Fred Hiltner exits a voting booth in the Assembly Chambers after taking advantage of early voting on Friday. Monday is the last day of early voting at both the Assembly Chambers and the Mendenhall Mall. Election day is Tuesday.

Photo: Early voting

Fred Hiltner exits a voting booth in the Assembly chambers after taking advantage of early voting on Friday. Monday is the last day of early… Continue reading

Fred Hiltner exits a voting booth in the Assembly Chambers after taking advantage of early voting on Friday. Monday is the last day of early voting at both the Assembly Chambers and the Mendenhall Mall. Election day is Tuesday.

Nestle recalls pizza, pasta products delivered to Alaska that may contain glass

Due to the potential presence of glass pieces, Nestlé USA is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited number of DiGiorno®, Lean Cuisine®, and Stouffer’s®… Continue reading

Around Town

2016 Home & Outdoor Living Expo, Friday, March 11- Sunday, March 13. A weekend-long home show. $6 general admission, children free; more information www.seabia.com.In the… Continue reading

3 JPD officers assaulted with bear spray

A 29-year-old Juneau man was arrested Thursday for spraying three police officers in the face with bear spray as they responded to a disturbance on… Continue reading

Juneau mine training program takes off

The mining industry needs more than just miners — it needs harbor masters, chefs, dentists and lawyers.“Each mine is almost like it’s own little small… Continue reading

Police & fire for Friday, March 11, 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

2016 Home & Outdoor Living Expo, Friday, March 11- Sunday, March 13. A weekend-long home show. $6 general admission, children free; more information www.seabia.com.In the… Continue reading

Rotaract club organizes food drive this Saturday

The Juneau Rotaract Club has organized a food drive for the Southeast Alaska Food Bank. It will take place Saturday, March 12 from 10 a.m.-4… Continue reading

Photo: Legislative treat

Rep. Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks, offers Floyd Dryden Middle School eighth graders candy during the students visit to the Capitol on Thursday. The students were escorted… Continue reading

Home expo kicks off tonight.

The 2016 Home & Outdoor Living Expo will kick off tonight with a wine and beer tasting event from 5-8 p.m. at Centennial Hall. On… Continue reading

Tyler Myers, president of the Myers Group and owner of IGA Foodland, left, greets Scott Watts, owner of Ron's Apothecary Shoppe, at IGA Foodland on Wednesday. The new pharmacy will open later this month.

New downtown pharmacy opening March 21 in Foodland IGA

Ron’s Apothecary Shoppe is opening a second location inside Foodland IGA in the downtown Willoughby District.Standing in front of empty shelves behind the pharmacy counter,… Continue reading

Tyler Myers, president of the Myers Group and owner of IGA Foodland, left, greets Scott Watts, owner of Ron's Apothecary Shoppe, at IGA Foodland on Wednesday. The new pharmacy will open later this month.
Eight-year-old Kaija Guthrie is a student of the Tlingit Culture, Language & Literacy program. She testified with her mother, Melanie Rodriguez, at Tuesday night's Juneau School Board meeting.

Against public outcry, school board doesn’t budge on prioritizing Tlingit program

The Juneau School Board didn’t make any budget changes directly related to the Tlingit Culture, Language & Literacy program despite public outcry from the community… Continue reading

Eight-year-old Kaija Guthrie is a student of the Tlingit Culture, Language & Literacy program. She testified with her mother, Melanie Rodriguez, at Tuesday night's Juneau School Board meeting.

Armed robber takes paperwork, leaves money behind

An armed robber allegedly visited the Dragon Inn restaurant Saturday night and left with a pile of paperwork, according to police.The Juneau Police Department learned… Continue reading

Around Town

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel.Open lab computer training, 9-11 a.m, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas… Continue reading

Police & fire for Thursday, March 10, 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

Photo: Taking the Capitol’s blood pressure

Sen. Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage, left, greets House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, as he has his blood pressure taken by Sue Hecks, executive director of… Continue reading

Planning Commission halts plan to move bus stop in front of home

The Juneau Planning Commission decided to hold off on a plan that would relocate the Davis Avenue bus stop a block down the road —… Continue reading

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

Canyon Simanis, 8, pitches to her father, Erik, at Savikko Park on Tuesday. The family from Whitehorse, Yukon, is visiting during their spring break.

Photo: Spring training

Canyon Simanis, 8, pitches to her father, Erik, at Savikko Park on Tuesday. The family from Whitehorse, Yukon, is visiting during their spring break.… Continue reading

Canyon Simanis, 8, pitches to her father, Erik, at Savikko Park on Tuesday. The family from Whitehorse, Yukon, is visiting during their spring break.

Police calls for Wednesday, March 9, 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