Photo chute: Paragliders add color to gray evening

The bright yellow and orange in the near-dusk sky weren’t from a brilliant Juneau sunset.

Coast Guardsmen aboard the cutter USCGC John McCormick rescued two people off the fishing vessel Reluctant near Hoonah after it grounded Tuesday morning, Sept. 22, 2020. (Courtesy photo / U.S. Coast Guard)
Coast Guardsmen aboard the cutter USCGC John McCormick rescued two people off the fishing vessel Reluctant near Hoonah after it grounded Tuesday morning, Sept. 22, 2020. (Courtesy photo / U.S. Coast Guard)
Tom Collier, seen in this screen shot of a video released by Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit Environmental Investigation Agency resigned as CEO of Pebble Pebble Limited Partnership. (Screenshot)

Executive leaves Pebble amid recorded comment fallout

The videos came out Monday.

  • Sep 23, 2020
Tom Collier, seen in this screen shot of a video released by Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit Environmental Investigation Agency resigned as CEO of Pebble Pebble Limited Partnership. (Screenshot)
Cellist Zuill Bailey, shown in this undated photo, is artistic director for Juneau Jazz and Classics. He will also perform in this year’s Fall Festival, a virtual event. (Courtesy Photo / Juneau Jazz and Classics)
Cellist Zuill Bailey, shown in this undated photo, is artistic director for Juneau Jazz and Classics. He will also perform in this year’s Fall Festival, a virtual event. (Courtesy Photo / Juneau Jazz and Classics)
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                                Jared Curé makes a Garden Medley, a nonalcoholic mocktail, the Narrows Bar has on its menu for Sobriety Awareness Month in 2019. The drink was developed for a partnership with Recover Alaska.

Alaskan organizations celebrate National Recovery Month

As rates of alcohol use grow in pandemic, they’re celebrating those who have stepped back.

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                                Jared Curé makes a Garden Medley, a nonalcoholic mocktail, the Narrows Bar has on its menu for Sobriety Awareness Month in 2019. The drink was developed for a partnership with Recover Alaska.

Police calls for Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020

This report contains public information from law enforcement and public safety agencies.

This March 2010 photo shows the view from Dead Dog Hill at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. (Courtesy Photo / Bryan Petrtyl, National Park Service)

Hunter killed by bear in national park

National Park Service says the mauling happened Sunday.

  • Sep 22, 2020
This March 2010 photo shows the view from Dead Dog Hill at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. (Courtesy Photo / Bryan Petrtyl, National Park Service)

Sullivan: I look forward to seeing who the President nominates

Senator says president has authority to nominate, Senate will take on confirmation responsibilities.

A proposed design for a Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska-run transitional living facility on the corner of Alaway Avenue and Glacier Highway. The project’s permit has been appealed by community members concerned about the facility’s proximity to nearby schools and bus stops. (Courtesy Art / Tlingit and Haida)

City accepts transitional housing permit appeal

Development can continue during appeal process

A proposed design for a Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska-run transitional living facility on the corner of Alaway Avenue and Glacier Highway. The project’s permit has been appealed by community members concerned about the facility’s proximity to nearby schools and bus stops. (Courtesy Art / Tlingit and Haida)

3 local cases, 50 statewide reported

City and Borough of Juneau reported on Tuesday three new COVID-19 cases. All the newly reported cases are under investigation, the city said in a… Continue reading

Gross talks importance of public option after campaign event

Doctor-turned-candidate talks health care on the campaign trail.

City drops witness requirement for mail-in ballots

Can I get a witness? CBJ says you don’t need one.

A bear stands in a field of hemlock parsley at Eagle Beach two years ago before the bears demolished most of the plants. (Courtesy Photo / Doug Jones)
A bear stands in a field of hemlock parsley at Eagle Beach two years ago before the bears demolished most of the plants. (Courtesy Photo / Doug Jones)

Police calls for Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020

This report contains public information from law enforcement and public safety agencies.

Nonprofit holds face mask design contest for kids

Submissions are due in October.

The Juneau Police Department, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire File)

Man found dead in channel identified

No next of kin have been located.

The Juneau Police Department, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire File)
A 17-year-old boy is being charged with driving under the influence and other charges after an early-morning crash on Sept. 19 damaged two houses in the Mendenhall Valley.

Teenager arrested after vehicle rams houses

The boy suffered a small cut, the only injury of the crash.

A 17-year-old boy is being charged with driving under the influence and other charges after an early-morning crash on Sept. 19 damaged two houses in the Mendenhall Valley.