Photography

Juneau schools arts specialist Nancy Lehnhart, 51, talks with Delphine Hochstoeger, 6, about art as her father Peter looks on at the 14th annual UAS Community Day on Saturday.

Photos: 14th annual Community Day on Campus

Scenes from the 14th annual UAS Community Day on Saturday.… Continue reading

Juneau schools arts specialist Nancy Lehnhart, 51, talks with Delphine Hochstoeger, 6, about art as her father Peter looks on at the 14th annual UAS Community Day on Saturday.
A two-year-old black bear walks near the Steep Creek Meadow platform on Tuesday afternoon.

Photos: Bears, bears, everywhere

U.S. Forest Service park ranger Donald Macdovgall 59, stands on the Steep Creek Meadow platform looking down at a adolescent male bear, estimiated to be… Continue reading

A two-year-old black bear walks near the Steep Creek Meadow platform on Tuesday afternoon.
Glacier Valley Elementary School kindergarten teacher Joann Steininger, right, and parent Kayla Tripp help students Aubrey Ridle, left, Alexander Tripp, center, and Parker Henderson learn about what lives in the intertidal zone during Monday's low tide at Auke Recreation Beach.

Photos: Fun at low tide

Elin Antaya, a sixth grader at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, examines a small crab while investigating the intertidal zone at Point Louisa on Monday. Monday's… Continue reading

Glacier Valley Elementary School kindergarten teacher Joann Steininger, right, and parent Kayla Tripp help students Aubrey Ridle, left, Alexander Tripp, center, and Parker Henderson learn about what lives in the intertidal zone during Monday's low tide at Auke Recreation Beach.
Ian Fisk, left, Gov. Bill Walker, center, and Rep. Sam Kito III attend the Blessing of the Fleet and Dedication of Names at the Alaska Commercial Fishermen's Memorial in Juneau on Saturday, May 7, 2016.

Photos: Blessing of the Fleet

Girl Scout Lauren Stichert, 9, of Troop 4018 hands out flowers during the Blessing of the Fleet and Dedication of Names at the Alaska Commercial… Continue reading

Ian Fisk, left, Gov. Bill Walker, center, and Rep. Sam Kito III attend the Blessing of the Fleet and Dedication of Names at the Alaska Commercial Fishermen's Memorial in Juneau on Saturday, May 7, 2016.
Irat De La Mora acknowledges the crowd after showing his talent for slicing up coho salmon at the Juneau Maritime Festival at Marine Park in Juneau on Saturday, May 7, 2016.

Photos: Maritime Fest

Irat De La Mora acknowledges the crowd after showing his talent for slicing up coho salmon at the Juneau Maritime Festival at Marine Park in… Continue reading

Irat De La Mora acknowledges the crowd after showing his talent for slicing up coho salmon at the Juneau Maritime Festival at Marine Park in Juneau on Saturday, May 7, 2016.
Woody Collins touches up the paint on the Effy Jewelers on South Franklin Street on Tuesday. The first cruise ship of the season arrives on Saturday, April 30.

Photos: Tourist prep

Woody Collins touches up the paint on the Effy Jewelers on South Franklin Street on Tuesday. The first cruise ship of the season arrives on… Continue reading

Woody Collins touches up the paint on the Effy Jewelers on South Franklin Street on Tuesday. The first cruise ship of the season arrives on Saturday, April 30.
A runner makes his way through the purple station toward the finish line during Sunday's Runners celebrate their success by throwing many different colors up in the air during Sunday's Raining Colors 5K Fun Run. Proceeds benefit the Juneau Youth Triathlon Club..

Photos: Raining Colors

Runners participated in Sunday’s Raining Colors 5K Fun Run. Proceeds benefited the Juneau Youth Triathlon Club.… Continue reading

A runner makes his way through the purple station toward the finish line during Sunday's Runners celebrate their success by throwing many different colors up in the air during Sunday's Raining Colors 5K Fun Run. Proceeds benefit the Juneau Youth Triathlon Club..
Harborview Elementary School fifth-graders Reece Hill, center, and Lauren Purves teach Pioneer Home resident Lenore Honsinger how to make paper cranes during a visit on Thursday.

Photos: Paper cranes

Students in school counselor Annie Caulfield’s “Roots and Chutes” service club created a mobile with hundreds of paper cranes folded by fourth- and fifth-graders and… Continue reading

Harborview Elementary School fifth-graders Reece Hill, center, and Lauren Purves teach Pioneer Home resident Lenore Honsinger how to make paper cranes during a visit on Thursday.
Maddie Campos and Kylie Kulbeth performing during Thunder Mountain's Tournament routine.
Maddie Campos and Kylie Kulbeth performing during Thunder Mountain's Tournament routine.
The aftermath of an avalanche that roared down Mount Juneau on March 31. Photo by Bruce Rogers.

Photos: Avalanche on Mount Juneau

An avalanche roars down Mount Juneau on March 31.… Continue reading

The aftermath of an avalanche that roared down Mount Juneau on March 31. Photo by Bruce Rogers.
The JDHS Dance team performs the Light March Friday at the Juneau-Douglas High School gym during "Showtime," the team's annual end of season show, on Friday and Saturday.

