Best Pictures of the Week

Best Pictures of the Week

Best pictures from the week of Sept. 16-21, 2018.


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


Alyse Galvin, indpendent candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, right, speaks with Marilyn Orr during a “town-hall-style coffee and conversation” at 60 Degrees North Coffee and Tea on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Galvin is running against Republican incumbent Rep. Don Young. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alyse Galvin, indpendent candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, right, speaks with Marilyn Orr during a “town-hall-style coffee and conversation” at 60 Degrees North Coffee and Tea on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Galvin is running against Republican incumbent Rep. Don Young. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau United’s Gaven Smith, left, and Hansel Hinckle push Chugiak’s Christian Beesing out of play at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. A penalty was called on the play. Chugiak won 22-7. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau United’s Gaven Smith, left, and Hansel Hinckle push Chugiak’s Christian Beesing out of play at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. A penalty was called on the play. Chugiak won 22-7. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau United’s William Skinna, left, knocks the ball away from Chugiak’s Tyler Huffer at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Skinna recovered the ball on the play for a turnover. Chugiak won 22-7. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau United’s William Skinna, left, knocks the ball away from Chugiak’s Tyler Huffer at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Skinna recovered the ball on the play for a turnover. Chugiak won 22-7. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau United’s Cooper Kriegmont, right, is slowed down by Chugiak’s Brandon O’Fihelly at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Chugiak won 22-7. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau United’s Cooper Kriegmont, right, is slowed down by Chugiak’s Brandon O’Fihelly at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Chugiak won 22-7. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Mariah Tanuvasa-Tuvaifale spikes the ball against Ketchikan’s Autumn Yeisley at TMHS on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. TMHS won 3-0. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Mariah Tanuvasa-Tuvaifale spikes the ball against Ketchikan’s Autumn Yeisley at TMHS on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. TMHS won 3-0. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Audrey Welling, center, bumps the ball up against Ketchikan backed up by teammates Tasi Fenumiai, right, and Leilani Eshnaur at TMHS on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. TMHS won 3-0. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Thunder Mountain’s Audrey Welling, center, bumps the ball up against Ketchikan backed up by teammates Tasi Fenumiai, right, and Leilani Eshnaur at TMHS on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. TMHS won 3-0. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Trenton English takes advantage of early voting in the municipal election at the Mendenhall Mall Annex on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Early voting is available there from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Voters can also vote at City Hall 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Trenton English takes advantage of early voting in the municipal election at the Mendenhall Mall Annex on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Early voting is available there from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Voters can also vote at City Hall 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Glaucous winged gulls feed on mussels off pilings downtown on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Glaucous winged gulls feed on mussels off pilings downtown on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Assembly candidates answers questions during a Special Native Issues Forum at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. From left: Garrett Schoenberger, Carole Triem, Tom Williams, Don Habeger, Wade Bryson, Michelle Bonnet Hale and Loren Jones. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Assembly candidates answers questions during a Special Native Issues Forum at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. From left: Garrett Schoenberger, Carole Triem, Tom Williams, Don Habeger, Wade Bryson, Michelle Bonnet Hale and Loren Jones. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents listen to Kate Troll as they participate in a protest against President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, at Dimond Courthouse Plaza on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents listen to Kate Troll as they participate in a protest against President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, at Dimond Courthouse Plaza on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mayoral candidates Saralyn Tabachnick, left, Norton Gregory, center, and Beth Weldon answers questions during a Special Native Issues Forum at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mayoral candidates Saralyn Tabachnick, left, Norton Gregory, center, and Beth Weldon answers questions during a Special Native Issues Forum at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mayoral candidates Saralyn Tabachnick, right, Norton Gregory, left, and Beth Weldon, center, speak to Juneau residents after a Special Native Issues Forum at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mayoral candidates Saralyn Tabachnick, right, Norton Gregory, left, and Beth Weldon, center, speak to Juneau residents after a Special Native Issues Forum at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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