Southeast Alaska

Dean Cavanaugh is graduating from the Public Safety Academy in Sitka this Friday. He’ll be the village public safety officer in the village of Kake. (Courtesy Photo | Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska)

Kake to have a law enforcement presence again

For the first time in about two years, Kake has a village public safety officer.

 

Caption Keagan Walker steering the boat to Fritz Cove. (Gabe Donohoe | For Juneau Empire)

Photos: Fritz Cove skiff ride

I am usually hiking or climbing. This time I wanted to get on the water.

 

The Jeff Smith’s Parlor Museum on Second Ave and Broadway in Skagway. CCW file photo.

Southeast in Sepia: Skagway tourism

Tourism in Southeast Alaska dates back to the 1880s with cruises up the Inside Passage to see the varied sights. By the time of the… Continue reading

 

Southeast in Sepia: The Dyea townsite

Dyea was one of the major towns to grow into prominence as a result of the Klondike gold rush.

New totem pole on Prince of Wales Island honors Alaska’s veterans

KLAWOCK — A well-attended, three-day celebration culminated with a totem pole raising ceremony Aug. 18 at Prince of Wales Island. The 37-foot totem stands to… Continue reading

New Hoonah Police Chief Rick Groshong is seen in an undated photo he provided to the Empire. (Courtesy photo)

Hoonah hires Wrangell policeman as new chief

Hoonah’s small police department has a new leader. On Aug. 23, Rick Groshong of Wrangell became the new chief of the Hoonah Police Department after… Continue reading

New Hoonah Police Chief Rick Groshong is seen in an undated photo he provided to the Empire. (Courtesy photo)