Photos: Showtime for JDHS Dance team

The JDHS Dance team performs “Showtime,” the team’s annual end of season show, at the Juneau-Douglas High School gym on Friday and Saturday. The Juneau… Continue reading

The JDHS Dance team performs the Light March Friday at the Juneau-Douglas High School gym during "Showtime," the team's annual end of season show, on Friday and Saturday.
Ketchikan High School junior Angel Spurgeon (14) tries to kick the ball past Thunder Mountain senior goaltender Tianna Huber (1) on Friday, April 1, 2016, during the Lady Kings' 2-0 win against the Lady Falcons at Esther Shea Field.

Photos: Falcons girls fall to Lady Kings

Ketchikan High School junior Angel Spurgeon (14) tries to kick the ball past Thunder Mountain senior goaltender Tianna Huber (1) on Friday during the Lady… Continue reading

Ketchikan High School junior Angel Spurgeon (14) tries to kick the ball past Thunder Mountain senior goaltender Tianna Huber (1) on Friday, April 1, 2016, during the Lady Kings' 2-0 win against the Lady Falcons at Esther Shea Field.
A scoring judge watches Nathan Hall as he gets into a position that helps him win against Randy Willard at Friday night's beatdown. The event was held at Centennial Hall. Nathan Hall won the match.

Photos: Alaska Beatdown

Juneau’s Anderw Fairchild attempts to reverse a hold during his MMA AK Beatdown match against Kake’s Keith Nelson Friday night at Centennial Hall. Andrew Fairchild… Continue reading

A scoring judge watches Nathan Hall as he gets into a position that helps him win against Randy Willard at Friday night's beatdown. The event was held at Centennial Hall. Nathan Hall won the match.
Wrangell's Graham Gablehouse, center, looks for the basket against Kake's Shawn Jackson, left, and Dion Jackson during their B bracket game in the 2016 Juneau Lions Club 70th Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Wednesday.

Photos: B bracket teams fight for a way back to championship

Wrangell’s Cody Angerman, right, looks to the basket against Kake’s Tim Demmert during their B bracket game in the 2016 Juneau Lions Club 70th Gold… Continue reading

Wrangell's Graham Gablehouse, center, looks for the basket against Kake's Shawn Jackson, left, and Dion Jackson during their B bracket game in the 2016 Juneau Lions Club 70th Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Wednesday.
Hoonah's Richard Moore looks to pass against Kake's  Dean Cavanaugh during their B bracket game in the 2016 Juneau Lions Club 70th Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Tuesday.

Photos: Kake triumphs over Hoonah in the B bracket

Kake’s Dean Cavanaugh grabs a loose ball in front of Hoonah’s Brian Koenig, left, and Brian Mills during their B bracket game in the 2016… Continue reading

Hoonah's Richard Moore looks to pass against Kake's  Dean Cavanaugh during their B bracket game in the 2016 Juneau Lions Club 70th Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Tuesday.
Yakutat's Jerry Ridlington, left, and Klukwan's Jason Shull battle for a rebound during their C bracket game in the 2016 Juneau Lions Club 70th Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Tuesday.

Photos: Klukwan and Yakutat battle in the C bracket

Klukwan’s Jesse McGraw passes against Yakutat’s Sean Jocelyn during their C bracket game in the 2016 Juneau Lions Club 70th Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at… Continue reading

Yakutat's Jerry Ridlington, left, and Klukwan's Jason Shull battle for a rebound during their C bracket game in the 2016 Juneau Lions Club 70th Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Tuesday.
Haines' Stoli Lynch, center, tips the ball away from Hoonah's Melissa Fisher, left, and Donnita White during their Womens bracket game in the 2016 Juneau Lions Club 70th Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Tuesday.

Photos: Haines and Hoonah women duke it out

Haines’ Stoli Lynch, center, tips the ball away from Hoonah’s Melissa Fisher, left, and Donnita White during their Womens bracket game in the 2016 Juneau… Continue reading

Haines' Stoli Lynch, center, tips the ball away from Hoonah's Melissa Fisher, left, and Donnita White during their Womens bracket game in the 2016 Juneau Lions Club 70th Gold Medal Basketball Tournament at Juneau-Douglas High School on Tuesday.
Carpenters in Action begin renovation Saturday morning at the Juneau Skate Park.

Photos: Skate park renovation

Photos by Konrad Frank | For the Juneau EmpireCarpenters in Action begin renovation Saturday morning at the Juneau Skate Park.… Continue reading

Carpenters in Action begin renovation Saturday morning at the Juneau Skate Park.
Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, watches from afar as her teammate, Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, prepares to shoot a clay pigeon during the shotgun challenge portion of the 2016 Legislative Shoot, hosted by the Alaska Correctional Officers Association on Saturday at the Juneau Gun Club, Juneau Archery Club and the hunter training center on Montana Creek Road.

Photos: Legislative shoot

Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, watches from afar as her teammate, Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, prepares to shoot a clay pigeon during the shotgun challenge portion… Continue reading

Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, watches from afar as her teammate, Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, prepares to shoot a clay pigeon during the shotgun challenge portion of the 2016 Legislative Shoot, hosted by the Alaska Correctional Officers Association on Saturday at the Juneau Gun Club, Juneau Archery Club and the hunter training center on Montana Creek Road.
Sammy Becker and Mo Michels head up to Pittman's Ridge to take advantage of the fresh snow at Eaglecrest on Wednesday.

Photos: Winter at last

Sammy Becker, right, and Mo Michels head up to Pittman’s Ridge in wintery conditions to take advantage of the fresh snow after skinning up the… Continue reading

Sammy Becker and Mo Michels head up to Pittman's Ridge to take advantage of the fresh snow at Eaglecrest on Wednesday.