Dunleavy marks 1st year in office amid turmoil

The governor hopes to move past the rancor.

Shooting early Thursday results in no injuries, one arrest

Alcohol and controlled substances appear to have contributed to the event.

File photo of Juneau Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters at work. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
File photo of Juneau Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters at work. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Southeast communities feel the hurt with no ferry service

Groceries, funerals and more are being impacted.

A single-vehicle wreck near Mile 23 Glacier Highway left 2 dead and 2 in critical condition on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A single-vehicle wreck near Mile 23 Glacier Highway left 2 dead and 2 in critical condition on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Friends of the Leonard family made pies to raise money for Ryan Leonard’s cancer treatment, selling the pies before Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Juneauites look out for one of their own with fundraiser

The family moved back to Juneau as their child battles cancer.

Friends of the Leonard family made pies to raise money for Ryan Leonard’s cancer treatment, selling the pies before Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Police calls for Friday, Nov. 29, 2019

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Folkie from Fairbanks is coming to Juneau

It’s her first time performing in the capital city.

Jackson Pearson learns to harvest porcupine quills in Wrangell. (Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly)
Jackson Pearson learns to harvest porcupine quills in Wrangell. (Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly)

Police calls for Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019

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Alaskla Seafood Company owner Richard Hand, left, and Jeff Isturis prepare turkeys in November 2016 for the annual Salvational Army Thanksgiving dinner at Hangar on the Wharf. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Salvation Army to serve community Thanksgiving dinner today

All are welcome to free community dinner.

Alaskla Seafood Company owner Richard Hand, left, and Jeff Isturis prepare turkeys in November 2016 for the annual Salvational Army Thanksgiving dinner at Hangar on the Wharf. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Natalia Spengler, front right, Lillian Odekirk, back left, and Zebadiah Bodine, back right, rehearse for Theatre in the Rough’s production of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” at McPhetres Hall on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Theatre in the Rough to hold ‘Wilde’ tea parties

Company’s latest is ‘The Importance of Being Earnest.’

Natalia Spengler, front right, Lillian Odekirk, back left, and Zebadiah Bodine, back right, rehearse for Theatre in the Rough’s production of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” at McPhetres Hall on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Tyler Reid, left, and Sean Imhof, right, are sworn into the Juneau Police Department as officers on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Two new officers join JPD’s ranks

JPD still has vacancies in the ranks, though.

Tyler Reid, left, and Sean Imhof, right, are sworn into the Juneau Police Department as officers on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Volunteers came together to cook and serve a Thanksgiving meal for Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School students at the Zach Gordon Youth Center on Nov. 27, 2019 following a crash that killed two YDHS students last week. (Michael S. Lockett)

After loss, YDHS gathers for a meal to help move forward together

The meal comes after a car crash killed two YDHS students.

Volunteers came together to cook and serve a Thanksgiving meal for Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School students at the Zach Gordon Youth Center on Nov. 27, 2019 following a crash that killed two YDHS students last week. (Michael S. Lockett)
Vendors and customers flood the floor at Centennial Hall during the Public Market in November 2014. This year, 206 vendors will be at Juneau Arts & Culture Center, Centennial Hall and Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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Public Market is back and ‘kicked up to a new level’

There are more vendors and places to park than ever before.

Vendors and customers flood the floor at Centennial Hall during the Public Market in November 2014. This year, 206 vendors will be at Juneau Arts & Culture Center, Centennial Hall and Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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