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Malaspina to end service in December

“Keep Alaska Moving” just got harder.

Two men were involved in a crash on Glacier Highway that killed one early Thursday morning. (Courtesy photo | Juneau Police Department)
Two men were involved in a crash on Glacier Highway that killed one early Thursday morning. (Courtesy photo | Juneau Police Department)
Anthonyu Hotka customizes his mask at the Haunted Station at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Station Juneau last October. Station personnel pay for all the decoration themselves and take three weeks to ready the station. Entry is non perishable food items for the Southeast Alaska Food Bank. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Anthonyu Hotka customizes his mask at the Haunted Station at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Station Juneau last October. Station personnel pay for all the decoration themselves and take three weeks to ready the station. Entry is non perishable food items for the Southeast Alaska Food Bank. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Small Southeast city tries for big borough

It would be the biggest borough in Southeast Alaska.

Big Leaguer shares wisdom with Juneau youth

He’s pitched in Fenway Park, struck out the reigning MVP of Major League Baseball and been profiled by Forbes.

Recently, several businesses have moved out of the Triangle Building, which was built in the late ’20s, and is located at the corner of Franklin and Front Streets. Business owners said possible rent increases and building conditions are among the reasons for the moves. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Recently, several businesses have moved out of the Triangle Building, which was built in the late ’20s, and is located at the corner of Franklin and Front Streets. Business owners said possible rent increases and building conditions are among the reasons for the moves. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Auke Bay Elementary School teacher Angie Wright won the award for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. (Courtesy Photo)

Local teacher wins presidential award for STEM teaching

Auke Bay teacher wins national recognition.

Auke Bay Elementary School teacher Angie Wright won the award for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. (Courtesy Photo)
A flowering cannabis plant at Rainforest Farms in Juneau in November 2016. City and Borough of Juneau Assembly voted Monday to protest Rainforest Farms’ cultivation and retail licenses in light of unpaid sales taxes.
A flowering cannabis plant at Rainforest Farms in Juneau in November 2016. City and Borough of Juneau Assembly voted Monday to protest Rainforest Farms’ cultivation and retail licenses in light of unpaid sales taxes.
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Zac Watt, beertender for Forbidden Peak Brewery, pours a beer during the grand opening for the Auke Bay business, Saturday, Oct. 12,2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Photos: Forbidden Peak’s hopping grand opening

A crowd gathered for Juneau’s newest brewery.

Zac Watt, beertender for Forbidden Peak Brewery, pours a beer during the grand opening for the Auke Bay business, Saturday, Oct. 12,2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Man-goes down for alleged fruit theft, high speed pursuit

The suspect was apprehended following a chase and a rollover.

Charlie Gallant recently began a job as a car salesperson in Anchorage.
Charlie Gallant recently began a job as a car salesperson in Anchorage.

Opioid crisis still cuts deep in Alaska

Nearly 6 million pills in 6 years.

Rosita Worl, president of Sealaska Heritage Institute, gives a presentation at the “Sharing Our Knowledge” on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, on blood quantum and how it relates to enrollment of shareholders in Native corporations. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Blood simple: Is it time to rethink how Native is defined?

It’s a problem facing many Native organizations.

Rosita Worl, president of Sealaska Heritage Institute, gives a presentation at the “Sharing Our Knowledge” on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, on blood quantum and how it relates to enrollment of shareholders in Native corporations. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Prop 3 smacked down

Unofficial results show Election Day winners and losers.

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