A pedestrian crosses the bridge at Auke Lake on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. The National Weather Service forecasts clear skies through Wednesday with highs in the upper 30s. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A pedestrian crosses the bridge at Auke Lake on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. The National Weather Service forecasts clear skies through Wednesday with highs in the upper 30s. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Photos: Best Pictures of the Week

Best Pictures of the Week from Nov. 5-10, 2018, by staff photographer Michael Penn.


Contact staff photographer Michael Penn at 523-2262 and mpenn@juneauempire.com.


Andrew Tetrault, left, Kevin McManus, center, and Carl Sporleder from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Elderberry, a buoy tender based in Petersburg, lift a buoy onto the dock at the Wayside Park on Channel Drive on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. The 19 buoys that mark the passage through the Mendenhall Bar were taken out for the season. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Andrew Tetrault, left, Kevin McManus, center, and Carl Sporleder from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Elderberry, a buoy tender based in Petersburg, lift a buoy onto the dock at the Wayside Park on Channel Drive on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. The 19 buoys that mark the passage through the Mendenhall Bar were taken out for the season. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Empire reporters James Brooks, left, and Alex McCarthy keep track of Alaska legislative races from the Empire’s Election Central at McGivney’s Sports Bar and Grill on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Empire reporters James Brooks, left, and Alex McCarthy keep track of Alaska legislative races from the Empire’s Election Central at McGivney’s Sports Bar and Grill on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Maisi MacCabe exits a voting booth at Aldersgate United Methodist Church on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Maisi MacCabe exits a voting booth at Aldersgate United Methodist Church on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Voters fill the voting booths at Glacier Valley Baptist Church on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Voters fill the voting booths at Glacier Valley Baptist Church on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Hector Mojica exits a voting booth at Glacier Valley Baptist Church on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Hector Mojica exits a voting booth at Glacier Valley Baptist Church on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Jesse Kiehl, Democratic candidate for Senate District Q, talks with supporters at McGiveny’s Sports Bar and Grill on election night. Kiehl won his race over independent candidate Don Etheridge. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Jesse Kiehl, Democratic candidate for Senate District Q, talks with supporters at McGiveny’s Sports Bar and Grill on election night. Kiehl won his race over independent candidate Don Etheridge. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Andi Story, Democratic candidate for House District 34, celebrates her election night win with family on Tuesday. Story defeated Republican candidate Jerry Nankervis to take hold of one of three contested statehouse seats. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Andi Story, Democratic candidate for House District 34, celebrates her election night win with family on Tuesday. Story defeated Republican candidate Jerry Nankervis to take hold of one of three contested statehouse seats. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Sara Hannan, Democratic candidate for House Distric 33, walks into McGiveny’s Sports Bar and Grill on election night. Hannan won her race over independent candidate Chris Dimond. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Sara Hannan, Democratic candidate for House Distric 33, walks into McGiveny’s Sports Bar and Grill on election night. Hannan won her race over independent candidate Chris Dimond. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Community Charter School seventh-graders Meadow Stanley, left, Jade Hicks, Maisy Morley and Cedar Corteau, right, play in a pile of dry leaves during a outing at Evergreen Cemetery on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Retired teacher Linda Torgerson organizes the leaf jump every year which allows local students the fall activity. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Community Charter School seventh-graders Meadow Stanley, left, Jade Hicks, Maisy Morley and Cedar Corteau, right, play in a pile of dry leaves during a outing at Evergreen Cemetery on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Retired teacher Linda Torgerson organizes the leaf jump every year which allows local students the fall activity. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Community Charter School seventh-graders Meadow Stanley, left, Jade Hicks, Maisy Morley and Cedar Corteau, right, play in a pile of dry leaves during a outing at Evergreen Cemetery on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Retired teacher Linda Torgerson organizes the leaf jump every year which allows local students the fall activity. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Community Charter School seventh-graders Meadow Stanley, left, Jade Hicks, Maisy Morley and Cedar Corteau, right, play in a pile of dry leaves during a outing at Evergreen Cemetery on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Retired teacher Linda Torgerson organizes the leaf jump every year which allows local students the fall activity. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Retired teacher Linda Torgerson rakes dry leaves back into a pile at Evergreen Cemetery on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Torgerson organizes the leaf jump every year which allows local students the fall activity. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Retired teacher Linda Torgerson rakes dry leaves back into a pile at Evergreen Cemetery on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Torgerson organizes the leaf jump every year which allows local students the fall activity. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Laurie Lamm takes an exercise break on her lunch hour along the Airport Dike Trail on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Laurie Lamm takes an exercise break on her lunch hour along the Airport Dike Trail on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Nearly 100 people show up to protest President Donald Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker for U.S. Attorney General outside the Federal Building on Thursday. Many protesters believe Whitaker’s hiring could jeopardize the Mueller investigation into possible connections between Trump’s presidential campaign and the Russian government. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Nearly 100 people show up to protest President Donald Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker for U.S. Attorney General outside the Federal Building on Thursday. Many protesters believe Whitaker’s hiring could jeopardize the Mueller investigation into possible connections between Trump’s presidential campaign and the Russian government. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

University of Alaska Southeast history professor David Noon speaks as nearly 100 people protest President Donald Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker outside the Hurff Ackerman Saunders Federal Building on Thursday. Many protesters believe Whitaker’s hiring could jeopardize the Mueller investigation into Trump’s presidential campaign and the Russian government. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

University of Alaska Southeast history professor David Noon speaks as nearly 100 people protest President Donald Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker outside the Hurff Ackerman Saunders Federal Building on Thursday. Many protesters believe Whitaker’s hiring could jeopardize the Mueller investigation into Trump’s presidential campaign and the Russian government. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The Orca Singers sing during an assembly celebrating the 50th anniversary of Auke Bay Elementary School on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The Orca Singers sing during an assembly celebrating the 50th anniversary of Auke Bay Elementary School on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Andy Smoker hikes up Perseverance Trail with his dog, Linda, on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Work was completed recently to clear rock and debris along the trail. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Andy Smoker hikes up Perseverance Trail with his dog, Linda, on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Work was completed recently to clear rock and debris along the trail. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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