Fisk’s life to be celebrated Sunday

A “Community Celebration of Life” will be held to honor Mayor Greg Fisk this Sunday from 1-2 p.m. at Centennial Hall, according to a short… Continue reading

Police blotter for Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

Assault• At 1:14 p.m. Saturday, a 56-year-old man reported he was assaulted two days ago in the 5900 block of Churchill Way. Investigation continues. Alcohol… Continue reading

Around town for Tuesday, Dec. 8

Social Media & Its Uses in the Workplace, 9 a.m.- 11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30… Continue reading

Governor’s open house returns on Tuesday

The governor’s annual holiday open house returns this week, beginning at 3 p.m. Tuesday and continuing through 6 p.m.The governor’s mansion on Calhoun Avenue was… Continue reading

APARC award reinstated

The city’s bizarre legal battle with APARC, a “parking-solutions” company that broke its promise to fix Juneau’s parking problem, has finally come full circle. On… Continue reading

Around town for Monday, Dec. 7

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

Charges reduced for teen accused in fatal stabbing

A Juneau teenager accused of stabbing two people at a Douglas apartment Thursday morning, killing a 37-year-old father and injuring the man’s 19-year-old son, made… Continue reading

Navy plans to change warning light scheme

The U.S. Navy is proposing changes to the warning light scheme in the West Arm of Behm Canal near Ketchikan.The canal is open to boat… Continue reading

Sweetheart Lake project applies for water permit

Juneau Hydropower Inc. has asked the state for water rights needed for the Sweetheart Lake Hydroelectric Project.The project, which expects to generate 19.8 megawatts from… Continue reading

Around town for Sunday, Dec. 6

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. 6, 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

Photo: ‘Nutcracker’ at JDHS

Fritz, played by Ruby Rivas, dashes off with the Nutcracker as Clara, played by Elin Antaya, gives chase during rehearsal of Juneau Dance Theatre’s production… Continue reading

Photo: Wayside Sunrise

Mike Reed photographs the sunrise from the Wayside Park on Channel Drive on Thursday. The National Weather Service forecast for today calls for sun with… Continue reading

Police & Fire for Friday, Dec. 4, 2015

Conditions violation• At 6:21 p.m. Wednesday, a 55-year-old man was arrested for violating his conditions of release in a domestic violence related case.Criminal trespass• At… Continue reading

Juneau-Douglas Fish and Game committee to meet

The Juneau-Douglas Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 14 at the University of Alaska Southeast. The meeting will take place… Continue reading

Around town for Friday, Dec. 04

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

Traffic changes for Gallery Walk

To help visitors enjoy tonight’s gallery walk, the City and Borough of Juneau has announced some changes to parking downtown during the event.From 4-8 p.m.,… Continue reading

Foster care needs in Juneau and Southeast Alaska

There are about 250 children in Southeast Alaska who need a home. Maybe it could be yours.Juneau Youth Services foster care specialist Lori King said… Continue reading

Sitka police to try vouchers to curb holiday DUIs

The three drunk driving arrests in as many days last weekend prompted Sitka Police Lt. Lance Ewers to start thinking about whether the town could… Continue reading

Victim’s family: Fatal stabbing was over stolen iPhone, iPod

The daughter of a 37-year-old man who was fatally stabbed in a Douglas apartment Thursday morning says her father was senselessly slain over a stolen… Continue reading