Nancy Nash performs "Inusksuit," written by John Luther Adams and put on by local musicians as part of Juneau Jazz & Classics, on Saturday at the University of Alaska Southeast.

Photos: Jazz & Classics at UAS

Juneau musicians put on a once-only performance of “Inuksuit” by John Luther Adams on Saturday at the University of Alaska Southeast as part of Juneau… Continue reading

Nancy Nash performs "Inusksuit," written by John Luther Adams and put on by local musicians as part of Juneau Jazz & Classics, on Saturday at the University of Alaska Southeast.

City celebrates new dock completion

Big scissors be damned. Instead of cutting a ribbon, city officials decided to celebrate the completion of the new Panamax cruise ship dock by hosting… Continue reading

First-graders Sammie Jo Quintal, left, and Bailey Deems eat breakfest before school starts at Glacier Valley Elementary on Wednesday. The Juneau Community Foundation and United Way of Southeast Alaska donated $18,104 to help the Juneau School District offer free breakfast for all students next year at most elementary schools and grab and go foods where a breakfast cannot be offered.

School district expands free breakfast program

Beginning this August, every elementary student will be offered a free breakfast to start their day off right.The Juneau School District originally piloted the national… Continue reading

First-graders Sammie Jo Quintal, left, and Bailey Deems eat breakfest before school starts at Glacier Valley Elementary on Wednesday. The Juneau Community Foundation and United Way of Southeast Alaska donated $18,104 to help the Juneau School District offer free breakfast for all students next year at most elementary schools and grab and go foods where a breakfast cannot be offered.
A recent land-swap will allow the city to develop a subdivision behind the Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church northwest of the Brotherhood Bridge.

Conflict boils over Pederson Hill development plans

Juneau’s Lands and Resources Division has an ambitious plan to fight the high cost of housing. But where city officials see a solution, several developers… Continue reading

A recent land-swap will allow the city to develop a subdivision behind the Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church northwest of the Brotherhood Bridge.

Police and Fire for Sunday, May 22, 2016

Assault• At 2:15 a.m. Thursday, Phillip Drummer, 52, was arrested for assault in the 100 block of Franklin Street, and he was taken to Lemon… Continue reading

Around Town

Open trap shooting, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Gun Club, 1 Mile Montana Creek Road. The Juneau Gun Club is open to members and public trap… Continue reading

Walker, Southeast Conference seek AMHS makeover

KETCHIKAN — A plan to remake the Alaska Marine Highway System earned attention from Gov. Bill Walker on Thursday, the same day the system’s winter… Continue reading

Driver in 2014 fatal car crash pleads guilty

The driver of a car that was involved in a fatal vehicle crash that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Juneau-Douglas High School senior in… Continue reading

Juneau grand jury indicts ex-Arizona lawmaker for murder

A Juneau grand jury indicted the 53-year-old ex-Arizona lawmaker who allegedly murdered a downtown Juneau jeweler on a hunting trip in Excursion Inlet on Sunday.Mark… Continue reading

Juneau District Court Judge Keith Levy speaks to a defendant during an arraignment last month. Judge Levy is retiring in October, and 10 attorneys and magistrates from across the state have applied for the vacant seat. Of those 10, seven are local attorneys practicing in Juneau. Four of those are women.

Of the 7 local lawyers vying to become Juneau’s next judge, 4 are women

Eight attorneys and two magistrates statewide have applied for the Juneau District Court judgeship that Judge Keith Levy will leave behind when he retires in… Continue reading

Juneau District Court Judge Keith Levy speaks to a defendant during an arraignment last month. Judge Levy is retiring in October, and 10 attorneys and magistrates from across the state have applied for the vacant seat. Of those 10, seven are local attorneys practicing in Juneau. Four of those are women.

Torch Run to take place at Twin Lakes on Saturday

The Twin Lakes Trail will be in use Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon for the Special Olympics of Alaska Torch Run. The trail will be open… Continue reading

Seasonal clean closes pool for two weeks

The Augustus Brown Swimming Pool, located downtown on Glacier Avenue, will be closed for two weeks starting on Monday, May 23, for seasonal maintenance.The pool… Continue reading

Around Town

GED orientation class, 9 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. GED orientation is designed to improve the success rate of those taking the tests.… Continue reading

Alaska’s largest population gains

The U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday which incorporated cities in Alaska experienced the largest increases in population between July 1, 2014 and July 1, 2015.… Continue reading

Correction

In a Tuesday sports recap, it was reported Thunder Mountain softball was in the lead in the Region V conference. JDHS is in first place.… Continue reading

AMHS seeks public review of 2016-17 winter ferry schedule

The Alaska Marine Highway System schedule for fall, winter and spring 2016-2017 is now available online for public review. This is an opportunity for communities… Continue reading

Henry Cheng plays the Violin Concerto No. 9 in A minor, Op. 104, Movement 1 by Charles Auguste de Beriot and accompanied by Mei Xue during the Juneau Symphony's Youth Solo Competition held at Thunder Mountain High School, June 2015. In the early hours of April 2, he fell 50-80 feet off a cliff out the road. He is currently recovering from a traumatic brain injury at Seattle Children's Hospital.

As Juneau teen recovers from fall, community rallies support

Henry Cheng is doing far better than anybody thought he’d be doing at this point, his mother Kris Cheng said.“Over the last couple of weeks,… Continue reading

Henry Cheng plays the Violin Concerto No. 9 in A minor, Op. 104, Movement 1 by Charles Auguste de Beriot and accompanied by Mei Xue during the Juneau Symphony's Youth Solo Competition held at Thunder Mountain High School, June 2015. In the early hours of April 2, he fell 50-80 feet off a cliff out the road. He is currently recovering from a traumatic brain injury at Seattle Children's Hospital.

$2K worth of tools stolen from Skookum recycling center

Juneau police are asking the public for help tracking down the thief or thieves behind a burglary in the Lemon Creek area back in March.Police… Continue reading

Juneau Crime Line board president Luke Thomas speaks to the board and community members during a monthly meeting Wednesday night at the Juneau Police Department.

Photo: Tackling crime together

Juneau Crime Line board president Luke Thomas speaks to the board and community members during a monthly meeting Wednesday night to discuss the group’s local… Continue reading

Juneau Crime Line board president Luke Thomas speaks to the board and community members during a monthly meeting Wednesday night at the Juneau Police Department.

Saturday memorial planned for man killed during hunting trip

Family and friends of Duilio Antonio “Tony” Rosales will gather at noon Saturday to remember his life during a funeral mass at St. Paul’s Catholic… Continue reading