Around town for Sunday, Sept. 20

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

Feds pay for Southeast kids to visit park

The National Park Service has announced that students from five Southeast schools will be transported free to Glacier Bay National Park this spring as part… Continue reading

Petersburg beach tainted with sewage

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation reports that it has found high levels of fecal coliform bacteria at Petersburg’s Sandy Beach.The beach is a popular… Continue reading

Correction

• In the police blotter published in the Empire on Thursday, Sept. 17, the Juneau Empire erroneously stated that two people were arrested on Egan… Continue reading

Kris Chhabria, owner of Jewels by Kris, works with employee Joyce Warner on making a sale at his South Franklin Street jewelery store in August.

Industry, private jewelers at odds over marketing

By the end of the week, the cruise tourism season will be over. Most of the ships will make their way south to the warmer… Continue reading

Kris Chhabria, owner of Jewels by Kris, works with employee Joyce Warner on making a sale at his South Franklin Street jewelery store in August.
Third grade girls from Harborview Elementary School swim from a sinking boat as they learn water safety at the Augustus Brown Public Swimming Pool on Friday. Helping teach are Coast Guard Auxiliary members Mark Hunt, left, and Stu Robards, center, and current Coast Guard Chief Chief Warrant Officer Rick Nieves.

Youngsters learn a lesson about survival

The boat was flooding, and the third-graders were screaming: Just as planned.Augustus Brown Pool hosted dozens of third-graders from Harborview Elementary on Friday for a… Continue reading

Third grade girls from Harborview Elementary School swim from a sinking boat as they learn water safety at the Augustus Brown Public Swimming Pool on Friday. Helping teach are Coast Guard Auxiliary members Mark Hunt, left, and Stu Robards, center, and current Coast Guard Chief Chief Warrant Officer Rick Nieves.
Josh Keaton

Candidate profile: Josh Keaton, school board

If you are elected to the Juneau Board of Education, what major issue do you hope to address with the school district, students, parents, teachers… Continue reading

Josh Keaton
Emil Mackey

Candidate profile: Emil Robert Mackey III, school board

If you are elected to the Juneau Board of Education, what major issue do you hope to address with the school district, students, parents, teachers… Continue reading

Emil Mackey
Jeff Redmond

Candidate profile: Jeff Redmond, school board

If you are elected to the Juneau Board of Education, what major issue do you hope to address with the school district, students, parents, teachers… Continue reading

Jeff Redmond
Jason Hart

Candidate profile: Jason Hart, school board

If you are elected to the Juneau Board of Education, what major issue do you hope to address with the school district, students, parents, teachers… Continue reading

Jason Hart
Andi Story

Andrea “Andi” Story

If you are elected to the Juneau Board of Education, what major issue do you hope to address with the school district, students, parents, teachers… Continue reading

Andi Story
Loren Jones

Candidate profile: Loren Jones, Assembly D1

What is your highest priority for the CBJ to accomplish during your term in office? Explain why this is a priority and how you would… Continue reading

Loren Jones

Candidate profile: Merrill Sanford, Mayor

What is your highest priority for the CBJ to accomplish during your term in office? Explain why this is a priority and how you would… Continue reading

Candidate profile: Greg Fisk

What is your highest priority for the CBJ to accomplish during your term in office? Explain why this is a priority and how you would… Continue reading

Candidate profile: Dixie Hood, Assembly D2

What is your highest priority for the CBJ to accomplish during your term in office? Explain why this is a priority and how you would… Continue reading

Candidate profile: Jerry Nankervis, Assembly D2

What is your highest priority for the CBJ to accomplish during your term in office? Explain why this is a priority and how you would… Continue reading

Jason Puckett

Candidate profile: Jason Puckett, Assembly D2

What is your highest priority for the CBJ to accomplish during your term in office? Explain why this is a priority and how you would… Continue reading

Jason Puckett
Juneau police officers detain multiple people in police vehicles at the Safeway gas station Thursday afternoon.

JPD: Safeway stop tied to Switzer shooting

It appeared at first to be a gross overreaction by police.Multiple Juneau Police Department vehicles surrounded a car fueling at the Safeway gas station Thursday… Continue reading

Juneau police officers detain multiple people in police vehicles at the Safeway gas station Thursday afternoon.

Juneau police ID body found in wetlands

Juneau police have identified the man whose body was found in the Mendenhall Wetlands earlier this week.Juneau Police Department spokesman Lt. David Campbell told the… Continue reading

Photo: Porcupine Lodge grand opening

The second floor lobby is being used during the summer months by Alaska Zipline Adventure's as their gift shop. The new Porcupine Lodge will have… Continue reading