Iceland tourism manager to share advice at Innovation Summit

Event also features “pitch contest” for entrepreneurs.

Laron Carlton Graham appears in Juneau Superior Court on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, for an arraignment on two counts of first-degree murder for the Nov. 15, 2015 shooting deaths of 36-year-old Robert H. Meireis and 34-year-old Elizabeth K. Tonsmeire. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

A year after indictment, double murder trial still far off

The defendant is unhappy with his attorney.

Laron Carlton Graham appears in Juneau Superior Court on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, for an arraignment on two counts of first-degree murder for the Nov. 15, 2015 shooting deaths of 36-year-old Robert H. Meireis and 34-year-old Elizabeth K. Tonsmeire. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen, left, listens to Dr. Steve Atwater, Executive Dean of the university’s new Alaska College of Education, during an interview at the University of Alaska Southeast on Friday, August 3, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen, left, listens to Dr. Steve Atwater, Executive Dean of the university’s new Alaska College of Education, during an interview at the University of Alaska Southeast on Friday, August 3, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Harris Harbor on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. David Little, 67, who lived aboard the boat Quality Time, was found dead in the water next to his boat in Harris Harbor on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Man found dead in Harris Harbor after apparent fall

He lived aboard his boat in the harbor.

Harris Harbor on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. David Little, 67, who lived aboard the boat Quality Time, was found dead in the water next to his boat in Harris Harbor on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

High school robotics team advances to Worlds competition

They will be the first team from Southeast Alaska to ever go to the world championship.

Young marijuana plants grow indoors under lights at the Fireweed Factory in Juneau on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Young marijuana plants grow indoors under lights at the Fireweed Factory in Juneau on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Pete Boyd, a member of Capital City Fire/Rescue’s Special Teams unit, demonstrates how to get out of the water if you’ve fallen through the ice. The demonstration, which took place Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, drew about 60 people and included a presentation with tips on how to be prepared in case you or another person falls through the ice. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
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Pete Boyd, a member of Capital City Fire/Rescue’s Special Teams unit, demonstrates how to get out of the water if you’ve fallen through the ice. The demonstration, which took place Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, drew about 60 people and included a presentation with tips on how to be prepared in case you or another person falls through the ice. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
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Fireworks are set off as hundreds of Juneau residents attend a candlelight vigil at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in 8-degree weather for the Guardian medical flight crew that went missing this week. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Fireworks are set off as hundreds of Juneau residents attend a candlelight vigil at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in 8-degree weather for the Guardian medical flight crew that went missing this week. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

University of Alaska Southeast expands indigenous arts programs

It will provide opportunities for Native students of all ages.

Guardian Flight resumes medevac service in Alaska after plane went missing last week

‘We know our friends would want us to resume helping others.’

The Holland America Line cruise ships Eurodam, left, and Nieuw Amsterdam pull into Juneau’s downtown harbor on May 1, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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The Holland America Line cruise ships Eurodam, left, and Nieuw Amsterdam pull into Juneau’s downtown harbor on May 1, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority is looking at all options in the sale of the subport land along Juneau downtown waterfront on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Mental Health Trust preparing to sell subport property

City officials are looking forward to the sale.

Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority is looking at all options in the sale of the subport land along Juneau downtown waterfront on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A demonstration of an ice rescue. (Capital City Fire/Rescue | Courtesy photo)

CCFR hosting ice rescue presentation, demonstration

They might get out on Mendenhall Lake.

A demonstration of an ice rescue. (Capital City Fire/Rescue | Courtesy photo)

Alaska’s tobacco report card grade improves

It was positive, with one exception.

City hires new finance director

New pick currently works for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.