Lemon Creek Correctional Center had its first confirmed case of the coronavirus on April 10, 2020. There are now 11 staff members and 5 of their family members with confirmed cases. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Union president voices correctional officers’ concerns amid rising cumulative case count

Testing procedures, flow of information and testing, and lack of hazard pay are all worries.

Lemon Creek Correctional Center had its first confirmed case of the coronavirus on April 10, 2020. There are now 11 staff members and 5 of their family members with confirmed cases. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

2 taken to hospital after motorcycle-car collision

The collision occured near the Mendenhall Glacier.

Municipal election in October to be vote-by-mail

Limited in-person voting available.

First Student employees and Juneau School District food services supervisor Adrianne Schwartz, left, carry student meals off the bus they’re being distributed from near Juneau-Douglas High School:Yadaa.at Kalé, March 16, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

School year meal program switching to summer mode

They served more than 60,000 meals in two months.

First Student employees and Juneau School District food services supervisor Adrianne Schwartz, left, carry student meals off the bus they’re being distributed from near Juneau-Douglas High School:Yadaa.at Kalé, March 16, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Lemon Creek Correctional Center has its first confirmed case of the coronavirus, April 10, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Lemon Creek Correctional Center has its first confirmed case of the coronavirus, April 10, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Two cars were immolated in a fire under investigation by the Capital City Fire/Rescue fire marshals early on May 3, 2020. The fire is being treated as suspicious. (Courtesy photo | CCFR)

Reward announced for info on double vehicle arson

The fire marshal is seeking information on the crime.

Two cars were immolated in a fire under investigation by the Capital City Fire/Rescue fire marshals early on May 3, 2020. The fire is being treated as suspicious. (Courtesy photo | CCFR)
C-17 Globemaster III cargo planes from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson performed a flyby over Juneau on May 15, 2020, to support the efforts of medical and emergency personnel in the face of the coronavirus. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
C-17 Globemaster III cargo planes from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson performed a flyby over Juneau on May 15, 2020, to support the efforts of medical and emergency personnel in the face of the coronavirus. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire
                                Many restaurants and eateries in Juneau have had to refit to deal with the new realities of the coronavirus. Deckhand Dave’s is one of those, reopening on May 15, 2020.
Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire
                                Many restaurants and eateries in Juneau have had to refit to deal with the new realities of the coronavirus. Deckhand Dave’s is one of those, reopening on May 15, 2020.
Juneau City Hall on Monday, March 30, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

City asks governor for collaboration on travel restrictions

Juneau is a lynchpin for the region, the Assembly says.

Juneau City Hall on Monday, March 30, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
A C-17 Globemaster III aircraft of the 517th Airlift Squadron takes off from Bryant Army Airfield on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Monday, March 7, 2016. C-17s from JBER will conduct a flyover of Juneau on May 15, 2020, to celebrate first responders. (U.S. Air Force | Justin Connaher)

Air Force and Air National Guard aircraft to conduct flyover

The demonstration comes on the heels of similar demos in the Lower 48.

A C-17 Globemaster III aircraft of the 517th Airlift Squadron takes off from Bryant Army Airfield on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Monday, March 7, 2016. C-17s from JBER will conduct a flyover of Juneau on May 15, 2020, to celebrate first responders. (U.S. Air Force | Justin Connaher)

Brushes with greatness: Juneau students earn recognition in national art competition

Students brought home gold medals and an American Vision Award.

Courtesy photo | CCFR 
                                Two cars were immolated early May 3 in a fire that is under investigation by the Capital City Fire/Rescue fire marshals. The fire is being treated as suspicious.

Where there’s smoke, there’s a fire investigator

From education to investigation, fire marshals wear many hats

Courtesy photo | CCFR 
                                Two cars were immolated early May 3 in a fire that is under investigation by the Capital City Fire/Rescue fire marshals. The fire is being treated as suspicious.
Staff Sgt. John Eller conducts pre-flights check on his C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 3 prior to taking off from Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii for a local area training mission. Sgt. Eller is a loadmaster from the 535th Airlift Squadron. (Courtesy Photo | Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo, U.S. Air Force)

Flyover scheduled for Friday

Not a fly-by-night effort.

Staff Sgt. John Eller conducts pre-flights check on his C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 3 prior to taking off from Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii for a local area training mission. Sgt. Eller is a loadmaster from the 535th Airlift Squadron. (Courtesy Photo | Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo, U.S. Air Force)
A wildfire burnt nearly 16 acres of grass and woodlands near Crow Point before being extinguished by firefighters from the U.S. Forest Service on May 9, 2020.. (Courtesy photo | Brent Tingey)

Forest Service extinguish multi-acre Crow Point blaze

The investigation into the cause is ongoing.

A wildfire burnt nearly 16 acres of grass and woodlands near Crow Point before being extinguished by firefighters from the U.S. Forest Service on May 9, 2020.. (Courtesy photo | Brent Tingey)

Police arrest two men following Saturday morning stabbing

The victim is in stable conditions after being beaten and stabbed.

Courtesy photo | Kaia Rongstad 
                                Personnel at Northland Audiology and Hearing Services demonstrates a new style of mask that allows the hearing-impared to see the user’s mouth, facilitating communication.
Courtesy photo | Kaia Rongstad 
                                Personnel at Northland Audiology and Hearing Services demonstrates a new style of mask that allows the hearing-impared to see the user’s mouth, facilitating communication.