Photos: Turn Out for the Tongass Rally

Locals rally in support of Roadless Rule.

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VIDEO: Watch this ‘beautifully grotesque’ salmon heart beat

This is too weird not to share.

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A sleepless walk under the midnight sun

An epic way to celebrate solstice.

Police calls for Friday, June 21, 2019

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This and that: Sundews, pines, spider and bees

Sundews are not our only insectivorous plants.

PHOTOS: Coast Guard Change of Command ceremony

Civil Engineering Unit Juneau receives new commander.

Juneau Port Director Carl Uchytil speaks to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce at its weekly luncheon at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Thursday, June 20, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau Port Director Carl Uchytil speaks to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce at its weekly luncheon at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Thursday, June 20, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Port Director Carl Uchytil hands oversized scissors toTravel Juneau President & CEO Liz Perry during a ceremony to open the new Visitor’s Center Kiosk, Friday, May 17, 2019. Uchytil is talking to the Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce today. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Live: Find out the latest about Juneau’s docks and harbors

Live updates from Port Director Carl Uchytil’s chamber presentation

Port Director Carl Uchytil hands oversized scissors toTravel Juneau President & CEO Liz Perry during a ceremony to open the new Visitor’s Center Kiosk, Friday, May 17, 2019. Uchytil is talking to the Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce today. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Man suffers serious injury after fillet knife stabbing

He was flown to Seattle for treatment.

This June 14, 2019, photo shows a Wasilla sign on the outskirts of Wasilla, Alaska. Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has called lawmakers into special session in Wasilla beginning July 8, but some lawmakers have expressed concerns over security and logistics with the location more than 500 miles from the state capital of Juneau, Alaska. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

Dunleavy pitches hometown Wasilla for special session. Here’s why some are concerned.

It would be the first time an Alaska special session has convened outside the capital.

This June 14, 2019, photo shows a Wasilla sign on the outskirts of Wasilla, Alaska. Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has called lawmakers into special session in Wasilla beginning July 8, but some lawmakers have expressed concerns over security and logistics with the location more than 500 miles from the state capital of Juneau, Alaska. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

Live: Ferries take center stage at Story town hall

Freshman legislator talks about her first session.

Helena Sardinha, a Los Angeles-based producer for Driven Equation and co-creator of “Sitka,” is in Sitka right now to teach at its fine arts camp. Sardinha said a short “proof of concept” will be filmed soon and has not yet been cast. (Courtesy Art | Helena Sardinha)
Helena Sardinha, a Los Angeles-based producer for Driven Equation and co-creator of “Sitka,” is in Sitka right now to teach at its fine arts camp. Sardinha said a short “proof of concept” will be filmed soon and has not yet been cast. (Courtesy Art | Helena Sardinha)
A distressed harbor seal pup suffered injuries to its face but was recovered at Auke Bay Wednesday morning. (Courtesy Photo | NOAA Fisheries)
A distressed harbor seal pup suffered injuries to its face but was recovered at Auke Bay Wednesday morning. (Courtesy Photo | NOAA Fisheries)

Juneau family finds community, competition at Gold Rush Days

Hear from the reigning Bull of the Woods.