Photos: Sneak peek of Auke Bay’s newst craft brewery, Forbidden Peak Brewery

New craft brewery will offer 10 different beers at opening.

Police calls for Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2019

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In this Nov. 29, 2018 photo, clouds swirl over Douglas Island. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Sustainable Alaska: Vote for the trees and stop recycling bad ideas

I am not against logging. And call me hopelessly naïve but I am for living-wage jobs in Southeast and all of Alaska (don’t worry, this… Continue reading

In this Nov. 29, 2018 photo, clouds swirl over Douglas Island. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Jacqueline Pata, President & CEO of the Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority, speaks at an announcement of a $1 million grant to help veteran’s housing needs in Southeast Alaska on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Tlingit and Haida gets more than $1 million in housing grants

THRHA will help homeless veterans through the grant.

Jacqueline Pata, President & CEO of the Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority, speaks at an announcement of a $1 million grant to help veteran’s housing needs in Southeast Alaska on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Sifting volcanic paydirt to help forecast eruptions

The science behind predicting volcano eruptions.

Police calls for Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019

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Fishermen catch 2 billionth sockeye salmon in Bristol Bay this year

‘It wasn’t supposed to happen this fast.’

Voter participation turns out to be about average

Not the best, but not the worst.

Prosecuting Attorney John Darnall, from the Office of Special Prosecutions, right, shows pictures of recovered bullets and their casings to Juneau Police Department Sgt. Matt DuBois during the double murder trial of Laron Carlton Graham in Juneau Superior Court on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Graham is charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the November 2015 shooting deaths of 36-year-old Robert H. Meireis and 34-year-old Elizabeth K. Tonsmeire. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Prosecuting Attorney John Darnall, from the Office of Special Prosecutions, right, shows pictures of recovered bullets and their casings to Juneau Police Department Sgt. Matt DuBois during the double murder trial of Laron Carlton Graham in Juneau Superior Court on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Graham is charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the November 2015 shooting deaths of 36-year-old Robert H. Meireis and 34-year-old Elizabeth K. Tonsmeire. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Living on the edge of wilderness means the lives of humans and wildlife often intersect. Sometimes planned, sometimes not. (Jeff Lund | For the Juneau Empire

Accidents and negligence

“My bad” doesn’t always do the trick.

Living on the edge of wilderness means the lives of humans and wildlife often intersect. Sometimes planned, sometimes not. (Jeff Lund | For the Juneau Empire

Police calls for Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019

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Welcome to the mushroom show

Roving around Boy Scout Beach.