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

AEL&P plans to sell diesel power to Greens Creek

Alaska Electric Light and Power is planning to offer diesel-fired electricity to Greens Creek mine if the mine’s backup generators can’t provide enough electricity and… Continue reading

Deacon Charles Rohrbacher, of the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, reads excerpts from Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment to a small group of people on the steps of the Capitol on Wednesday. The gathering was organized by the Alaska Climate Action Network to support action on climate change.

Photo: Climate rally

Deacon Charles Rohrbacher, of the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, reads excerpts from Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment to a… Continue reading

Deacon Charles Rohrbacher, of the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, reads excerpts from Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment to a small group of people on the steps of the Capitol on Wednesday. The gathering was organized by the Alaska Climate Action Network to support action on climate change.

Greg Wolf to speak at business roundtable

Greg Wolf, executive director of the World Trade Centers Association’s Anchorage chapter, will speak at today’s Alaska Business Roundtable.Wolf’s speech, titled “Export Resources, Import Capital”… Continue reading

Pedestrian, motor vehicle collide

The driver of a Ford F-150 said he did not see a pedestrian crossing Glacier Highway Tuesday until it was too late, according to a… Continue reading

Fred Meyer gas price drop was a mistake

The overnight price drop that lowered Fred Meyer fuel prices from $2.92 to $1.91 between Monday and Tuesday was a mistake, and the company is… Continue reading

Fuel prices reflect a $1 drop at Fred Meyer on Tuesday.

Gas prices plummet at Fred’s

By 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, more than 11 cars and trucks formed a line behind the pumps at the Fred Meyer gas station. The line… Continue reading

Fuel prices reflect a $1 drop at Fred Meyer on Tuesday.

A celebration of progress and a call for greater equality

Statistics paint a somewhat safer environment for Alaskan women today than five years ago, but a group gathered in the State Office Building Tuesday came… Continue reading

In new publication, Alaskans share stories about AMHS

JUNEAU – From Akutan to Ketchikan, Alaskans are sharing their personal stories in a new publication about what the Alaska Marine Highway means to those… Continue reading

On Facebook, Carson and Sanders lead in Alaska

Facebook “likes” aren’t votes, but if they were, Ben Carson would top Alaska’s Republican presidential primary and Bernie Sanders would run away with the Democratic… Continue reading

Police calls for Wednesday, Feb. 17, 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

Authorities seek more info on church fire

The Juneau Police Department and Capital City Fire/Rescue are asking the public for help solving an arson case that damaged a church building more than… Continue reading

Rasmuson Foundation awards Perseverance Theater in Seven Tier 1 Awards

Perseverence Theatre won a $25,000 grant from the Rasmuson Foundation, the Foundation announced in a news release Tuesday. The grant money — one of seven… Continue reading

Around Town

Intermediate Microsoft Excel, 9-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Learn to use Excel spreadsheets and other intermediate level skills. Free. Details: 586-5718. Writing… Continue reading

Prolonged warmer weather is causing Mendenhall Lake to break up sooner than usual. Tuesday is expected to be mostly cloudy with highs around 38. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

Photos: Spring break up comes early

Prolonged warmer weather is causing Mendenhall Lake to break up sooner than usual. Tuesday is expected to be mostly cloudy with highs around 38. North… Continue reading

Prolonged warmer weather is causing Mendenhall Lake to break up sooner than usual. Tuesday is expected to be mostly cloudy with highs around 38. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

SEARHC clinics closed today in honor of Elizabeth Peratrovich Day

All SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) outpatient clinics and administrative offices will be closed today to honor the achievements of Alaska Native civil rights… Continue reading

Police calls for Tuesday, Feb. 16, 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

Police, troopers find missing Juneau woman at end of Thane

A 52-year-old Juneau woman is recovering in a hospital after police officers and state troopers helped locate her at the end of Thane Road on… Continue reading

Waterfront Vendor Booth Permit Auction cancelled

The Docks & Harbors 2016 Vendor Booth Permit Outcry Auction scheduled for Feb. 18 has been cancelled.For more information, call the Port Office at 586-0292.… Continue reading

Elizabeth Peratrovich to be honored at Thursday event

Today is Elizabeth Peratrovich Day, a day dedicated to the civil rights leader who advocated for Alaska Native Rights and was instrumental in the passing… Continue reading