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Cassandra Strahin, left, and Nicole Huntsman, of Allen Marine, deliver 30 frozen turkeys to the Glory Hole on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
How and where to volunteer this Thanksgiving

An annual meal still needs volunteers.

Dunleavy to be sworn in above Arctic Circle

Most of Alaska’s previous governors took their oaths in Juneau.

Senior Arias Hoyle is one of a number of Juneau-Douglas High School students looking to add “ Kalé,” the Tlingit name for Mount Juneau, to the high school’s name. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Students working to add Tlingit name to Juneau-Douglas High School

It would augment, not replace, the current name.

More prose, please: Tidal Echoes seeks submissions

Tidal Echoes is looking for new voices. The annual literary and arts… Continue reading

Attorney Ray Brown (left) addresses the court as Emmanuel Telles and Newton Lambert listen during their trial for the 1982 murders of James and Ann Benolken. (Brian Wallace | Juneau Empire File)
Court upholds appeal in 36-year-old murder case

The murder is still mysterious.

Kawasaki clinches lone Democratic ‘flip’

The Democrat has won the race.

Meet ‘The Pod’: Orca sculptures destined for Douglas Fish & Game Building

A trio of sleek dorsal fins protruded from ground near the parking… Continue reading

Dean Cavanaugh is graduating from the Public Safety Academy in Sitka this Friday. He’ll be the village public safety officer in the village of Kake. (Courtesy Photo | Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska)
Kake to have a law enforcement presence again

For the first time in about two years, Kake has a village public safety officer.

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