There will be a free lecture Friday at the Walter Soboleff Building seen in this May 2015 photo during its grand opening ceremonies. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
There will be a free lecture Friday at the Walter Soboleff Building seen in this May 2015 photo during its grand opening ceremonies. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Capital City Fire/Rescue is taking over City and Borough of Juneau’s sleep off program. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Capital City Fire/Rescue is taking over City and Borough of Juneau’s sleep off program. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during an interview with the Juneau Empire at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Wednesday he signed a bill that extends the term of the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during an interview with the Juneau Empire at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Wednesday he signed a bill that extends the term of the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Memo questions Dunleavy authority to call Wasilla session

This isn’t the first dustup between Dunleavy and lawmakers.

MRV Architects presented this upgraded Centennial Hall concept to the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Public Works & Facilities Committee, June 25, 2019. (Courtesy Photo | MRV Architects)
MRV Architects presented this upgraded Centennial Hall concept to the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Public Works & Facilities Committee, June 25, 2019. (Courtesy Photo | MRV Architects)

Police calls for Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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Centennial Hall’s needs are one of the main points of tonight’s meeting. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Live: Meeting focuses on Centennial Hall and New JACC

Live updates from tonight’s special public works and facilities meeting

Centennial Hall’s needs are one of the main points of tonight’s meeting. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Judy Cavanaugh stands with others at a rally against the Pebble Mine in front of Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s Juneau office on Tuesday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Judy Cavanaugh stands with others at a rally against the Pebble Mine in front of Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s Juneau office on Tuesday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Sheriff: Mom abused her children, boiled puppies to death

A woman beat and tortured at least some of her 15 children.

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Jennifer Canfield, co-owner of marijuana retailer Green Elephant, talks on Monday, June 24, 2019, about how the company might turn its backyard into an onsite consumption garden if given permission by the city. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire) <em></em>
Jennifer Canfield, co-owner of marijuana retailer Green Elephant, talks on Monday, June 24, 2019, about how the company might turn its backyard into an onsite consumption garden if given permission by the city. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire) <em></em>

Police calls for Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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Alaska lawmakers reject Wasilla as site for special session

Lawmakers considers it their right to determine the location.

Perseverance Theatre’s artistic Director Art Rotch and Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Executive Director Nancy DeCherney address the audience during the break at the annual Wearable Art show in this February 2013 photo. Rotch is departing Perseverance Theatre this month. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Perseverance Theatre’s artistic Director Art Rotch and Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Executive Director Nancy DeCherney address the audience during the break at the annual Wearable Art show in this February 2013 photo. Rotch is departing Perseverance Theatre this month. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The city-owned boat launch at Amalga Harbor on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The city-owned boat launch at Amalga Harbor on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Police calls for Sunday, June 23, 2019

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Photos: Gold Rush Days

Contestants compete in mining and logging competitions.