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

Discovery Southeast taking nominations for second annual teacher award

Discovery Southeast is accepting nominations for teachers who go the extra mile to engage their students in nature.“We’re a lucky community to have outstanding teachers… Continue reading

JPD to co-host “Hope, Not Heroin” rally

The Juneau Police Department and the Alaska Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse are hosting a rally to educate people on heroin addiction and… Continue reading

Alaska Democratic Caucus this Saturday

The Alaska Democratic Caucus will take place Saturday, March 26 at 10 a.m. at 42 sites throughout the state. Juneau’s will happen at Centennial Hall.Doors… Continue reading

Police seek new leads on violent offenses

Police are asking the community for information on two violent crimes — a home robbery in the Mendenhall Valley and a theft/assault on a woman… Continue reading

CCFR prepares for aircraft rescue training

Members of Capital City Fire/Rescue will review aircraft rescue fire fighting procedures during a training session next week.The weeklong training begins March 31 at the… Continue reading

Native Issues Forum Wednesday to highlight language

The next Native Issues Forum will be on the current state and future of Alaska Native languages.Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tompkins, Marvin Adams, Professor Lance Twitchell of… Continue reading

Assembly moves money for maintenance projects

At its Monday meeting, the Juneau Assembly approved a loan of no more than $2.75 million from the city’s central treasury to remodel the Capital… Continue reading

Cope Park Road closed for construction

Cope Park Road is closed due to utility work, and it’s not expected to be reopened until the end of May, according to a city… Continue reading

Summer program subject of chamber luncheon

The director of Alaska Business Week, a weeklong summer business program for high school students, will be speaking about the program at the Juneau Chamber… Continue reading

Help with health insurance taxes and exemptions available

SEARHC’s Outreach and Enrollment Program is available to assist Southeast Alaskans fill out their 1095A form and determine tax penalty exemptions, such as tribal and… Continue reading

Around Town

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

Housing Action Plan meetings scheduled

The Juneau Affordable Housing Commission will be holding two public meetings at the end of the month to present the city’s Housing Action Plan and… Continue reading

Fire and medical for Tuesday, March 22, 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

Bill requires parents to ‘opt-in’ before students can learn sex ed

Alaska’s House Education Committee is considering a bill that would require parent permission before children can be taught sexual education and ban abortion service providers… Continue reading

Victoria Demmert decorates a T-shirt in memorial of her mother during the Juneau Clothesline Project held at The Canvas on Friday evening. An domestic violence awareness campaign sponsored by the AWARE Shelter, the shirts will be displayed at the Heritage Cafe in the Baranof Hotel from April 1 to 11 and April 11 to 22 at the University of Alaska Southeast.

Photo: Clothesline project

Victoria Demmert decorates a T-shirt in memorial of her mother during the Juneau Clothesline Project held at The Canvas on Friday evening. A domestic violence… Continue reading

Victoria Demmert decorates a T-shirt in memorial of her mother during the Juneau Clothesline Project held at The Canvas on Friday evening. An domestic violence awareness campaign sponsored by the AWARE Shelter, the shirts will be displayed at the Heritage Cafe in the Baranof Hotel from April 1 to 11 and April 11 to 22 at the University of Alaska Southeast.

CCFR puts out burning bucket in Baranof basement

The Baranof Hotel was evacuated briefly Sunday night after a bucket of oily rags in the basement caught fire setting off fire alarms, according to… Continue reading

Driver of crashed car flees scene and injured passenger

The Juneau Police Department is investigating a possible DWI this weekend that left a passenger injured and the driver nowhere to be seen.JPD received multiple… Continue reading

Around Town

Writing Skills Class, 9:15-10:45 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718. Using iPads and other mobile device tips and tricks, 9-11 a.m.,… Continue reading

Sanders opens campaign office

The campaign of Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has opened a campaign office in Juneau.The office, which held its grand opening Saturday afternoon, is located… Continue reading