City manager, volunteers ‘locked up’ for fundraiser

Business owners and community leaders in Juneau are being “locked up” on April 21 at The Hangar on the Wharf while they raise money for… Continue reading

Professor’s condition improves after bear attack

JUNEAU — The condition of a university educator who was mauled by a bear while teaching a mountaineering course to students in Southeast Alaska was… Continue reading

Around Town

Introduction to Using Computers, 9-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.Writing Skills Class, 9:15-10:45 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way.… Continue reading

Correction

An article in Tuesday’s Juneau Empire incorrectly stated that House Bill 210 still contains a provision allowing communities to remove a property tax exemption for… Continue reading

POW Chamber 25th anniversary

The Prince of Wales Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating its 25th anniversary with a business development summit and gala dinner Friday and Saturday, April… Continue reading

UAS Chancellor: Wagner is ‘an extremely capable mountaineer’

University of Alaska Southeast Chancellor Rick Caulfield said Forest Wagner sounded clear and lucid when they spoke over the phone Tuesday afternoon.“He expressed his concern… Continue reading

In this 2015 photo, Juneau-Douglas High School is shown. The Juneau Assembly and School Board decided Monday to spend up to $300,000 to hire an outside consultant to help shape the future of the city's schools.

Assembly, School Board to hire outside consultant for facility master plan

In a joint meeting Monday night, the Juneau Assembly and School Board decided to spend up to $300,000 to hire an outside consultant who will… Continue reading

In this 2015 photo, Juneau-Douglas High School is shown. The Juneau Assembly and School Board decided Monday to spend up to $300,000 to hire an outside consultant to help shape the future of the city's schools.

Record rainfall recorded

Sunday was a record-wet day in Juneau, according to measurements taken by the National Weather Service. At Juneau International Airport, the city’s official measuring point,… Continue reading

Visitors gather at Photo Point at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center in August 2010.

New fees at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center begin May 1

You’ll soon have to pay to use the restroom at the Mendenhall Glacier. As of May 1, the U.S. Forest Service will start charging fees… Continue reading

Visitors gather at Photo Point at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center in August 2010.

Grand jury indicts three inmates

A Juneau grand jury on Friday indicted a 33-year-old woman who was caught on prison surveillance cameras punching a fellow inmate multiple times in the… Continue reading

Sunday Recap: Highlights of the 90th Legislative day

Lawmakers didn’t approve any of the biggest items considered necessary for filling the state’s $4.1 billion budget deficit, but there was no shortage of action… Continue reading

An adult bald eagle flies near a group of eagles roosting along Lemon Creek on Monday.

Photo: Roosting eagles

An adult bald eagle flies near a group of eagles roosting along Lemon Creek on Monday.… Continue reading

An adult bald eagle flies near a group of eagles roosting along Lemon Creek on Monday.

Around Town

Introduction to Using Computers, 9-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.Writing Skills Class, 9:15-10:45 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way.… Continue reading

Accompanied by the Juneau Symphony and Chorus, soprano Michelle Johnson sings Vaughan Williams' Dona Nobis Pacem, in a Sunday concert directed by conductor Troy Quinn.

Photo: Juneau Symphony

Accompanied by the Juneau Symphony and Chorus, soprano Michelle Johnson sings Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem, in a concert directed by conductor Troy Quinn Sunday.… Continue reading

Accompanied by the Juneau Symphony and Chorus, soprano Michelle Johnson sings Vaughan Williams' Dona Nobis Pacem, in a Sunday concert directed by conductor Troy Quinn.

Police & fire for Tuesday, April 19, 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

Correction

A photo caption on A2 of Friday’s Juneau Empire incorrectly identified Judy Ripley as July Ripley, based on misinformation provided to the Empire.The Empire regrets… Continue reading

Scam alert for Readers’ Choice winners

Juneau Empire Readers’ Choice Award winners, please be aware someone may be trying to scam you.It has come to our attention that a business known… Continue reading

University of Alaska Southeast students Melissa Arnold, center, Hannah Wolfe-McPike, left, and Callie Conerton play with puppies Ray, right, and Max in the student government office at UAS on Monday. Conerton, the UAS Student Body President, had the idea to use the puppies as a stress release for students getting ready for next week's finals.

Photo: Puppy Break

University of Alaska Southeast students Melissa Arnold, center, Hannah Wolfe-McPike, left, and Callie Conerton play with puppies Ray, right, and Max in the student government… Continue reading

University of Alaska Southeast students Melissa Arnold, center, Hannah Wolfe-McPike, left, and Callie Conerton play with puppies Ray, right, and Max in the student government office at UAS on Monday. Conerton, the UAS Student Body President, had the idea to use the puppies as a stress release for students getting ready for next week's finals.

Police and Fire for Monday, April 18

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

Around Town

Writing Skills Class, 9:15-10:45 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718. Introduction to Using Computers, 9-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry… Continue reading