie: Free film screening and panel discussion about colonization

Talk after the movie: Free film screening and panel discussion about colonization

A short film and a longer discussion are planned for tonight at the Gold Town Nickelodeon. There will be a free screening of the film… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2018
  • Juneau Empire
  • Events
Talk after the movie: Free film screening and panel discussion about colonization
They went from making music to making instruments

They went from making music to making instruments

Paul Gardinier loves the exactitude. That’s the part of making string instruments that stands out as the Juneau man’s favorite. “It’s super precise,” Gardinier told… Continue reading

They went from making music to making instruments
A vehicle sits in a ditch along Thane Road after the driver fell asleep on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. The driver was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A vehicle sits in a ditch along Thane Road after the driver fell asleep on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. The driver was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Alaska Marine Lines to expand service to Arctic ports

Alaska Marine Lines to expand service to Arctic ports

Expansion comes through an agreement with Bowhead Transport.

  • Nov 27, 2018
  • By Mollie Barnes Juneau Empire
  • Local News
Alaska Marine Lines to expand service to Arctic ports
Police search for shooter puts middle school in ‘stay put’ mode
Police search for shooter puts middle school in ‘stay put’ mode
Eaglecrest Ski Area postpones opening day to Dec. 8

Eaglecrest Ski Area postpones opening day to Dec. 8

It’s too warm outside.

Eaglecrest Ski Area postpones opening day to Dec. 8
Tlingit elder Marie Olson smiles at the Salvation Army’s annual Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 at Hangar on the Wharf. (Courtesy Photo | Salvation Army)

Community involvement again high at annual meal

The Salvation Army of Juneau served more than 500 meals at its annual Thanksgiving dinner.

Tlingit elder Marie Olson smiles at the Salvation Army’s annual Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 at Hangar on the Wharf. (Courtesy Photo | Salvation Army)
Appeals court ruling mixed on Alaska campaign finance laws

Appeals court ruling mixed on Alaska campaign finance laws

The case brought by three individuals and an Alaska Republican Party district challenged elements of state campaign finance law.

Appeals court ruling mixed on Alaska campaign finance laws
First-ever Artists and Authors Market a success

First-ever Artists and Authors Market a success

Four Juneau venues were bustling marketplaces Friday afternoon. Centennial Hall, Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum and Juneau Arts & Culture Center… Continue reading

First-ever Artists and Authors Market a success