Float lodge planned for eastern POW

A Ketchikan man has applied for permission to build a floating lodge at Cholmondeley Sound on the eastern side of Prince of Wales Island.The Alaska… Continue reading

A mature bald eagle keeps watch for silver salmon at the mouth of Steep Creek at Mendenhall Lake on Monday.

Photo: Glacier guard

A mature bald eagle keeps watch for silver salmon at the mouth of Steep Creek at Mendenhall Lake on Monday.… Continue reading

A mature bald eagle keeps watch for silver salmon at the mouth of Steep Creek at Mendenhall Lake on Monday.

Police & Fire for Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

This report contains information provided to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in… Continue reading

On heroin: ‘Are we listening?’

Grace Elliott reached for the rosary around her neck when asked what happened to her stepson.She brushed her long, curly grey locks over her shoulder… Continue reading

Police blotter for Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

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Around town for Monday, Nov. 9

Digital World class, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry way. Course will include: Google - Calendar, Drive, Sites (for web pages), Chrome Social… Continue reading

Around town for Sunday, Nov. 8

Open trap shooting, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Trap Club, 1 Mile Montana Creek Road. The Juneau Trap Club is open to members and public trap… Continue reading

Police blotter for Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015

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Juneau Construction Academy to offer information session

The Juneau Construction Academy will offer a free information session about local construction and trades career opportunities from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the… Continue reading

Public program offered on grief and loss during the holidays

The Widowed Persons Program and Hospice & Home Care of Juneau will hold “Grief, Loss & the Holidays,” a free public program, at 5:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Coast Guard to train, fire off blanks

The U.S. Coast Guard in Juneau will hold machine gun tactics training with blank ammunition as part of its annual training from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday,… Continue reading

City Museum hosts lecture on last Alaska executions

At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, the Juneau-Douglas City Museum will host a free evening public presentation by Averil Lerman on the last executions in… Continue reading

A grass-roots movement called "Juneau - Stop Heroin, Start Talking," is bringing awareness of heroin addiction in the capital city by handing out anti-heroin stickers, magnets and bracelets for free and selling T-shirts for a $10 donation.

On heroin deaths: ‘Something had to be done’

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of stories on heroin, with the next installments to be published Sunday and Monday. Michele Stuart Morgan… Continue reading

A grass-roots movement called "Juneau - Stop Heroin, Start Talking," is bringing awareness of heroin addiction in the capital city by handing out anti-heroin stickers, magnets and bracelets for free and selling T-shirts for a $10 donation.

UAB talks sewage sludge options

There’s a barge on the horizon headed for Seattle; its contents ultimately headed for Oregon. With one hand, the city officials watching it leave Juneau… Continue reading

Police blotter for Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

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Man arrested for discharging chemical spray in Foodland

A 29-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly used pepper spray or something similar inside the downtown Foodland IGA, reported the Juneau Police Department.JPD received… Continue reading

Around town for Friday, Nov. 6

GED orientation class, 9 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. GED orientation is designed to improve the success rate of those taking the tests.… Continue reading

Photo: Sweeney Todd at Perseverance

Sweeney Todd, played by Enrique Bravo, cries over the body of the beggar woman, played by Christina Apathy, during a rehearsal of the Perseverance Theatre's… Continue reading

From left, Police Chief Sheldon Schmitt, Planning and Community Development Director Maegan Bosak and City Administrator Mark Gorman listen to reporters' questions today at City Hall.

Sitka officials talk about leaked jail video

Reacting to the online release of a video that shows a young man being Tased in the city jail, Sitka city officials on Wednesday expressed… Continue reading

From left, Police Chief Sheldon Schmitt, Planning and Community Development Director Maegan Bosak and City Administrator Mark Gorman listen to reporters' questions today at City Hall.

Around town for Thursday, Nov. 5

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel.Open lab computer training, 9 a.m.-11 a.m, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way.Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas… Continue reading