Christmas

Eaglecrest seen in this Jan. 6, 2017 photo will be the site of Christmas Day luge sledding. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Luge sledding at Eaglecrest on Christmas

It’s going to be a luge deal. There will be Juneau 4-H luge sledding at Eaglecrest 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Christmas Day. The event is… Continue reading

Eaglecrest seen in this Jan. 6, 2017 photo will be the site of Christmas Day luge sledding. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Just about all of Juneau is closed for Christmas

Buy groceries, and prepare your Netflix list.

Super Bear/Foodland IGA employees Whitney Oudekerk, center, and Michael Stults, right, hand off bags of food for Super Bear IGA Director Tony Demelo to box at Super Bear IGA on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 20128, as part of the grocery store’s Project 3 Squares. (Michael Pernn | Juneau Empire)
Super Bear/Foodland IGA employees Whitney Oudekerk, center, and Michael Stults, right, hand off bags of food for Super Bear IGA Director Tony Demelo to box at Super Bear IGA on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 20128, as part of the grocery store’s Project 3 Squares. (Michael Pernn | Juneau Empire)
Mr. and Mrs. Claus stop to visit families at Cedar Park during the annual Capital City Fire/Rescue Santa Parade on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Trading in a sleigh for a fire truck

Christmas carols mingled with the sound of fire truck sirens.

Mr. and Mrs. Claus stop to visit families at Cedar Park during the annual Capital City Fire/Rescue Santa Parade on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Marti Fred, facility coordinator for the Glory Hall, puts away donations of wool socks and hand warmers at the local soup kitchens and homeless shelter on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Here’s how to do some good this holiday season

Find out where, how and what to give this month.

Marti Fred, facility coordinator for the Glory Hall, puts away donations of wool socks and hand warmers at the local soup kitchens and homeless shelter on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The parade route for Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (Courtesy photo | Capital City Fire/Rescue)

Santa Claus is coming to downtown

Sleigh bells meet fire bells. The Capital City Fire/Rescue’s annual Santa Parade starts at 6 p.m. tonight at the Mount Roberts Tramway and will make… Continue reading

The parade route for Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (Courtesy photo | Capital City Fire/Rescue)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy and his wife, Rose, welcome Juneau residents at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy and his wife, Rose, welcome Juneau residents at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Photos: Gallery Walk 2018

Get an inside look at the annual holiday event.

Skate off Thanksgiving turkey with Santa

Santa Claus will break from the North Pole for a few hours Friday. The Douglas Fourth of July Committee is putting on “Skate with Santa”… Continue reading