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Robert Tucker gives the opening speech titled “Innovation is Everyone’s Business” at the Innovation Summit at Centennial Hall on Wednesday. The summit is a two-day conference bringing entrepreneurs together sponsored by the Juneau Economic Development Council. Tucker is president of The Innovation Resource and a former adjunct professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Robert Tucker gives the opening speech titled “Innovation is Everyone’s Business” at the Innovation Summit at Centennial Hall on Wednesday. The summit is a two-day conference bringing entrepreneurs together sponsored by the Juneau Economic Development Council. Tucker is president of The Innovation Resource and a former adjunct professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Juneau-Douglas’ Kolby Hoover, right, wrestles with Lathrop’s Jake Carlson for the ball at JDHS on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. JDHS won 50-43. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau-Douglas’ Kolby Hoover, right, wrestles with Lathrop’s Jake Carlson for the ball at JDHS on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. JDHS won 50-43. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Capital City Fire/Rescue’s Noah Jenkins, left, Marcus Kinman, Andrew Bishop, Brady Fink and Chad Gustafson practice ice rescue training at Twin Lakes on Thursday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Capital City Fire/Rescue’s Noah Jenkins, left, Marcus Kinman, Andrew Bishop, Brady Fink and Chad Gustafson practice ice rescue training at Twin Lakes on Thursday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A panorama of the front of the Alaska Capitol shortly after 8 a.m. Monday shows several dozen people gathered to show support for refugees and immigrants. The first gathering, last week, attracted just fewer than 100 people. In an hour and a half, organizers collected 166 signatures asking Gov. Bill Walker to speak out against President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and refugees. (Mary Catharine Martin | Juneau Empire)

Photos: “Stand with Refugees and Immigrants” rally at the Capitol

A panorama of the front of the Alaska Capitol shortly after 8 a.m. Monday shows several dozen people gathered to show support for refugees and… Continue reading

A panorama of the front of the Alaska Capitol shortly after 8 a.m. Monday shows several dozen people gathered to show support for refugees and immigrants. The first gathering, last week, attracted just fewer than 100 people. In an hour and a half, organizers collected 166 signatures asking Gov. Bill Walker to speak out against President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and refugees. (Mary Catharine Martin | Juneau Empire)
Falcons junior Cyrene Uddipa jumps for a shot against visiting Colony at a Friday home game at Thunder Mountain High School. The girls lost 57-20. Scores for their Saturday night match can be found at juneauempire.com and in Tuesday’s paper. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

Photos: TMHS girls Friday night basketball game versus Colony

Falcons junior Cyrene Uddipa jumps for a shot against visiting Colony at a Friday home game at Thunder Mountain High School. The girls lost 57-20.… Continue reading

Falcons junior Cyrene Uddipa jumps for a shot against visiting Colony at a Friday home game at Thunder Mountain High School. The girls lost 57-20. Scores for their Saturday night match can be found at juneauempire.com and in Tuesday’s paper. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)
Rep. Justin Parish, D-Juneau, center, watches a practice session in the House of Representatives with other new legislators at the Capitol on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.

Photos: A day in Justin Parish’s (new) life

Rep. Justin Parish, D-Juneau, center, watches a practice session in the House of Representatives with other new legislators at the Capitol on Friday, Jan. 13,… Continue reading

Rep. Justin Parish, D-Juneau, center, watches a practice session in the House of Representatives with other new legislators at the Capitol on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.
Hazel Metzgar, 6, helps her father Cameron clear the ice from her grandfather's driveway on Radcliffe Road in the Mendenhall valley on Dec. 22, 2016. Cameron grew up in Juneau and now lives in Port Alsworth on Lake Clark, Alaska, and is in town for the holidays visiting his father with his wife and children.

Photos: Helping out

Hazel Metzgar, 6, helps her father Cameron clear the ice from her grandfather’s driveway on Radcliffe Road in the Mendenhall Valley on Dec. 22. Cameron… Continue reading

Hazel Metzgar, 6, helps her father Cameron clear the ice from her grandfather's driveway on Radcliffe Road in the Mendenhall valley on Dec. 22, 2016. Cameron grew up in Juneau and now lives in Port Alsworth on Lake Clark, Alaska, and is in town for the holidays visiting his father with his wife and children.
Slippery situation: A garbage truck slid off View Drive on Dec. 20.

Photos: Slippery situation

A garbage truck slid off View Drive on Dec. 20.… Continue reading

Slippery situation: A garbage truck slid off View Drive on Dec. 20.
Kori Lane shovels snow at the top of the Black Bear Chairlift at Eaglecrest Ski Area on Monday. Eaglecrest had 4 inches of new snow at the top of the mountain on Monday. Skiers ride the Black Bear Chairlift at Eaglecrest Ski Area on Monday. Eaglecrest had 4 inches of new snow at the top of the mountain on Monday. Eaglecrest is open daily for the holidays through Monday, Jan. 9.

Photos: Snowy day at Eaglecrest

Eaglecrest had 4 inches of new snow at the top of the mountain on Monday. Eaglecrest is open daily for the holidays through Monday, Jan.… Continue reading

Kori Lane shovels snow at the top of the Black Bear Chairlift at Eaglecrest Ski Area on Monday. Eaglecrest had 4 inches of new snow at the top of the mountain on Monday. Skiers ride the Black Bear Chairlift at Eaglecrest Ski Area on Monday. Eaglecrest had 4 inches of new snow at the top of the mountain on Monday. Eaglecrest is open daily for the holidays through Monday, Jan. 9.
Firefighter EMT Steve Anderson, dressed as Santa Clause, and firefighter EMT Kristi Asplund, dressed as Mrs. Clause, ride a fire engine during Santa's Annual Ride with Capital City Fire/Rescue in the Mendenhall Valley at Glacier Valley Elementary School on Dec. 17, 2016. Santa's ride went throughout the Mendenhall Valley, and Capital City Fire/Rescue volunteers handed out candy canes. (Photo by Marlena Sloss).

