Juneau grand jury indicts Anchorage felon for weapons possession

A Juneau grand jury indicted an Anchorage man Friday for possessing a weapon despite his felony background.Cory F. Anderson, 26, allegedly had a firearm with… Continue reading

Juneau man found dead aboard vessel

Alaska State Troopers found a 62-year-old Juneau man dead aboard a vessel Sunday afternoon on South Island.The U.S. Coast Guard alerted troopers that a 27-foot… Continue reading

Taken at a fan event in 2014, Todd Jones poses with Nathan Fillion, who plays Captain Malcolm Reynolds in the cult-classic science fiction show "Firefly," and Adam Baldwin who plays Jayne Cobb.

Geeking out with comic con director and former Juneauite Todd Jones

Todd Jones never thought his career would one day involve driving his idol Leonard Nimoy, who is famous for his portrayal of Spock in the… Continue reading

Taken at a fan event in 2014, Todd Jones poses with Nathan Fillion, who plays Captain Malcolm Reynolds in the cult-classic science fiction show "Firefly," and Adam Baldwin who plays Jayne Cobb.
A member of the Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Network tries to help an entangled humpback whale near Juneau.

NOAA still chasing entangled whale in Southeast

Attempts to free an entangled whale started up again Monday morning with the help of underwater cameras to examine the yellow floating line tied to… Continue reading

A member of the Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Network tries to help an entangled humpback whale near Juneau.
Alaska Native playwright Vera Starbard wrote "Our Voices Will Be Heard," a story about a community's reaction to child sexual abuse. She sits at her grandparents' house in Juneau on Friday afternoon.

Why the conversation on sexual abuse must continue

The day news broke that Alaska storyteller Jack Dalton was being charged with sexual abuse and attempted sexual abuse of a minor, Tlingit playwright Vera… Continue reading

Alaska Native playwright Vera Starbard wrote "Our Voices Will Be Heard," a story about a community's reaction to child sexual abuse. She sits at her grandparents' house in Juneau on Friday afternoon.

Photo: Preparing for Celebration

The All Nations Childrens dance group (Ldakát Naax Satí Yátx’i) performs at the Walter Soboleff Building on Friday in preparation of Celebration, the biennial gathering… Continue reading

This Day in Juneau History: June 6, 1986

On June 6, 1986, Gov. Bill Sheffield signed into law SB 391, a new ethics code outline for executive branch employees after Sheffield was heavily… Continue reading

Police reports for Monday, June 6, 2016

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

Public meeting on Tuesday for arts complex

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council invites the public to an open house to meet the Arts Complex architects and help them understand the community’s… Continue reading

This Day in Juneau History: June 5, 1986

On June 5, 1986, over $2 million was set by the City and Borough of Juneau Board of Education for school building repairs. Repairs included… Continue reading

Photo: Sportsman’s Warehouse soft opening

Lines form at Sportsman’s Warehouse during its soft opening on Friday at the Nugget Mall. The store’s grand opening will be June 18. Sportsman’s Warehouse… Continue reading

Around Town

Women, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Clinic, 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who… Continue reading

Thanks to Bio-Blitz participants, volunteers

Thank you to all of Juneau’s fourth graders and their wonderful teachers for participating in our first ever Every Kid in a Park BioBlitz at… Continue reading

Ketchikan dock unusable after cruise ship crash

KETCHIKAN — A dock in Ketchikan is out of commission for the foreseeable future after a cruise ship crashed into it.City of Ketchikan Port and… Continue reading

The front page of the Juneau Empire on June 3, 1986

Letter from the Editor: The more things change, the more they stay the same

A month or so ago, one of our readers offered up an interesting idea worth repeating.Long ago as a local high schooler, she worked as… Continue reading

The front page of the Juneau Empire on June 3, 1986

Video: Region V baseball tourney highlights

Watch the Region V baseball tournament highlights, including diving catches and big hits, taken during last week's event in Petersburg.… Continue reading

Police estimate JACC damage at $10,000

The Juneau community was more than willing to lend a hand following a late night smash-and-grab that jeopardized the Juneau Arts and Culture Center’s First… Continue reading

More than 200 people packed the Egan Library at University of Alaska Southeast on Thursday morning for the start of Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition's two-day conference, "Adverse Childhood Experiences and Suicide: Learn, Change, Prevent."

Stopping the flow of childhood trauma from one generation to the next

During opening remarks for the Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition’s conference, “Adverse Childhood Experiences and Suicide,” Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott talked about the challenging and… Continue reading

More than 200 people packed the Egan Library at University of Alaska Southeast on Thursday morning for the start of Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition's two-day conference, "Adverse Childhood Experiences and Suicide: Learn, Change, Prevent."

New crime report shows drop in drug seizures, spike in crime

A new report from the Juneau Police Department reflects what local residents already know — Juneau saw an unusually high amount of crime last year.In… Continue reading

City to get state head tax money

Gov. Bill Walker may not be wild about the compromise budget approved by state lawmakers on Tuesday, which fails to fix the state’s $4 billion… Continue reading