Alaska

Investigators turn to wreckage and passengers for answers

The injured are recuperating and the investigation continues .

Morning fog shrouds Douglas Island near the Douglas Bridge on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Morning fog shrouds Douglas Island near the Douglas Bridge on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Find out what made one thank-you note stand out from dozens of others

Even among dozen of other fluorescent note cards, this letter stood out.

Luncheon talk considers Juneau’s selling points

Travel Juneau President and CEO talks marketing the city.

Measles could be getting off the boat in Juneau

Rash-causing virus is the most prevalent it’s been in 25 years.

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Director John Neary smiles outside the visitor center, May 3, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Director John Neary smiles outside the visitor center, May 3, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Dig this: Art and science collide in new Ray Troll exhibition

Ketchikan artist has been drawing dinos with crayons for 61 years.

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Students strike against climate change

Juneau high schoolers hope policy changes faster than the climate does.

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Joanna “JJ” Hinderberger at her interview for the principal position at Mendenhall River Community School on Monday, April 29, 2019. Hinderberger is currently finishing her second year as principal at Eagle’s View Elementary School in Unalaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Joanna “JJ” Hinderberger at her interview for the principal position at Mendenhall River Community School on Monday, April 29, 2019. Hinderberger is currently finishing her second year as principal at Eagle’s View Elementary School in Unalaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Mike Hekkers looks at an air quality measurement device that was installed by the Department of Environmental Conservation at his downtown home on Thursday, April 18, 2019. The device, along with a number of others, will measure air quality in downtown during this summer’s cruise ship season. (Michael Penn |Juneau Empire)
Mike Hekkers looks at an air quality measurement device that was installed by the Department of Environmental Conservation at his downtown home on Thursday, April 18, 2019. The device, along with a number of others, will measure air quality in downtown during this summer’s cruise ship season. (Michael Penn |Juneau Empire)