Sitka Police Chief Jeff Ankerfelt gives a tour of the police station on May 17, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | James Poulson, Sitka Sentinel)

Sitka police deny allegations of retaliation against employee

The Sitka Police Department is denying allegations that it retaliated against one of its employees for whistleblowing.

Sitka Police Chief Jeff Ankerfelt gives a tour of the police station on May 17, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | James Poulson, Sitka Sentinel)
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Police calls for Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018

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Police calls for Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018

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James Barrett speaks to a reporter after his court hearing at the Dimond Courthouse on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Barrett is fighting being evicted from his house at Harris and Fourth Street he co-owns with his mother, Kathleen. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

‘Problem’ downtown house to be vacated by next week, judge orders

The occupants of 401 Harris Street, including co-owner James Barrett, must be out of the house by next week.

James Barrett speaks to a reporter after his court hearing at the Dimond Courthouse on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Barrett is fighting being evicted from his house at Harris and Fourth Street he co-owns with his mother, Kathleen. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Police calls for Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018

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Alaska governor vows to fix ‘loophole’ in sex crime laws

Gov. Bill Walker is responding to public outrage over the recent sentencing of an Anchorage man by vowing to “fix a loophole” in Alaska’s criminal… Continue reading

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Issues of affordability, public safety prominent in candidates’ minds

A busy week of candidate forums culminated in the annual League of Women Voters candidate forum on Thursday.

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Police calls for Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

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Passengers board an Alaska Airlines jet at the Juneau International Airport in December 2014. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Passenger elbows window after plane lands in Juneau

A man elbowed and damaged a window on an Alaska Airlines flight that had just landed in Juneau on Thursday.

Passengers board an Alaska Airlines jet at the Juneau International Airport in December 2014. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Police calls for Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018

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Police calls for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018

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Police calls for Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018

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Melissa Jack, right, of Kotzebue, right, stands with her daughter, Ashlyn, and Dorothy Zura during a candlelight vigil for Ashley Johnson-Barr on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dozens gather in Juneau to honor deceased Kotzebue girl

More than 100 people who stood outside the Andrew Hope Building on Monday night for a candlelight vigil in honor of Ashley Johnson-Barr.

Melissa Jack, right, of Kotzebue, right, stands with her daughter, Ashlyn, and Dorothy Zura during a candlelight vigil for Ashley Johnson-Barr on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Kotzebue man charged in connection with girl’s death

Charging documents say an Alaska man had the cellphone of missing 10-year-old girl, and GPS coordinates of where the phone had traveled led police to… Continue reading

Opinion: A reasonable suspicion

Eight months have passed since Cody Dalton Eyre died from multiple gunshot woods in a wooded area near the intersection of two major highways in… Continue reading

Police calls for Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018

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Man indicted after Customs intercepts drug shipments

A Juneau man was indicted earlier this month for shipping drugs into Juneau from China, according to the indictment.

Police calls for Friday, Sept. 14, 2018

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Members of the Eyre family pose at the Mendenhall Glacier with a photograph of Cody Eyre, who was shot and killed by law enforcement on Christmas Eve 2017. (Courtesy Photo | Eyre Family)

Family prepares lawsuit after police, troopers shoot and kill 20-year-old

The family of a Thunder Mountain High School graduate is preparing a lawsuit against the state.

Members of the Eyre family pose at the Mendenhall Glacier with a photograph of Cody Eyre, who was shot and killed by law enforcement on Christmas Eve 2017. (Courtesy Photo | Eyre Family)

Valley resident facing meth distribution charges

A Juneau man is facing felony charges after he admitted to intending to distribute methamphetamine in Juneau.