Police reports for Monday, May 30, 2016

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Around Town

Today, May 31Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m., St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Parish Hall. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jim, 789-3074.Women,… Continue reading

Downtown arts and carvings shop Artifact was open for business Friday following a burglary Thursday afternoon. Police say more than $6,000 in merchandise was stolen and there are no leads at this time.

Downtown businesses lose thousands from burglaries

Police say $14,000 in cash went missing from the Princess Cruise Line office in downtown Juneau on Thursday.Juneau Police Department spokeswoman Erann Kalwara said the… Continue reading

Downtown arts and carvings shop Artifact was open for business Friday following a burglary Thursday afternoon. Police say more than $6,000 in merchandise was stolen and there are no leads at this time.
Juneau resident Kevin Enloe talks about the obstacles and barriers he encountered leaving prison and reentering the community during a Juneau Reentry Coalition community dialogue on May 25, 2016.

Ex-inmate: After release, ‘Judgment everywhere I went’

For Christina Wigg, one of the hardest things about getting out of prison was other people judging her.“Judgment everywhere I went,” she said. “Judgment from… Continue reading

Juneau resident Kevin Enloe talks about the obstacles and barriers he encountered leaving prison and reentering the community during a Juneau Reentry Coalition community dialogue on May 25, 2016.

Around Town

Southeast Alaska Spring Shoot, 8:30 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. shooting, Juneau Gun Club.Open trap shooting, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Gun Club, 1 Mile Montana Creek… Continue reading

Police calls for Sunday, May 29, 2016

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Police calls for Friday, May 27, 2016

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Correction

In a brief news item that ran in the Outdoors section of the Empire on May 20, titled “Alaskans ask for improved protections for waters,… Continue reading

Around Town

Summer Reading Program, all summer, all Juneau Public Libraries. GED orientation class, 9 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. GED orientation is designed to… Continue reading

Downtown drive-by shooter pleads guilty

A Juneau man accused of firing a bullet that landed just inches away a person’s head pleaded guilty Thursday in Juneau Superior Court to felony… Continue reading

Thunder Mountain High School senior Kevin Allen will be spending the summer in Washington, D.C., working as an intern for Sen. Lisa Murkowski.

From the halls of high school to the halls of Congress

Kevin Allen is not your typical teenager. Instead of on a sports field or at a bonfire, you’re more likely to find him giving input… Continue reading

Thunder Mountain High School senior Kevin Allen will be spending the summer in Washington, D.C., working as an intern for Sen. Lisa Murkowski.

Police expand patrols for holiday weekend

The Juneau Police Department plans to increase its presence across town this weekend in anticipation of Memorial Day and graduation festivities.The Monday holiday is preceded… Continue reading

The sun shines on tulips at the Shrine of St. Therese on a recent afternoon.

Photo: A bright landscape

The sun shines on tulips at the Shrine of St. Therese on Saturday afternoon.… Continue reading

The sun shines on tulips at the Shrine of St. Therese on a recent afternoon.
Juneau Community Charter School teachers Jenny Strumfeld and Steve Morley present their eighth grade students during the Moving On Ceremony at Northern Light United Church on Wednesday.

‘Moving On’ and up: Juneau students mark last days of school year

Juneau fifth-grader Marlla Cabrigas-Blatnick beamed as she listened to teacher Thomas Schwartz make some personal remarks about her.“Marlla is one of my most consistently positive… Continue reading

Juneau Community Charter School teachers Jenny Strumfeld and Steve Morley present their eighth grade students during the Moving On Ceremony at Northern Light United Church on Wednesday.

Two-day conference on suicide prevention next week

The Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition is holding a conference called, “Adverse Childhood Experiences and Suicide: Learn, Change, Prevent.”The two-day conference takes place Thursday and Friday,… Continue reading

Chamber luncheon to focus on youth education

Brian Holst, executive director of the Juneau Economic Development Council, and Joy Lyon, executive director of the Association for the Education of Young Children will… Continue reading

Premera to hold community meeting to answer insurance questions

Navigating different options for medical care can be puzzling, so Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska is hosting a public town hall meeting Wednesday,… Continue reading

Greens Creek owner to acquire mineral company

Hecla Mining Company, which operates mines out of Alaska including the Greens Creek Mine near Juneau, announced Tuesday it will acquire the mineral group Mines… Continue reading

Around Town

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel.Women, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Clinic, 3245 Hospital Drive,… Continue reading

Planning Commission denies asphalt plant permit

After four meetings of discussion and gridlock, the commission denied a conditional use permit that would have allowed an asphalt plant to be constructed near… Continue reading