Thankful for being overwhelmed

Happy to be living in Southeast.

Thomas Thornton, dean of Arts and Science at University of Alaska Southeast, gives a lecture about the state and nontangible benefits of Alaska’s herring egg trade at the Sealaska Heritage Institute, Nov. 26, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Thomas Thornton, dean of Arts and Science at University of Alaska Southeast, gives a lecture about the state and nontangible benefits of Alaska’s herring egg trade at the Sealaska Heritage Institute, Nov. 26, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Birds of a different feather can hunt together

There’s a reason they call ravens ‘wolf-birds.’

City puts brakes on planned roundabouts

Roundabout plan is going another round.

Police calls for Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction… Continue reading

Empire Live: Assembly meeting at City Hall

Assembly needs to talk to DOT.

Aaron Doten-Ferguson, left, Hane Hubert, center, and Matthew Epperly sport their mustaches for Movember during their lunch hour at Floyd Dryden Middle School on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mustaches raise funds and awareness for men’s health

Middle school staff and students participate in Movember.

Aaron Doten-Ferguson, left, Hane Hubert, center, and Matthew Epperly sport their mustaches for Movember during their lunch hour at Floyd Dryden Middle School on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A hydro generator from 1950’s is still in use at the Gold Creek Power Plant in this file photo from 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Precipitation levels gain ground on long-lasting drought

Southeast Alaska is improving, but Juneau is still dryer than usual

A hydro generator from 1950’s is still in use at the Gold Creek Power Plant in this file photo from 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Pieces from a single vehicle accident near Mile 20 remain along Glacier Highway on Friday, Nov. 22. The Thursday morning accident left two dead and two in critical condition. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Police say alcohol and speed appear to be factors in fatal wreck

Alcohol and speed appear to have been factors in a fatal single-vehicle wreck Thursday morning, police said. A woman and teenager died at the scene… Continue reading

Pieces from a single vehicle accident near Mile 20 remain along Glacier Highway on Friday, Nov. 22. The Thursday morning accident left two dead and two in critical condition. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Tattoo artist Mario Singh explains tattoo care steps to first-time tattoo recepient Cassidy McGrann during Taku Tattoo’s International Suicide Survivor’s Day event on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Tattoo artist Mario Singh explains tattoo care steps to first-time tattoo recepient Cassidy McGrann during Taku Tattoo’s International Suicide Survivor’s Day event on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Randall Munroe, author and illustrator of pop science webcomic XKCD, speaks at the Alaska State Museum on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, as he promotes his new book. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Famous science cartoonist praises importance of questions

Munroe’s comic XKCD is well known in nerd circles.

Randall Munroe, author and illustrator of pop science webcomic XKCD, speaks at the Alaska State Museum on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, as he promotes his new book. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Police calls for Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction… Continue reading

Curtis Hopson, co-owner of Chan’s Thai Kitchen, at his newly remodeled Auke Bay restuarant on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. The popular restuarant has reopened with a reduced menu and only evening hours. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Curtis Hopson, co-owner of Chan’s Thai Kitchen, at his newly remodeled Auke Bay restuarant on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. The popular restuarant has reopened with a reduced menu and only evening hours. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Lt. j.g. Jonathan Dillard hustles after the turnaround during a Coast Guard 5K Turkey Trot through Juneau’s harborfront on Nov. 22, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Coast Guard braves foul weather for early Turkey Trot

Coast Guardsmen weren’t about to let rain stop them from winning a turkey.

Lt. j.g. Jonathan Dillard hustles after the turnaround during a Coast Guard 5K Turkey Trot through Juneau’s harborfront on Nov. 22, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Southeast Alaska LBTQ+ Alliance Board Chair JoLynn Shriber reads a list the names of killed transgender people as Thunder Mountain High School students Kyla Stevens, center, and Laila Williams hold flags in the wind during a transgender remembrance at Marine Park on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau remembers transgender lives lost this year

At least 22 were killed in the U.S. in 2019.

Southeast Alaska LBTQ+ Alliance Board Chair JoLynn Shriber reads a list the names of killed transgender people as Thunder Mountain High School students Kyla Stevens, center, and Laila Williams hold flags in the wind during a transgender remembrance at Marine Park on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Delivery of Friday’s Juneau Empire will be delayed

Due to a mechanical error with the Juneau Empire’s press, delivery of Friday’s edition will be delayed. We thank you for your patience.… Continue reading

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