Photos: GRLZ Open Mic Night

Fem-only open stage creates safe space.

Photos: First Day of School 2019

School’s in session.

Alaska just recorded its hottest month — ever

Alaska has been America’s canary in the coal mine for climate warming, and the yellow bird is swooning.

Police calls for Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019

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Firefighter injured during brush fire response

The suspected cause is fireworks.

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Video: No daytime shelter, no lunch

Here’s how budget cuts are affecting Juneau’s homeless.

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Sgt. Cesar Rodriquez, left, and Sgt. Kenneth Byrd, of the U.S. Army’s 74th Engineer Dive Detachment check their gauges one last time before submerging on a project at the Don D. Statter Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. Members of the U.S. Army’s 74th Engineer Dive Detachment and U.S. Coast Guard Regional Dive Locker West worked together to inspect and replace the bolts holding the harbor’s breakwater together. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Army-Coast Guard team-up is going down

Dive teams stage joint exercise in Alaska.

Sgt. Cesar Rodriquez, left, and Sgt. Kenneth Byrd, of the U.S. Army’s 74th Engineer Dive Detachment check their gauges one last time before submerging on a project at the Don D. Statter Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. Members of the U.S. Army’s 74th Engineer Dive Detachment and U.S. Coast Guard Regional Dive Locker West worked together to inspect and replace the bolts holding the harbor’s breakwater together. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

PHOTOS: Military dive teams work together in Juneau

U.S. Army and Coast Guard dive together for community project.

Homeless shelter day room closes for week

Glory Hall scales back amid budget questions.

ATM stolen from Ramada Hotel in Juneau

Police say it had been cut open and an undetermined amount of money was stolen.

Conservationists promote the Tongass as bulwark against climate change

Conservationist Dominick DellaSala asks can the Tongass save Alaska?

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during an interview with the Juneau Empire at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during an interview with the Juneau Empire at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
William Brown makes himself a peanut butter and jelly sandwich as he waits for dinner at the Glory Hall on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Vetoes could wipe out 20 percent of Glory Hall budget

Breakfast and lunch may be heading for the chopping block.

William Brown makes himself a peanut butter and jelly sandwich as he waits for dinner at the Glory Hall on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

When biologists stocked Alaska with wolves

Alaska’s wolf-stocking experiment.

Police calls for Thursday, Aug. 16, 2019

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Despite traffic jam that held up police response, contractor avoids fine

The July 2 road work problem slowed police response to a call.