Home

Photos: 2018 Public Market

Photos: 2018 Public Market

Scenes from this year’s Public Market.

Photos: 2018 Public Market
Alaska Native word of the week

Alaska Native word of the week

This week’s word is s’áxt’, which means devil’s club.

Alaska Native word of the week
A pedestrian walks by City Hall on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)
A pedestrian walks by City Hall on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)
Bishop David, leader of the Russian Orthodox Church’s Diocese of Alaska, presents a certificate of appreciation to Patrick Kearney at the end of Divine Liturgy at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Chruch on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2015. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

‘Dedicated servant of God’: Bishop honors St. Nicholas parishioner

Patrick Kearney helps keep downtown church running.

Bishop David, leader of the Russian Orthodox Church’s Diocese of Alaska, presents a certificate of appreciation to Patrick Kearney at the end of Divine Liturgy at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Chruch on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2015. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
A guitar and a few pedals make Avery Stewart a one-man band
Video
A guitar and a few pedals make Avery Stewart a one-man band
Video
(Unsplash | Neonbrand)

Physics time at the planetarium

It could be a good time event. The Sands of Time: The Physics of Time, 7 p.m., Tuesday at Marie Drake Planetarium, 1415 Glacier Ave.,… Continue reading

(Unsplash | Neonbrand)
A crew from the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities installs chain-link fencing along the pedestrian walkway over the Douglas Bridge on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A crew from the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities installs chain-link fencing along the pedestrian walkway over the Douglas Bridge on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Photos: Best Pictures of the Week

Photos: Best Pictures of the Week

Turkeys, tattoos and tree lighting.

Photos: Best Pictures of the Week
Dunleavy announces environmental, health commissioners

Dunleavy announces environmental, health commissioners

Alaska Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy’s pick to lead the Department of Environmental Conservation has a resource development background. His pick for health commissioner is a workforce… Continue reading

Dunleavy announces environmental, health commissioners
Tlingit elder Paul Marks presents the Sayéik Sacred Site Memorial on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. The memorial, placed at Sayéik Gastineau Community School, is a tribute to the people who were buried in the Tlingit burial ground that was paved over for the road and school. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
Tlingit elder Paul Marks presents the Sayéik Sacred Site Memorial on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. The memorial, placed at Sayéik Gastineau Community School, is a tribute to the people who were buried in the Tlingit burial ground that was paved over for the road and school. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
The Thane Ore House burns during a live fire training exercise on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
The Thane Ore House burns during a live fire training exercise on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Arts council continues cultural appropriation conversations

Arts council continues cultural appropriation conversations

The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council will host a community meeting about creating art respectful of cultures Monday. It’s part of a series of community… Continue reading

  • Nov 25, 2018
  • CAPITAL CITY WEEKLY
  • Events
Arts council continues cultural appropriation conversations
Tree nets at night

Tree nets at night

It’s dark all the time now. When you leave for work or school, there is no light coming home either. Winter in Juneau.

Tree nets at night
Some advice for the season of giving advice

Some advice for the season of giving advice

‘Tis the season.

Some advice for the season of giving advice
Alaska House control fate remains unsettled with race tied

Alaska House control fate remains unsettled with race tied

Democrat Kathryn Dodge and Republican Bart LeBon both have 2,661 votes, a tally that didn’t change after Friday’s review in Juneau.

Alaska House control fate remains unsettled with race tied
Police ID Thanksgiving shooting suspect
Police ID Thanksgiving shooting suspect
Runners take off from the beginning of the Airport Dike Trail on Thursday for the fifth annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. Race proceeds went to the Juneau-Douglas High School hockey and Thunder Mountain High School cross country teams. (Courtesy Photo | Scott Spickler)
Runners take off from the beginning of the Airport Dike Trail on Thursday for the fifth annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. Race proceeds went to the Juneau-Douglas High School hockey and Thunder Mountain High School cross country teams. (Courtesy Photo | Scott Spickler)
At candlelight vigil, Juneau residents remember transgender lives lost

At candlelight vigil, Juneau residents remember transgender lives lost

Juneau’s LGBTQ community held a candlelight vigil Tuesday night in honor of the transgender lives claimed by violence in the past year. The vigil was… Continue reading

At candlelight vigil, Juneau residents remember transgender lives lost
Lecture questions Western names for Native places
Video

Lecture questions Western names for Native places

Names given by Alaska Natives to people and places are far from arbitrary.

Lecture questions Western names for Native places
Video
Gov. Walker reflects on rocky tenure, his legacy

Gov. Walker reflects on rocky tenure, his legacy

To some, Walker was a cool-headed leader who was dealt a bad hand and did what he thought was best for Alaska. For others, he was the guy who stole their dividend check.

Gov. Walker reflects on rocky tenure, his legacy