Police & Fire for Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Assist• At 8:31 a.m. Monday, the Juneau Police Department assisted Capital City Fire/Rescue with a medical call in the Juneau area.Burglary• At 9:10 p.m. Saturday,… Continue reading

Photo: Cornice installation at the Capitol

Dawson Construction employees work on installing the cornice at the Capitol on Monday.… Continue reading

Coffee with a Cop on Thursday

The next Coffee with a Cop is scheduled for Thursday, from 5-7 p.m., in the third floor conference room at the Senate Mall building, 175… Continue reading

Egan construction disrupts bus service

Due to the ongoing construction along Egan Drive, Capital Transit will be running a shuttle bus to transfer Glacier Highway riders from Fred Meyers to… Continue reading

Around Town

Women, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Clinic, 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who… Continue reading

Alaskan entrepreneurs can be on Home Shopping Network

Alaskan entrepreneurs can be on home shopping networkAlaska entrepreneurs can compete for an opportunity to sell their products on a Home Shopping Network television show.The… Continue reading

Linda Landvik, center, watches as Chelsi Butler practices drawing Naloxone into a syringe as staff members put together Naloxone kits to be used to prevent deaths from heroin overdoses at the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence office on Tuesday.

Putting overdose prevention in the hands of the community

For the first time in Juneau, people at risk of overdosing from heroin or other opiates can access a lifesaving medicine for free starting June… Continue reading

Linda Landvik, center, watches as Chelsi Butler practices drawing Naloxone into a syringe as staff members put together Naloxone kits to be used to prevent deaths from heroin overdoses at the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence office on Tuesday.
Leron Carlton Graham, 38, reads through court documents during jury selection in Juneau Superior Court on Tuesday. Graham is representing himself on 14 counts of allegedly assaulting a woman and stealing a car in the Lemon Creek area in March.

Inmate defends himself, blames ‘corrupt’ police

During an opening statement Tuesday in a felony assault, robbery, theft and tampering case, the defense said the real blame belongs not to the man… Continue reading

Leron Carlton Graham, 38, reads through court documents during jury selection in Juneau Superior Court on Tuesday. Graham is representing himself on 14 counts of allegedly assaulting a woman and stealing a car in the Lemon Creek area in March.
The scene of the crash Tuesday morning

Three-vehicle accident sends two to the hospital

Three vehicles collided Tuesday morning at the intersection of Egan Drive and Vanderbilt Hill Road. Two people were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening… Continue reading

The scene of the crash Tuesday morning

BBQ charcoal to blame for Wood Duck Ave fire

The fire department is reminding BBQ lovers to “use extra caution with outdoor fires and BBQ’s” after still-hot, discarded charcoal caused a backyard fire at… Continue reading

Police calls for Tuesday, June 21, 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

Women, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Clinic, 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who… Continue reading

Mind the runners

The Eagle River Boy Scout Trail will be in use from 5-7 p.m. tonight for the Southeast Road Runners Eagle River Scout Trail Run.The trail… Continue reading

Guilty plea ends Native art scam in Juneau

Almost one week before her case was set to go to trial, a downtown Juneau shopkeeper admitted to her role in a Native art scam… Continue reading

Troopers cite Juneau pickup driver who impaled bear, drove home

JUNEAU — A 25-year-old Juneau driver who impaled a black bear with his pickup and drove home two miles was cited last week for not… Continue reading

Sergei Morosan of the CBJ buidling maintanance department installs a new prescription drug drop box in the lobby of the Juneau Police Department on Tuesday, July 7, 2015.

JPD drug drop box to be open this Saturday

The Juneau Police Department’s drug drop box, usually only available on weekdays during business hours, will be available to the public this Saturday.JPD Lt. Kris… Continue reading

Sergei Morosan of the CBJ buidling maintanance department installs a new prescription drug drop box in the lobby of the Juneau Police Department on Tuesday, July 7, 2015.
On Monday, wholesale giant Costco started accepting Visa credit cards, including the Alaska Airlines Signature card.

More bulk toilet paper, more Alaska miles

On Monday, Costco stopped accepting American Express and started accepting Visa credit cards, including the Alaska Airlines Signature card.Juneau resident and Costco Wholesale member Barbara… Continue reading

On Monday, wholesale giant Costco started accepting Visa credit cards, including the Alaska Airlines Signature card.
Filipino Community President Josielind Ferrer, right, accepts a picture and frame from Rep. Cathy Muñoz, R-Juneau, left, during the Filipino Community Picnic on Saturday at Sandy Beach. Joining them were Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel, his wife Margaret, and Rafael Castanos, far right. The picture presented was of Alaska's first official trade mission to the Philippines in 2012 in which Muñoz and the Herrons took part. Following that trip Juneau established a sister city relationship in 2014 with Kalibo in the Philippine province of Aklan.

Photo: Filipino Community Picnic

Filipino Community President Josielind Ferrer, right, accepts a picture and frame from Rep. Cathy Muñoz, R-Juneau, left, during the Filipino Community Picnic on Saturday at… Continue reading

Filipino Community President Josielind Ferrer, right, accepts a picture and frame from Rep. Cathy Muñoz, R-Juneau, left, during the Filipino Community Picnic on Saturday at Sandy Beach. Joining them were Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel, his wife Margaret, and Rafael Castanos, far right. The picture presented was of Alaska's first official trade mission to the Philippines in 2012 in which Muñoz and the Herrons took part. Following that trip Juneau established a sister city relationship in 2014 with Kalibo in the Philippine province of Aklan.
Elizabeth Bryson sings the national anthem Saturday, kicking off the first day of the 26th annual Gold Rush Days at Savikko Park where Southeast Alaska's mining and logging industries are celebrated with competitions, family activities and food.

Photos: Gold Rush Days

Jackleg drilling competitors look on as one contestant tries to drill a hole through square 17, a number he drew at random before the start… Continue reading

Elizabeth Bryson sings the national anthem Saturday, kicking off the first day of the 26th annual Gold Rush Days at Savikko Park where Southeast Alaska's mining and logging industries are celebrated with competitions, family activities and food.
The Front Steet Clinic has received a grant to begin out-patient treatment for drug addicts.

New addiction treatment program for Juneau

Juneau’s downtown community health center will soon start offering an outpatient addiction treatment program.Front Street Community Heath Center board president Carl Heine said treatment will… Continue reading

The Front Steet Clinic has received a grant to begin out-patient treatment for drug addicts.