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

Juneau man indicted for sex abuse, distributing drugs

A grand jury indicted a 19-year-old Juneau resident Feb. 19 for sexually abusing a 14-year-old person.Devon Rivera faces second-degree sexual abuse of a minor and… Continue reading

Around Town

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

Rally to close Fourth Street

A rally at noon Monday will close Fourth Street in front of the Alaska Capitol for about an hour on Monday, Feb. 29, the Juneau… Continue reading

Photo: Girl Scouts in the Senate

Girl Scouts Sophia Owen, left, and Anita Morrison, both 10 and of Troop 4018, help lead the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of Senate’s… Continue reading

A pricey decision

A pricey decision

In less than three weeks, Juneau will have a new mayor. The March 15 special mayoral election is quickly approaching, and if this campaign season… Continue reading

A pricey decision

JSD to consider policies regarding transgender students

A South Dakota bill requiring transgender students to use the bathroom corresponding to their assigned sex at birth has been tabled, but in Juneau the… Continue reading

Sky Linn Stubblefield, 25, appears in Juneau District Court for her arraignment Friday on felony charges relating to a drive-by shooting Wednesday. Stubblefield was held on $10,000 bail.

Police arrest 2 for drive-by

He fired a weapon at someone he thought had stolen his dog, and she just happened to be driving the car, according to a police… Continue reading

Sky Linn Stubblefield, 25, appears in Juneau District Court for her arraignment Friday on felony charges relating to a drive-by shooting Wednesday. Stubblefield was held on $10,000 bail.

New FFA chapter in Kake to explore mobile greenhouses

Historically, FFA has stood for Future Farmers of America. That’s not the case anymore.“People have to expand their horizons and think outside the box,” said… Continue reading

Jose Antonio Delgado, 47, is a Juneau resident and person of interest in connection to a drive by shooting that took place Wednesday morning near Fourth Street. JPD is warning the public to consider Delgado as possibly armed and to not try to contact him directly. People who know the whereabouts of Delgado are encouraged to contact JPD immediately at 586-0600.

Second person tied to drive-by shooting arrested

The man believed to have pulled the trigger in a Wednesday morning drive-by shooting is now in police custody, according to a Juneau Police Department.Officers… Continue reading

Jose Antonio Delgado, 47, is a Juneau resident and person of interest in connection to a drive by shooting that took place Wednesday morning near Fourth Street. JPD is warning the public to consider Delgado as possibly armed and to not try to contact him directly. People who know the whereabouts of Delgado are encouraged to contact JPD immediately at 586-0600.
The east side of Lynn Canal is seen on the morning on February 3, 2014.

State agency approves path of undersea cable in Lynn Canal

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources has reached an agreement with Alaska Power and Telephone on the path of an undersea fiber-optic cable between Juneau… Continue reading

The east side of Lynn Canal is seen on the morning on February 3, 2014.
One of the three paddles reported missing, seen in action during the Glacier Valley Elementary School's 2008 production of “Tides and the Tempest."

Native art goes missing from Juneau elementary school

When librarian Kaye Peters walked into the Glacier Valley Elementary School library the morning of Feb. 9, she noticed two corner bookshelves were out of… Continue reading

One of the three paddles reported missing, seen in action during the Glacier Valley Elementary School's 2008 production of “Tides and the Tempest."

Tip leads police to woman linked to drive-by shooting

Juneau Police Department detectives followed up on a tip Thursday morning that helped them locate one person of interest tied to a drive-by shooting.Police found… Continue reading

Dr. Andre Rosay presents the results of the 2015 Alaska Victimization Survey to the Alaska Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault during their meeting in Juneau on Thursday. Lauree Morton, Executive Director for the CDVSA, left, and Richard Irwin, Chair of the CDVSA, listen during the meeting held in the Gold Belt Building.

‘Still atrocious, still unacceptable’

In 2015, more women in Alaska entered adulthood without a traumatic sexual assault lingering in their past than years prior.A survey funded by Alaska’s Council… Continue reading

Dr. Andre Rosay presents the results of the 2015 Alaska Victimization Survey to the Alaska Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault during their meeting in Juneau on Thursday. Lauree Morton, Executive Director for the CDVSA, left, and Richard Irwin, Chair of the CDVSA, listen during the meeting held in the Gold Belt Building.
Oil booms and absorbent pads are deployed at Twin Lakes downhill from an home heating oil tank failure in Mountainside Estates on Feb. 3.

DEC: Twin Lakes oil spill close to clean

By this time next week, the yellow and white booms that have surrounded a storm drain in Twin Lakes since the beginning of the month… Continue reading

Oil booms and absorbent pads are deployed at Twin Lakes downhill from an home heating oil tank failure in Mountainside Estates on Feb. 3.
Juneau District Court Judge Keith Levy speaks to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce about recidivism rates in Alaska's judicial system at the Hanger Ballroom on Thursday. Attorney Ben Brown and Sen. John Coghill, R-Fairbanks, also spoke during the Chamber's weekly luncheon.

Photo: Chamber speaker

Juneau District Court Judge Keith Levy speaks to the Chamber of Commerce about recidivism rates in Alaska’s judicial system at the Hanger Ballroom on Thursday.… Continue reading

Juneau District Court Judge Keith Levy speaks to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce about recidivism rates in Alaska's judicial system at the Hanger Ballroom on Thursday. Attorney Ben Brown and Sen. John Coghill, R-Fairbanks, also spoke during the Chamber's weekly luncheon.

Around Town

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Diane, 463-6176. Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. Details: 586-5267. Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.… Continue reading

Police & fire calls for Friday, Feb. 26, 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

Ballot initiative not done yet

A ballot initiative proposing a law to make it easier for Alaskans to register to vote isn’t officially on the fall primary election ballot —… Continue reading

APOC quashes complaint against Crane

It didn’t take long for the Alaska Public Offices Commission to reject Assembly member Debbie White’s complaint against mayoral candidate Karen Crane. A day after… Continue reading