University of Alaska regents reject consolidation plan

Regents will revisit issue in 2021.

Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Southeast teen hospitalized for vaping related injury

It’s the first case of vaping related injury in Alaska.

Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The story of five spawning salmon

It’s tough sledding for Dredge Lakes salmon.

Police calls for Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019

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Holiday lights decorate the Governor’s House on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. The annual Governor’s Open House is Tuesday, Dec. 10. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dunleavy, music, cookies to appear at holiday open house

There will be more than 15,000 cookies and 100 pounds of fudge.

Holiday lights decorate the Governor’s House on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. The annual Governor’s Open House is Tuesday, Dec. 10. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Remaking Alaska’s political map

Are you ready to redistrict?

Harborview could have a new principal soon

New boss, possibly same as the old boss.

JAHMI Health & Wellness, Inc. is the location for the monthly Inside Passage Mental Health Speaker Series. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Healing in the classroom: Juneau school tries new tack to help students

Glacier Valley staff talk about a different way of teaching and healing.

JAHMI Health & Wellness, Inc. is the location for the monthly Inside Passage Mental Health Speaker Series. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dog licensing is required by law, saves lives and is not very popular

An estimated half of Juneau’s dogs are licensed as required.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Juneau (Courtesy Photo | NWS)

Winter weather advisory issued for Juneau

Expect 3-5 inches of snow in some places.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Juneau (Courtesy Photo | NWS)
A city employee uses an all-terrain vehicle to plow Franklin Street sidewalks in this March 2017 photo. Sunday, there will be a Kid’s Day hosted by the Downtown Business Association downtown. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Kid’s Day is Sunday downtown

Sunday is Kid’s Day downtown.

A city employee uses an all-terrain vehicle to plow Franklin Street sidewalks in this March 2017 photo. Sunday, there will be a Kid’s Day hosted by the Downtown Business Association downtown. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Juneau residents march, holding up red dresses to symbolize missing and murdered indigenous women, during the Women’s March on Juneau in front of the Alaska State Capitol on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Feds strive to solve cases for missing, murdered indigenous people

There’s a new initiative, a new task force, and a new bill.

Juneau residents march, holding up red dresses to symbolize missing and murdered indigenous women, during the Women’s March on Juneau in front of the Alaska State Capitol on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A little brown bat. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska Department of Fish and Game)

Dogs make the best bat-scent detectors, helping local researchers

The excellent noses of dogs are put to work in bat research.

A little brown bat. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska Department of Fish and Game)

Juneau Dance Theatre freshens up a classic

‘The Nutcracker’ is back with a new coat of paint.

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