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Loridee Wilson, John Franklin Godfrey, and Tracy Lynn Day are among the missing persons on the registry from the Juneau area. (Composite photo | Juneau Empire)

New registry shows 131 unresolved missing persons cases in Juneau since 1960

It’s uncommon for people to go missing in Juneau, but it does happen.

Loridee Wilson, John Franklin Godfrey, and Tracy Lynn Day are among the missing persons on the registry from the Juneau area. (Composite photo | Juneau Empire)

Pebble Mine opponents troubled by Dunleavy’s letter

Opponents of the Pebble Mine were troubled by the governor’s actions.

Best Juneau sports moments of 2019

A look back at the year’s highlights.

About 50 artists stand with their work in front of the Sealaska Heritage Institute on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, to protest heavy cuts to state arts programs. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

The 5 biggest arts stories of 2019

The near-vetoes, protests and more that made the year.

About 50 artists stand with their work in front of the Sealaska Heritage Institute on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, to protest heavy cuts to state arts programs. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Dredging continues in the basin at the Don D. Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. The area will be used to construct floats for the charter vessel fleet. The floats will be in use by the whale watching charters in May of 2021. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Auke Bay work prepares for underwater demolitions next year

Harbors deepened, rocks demolished: Statter Harbor is getting a makeover.

Dredging continues in the basin at the Don D. Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. The area will be used to construct floats for the charter vessel fleet. The floats will be in use by the whale watching charters in May of 2021. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Capital City Fire/Rescue CARES program manager Joe Mishler talks about the new sleep-off program on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. The center, located at St. Vincent de Paul, gives a safe place for up to four people found to be too inebriated to be left on the street. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Capital City Fire/Rescue CARES program manager Joe Mishler talks about the new sleep-off program on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. The center, located at St. Vincent de Paul, gives a safe place for up to four people found to be too inebriated to be left on the street. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A project to replace nearly a mile of aging water line along the Douglas Highway, from the David Street intersection to Crow Hill pump station, is among the drinking water projects targeted for funding in 2020, according to a release from the EPA. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

More work is coming to Douglas Highway

Project will start in spring.

A project to replace nearly a mile of aging water line along the Douglas Highway, from the David Street intersection to Crow Hill pump station, is among the drinking water projects targeted for funding in 2020, according to a release from the EPA. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Last Chance: Public comment on Roadless Rule ends Tuesday

Debate on the contentious issue is far from over.

Photos: Gallery Walk 2019

Perfect weather makes for a perfect night out on the town.

Downtown bar closes for business

Monthly drag shows are still planned.

Members of the veterans group Fight Oar Die will row across the Atlantic in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, kicking off Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (Courtesy Photo | Fight Oar Die)

Auke Bay man among team of veterans to row across Atlantic

The research may help to save more veterans in the future.

Members of the veterans group Fight Oar Die will row across the Atlantic in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, kicking off Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (Courtesy Photo | Fight Oar Die)

Beyond the Ale: The search for Juneau’s best bar food

For our first bar food review, we decided to first try Devil’s Hideaway.

Molly Box is the new permanent principal of Harborview Elementary School, and Elizabeth Pisel-Davis is the new permanent principal of Riverbend Elementary School. Both previously served as interim principal at their respective schools. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Molly Box is the new permanent principal of Harborview Elementary School, and Elizabeth Pisel-Davis is the new permanent principal of Riverbend Elementary School. Both previously served as interim principal at their respective schools. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
In this file photo, the Alaska Marine Highway System ferries LeConte, left, Malaspina and Tazlina, hidden from view, are tied up at the Auke Bay Terminal in July 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
In this file photo, the Alaska Marine Highway System ferries LeConte, left, Malaspina and Tazlina, hidden from view, are tied up at the Auke Bay Terminal in July 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Bear with them, they’re learning

Lecture examines behavior of not-quite adult bears

People gather on Front Street during Gallery Walk on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Your Guide to Gallery Walk 2019

It’s the biggest Friday Friday of the year.

People gather on Front Street during Gallery Walk on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Southeast teen hospitalized for vaping related injury

It’s the first case of vaping related injury in Alaska.

Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Want to cut a Christmas tree in the Tongass? Here’s what you should know

The Forest Service has some rules you need to follow.

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