Solomon Dunlap cleans and makes up beds in the day surgery department as part of his internship at Bartlett Regional Hospital on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Solomon Dunlap cleans and makes up beds in the day surgery department as part of his internship at Bartlett Regional Hospital on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Best Photos of the Week

Best Photos of the Week for Oct. 8-15, 2018.


Contact staff photographer Michael Penn at 523-2262 and mpenn@juneauempire.com.


Robert Wilson works in the materials management department for his internship at Bartlett Regional Hospital on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Robert Wilson works in the materials management department for his internship at Bartlett Regional Hospital on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

About 50 people gather in front of the Capitol on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, to hold a vigil in protest of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The gathering was organized by local group called The ReSisters. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

About 50 people gather in front of the Capitol on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, to hold a vigil in protest of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The gathering was organized by local group called The ReSisters. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Poet Audrey Kohler interacts with patrons at the Downtown Dames during First Friday on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Poet Audrey Kohler interacts with patrons at the Downtown Dames during First Friday on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Margaret Tharp, of Landscape Alaska, plants crocus bulbs in front of the Alaska State Capitol on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Tharp said she designed the new landscaping at the building with plants that will bloom throughout the growing season.

Margaret Tharp, of Landscape Alaska, plants crocus bulbs in front of the Alaska State Capitol on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Tharp said she designed the new landscaping at the building with plants that will bloom throughout the growing season.

Downtown Juneau is seen through the changing color of tree leaves in Douglas on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Downtown Juneau is seen through the changing color of tree leaves in Douglas on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Michelle Rochette braids Walter Soboleff Jr.’s hair before their group, the Yees Ku Oo Dancers, perform during Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Michelle Rochette braids Walter Soboleff Jr.’s hair before their group, the Yees Ku Oo Dancers, perform during Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The Yees Ku Oo Dancers perform on stage during Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The Yees Ku Oo Dancers perform on stage during Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

An audience member shows her appreciation of the Yees Ku Oo Dancers during Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

An audience member shows her appreciation of the Yees Ku Oo Dancers during Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Legislative candidates answers questions during a forum sponsored by the Juneau Empire, along with the League of Women Voters of Juneau, Juneau Votes! and KTOO at KTOO on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. From left: Senate District Q candidates Don Etheridge and Jesse Kiehl, House District 33 candidates Chris Dimond and Sara Hannan and House District 34 candidates Jerry Nankervis and Andi Story. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Legislative candidates answers questions during a forum sponsored by the Juneau Empire, along with the League of Women Voters of Juneau, Juneau Votes! and KTOO at KTOO on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. From left: Senate District Q candidates Don Etheridge and Jesse Kiehl, House District 33 candidates Chris Dimond and Sara Hannan and House District 34 candidates Jerry Nankervis and Andi Story. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Legislative candidates answer questions during a forum sponsored by the Juneau Empire, along with the League of Women Voters of Juneau, Juneau Votes! and KTOO at KTOO on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. From left: Senate District Q candidates Don Etheridge and Jesse Kiehl, House District 33 candidates Chris Dimond and Sara Hannan and House District 34 candidates Jerry Nankervis and Andi Story. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Legislative candidates answer questions during a forum sponsored by the Juneau Empire, along with the League of Women Voters of Juneau, Juneau Votes! and KTOO at KTOO on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. From left: Senate District Q candidates Don Etheridge and Jesse Kiehl, House District 33 candidates Chris Dimond and Sara Hannan and House District 34 candidates Jerry Nankervis and Andi Story. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Sister Marie Lucek OP, of the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, photographed on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, is retiring her job after 12 years in Juneau and moving to her Order’s sister house in Wisconsin. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Sister Marie Lucek OP, of the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, photographed on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, is retiring her job after 12 years in Juneau and moving to her Order’s sister house in Wisconsin. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A black bear sow, known as Nikki, hauls a spawned-out salmon out of Mendenahall Lake for her two cubs on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. See a video of the cubs fighting over the fish at JuneauEmpire.com. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A black bear sow, known as Nikki, hauls a spawned-out salmon out of Mendenahall Lake for her two cubs on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. See a video of the cubs fighting over the fish at JuneauEmpire.com. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A view of Egan Drive where it connects with Main Street on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. The state is in the process of receiving bids for the reconstruction of the road from Main Street to 10th Street.

A view of Egan Drive where it connects with Main Street on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. The state is in the process of receiving bids for the reconstruction of the road from Main Street to 10th Street.

Foam on the incoming tide swirls at Sandy Beach on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Foam on the incoming tide swirls at Sandy Beach on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Addie Prussing bumps up the ball as she is backed up by teammate Skylar Hickok against Ketchikan during the JIVE Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ Addie Prussing bumps up the ball as she is backed up by teammate Skylar Hickok against Ketchikan during the JIVE Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Gabi Griggs dives for the ball against Ketchikan during the JIVE Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Gabi Griggs dives for the ball against Ketchikan during the JIVE Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Lilyan Smith controls the ball against Juneau-Douglas’ Shaylin Cesar, center, and Addie Prussing during the JIVE Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Lilyan Smith controls the ball against Juneau-Douglas’ Shaylin Cesar, center, and Addie Prussing during the JIVE Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Best Photos of the Week

Thunder Mountain’s Lilyan Smith controls the ball against Juneau-Douglas’ Shaylin Cesar, center, and Addie Prussing during the JIVE Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ JoJo Griggs, left, and Shaylin Cesar, right, look to block a shot by Craig’s Ashley Hansen during the JIVE Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas’ JoJo Griggs, left, and Shaylin Cesar, right, look to block a shot by Craig’s Ashley Hansen during the JIVE Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Audrey Welling, right, places the ball over Mount Edgecumbe’s Leticia Skaflestad, center, and Haley Sweet-Cushing during the JIVE Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Audrey Welling, right, places the ball over Mount Edgecumbe’s Leticia Skaflestad, center, and Haley Sweet-Cushing during the JIVE Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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