The Juneau School District’s adminstration buidling is at the corner of Glacier Avenue and 12th Street. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Juneau School District’s adminstration buidling is at the corner of Glacier Avenue and 12th Street. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Egan-Yandukin intersection’s future is in the works

Department of Transportation shares possible plans.

Empire Live: CBJ committee hears about Egan intersection project

Department of Transportation shares possible plans.

After criticism, Goldbelt Inc. reduces pay raise for board members

Under new leadership, board of directors lowers compensation for its members.

Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire
                                Stella Tallmon, a senior at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé, was one of 104 students picked across the country to take part in the U.S. Senate Youth Program in March.
Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire
                                Stella Tallmon, a senior at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé, was one of 104 students picked across the country to take part in the U.S. Senate Youth Program in March.

Empire Live: Clean-up for River Road junkyard

Live updates from the meeting.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Steven Knight waits for their fifteen minute swim to be up during cold water survival training at Coast Guard Station Juneau, Jan. 13, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Fun way to start a Monday? Coast Guardsmen go for a swim

The Coast Guard’s idea of a polar plunge is a little more involved.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Steven Knight waits for their fifteen minute swim to be up during cold water survival training at Coast Guard Station Juneau, Jan. 13, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
City and Borough of Juneau Visitor Industry Task Force Chair Carole Triem and Vice Chair Craig Dahl listen to testimony Saturday, Jan. 11 during a public input task force meeting. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

‘What we used to have’: Locals testify about need to regulate tourism

Should the city cap number of cruise ship visitors to Juneau?

City and Borough of Juneau Visitor Industry Task Force Chair Carole Triem and Vice Chair Craig Dahl listen to testimony Saturday, Jan. 11 during a public input task force meeting. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Cruise ship visitors gather for their tours on the Seawalk on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Empire Live: Visitor Industry Task Force hears from the public

It’s the first public input meeting, here’s what people are saying.

Cruise ship visitors gather for their tours on the Seawalk on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Ron Laiti drops his ballot into a ballot box after voting in the Douglas Indian Association’s election on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Ron Laiti drops his ballot into a ballot box after voting in the Douglas Indian Association’s election on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Juneau Police Department will hold an online vehicle auction beginning Jan. 27 at 8 a.m. (Courtesy photo)
The Juneau Police Department will hold an online vehicle auction beginning Jan. 27 at 8 a.m. (Courtesy photo)
Members of Coast Guard Station Juneau aboard a 45-foot response boat—Medium conduct drills near Juneau, Jan. 24, 2018. (Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios | U.S. Coast Guard)
Members of Coast Guard Station Juneau aboard a 45-foot response boat—Medium conduct drills near Juneau, Jan. 24, 2018. (Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios | U.S. Coast Guard)
High winds blow snow out of the Sheep Creek valley south of downtown Juneau in March 2013. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A cold wind blows: Taku Winds coming Friday

The beginning of the weekend will be a blustery one.

High winds blow snow out of the Sheep Creek valley south of downtown Juneau in March 2013. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Theater leaders discuss Perseverance’s finances and future

Money’s in the bank, and bills are being paid, manging director said.

Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
                                The Seawalk in front the the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and the Department of Labor on Monday.
Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
                                The Seawalk in front the the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and the Department of Labor on Monday.

Mandatory disclosure laws could come to Juneau

Laws will get another look in March.

File photo of Juneau Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters at work. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

State pursues plan to modernize rural 911 system

Alaska lags behind the Lower 48, but is striving to catch up.

File photo of Juneau Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters at work. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)