Mayor Beth Weldon, left, Carole Triem, Michelle Bonnet Hale, Wade Bryson and Loren Jones are sworn in to their new positions on the Juneau Assembly on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mayor Beth Weldon, left, Carole Triem, Michelle Bonnet Hale, Wade Bryson and Loren Jones are sworn in to their new positions on the Juneau Assembly on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Best photos of week of Oct. 19

  • By Michael Penn Juneau Empire
  • Tuesday, October 23, 2018 10:18pm
  • NewsPhotography

Best Pictures of the Week by staff photographer Michael Penn.


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


Outgoing Mayor Ken Koelsch, right, and Municipal Clerk Beth McEwen, thanks Assembly member Norton Gregory for his service in the Assembly chambers on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Outgoing Mayor Ken Koelsch, right, and Municipal Clerk Beth McEwen, thanks Assembly member Norton Gregory for his service in the Assembly chambers on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Outgoing Mayor Ken Koelsch, left, thanks Assembly member Jerry Nankervis for his service in the Assembly chambers on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Outgoing Mayor Ken Koelsch, left, thanks Assembly member Jerry Nankervis for his service in the Assembly chambers on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Outgoing Mayor Ken Koelsch, surrounded by his grandchildren, is acknowledged for his service by incoming Mayor Beth Weldon in a crowded Assembly chambers on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Outgoing Mayor Ken Koelsch, surrounded by his grandchildren, is acknowledged for his service by incoming Mayor Beth Weldon in a crowded Assembly chambers on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain High School senior Rosemary Kiessling practices her diving at the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain High School senior Rosemary Kiessling practices her diving at the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Cian Hart practices his diving at the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Cian Hart practices his diving at the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain High School senior Amber Kahklen, left, Juneau-Douglas High School senior Cian Hart, center, and TMHS senior Rosemary Kiessling pose for a picture at the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain High School senior Amber Kahklen, left, Juneau-Douglas High School senior Cian Hart, center, and TMHS senior Rosemary Kiessling pose for a picture at the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain High School senior Amber Kahklen practices her diving at the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain High School senior Amber Kahklen practices her diving at the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Kirby Day speaks after being given the 2018 Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award during the Chamber’s annual dinner at Centennial Hall on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Kirby Day speaks after being given the 2018 Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award during the Chamber’s annual dinner at Centennial Hall on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Jean and Steve Sztuk speak after being given the 2018 Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement award during the Chamber’s annual dinner at Centennial Hall on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Jean and Steve Sztuk speak after being given the 2018 Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement award during the Chamber’s annual dinner at Centennial Hall on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

City maintenance crew waits for equipment to clean up a small mud slide at the south end of Gastineau Avenue on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

City maintenance crew waits for equipment to clean up a small mud slide at the south end of Gastineau Avenue on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Showers bring a rainbow into view near Sunny Point on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Showers bring a rainbow into view near Sunny Point on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Sonia Nagorski, assistant professor of Geology Arts and Sciences at the University of Alaska Southeast, investigates the broken oxbow along the Mendenhall River on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. The river cut through the meander bend just north of the Brotherhood Bridge this summer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Sonia Nagorski, assistant professor of Geology Arts and Sciences at the University of Alaska Southeast, investigates the broken oxbow along the Mendenhall River on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. The river cut through the meander bend just north of the Brotherhood Bridge this summer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Sonia Nagorski, assistant professor of Geology Arts and Sciences at the University of Alaska Southeast, investigates erosion below the broken oxbow along the Mendenhall River on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. The river cut through the meander bend just north of the Brotherhood Bridge this summer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Sonia Nagorski, assistant professor of Geology Arts and Sciences at the University of Alaska Southeast, investigates erosion below the broken oxbow along the Mendenhall River on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. The river cut through the meander bend just north of the Brotherhood Bridge this summer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ryan Hanson, of Admiralty Construction, does touch up work around the whale statue at the Mayor Bill Overstreet Park on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. The fountain is being shut down for winter. Hanson did not know if the statue lights will run through the winter. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ryan Hanson, of Admiralty Construction, does touch up work around the whale statue at the Mayor Bill Overstreet Park on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. The fountain is being shut down for winter. Hanson did not know if the statue lights will run through the winter. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A display of carved pumpkins decorate the base of the William Henry Seward statue at the Dimond Courthouse Plaza on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A display of carved pumpkins decorate the base of the William Henry Seward statue at the Dimond Courthouse Plaza on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Jennifer Nu, Local Foods Director at Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition, left, takes inventory of fresh grown greens being delivered by Jackie Ebert, of Nunatak Foods, with her son Oliver, to the Salt & Soil Marketplace location at the Arts & Culture Center on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. The nonprofit Salt and Soil Marketplace is staying open this winter and will offer a new Valley location to pick up Southeast-grown foods. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Jennifer Nu, Local Foods Director at Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition, left, takes inventory of fresh grown greens being delivered by Jackie Ebert, of Nunatak Foods, with her son Oliver, to the Salt & Soil Marketplace location at the Arts & Culture Center on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. The nonprofit Salt and Soil Marketplace is staying open this winter and will offer a new Valley location to pick up Southeast-grown foods. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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