Mayor Fisk many things to many people

Juneau residents communed at Centennial Hall on Sunday to pay tribute to a man who in life captured the minds and imaginations of those in… Continue reading

Photo: Juneau serene

All is quiet “out the road” in Juneau on a recent morning.… Continue reading

In Memoriam of the mayor

At the end of October I had the privelge of sitting down with Greg Fisk — Juneau’s then recently elected (and even more recently sworn… Continue reading

Photo: Chilkat’s winter wear

Snow-capped mountains viewed from Eagle Beach.… Continue reading

Around town for Monday, Dec. 14

Social Media & Its Uses in the Workplace, 9 a.m.- 11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau… Continue reading

International exchange students discuss Alaskan experience

The world is a large place with nearly 200 countries and 6,500 spoken languages, filled with diverse peoples and cultures. For five teenage students in… Continue reading

Twin accidents damage four cars and city bus

Five vehicles, including a city bus, were involved in a pair of accidents on Egan Drive Friday morning that sent an undetermined number of people… Continue reading

NWS: Heavy snow expected tonight, tomorrow

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the Juneau area as a powerful storm moves from the Bering Sea into the… Continue reading

Photo: Hour of code

Dan Colman, a network specialist with the Juneau Public Libraries, helps Juan Orozco, 15, center, and Simon Smith, 14, during the library’s Hour of Code… Continue reading

Around town for Sunday, Dec. 13

Open trap shooting, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Trap Club, 1 Mile Montana Creek Road. The Juneau Trap Club is open to members and public trap… Continue reading

Police & Fire for Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015

This report contains information provided to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in… Continue reading

CBJ promotes from within to get new deputy manager

The City and Borough of Juneau will begin the new year with a new deputy city manager.On Friday, the CBJ announced that its human resources… Continue reading

Photos: Dragsters

Racing cars made by eighth grade students in teacher Alan Denerger's technology class at Floyd Dryden Middle School on Thursday. The wooden cars are powered… Continue reading

Photo: TAFY dancers

Teslyn Harris, left, Denali Isaak, center, and Sophia Owen of the TAFY Dazzlers dance group practice their "Black Magic" routine at the TAFY Dance Studio… Continue reading

Styling the stars

From his office in downtown Juneau, James Hoagland adds a bit more volume and several more layers of hairspray to a Georgia client’s new up-do.… Continue reading

City group wants $50 licenses for pot biz

If the City and Borough of Juneau marijuana committee gets its way, the city will require all marijuana businesses to obtain a $50 local license… Continue reading

Police & Fire for Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Drunken driving• At 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, Gary Piper, 49, was arrested for operating a watercraft under the influence and refusing a breath test in the… Continue reading

Around town for Friday, Dec. 11

GED orientation class, 9 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. GED orientation is designed to improve the success rate of those taking the tests.… Continue reading

Bringing control ‘back home’

President Barack Obama is expected today to sign into law bipartisan legislation that would reform more than a decade of No Child Left Behind policies,… Continue reading

One less preschool option

In less than two weeks, signs that a nearly 20-year-old preschool closed are apparent: a disconnected phone line at the front office and empty playgrounds.The… Continue reading