Second-worst chinook forecast since ‘95

This is the fourth straight year that too few salmon were expected for there to be an allowable catch.

 

Culture celebrated with song, dance, art and more

First-ever Rock Your Mocs event was held Saturday.

 

Kenny Solomon-Gross, Vice President and Manager of Gross Alaska Theatres, demonstrates the use of their new closed captioning and assistive listening systems at the 20th Century Theatre in downtown Juneau on Monday, July 16, 2018. The systems are available both downtown and their Glacier Cinemas in the Mendenhall Valley. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Local movie theaters now offering devices for hearing, visually impaired

20th Century Theatre, Glacier Cinemas now Americans with Disabilities Act compliant.

Kenny Solomon-Gross, Vice President and Manager of Gross Alaska Theatres, demonstrates the use of their new closed captioning and assistive listening systems at the 20th Century Theatre in downtown Juneau on Monday, July 16, 2018. The systems are available both downtown and their Glacier Cinemas in the Mendenhall Valley. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Matt Barnaby of Barnaby Brewing, talks about brewing a beer at his North Franklin location on Monday, April 9, 2018 before a fire closed the brewery. Barnaby recently won an award for its “I’ll Have Another 2018” smoked beer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Two local breweries win medals at US Open of Beer

Two local breweries were recently awarded for the craftsmanship of their ales. Alaskan Brewing Company and Barnaby Brewing Company each earned a medal during the… Continue reading

Matt Barnaby of Barnaby Brewing, talks about brewing a beer at his North Franklin location on Monday, April 9, 2018 before a fire closed the brewery. Barnaby recently won an award for its “I’ll Have Another 2018” smoked beer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Fitch and Associates members Steve Knight and BJ Jungman make a presentation along with Capital City and Fire Rescue Fire Chief Steve Etheridge during the City and Borough of Juneau Committee of the Whole meeting Wednesday. (Gregory Philson| Juneau Empire)

Fire department may receive additional staff members

The city’s fire department is short on staff and may get the help it needs. The City and Borough of Juneau Committee of the Whole… Continue reading

Fitch and Associates members Steve Knight and BJ Jungman make a presentation along with Capital City and Fire Rescue Fire Chief Steve Etheridge during the City and Borough of Juneau Committee of the Whole meeting Wednesday. (Gregory Philson| Juneau Empire)