Photos: Santa comes to town

Bridget Bartlett, 6, reacts as she sees Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus riding a fire engine during Santa’s Annual Ride with Capital City Fire/Rescue in… Continue reading

Firefighter EMT Steve Anderson, dressed as Santa Clause, and firefighter EMT Kristi Asplund, dressed as Mrs. Clause, ride a fire engine during Santa's Annual Ride with Capital City Fire/Rescue in the Mendenhall Valley at Glacier Valley Elementary School on Dec. 17, 2016. Santa's ride went throughout the Mendenhall Valley, and Capital City Fire/Rescue volunteers handed out candy canes. (Photo by Marlena Sloss).
Rotary members Leah Van Kirk, left, and Amy Lujan wrap boxes with others as part of the Racheal MacLeod Christmas Dinner Box Project at The Salvation Army Church on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. The boxes, which will contain all the ingredients for a holiday dinner, will be available Thursday and Friday to 360 local families. The project is coordinated by the three Rotary clubs and the Rotaract club of Juneau.

Photos: Christmas dinner boxes

Rotary members Leah Van Kirk, left, and Amy Lujan wrap boxes with others as part of the Racheal MacLeod Christmas Dinner Box Project at The… Continue reading

Rotary members Leah Van Kirk, left, and Amy Lujan wrap boxes with others as part of the Racheal MacLeod Christmas Dinner Box Project at The Salvation Army Church on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. The boxes, which will contain all the ingredients for a holiday dinner, will be available Thursday and Friday to 360 local families. The project is coordinated by the three Rotary clubs and the Rotaract club of Juneau.
A colorful pile of snow at sunset.

Photos: Art in Unusual Places

The Capital City Weekly welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places. Photographers of all levels of ability are invited to send in… Continue reading

A colorful pile of snow at sunset.
Katie and Lacie of the Royal Yin Yang Seals form Auke Bay Elementary School prepare their robot for a mission during the 10th Annual Robot Jamboree competition. The competition was held at Centennial Hall Saturday afternoon.

Photos: Robot competition

Brickbusters 3.0 and fans look on as their robot completes its mission during the 10th Annual Robot Jamboree competition. The competition was held Saturday afternoon… Continue reading

Katie and Lacie of the Royal Yin Yang Seals form Auke Bay Elementary School prepare their robot for a mission during the 10th Annual Robot Jamboree competition. The competition was held at Centennial Hall Saturday afternoon.
Christy Newell and her daughter, Ava, hunkers out of the wind and rain to enjoy their Coppa ice cream on Front Street during Gallery Walk on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016.

Photos: Gallery Walk

Carl Liberty keeps the winds from blowing away a portable rain shelter at Manuel Hernandez, aka DJ Manu, keeps the music going on Front Street… Continue reading

Christy Newell and her daughter, Ava, hunkers out of the wind and rain to enjoy their Coppa ice cream on Front Street during Gallery Walk on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016.
Floyd Dryden Middle School's Jackson Stanley (13) shoots over Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School's Owen Castello (25) during the Icebreaker Tournament held at DHMS on Friday.
Floyd Dryden Middle School's Jackson Stanley (13) shoots over Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School's Owen Castello (25) during the Icebreaker Tournament held at DHMS on Friday.

Photos: Four-car accident blocks Egan Drive

A multi-vehicle accident at the Fred Meyer intersection blocks Egan Drive in both directions just as rush hour started on Friday. According to the Juneau… Continue reading

Ellie Carpenter sings as Oomiak during rehearsal of King Island Christmas at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. The musical is playing at the JACC Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. This year's production is a fundraiser for the United Way of Southeast Alaska.

Photos: King Island Christmas

Myron Welling leads a cast of singers as Ooloranna during rehearsal of King Island Christmas at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Wednesday. The… Continue reading

Ellie Carpenter sings as Oomiak during rehearsal of King Island Christmas at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. The musical is playing at the JACC Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. This year's production is a fundraiser for the United Way of Southeast Alaska.
Pianist Sue Kazama reheases with the Juneau Bach Society at Northern Lights United Church on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. The Society performs its annual holiday concerts Saturday, Dec. 3 at8 p.m. at Northern Light United Church and Sunday, Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. at Chapel by the Lake.

Photos: Bach Society

Vocal soloists Jessica Skiba sings Bach’s Cantata 70, Watch! Pray! Pray! Watch! during rehearsal by at Northern Lights United Church on Tuesday. The Society performs… Continue reading

Pianist Sue Kazama reheases with the Juneau Bach Society at Northern Lights United Church on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. The Society performs its annual holiday concerts Saturday, Dec. 3 at8 p.m. at Northern Light United Church and Sunday, Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. at Chapel by the Lake.
National Honor Society students from Thunder Mountain High School, under the supervision of Carol May, helped St. Vincent de Paul's package and distribute 350 Thanksgiving meals in three days.

Photos: Thanksgiving helpers

National Honor Society students from Thunder Mountain High School, under the supervision of Carol May, helped St. Vincent de Paul package and distribute 350 Thanksgiving meals… Continue reading

National Honor Society students from Thunder Mountain High School, under the supervision of Carol May, helped St. Vincent de Paul's package and distribute 350 Thanksgiving meals in three days.