Small fire causes more than $8,000 in damage to UAS Sitka office

SITKA — A fire damaged a small office at University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus Thursday night before it was put out by firefighters, the… Continue reading

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Using iPads and other mobile device tips and tricks, 9-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Improves skills for work, school or testing. Free.… Continue reading

Public invited to testify on Supreme Court nominees

The Alaska Judicial Council is inviting members of the public to give their opinion on any or all of the candidates to replace Dana Fabe… Continue reading

Wells Fargo hosts Business After Hours

Wells Fargo Bank will host a Thursday night reception celebrating its 100th anniversary of business in Alaska.The reception, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the downtown Wells… Continue reading

Alaska Supreme Court affirms tribal child support case

The Alaska Supreme Court affirmed a lower court’s decision Friday, recognizing the authority of a Juneau-based tribal government to issue child support orders.Juneau Superior Court… Continue reading

The sunrise mixes with fog along the Douglas waterfront on Thursday.

Photo: Morning fog

The sunrise mixes with fog along the Douglas waterfront on Thursday.… Continue reading

The sunrise mixes with fog along the Douglas waterfront on Thursday.

Juneau Reentry Coalition invites community to meeting

The Juneau Reentry Coalition invites the community to a meeting to come up with a plan to lower the recidivism rate in town. The Coalition… Continue reading

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Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser, 9 a.m.-11:30- a.m., Juneau Senior Center. All proceeds go to the Juneau Nutrition Program which funds the senior lunches provided through the… Continue reading

Police calls for Monday, March 28, 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

Juneau-based guide business fined for logbook violations

Moore Charters LLC and Anies Sadeghi both pleaded no contest earlier this month in Juneau’s District Court to one count each of violating International Pacific… Continue reading

From left, Juneau-Douglas High School's Hunter Hickok, Jordan Milligan and Sebastian Bradley react to the final buzzer after defeating Dimond High School to claim the ASAA March Madness Alaska 4A title on Saturday in Anchorage.

JDHS boys claim 4A crown

They say defense wins championships.The old adage proved true for the Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team Saturday night in the ASAA March Madness Alaska… Continue reading

From left, Juneau-Douglas High School's Hunter Hickok, Jordan Milligan and Sebastian Bradley react to the final buzzer after defeating Dimond High School to claim the ASAA March Madness Alaska 4A title on Saturday in Anchorage.
A Capital City bus starts its daily route from the bus barn at 10099 Bentwood Place on Thursday. The maintenance facility will be under going a $4 million upgrade this summer.

Beating the bus barn blues

Tucked away in the industrial-zoned corner of the Mendenhall Valley just past Brotherhood Bridge is a barn. It doesn’t house horses, cows or chickens. This… Continue reading

A Capital City bus starts its daily route from the bus barn at 10099 Bentwood Place on Thursday. The maintenance facility will be under going a $4 million upgrade this summer.

Study: Juneau Ice Field to shrink if warming continues

ANCHORAGE — A Rhode Island-size ice field in the mountains behind Alaska’s capital could disappear by 2200 if climate-warming trends continue, according to a University… Continue reading

Work has begun on the new park near the Douglas Bridge that will become the home to the life-size bronze sculpture of a breaching humpback whale rising from an infinity pool. The sculpture is to be installed this summer.

Bridge Park construction underway

Just beyond the Juneau Hotel parking lot near the foot of the Douglas Bridge, dump trucks, excavators, bulldozers and rollers are building what will eventually… Continue reading

Work has begun on the new park near the Douglas Bridge that will become the home to the life-size bronze sculpture of a breaching humpback whale rising from an infinity pool. The sculpture is to be installed this summer.

Grand jury indicts man after assault in woman’s apartment

A Juneau grand jury indicted the 38-year-old man who was at the center of a police search in Switzer Village Mobile Park earlier this month.Laron… Continue reading

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Knights of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Catholic Church. $10 for a family and $4 for an individual.Open trap shooting, 10… Continue reading

Police & fire for Sunday, March 27, 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: Mayor talks business

Mayor-elect Ken Koelsch attends a Downtown Improvement Group meeting in the Senate Mall building on Friday to hear concerns from business owners.… Continue reading

Three Chunk Light Tuna UPCs recalled

Bumble Bee Foods, LLC voluntarily recalled three specific universal product codes of canned Chunk Light Tuna due to process deviation that occurred in a co-pack… Continue reading