Dr. Kayla Luhrs in her business, Moon Cycle Medicine, Inc., located on Seward Street on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Dr. Kayla Luhrs in her business, Moon Cycle Medicine, Inc., located on Seward Street on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Police calls for Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019

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In this Empire file photo, then mayoral candidate Beth Weldon, with family and friends, react as they watch Election results come in at the Assembly chambers on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Weldon reflects on her first year as mayor

There’s a lot of emails.

In this Empire file photo, then mayoral candidate Beth Weldon, with family and friends, react as they watch Election results come in at the Assembly chambers on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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)
A diagram of the whaleship Essex, homeported in Nantucket, Massachusetts, before she was sank by a whale in the Pacific. The diagram was drawn by Thomas Nickerson, a survivor of the wreck. (Courtesy photo | Nantucket Historical Association)

What Alaska can learn from the sinking of the Essex

The sea is merciless, but technology can be a lifesaver.

A diagram of the whaleship Essex, homeported in Nantucket, Massachusetts, before she was sank by a whale in the Pacific. The diagram was drawn by Thomas Nickerson, a survivor of the wreck. (Courtesy photo | Nantucket Historical Association)
Keri Williamson, an engineer for the city’s Engineering and Public Works Department, talks about the damage at the Mayor Bill Overstreet Park utilities building on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. City waste water pumps were overwhelmed during last weekend’s storm and caused a backup of sewage into park’s building that housing the pumps and controls for the whale statue. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
                                Keri Williamson, an engineer for the city’s Engineering and Public Works Department, talks about the damage at the Mayor Bill Overstreet Park utilities building on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. City waste water pumps were overwhelmed during last weekend’s storm and caused a backup of sewage into park’s building that housing the pumps and controls for the whale statue. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau whale statue pumps to be repaired by spring, hopefully

The whale will winter on the binnacle list this year.

Keri Williamson, an engineer for the city’s Engineering and Public Works Department, talks about the damage at the Mayor Bill Overstreet Park utilities building on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. City waste water pumps were overwhelmed during last weekend’s storm and caused a backup of sewage into park’s building that housing the pumps and controls for the whale statue. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
                                Keri Williamson, an engineer for the city’s Engineering and Public Works Department, talks about the damage at the Mayor Bill Overstreet Park utilities building on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. City waste water pumps were overwhelmed during last weekend’s storm and caused a backup of sewage into park’s building that housing the pumps and controls for the whale statue. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Police calls for Friday, Oct. 11, 2019

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Rosemary Walling, a volunteer and board member of Friends of the Marie Drake Planetarium, views Saturn and its moons’ orbits as projected by a visiting digital projector from Seattle’s Museum of Flight on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. The planetarium is currently raising money to replace its aging mechanical projector with a digital one. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Rosemary Walling, a volunteer and board member of Friends of the Marie Drake Planetarium, views Saturn and its moons’ orbits as projected by a visiting digital projector from Seattle’s Museum of Flight on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. The planetarium is currently raising money to replace its aging mechanical projector with a digital one. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Artists Abel Ryan, left, Tanna Peters, center, and Nobu Koch hold masks they made for the Mask-erade fundraising event put on by the Friends of the Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum to be held on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 8 to 11 p.m. Nine artists created masks to be auctioned off at the dance. Live music will be provided by Susu and the Prophets. Masks can be made Saturday 1-3:30 p.m. Watch the video below to learn more about the masks and the artist who made them. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Artists behind the Mask-erade

The masks will be auctioned off to benefit state museum.

Artists Abel Ryan, left, Tanna Peters, center, and Nobu Koch hold masks they made for the Mask-erade fundraising event put on by the Friends of the Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum to be held on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 8 to 11 p.m. Nine artists created masks to be auctioned off at the dance. Live music will be provided by Susu and the Prophets. Masks can be made Saturday 1-3:30 p.m. Watch the video below to learn more about the masks and the artist who made them. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Two male sockeye salmon battle for territory in Steep Creek near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Indigenous meeting declares ‘salmon emergency’

Meeting of tribes from US and Canada calls for action.

Two male sockeye salmon battle for territory in Steep Creek near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Deputy City Manager Mila Cosgrove, walks the Assembly Finance Committee through a detailed breakdown of the city’s expenditures at City Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

City expenses get thorough review

Deep dive into department details.

Deputy City Manager Mila Cosgrove, walks the Assembly Finance Committee through a detailed breakdown of the city’s expenditures at City Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Charlie Gallant recently began a job as a car salesperson in Anchorage.
Charlie Gallant recently began a job as a car salesperson in Anchorage.