Police calls for Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020

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People wearing masks, attend a vigil for Chinese doctor Li Wenliang, in Hong Kong, Friday, Feb. 7. The death of a young doctor who was reprimanded for warning about China’s new virus triggered an outpouring Friday of praise for him and fury that communist authorities put politics above public safety. (AP Photo | Kin Cheung)

Going viral: Coronavirus means cruise line changes, but it’s not yet in Alaska

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US Senators to address Alaska Legislature

Murkowski will speak on Tuesday.

Senators weigh extending bond debt moratorium

Bond payments could come back, but at lower rates.

AML barge loaded with containers being towed to Alaska. (Courtesy photo | Alaska Marine Lines)

Alaska Marine Lines to make extra trip to Hoonah

The barge will depart Seattle on Feb. 19.

AML barge loaded with containers being towed to Alaska. (Courtesy photo | Alaska Marine Lines)

Sundogs, light pillars enliven the dog days

There are some rewards that come with cold, clear skies.

Valentine’s Day starts with the falling snow on the Gastineau Channel Friday. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Valentine’s Day starts with the falling snow on the Gastineau Channel Friday. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Brian Lauth, closing manager for Super Bear Supermarket IGA, bags groceries Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Super Bear will be collecting donations to ship food to Southeast Alaska communities impacted by a lack of ferry service. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Shelf-help: Locals send food to Southeast communities without ferry service

Lack of ferry service means lack of food for Southeast communities.

Brian Lauth, closing manager for Super Bear Supermarket IGA, bags groceries Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Super Bear will be collecting donations to ship food to Southeast Alaska communities impacted by a lack of ferry service. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Online dating can be risky if you’re not careful. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Online dating can be risky if you’re not careful. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Police calls for Friday, Feb. 14, 2020

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Phishing scam posing as Alaska USA credit union targets Alaskans

With a little care, you can avoid a major headache.

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                                The Alaska Marine Highway System’s MV Tazlina sits at the Auke Bay Terminal on Dec. 9, 2019.
Michael Penn | Juneau Empire 
                                The Alaska Marine Highway System’s MV Tazlina sits at the Auke Bay Terminal on Dec. 9, 2019.
Alaska Office of Management and Budget Director Neil Steininger speaks at the Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall Thursday. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Alaska Office of Management and Budget Director Neil Steininger speaks at the Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall Thursday. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Keren GoldbergBelle gestures at her Wearable Art 2020: Joie de Vivre piece. “The theme is sort of Abba meets Chiquita Banana,” GoldbergBelle said. “That’s what this is.” Past Wearable Art pieces can be seen in the background. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Keren GoldbergBelle gestures at her Wearable Art 2020: Joie de Vivre piece. “The theme is sort of Abba meets Chiquita Banana,” GoldbergBelle said. “That’s what this is.” Past Wearable Art pieces can be seen in the background. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Matthew Parker Williams, 37, was arrested Wednesday while hiding in a laundry pile for five warrants for a variety of crimes. (Courtesy photo | Justin Byrd)

Wanted man located in laundry pile, arrested

Williams had five warrants out for combined $6,500.

Matthew Parker Williams, 37, was arrested Wednesday while hiding in a laundry pile for five warrants for a variety of crimes. (Courtesy photo | Justin Byrd)
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