Elizabeth Smart, national child safety activist and women’s empowerment speaker, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Reclaiming Own and Renew Women’s Conference. Registration for the conference is still open. (Courtesy Photo)

Elizabeth Smart, national child safety activist and women’s empowerment speaker, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Reclaiming Own and Renew Women’s Conference. Registration for the conference is still open. (Courtesy Photo)

Register for women’s conference, deer seasons ends, Sealaska Heritage sponsors workshop

News briefs for the week of Jan. 2, 2019.

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Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks with his cabinet members at the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Dunleavy announces board, commission appointments

A former lieutenant governor candidate is among them.

Photos: Signs at the Women’s March

The funny, the creative, the references.

Suicide prevention bill gains bipartisan support in Senate

“Suicide and suicide prevention is not a partisan issue.”

File photo of Juneau Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters at work. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Kitchen fire burns apartment

Neighbors heard the smoke alarm.

Juneau legislators holding town hall meeting

Come for the legislators, stay for the pizza.

Scientists ID another possible threat to orcas: pink salmon

Officials say orcas are on the brink of extinction.