Police calls for Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019

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Dunleavy recall effort kicks-off

Signature gathering begins across the state

Political Shakeup: Tuckerman Babcock is out, Stevens is in

Dunleavy Chief of Staff Tuckerman Babcock has been replaced.

Steven DeVoss, manager of Korea Garden on Front Street, puts up a sign to closed his business before noon on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Power is back for downtown Juneau

Outage lasted just over two hours.

Steven DeVoss, manager of Korea Garden on Front Street, puts up a sign to closed his business before noon on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Melissa Borton, Tribal Administrator for the Native Village of Afognak, speaks during a Special Native Issues Forum at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. The forum was sponsored by Tlingit Haida, First Alaskans Institute, Native Peoples Action and Sealaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Many frustrated with state government seemingly uncaring of Alaska Native needs

The forum focused on what could be done to deal with deep state budget concerns.

Melissa Borton, Tribal Administrator for the Native Village of Afognak, speaks during a Special Native Issues Forum at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. The forum was sponsored by Tlingit Haida, First Alaskans Institute, Native Peoples Action and Sealaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Police calls for Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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Drunken driver hits home, causes $20K damage

No one was injured in the crash.

The Alaska Marine Highway System’s Tazlina, right, arrives at the Auke Bay Terminal as the Kennicott departs on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Alaska Marine Highway System’s Tazlina, right, arrives at the Auke Bay Terminal as the Kennicott departs on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Capitol Live: UA Regents vote to move towards single accreditation.

Live updates from the University of Alaska Regents meeting.

Police calls for Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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Sen. David Wilson offers an amendment to the operating budget at the Capitol on Monday, July 29, 2019. Sen. Wilson’s amendment would pay $1,400 as part two of an Alaskan permanent fund dividend. It was voted down. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

House passes capital budget, reverses sweep, approves veto restoration

House and Senate pass legislation on to Dunleavy’s desk.

Sen. David Wilson offers an amendment to the operating budget at the Capitol on Monday, July 29, 2019. Sen. Wilson’s amendment would pay $1,400 as part two of an Alaskan permanent fund dividend. It was voted down. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Off-duty Juneau police officer arrested after traffic crash

An off-duty Juneau police officer was taken into custody after a traffic crash on the North Douglas Highway.