Around Town

Writing Skills Class, 9:15-10:45 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Improves skills for work, school or testing. Free. Details: 586-5718. Using iPads and other… Continue reading

Dead Dall’s Porpoise not yet cause for concern

The necropsy results of a young Dall’s Porpoise that washed up on South Douglas on Tuesday morning seem to indicate that the animal’s body and… Continue reading

Leadership of the U.S. Coast Guard's 17th District stand in the Senate chambers gallery, including Commander Rear Admiral Daniel B. Abel, standing left, as Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, introduces them at the start of Friday's session.

Photo: Visiting Coast Guard brass

Leadership of the U.S. Coast Guard’s 17th District stand in the Senate chambers gallery, including Commander Rear Admiral Daniel B. Abel, standing left, as Sen.… Continue reading

Leadership of the U.S. Coast Guard's 17th District stand in the Senate chambers gallery, including Commander Rear Admiral Daniel B. Abel, standing left, as Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, introduces them at the start of Friday's session.

Grand jury indicts four men tied to home invasion

A Juneau grand jury handed up four indictments on Friday in connection to a Feb. 14 home invasion with charges that included kidnapping and assault.Joshua… Continue reading

State: Half of pot applications contain errors

Alaska’s new commercial marijuana program has gotten off to a roaring start, with more than 100 applicants since Wednesday.It’s unclear how many of those applicants… Continue reading

Prisons, Troopers go under budget knife

The Alaska House closed out the first stage of its budget work on Friday as the subcommittee in charge of the Alaska State Troopers recommended… Continue reading

Clarification

In the Feb. 24 article “Marijuana drama,” the Empire reported that the group of North Douglas residents testifying against allowing limited marijuana cultivation facilities in… Continue reading

Police calls for Monday, Feb. 29, 2016

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

Around Town

Intermediate Microsoft Excel, 9-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Learn to use Excel spreadsheets and other intermediate level skills. Free. Details: 586-5718. Writing… Continue reading

Juneau man indicted for sex abuse, distributing drugs

A grand jury indicted a 19-year-old Juneau resident Feb. 19 for sexually abusing a 14-year-old person.Devon Rivera faces second-degree sexual abuse of a minor and… Continue reading

Around Town

Knights of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Catholic Church. $10 for a family and $4 for an individual.Open trap shooting, 10… Continue reading

Rally to close Fourth Street

A rally at noon Monday will close Fourth Street in front of the Alaska Capitol for about an hour on Monday, Feb. 29, the Juneau… Continue reading

Photo: Girl Scouts in the Senate

Girl Scouts Sophia Owen, left, and Anita Morrison, both 10 and of Troop 4018, help lead the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of Senate’s… Continue reading

A pricey decision

A pricey decision

In less than three weeks, Juneau will have a new mayor. The March 15 special mayoral election is quickly approaching, and if this campaign season… Continue reading

A pricey decision

JSD to consider policies regarding transgender students

A South Dakota bill requiring transgender students to use the bathroom corresponding to their assigned sex at birth has been tabled, but in Juneau the… Continue reading

Sky Linn Stubblefield, 25, appears in Juneau District Court for her arraignment Friday on felony charges relating to a drive-by shooting Wednesday. Stubblefield was held on $10,000 bail.

Police arrest 2 for drive-by

He fired a weapon at someone he thought had stolen his dog, and she just happened to be driving the car, according to a police… Continue reading

Sky Linn Stubblefield, 25, appears in Juneau District Court for her arraignment Friday on felony charges relating to a drive-by shooting Wednesday. Stubblefield was held on $10,000 bail.

New FFA chapter in Kake to explore mobile greenhouses

Historically, FFA has stood for Future Farmers of America. That’s not the case anymore.“People have to expand their horizons and think outside the box,” said… Continue reading

Jose Antonio Delgado, 47, is a Juneau resident and person of interest in connection to a drive by shooting that took place Wednesday morning near Fourth Street. JPD is warning the public to consider Delgado as possibly armed and to not try to contact him directly. People who know the whereabouts of Delgado are encouraged to contact JPD immediately at 586-0600.

Second person tied to drive-by shooting arrested

The man believed to have pulled the trigger in a Wednesday morning drive-by shooting is now in police custody, according to a Juneau Police Department.Officers… Continue reading

Jose Antonio Delgado, 47, is a Juneau resident and person of interest in connection to a drive by shooting that took place Wednesday morning near Fourth Street. JPD is warning the public to consider Delgado as possibly armed and to not try to contact him directly. People who know the whereabouts of Delgado are encouraged to contact JPD immediately at 586-0600.
The east side of Lynn Canal is seen on the morning on February 3, 2014.

State agency approves path of undersea cable in Lynn Canal

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources has reached an agreement with Alaska Power and Telephone on the path of an undersea fiber-optic cable between Juneau… Continue reading

The east side of Lynn Canal is seen on the morning on February 3, 2014.
One of the three paddles reported missing, seen in action during the Glacier Valley Elementary School's 2008 production of “Tides and the Tempest."

Native art goes missing from Juneau elementary school

When librarian Kaye Peters walked into the Glacier Valley Elementary School library the morning of Feb. 9, she noticed two corner bookshelves were out of… Continue reading

One of the three paddles reported missing, seen in action during the Glacier Valley Elementary School's 2008 production of “Tides and the Tempest."