Economic outlook for Southeast a mixed bag

Region is stable but flat.

Guitarist Rowan Robertson formerly of Dio, Todd Kerns bassist and vocalist for Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, and vocalist Johnny Solinger former of Skid Row stand on stage at Centennial Hall, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. The rockers are part of the Raiding the Rock Vault lineup. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Guitarist Rowan Robertson formerly of Dio, Todd Kerns bassist and vocalist for Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, and vocalist Johnny Solinger former of Skid Row stand on stage at Centennial Hall, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. The rockers are part of the Raiding the Rock Vault lineup. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
State Farm insurance agent Robin Lonas and Capital City Fire/Rescue fire marshall Dan Jager pose for a photo during Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9, 2019. (Courtesy Photo)

Insurance agent donates fire safety kit to CCFR

The kit helps children familiarize themselves with a bail-out plan.

State Farm insurance agent Robin Lonas and Capital City Fire/Rescue fire marshall Dan Jager pose for a photo during Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9, 2019. (Courtesy Photo)
The Juneau Police Department is holding a online vehicle auction for 17 vehicles beginning Oct. 21, 2019 at 8 a.m.

JPD vehicle auction begins next week

It’s JPD vehicle auction time again!

The Juneau Police Department is holding a online vehicle auction for 17 vehicles beginning Oct. 21, 2019 at 8 a.m.

Middle Alaska once again part of the cryosphere

Changes to the Alaska snowpack.

From the performance stage to cruise docks: Talking with local tour boss

She’s helped her company quadruple in size in eight years.

Kim Uddipa Mork and Mitch Mork show their son, Owen Mork, their octopus catch. (Courtesy Photo | Mitch Mork.)
Kim Uddipa Mork and Mitch Mork show their son, Owen Mork, their octopus catch. (Courtesy Photo | Mitch Mork.)

Police calls for Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019

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Drag kings perform as the Seven Dudely Sins at the fifth annual GLITZ Drag Show on Friday, June 14, 2019. There will be both a National Coming Out Day drag show and a Drag King Explosion show this week. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Drag kings perform as the Seven Dudely Sins at the fifth annual GLITZ Drag Show on Friday, June 14, 2019. There will be both a National Coming Out Day drag show and a Drag King Explosion show this week. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Esau Sinnok of Shishmaref speaks at a news conference after the Alaska Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in Anchorage in a lawsuit that claims state policy on fossil fuels is harming the constitutional right of young Alaskans to a safe climate. Sinnok and 15 other Alaska youths in 2017 sued the state, claiming that human-caused greenhouse gas emission leading to climate change is creating long-term, dangerous health effects. They lost in Superior Court, but appealed to Alaska’s highest court. (AP Photo | Mark Thiessen)
Esau Sinnok of Shishmaref speaks at a news conference after the Alaska Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in Anchorage in a lawsuit that claims state policy on fossil fuels is harming the constitutional right of young Alaskans to a safe climate. Sinnok and 15 other Alaska youths in 2017 sued the state, claiming that human-caused greenhouse gas emission leading to climate change is creating long-term, dangerous health effects. They lost in Superior Court, but appealed to Alaska’s highest court. (AP Photo | Mark Thiessen)
Eric Fullerton makes his investment pitch during the Alaska Tourism Industry Association’s version of “Shark Tank” during their annual conference, held this year at Centennial Center, Oct. 9, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Eric Fullerton makes his investment pitch during the Alaska Tourism Industry Association’s version of “Shark Tank” during their annual conference, held this year at Centennial Center, Oct. 9, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Wayne Fitzgerald, prolific and prodigious title sequence designer, is flanked by his grandsons, Bodhi and Portern Nelson of Juneau. All three hold awards earned by the late Fitzgerald over the course of his long career. (Courtesy Photo | Courtney Mico-Nelson)

Juneau woman remembers her stepfather, a titan of titles

You’ve almost certainly seen a lot of Wayne Fitzgerald’s work.

Wayne Fitzgerald, prolific and prodigious title sequence designer, is flanked by his grandsons, Bodhi and Portern Nelson of Juneau. All three hold awards earned by the late Fitzgerald over the course of his long career. (Courtesy Photo | Courtney Mico-Nelson)
Spikey Van Dykey, known throughout the country for his drag king performances, was well-appreciated during his performance of a mix of boy-band songs.
Spikey Van Dykey, known throughout the country for his drag king performances, was well-appreciated during his performance of a mix of boy-band songs.

How do rising C02 levels affect plants?

Carbon dioxide and ecosystems.

Police calls for Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019

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Scouts try out environmental stewardship

Troop helps plant over 100 trees.