Events

Author talk examines 1982 murders in Craig

Author Leland Hale spent years trying to find out what really happened in an unsolved mass murder, and this Friday he’s talking about his methods… Continue reading

 

Event brings together perspectives on homelessness

Homelessness continues to rise in Juneau.

 

Veteran George Roberts salutes the flag as the U.S. Coast Guard color guard leaves a Centennial Hall ballroom at the conclusion of Veterans Day ceremonies Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire File)

Veterans Day events honor centennial

It’s been 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Veteran George Roberts salutes the flag as the U.S. Coast Guard color guard leaves a Centennial Hall ballroom at the conclusion of Veterans Day ceremonies Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire File)
Wayne Price, master Tlingit carver and Associate Professor of Northwest Coast Arts and Sciences, works on a healing pole at the University of Alaska Southeast on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Wayne Price, master Tlingit carver and Associate Professor of Northwest Coast Arts and Sciences, works on a healing pole at the University of Alaska Southeast on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Toddler activities continue at libraries

The program includes stories, games and more.

University Way on the University of Alaska Southeast campus in Juneau, Alaska is seen in this Aug. 26, 2011 photo. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dreamer, subject of book to speak at UAS symposium

Oscar Vasquez, subject of the book “Spare Parts,” will deliver a speech on Tuesday as part of the University of Alaska Southeast’s annual Power and… Continue reading

University Way on the University of Alaska Southeast campus in Juneau, Alaska is seen in this Aug. 26, 2011 photo. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Annual SOFA auction taking place Saturday

Charitable Juneauites will have a chance to bid on items from local artists, businesses and individuals this weekend to benefit the Southeast Alaska Organization for… Continue reading

Sockeye salmon splash their way up Steep Creek in 2012. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire file)

Glacier center starts ‘Mendenhall Minis’ program for young children

The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center will host a series of activities for young children this winter on the second Saturday of every month. The events… Continue reading

Sockeye salmon splash their way up Steep Creek in 2012. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire file)
The remains of a caribou not far from the Dalton Highway north of Atigun Pass. (Courtesy Photos | Ned Rozell)

Wildlife Wednesday gets brainy

At the next Wildlife Wednesday on Nov. 7, naturalists Mary Willson and Kathy Hocker will share images, stories from the field and hands-on skull examples… Continue reading

The remains of a caribou not far from the Dalton Highway north of Atigun Pass. (Courtesy Photos | Ned Rozell)

Get ready for a busy Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month

November is Native American and Alaska Native Month, and there’s no shortage of local events commemorating it. Sealaska Heritage Institute, libraries, museums and more are… Continue reading

Thanksgiving donation season set to begin this weekend for homeless shelter

The shelter aims to feed more than 150 families for the holiday.

Dentists buying candy for good cause

Two offices in town are donating Halloween candy.

Parents, grandparents and friends have fun photographing their young ones on Seward Street for Halloween on Monday, October 31, 2016. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Events planned across town before trick-or-treating

Halloween parties are happening from the Valley to downtown.

Parents, grandparents and friends have fun photographing their young ones on Seward Street for Halloween on Monday, October 31, 2016. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Personnel from Chesed Shel Emes Emergency Services and Recovery Unit gather near the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Robert Bowers, the suspect in the mass shooting at the synagogue, expressed hatred of Jews during the rampage and told officers afterward that Jews were committing genocide and he wanted them all to die, according to charging documents made public Sunday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Local synagogue to honor Pittsburgh victims

Everybody is welcome at the service.

Personnel from Chesed Shel Emes Emergency Services and Recovery Unit gather near the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Robert Bowers, the suspect in the mass shooting at the synagogue, expressed hatred of Jews during the rampage and told officers afterward that Jews were committing genocide and he wanted them all to die, according to charging documents made public Sunday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Nathan Gaudreault, left, and Tyler Gress work their way up The Rock Dump’s climbing walls on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2008. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Rock Dump prepares for creepy climbing on Halloween

Two nights this week, you can celebrate Halloween by climbing for candy. The Rock Dump is getting into the holiday spirit this week, decorating and… Continue reading

Nathan Gaudreault, left, and Tyler Gress work their way up The Rock Dump’s climbing walls on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2008. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A Juneau taxicab is pictured in February 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)

Free cab rides available Saturday night

This Halloween weekend, there’s reason for celebration but no reason to drive drunk. Those who are looking to have a few drinks at a bar… Continue reading

A Juneau taxicab is pictured in February 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)
A view of the Princess Sophia’s port side, The ship, which was bound for Seattle, struck Vanderbilt Reef because of a confluence of conditions, including a late train and poor visibility. The ship sunk Oct. 25 1918. (Alaska State Library-Historical Collections, ASL-P87-1699)
A view of the Princess Sophia’s port side, The ship, which was bound for Seattle, struck Vanderbilt Reef because of a confluence of conditions, including a late train and poor visibility. The ship sunk Oct. 25 1918. (Alaska State Library-Historical Collections, ASL-P87-1699)

Free skate brings costumes to the rink

The forecast for Halloween weekend is a little icy for some. The 16th annual Halloween Open Skate is taking place at 7:45 p.m. Friday at… Continue reading

Off to College event offered at UAS

It’s a crash course for setting a course for college. University of Alaska Southeast is offering an Off to College event 4-7 p.m. today in… Continue reading