Scott Baxter preps his snowboard before the Hooter Lift opened at Eaglecrest on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Scott Baxter preps his snowboard before the Hooter Lift opened at Eaglecrest on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Photos: Holidays sights, singers and snow

Best photos of the week for Dec. 17-21.

  • By Michael Penn Juneau Empire
  • Wednesday, December 26, 2018 7:22pm
  • NewsPhotography

Best pictures for the week of Dec. 17-21 by staff photographer Michael Penn.


• Contact staff photographer Michael Penn at 523-2262 and mpenn@juneauempire.com. Follow our Instagram at @Juneau.Life to see more photos.


Jeff Sloss takes a first run after the Hooter Chairlift opened for the first time this season at Eaglecrest on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Jeff Sloss takes a first run after the Hooter Chairlift opened for the first time this season at Eaglecrest on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Early birds ride the Hooter Chairlift at Eaglecrest on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Early birds ride the Hooter Chairlift at Eaglecrest on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Floyd Dryden Middle School student council members gather around toys collected during a drive for Christmas presents to children in need at FDMS on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. The toys and gift cards were handed over to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services’ Office of Children Services for distribution. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Floyd Dryden Middle School student council members gather around toys collected during a drive for Christmas presents to children in need at FDMS on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. The toys and gift cards were handed over to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services’ Office of Children Services for distribution. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Lynn Logan, of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services’ Office of Children Services, is helped load Christmas presents collected by Floyd Dryden Middle School student council members at FDMS on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. The student organized a school money and toy drive for the OCS program to help needy children. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Lynn Logan, of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services’ Office of Children Services, is helped load Christmas presents collected by Floyd Dryden Middle School student council members at FDMS on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. The student organized a school money and toy drive for the OCS program to help needy children. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Bergen Davis, a 2018 home schooled high school graduate from Juneau, receive recognition in the Alaska Communications Summer of Heroes program and the Boys and Girls Club gave Davis a $1,500 scholarship because of his volunteer efforts for The Glory Hall. Davis now attends Oklahoma Christian University. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Bergen Davis, a 2018 home schooled high school graduate from Juneau, receive recognition in the Alaska Communications Summer of Heroes program and the Boys and Girls Club gave Davis a $1,500 scholarship because of his volunteer efforts for The Glory Hall. Davis now attends Oklahoma Christian University. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Cabaret singer Allison Holtkamp sings for Juneau residents as she is accompanied by Tom Locher during the third annual Holiday Extravaganza at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Cabaret singer Allison Holtkamp sings for Juneau residents as she is accompanied by Tom Locher during the third annual Holiday Extravaganza at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents fill the seats for the Juneau Cabaret’s third annual Holiday Extravaganza at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents fill the seats for the Juneau Cabaret’s third annual Holiday Extravaganza at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Cabaret singer Margeaux Ljungberg sings for Juneau residents as she is accompanied by Tom Locher during the third annual Holiday Extravaganza at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Cabaret singer Margeaux Ljungberg sings for Juneau residents as she is accompanied by Tom Locher during the third annual Holiday Extravaganza at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Cabaret singer Lynda Stover sings for Juneau residents as she is accompanied by Luke Weld and David Sheakley-Early during the third annual Holiday Extravaganza at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Cabaret singer Lynda Stover sings for Juneau residents as she is accompanied by Luke Weld and David Sheakley-Early during the third annual Holiday Extravaganza at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Cabaret singer Mike Gamble sings for Juneau residents during the third annual Holiday Extravaganza at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Cabaret singer Mike Gamble sings for Juneau residents during the third annual Holiday Extravaganza at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thomas Jack, 42, speaks with his defense attorney Richard Payne during his sentencing in Juneau Superior Court for sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl placed in his and his wife’s care in 2009. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thomas Jack, 42, speaks with his defense attorney Richard Payne during his sentencing in Juneau Superior Court for sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl placed in his and his wife’s care in 2009. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Super Bear/Foodland IGA employees Whitney Oudekerk, center, and Michael Stults, right, hand off bags of food for Superbear Director Tony Demelo to box at Superbear on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 20128, as part of the grocery’s 3 Square program. (Michael Pernn | Juneau Empire)

Super Bear/Foodland IGA employees Whitney Oudekerk, center, and Michael Stults, right, hand off bags of food for Superbear Director Tony Demelo to box at Superbear on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 20128, as part of the grocery’s 3 Square program. (Michael Pernn | 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)

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)

Mike Donnellan takes a short walk in the fresh snow near the Mike Pusich Douglas Harbor with his dog, Denali, on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mike Donnellan takes a short walk in the fresh snow near the Mike Pusich Douglas Harbor with his dog, Denali, on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Snow-coated trees are reflected in the open waters of Auke Lake on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Snow-coated trees are reflected in the open waters of Auke Lake on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Christmas lights decorate the entrance to Bartlett Regional Hospital on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Christmas lights decorate the entrance to Bartlett Regional Hospital on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

FuBao Goldsberry, 19, rings the bell for The Salvation Army at Foodland IGA on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

FuBao Goldsberry, 19, rings the bell for The Salvation Army at Foodland IGA on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Lead Detailer Calvin Olsen works at vacuuming a vehicle at a new auto detailing business called Sacred Shine offered by the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Lead Detailer Calvin Olsen works at vacuuming a vehicle at a new auto detailing business called Sacred Shine offered by the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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