Small rally protests Juneau’s ‘landgrab’ of parts of Admiralty Island

Protesters feel Angoon has historical, cultural claims to the land

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A nestling eagle was treated in Juneau by Juneau Raptor Center and flown to Sitka for a full evaluation and continued care. (Courtesy Photo | Kathy Benner)
A nestling eagle was treated in Juneau by Juneau Raptor Center and flown to Sitka for a full evaluation and continued care. (Courtesy Photo | Kathy Benner)
The City and Borough of Juneau intends to submit an annexation petition that would seek to add four tracts of land pictured here to the borough. (Courtesy Photo | City and Borough of Juneau)
The City and Borough of Juneau intends to submit an annexation petition that would seek to add four tracts of land pictured here to the borough. (Courtesy Photo | City and Borough of Juneau)

Juneau fire chief helps put out blaze with garden hose

He was in the right place at the right time.

A rebuild of the North Terminal at the Juneau International Airport, pictured here on Wednesday, June 12, will cause discussion during tonight’s Finance Committee meeting. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A rebuild of the North Terminal at the Juneau International Airport, pictured here on Wednesday, June 12, will cause discussion during tonight’s Finance Committee meeting. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Former Assembly member arrested for DUI

It happened Monday night.

The intersection of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive and Mendenhall Loop Road on Wednesday, June 11, 2019. The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities plans to build a roundabout at the intersection. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Roundabouts are coming to the Mendenhall Valley

Gather ‘round to learn about this project.

The intersection of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive and Mendenhall Loop Road on Wednesday, June 11, 2019. The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities plans to build a roundabout at the intersection. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau School District and educators reach deal

They won’t have to do this again for a while.

City may make offer on waterfront property

There’d need to be deposit first.

In this Feb. 20, 2015 photo, Alaska Cannabis Club CEO Charlo Greene prepares to roll a joint at the medical marijuana dispensary in Anchorage, Alaska. (Mark Thiessen | Associated Press File)
In this Feb. 20, 2015 photo, Alaska Cannabis Club CEO Charlo Greene prepares to roll a joint at the medical marijuana dispensary in Anchorage, Alaska. (Mark Thiessen | Associated Press File)

Live: School board close to finalizing 3-year agreements with educators

Live updates from the Juneau School District board meeting.

In this Jan. 6, 2017 photo, Juneau residents participate in the World’s Largest Lesson at Eaglecrest Ski Area. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
In this Jan. 6, 2017 photo, Juneau residents participate in the World’s Largest Lesson at Eaglecrest Ski Area. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Too many police calls could mean a fine under newly proposed city ordinance

It’s intended to crack down on problem properties.

A new name that acknowledges the downtown area’s indigenous history seems imminent for the Willoughby District. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A new name that acknowledges the downtown area’s indigenous history seems imminent for the Willoughby District. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will begin to resurface Egan Drive from the Douglas Bridge intersection into downtown this summer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
                                The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will begin to resurface Egan Drive from the Douglas Bridge intersection into downtown this summer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will begin to resurface Egan Drive from the Douglas Bridge intersection into downtown this summer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
                                The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will begin to resurface Egan Drive from the Douglas Bridge intersection into downtown this summer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)