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Juneau Diocese orders review of sex misconduct allegations  The Seattle Times

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Diocese of Juneau has ordered an independent review of all sexual misconduct allegations involving people associated with the ...

The Seattle Times
Juneau man in custody for felony escape makes another break for it  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) — A Juneau man is being sought by police after escaping from the custody of his defense attorney, who he had been released to for an ...

KTUU.com
An elementary school program is growing gardeners in Juneau  KTOO

Cold, gray winter may be settling on Juneau, but kids at Riverbend and Glacier Valley elementary schools are still talking about the rainbow of fruits and ...

KTOO
Juneau School District in the running for grant that 'saves lives'  Juneau Empire

Five years ago, cuts in state funding for the Juneau School District forced officials to cut five counselor positions. Now, Interim Superintendent Bridget Weiss is ...

Juneau Empire
Ethics enforcers let former Juneau lawmaker's unpaid ethics fines slide  Alaska Public Radio Network

Two years back, the Alaska Legislature's in-house ethics enforcers asked a former lawmaker to pay more than $18,000 in fines and write a public letter of ...

Alaska Public Radio Network
Juneau couple sentenced in drug trafficking conspiracy  KTVA

A Juneau couple has been sentenced to federal prison for their part in a drug trafficking conspiracy to distribute drugs in the area.

KTVA
Opinion: Help the homeless this holiday season  Juneau Empire

The holiday season is in full swing. This is the busiest time of the year at the Glory Hall, Juneau's emergency shelter, soup kitchen and care center. TGH staff ...

Juneau Empire
Juneau pedestrian, dog struck and killed on Egan Dr.  KTUU.com

JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) - A pedestrian walking his dog was struck and killed by a driver on Egan Dr. in Juneau on Saturday. At around 4:25 PM, the Juneau ...

KTUU.com
Cabaret singers take on holiday classics  Juneau Empire

If there was a 19th day of Christmas in the classic “12 Days of Christmas” carol, it might look like what Juneau Cabaret has planned for its third annual Holiday ...

Juneau Empire
Gingerbread raises dough for nonprofits  Juneau Empire

They capitalized on gingerbread. Among the structures squaring off in a gingerbread house competition and fundraiser at Mendenhall Auto Center's showrooms ...

Juneau Empire
Photos: Governor's Open House 2018  Juneau Empire

Scenes from the annual Governor's Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Contact staff photographer Michael Penn at 523-2262 and ...

Juneau Empire
Small artists, big talent: Juneau Youth Services shows off a lot of art  Juneau Empire

Juneau Youth Services' art show covered the walls of the Baranof Heritage Cafe with all sorts of art. There were photo realistic drawings of animals, portraits, ...

Juneau Empire
Judge limits use of cruise passenger fees by Juneau  The Seattle Times

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The use of fees collected from cruise ship passengers by the City and Borough of Juneau must be connected to the ship, a federal ...

The Seattle Times
Conspirators sentenced in Juneau, Ketchikan drug cases  Juneau Empire

One Juneau resident was sentenced for drug charges and another pleaded guilty to drug-related crimes in a separate case in U.S. District Court on Monday.

Juneau Empire
Amid holiday fanfare, Dunleavy ready to get to work  Juneau Empire

Gov. Mike Dunleavy's first stay in Juneau as governor was a brief but festive one. He arrived Tuesday morning and was set to depart Wednesday to meet with ...

Juneau Empire
Player of the Week: Derek Mason  Juneau Empire

Derek Mason is the Juneau Empire player of the week.

Juneau Empire
Basketball Preview: Preparation, experience could be difference makers for TMHS girls  Juneau Empire

The Thunder Mountain High School girls basketball team plays in its season opener tonight against the North Pole Patriots. The varsity team takes the court at 7 ...

Juneau Empire
Inmate charged in prison assault  Juneau Empire

A Lemon Creek Correctional Center inmate was indicted on two felonies this week for allegedly assaulting a fellow inmate. Lorenzo A. Lopez, 27, faces two ...

Juneau Empire
JDHS band, choir and orchestra to perform holiday concert  Juneau Empire

Juneau-Douglas High School's band, choir and orchestra will be working in concert this evening.

Juneau Empire
Ruling limits how Juneau can spend cruise passenger fees  Alaska Public Radio Network

A federal judge has ruled Juneau can keep collecting fees from cruise ship passengers. But the judge sided with the cruise industry which sued over how the ...

Alaska Public Radio Network
Judge makes ruling on cruise ship lawsuit against city  Juneau Empire

The lawsuit between the cruise industry and the city appears to be coming to an end, though there are still questions as to the specifics of a long-awaited ruling ...

Juneau Empire
Best Photos of the Week  Juneau Empire

Our weekly feature of the top photos of the week includes shots of Gallery Walk, Southeast Alaska's amp wizard, a *service* at the St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox ...

Juneau Empire
New Juneau committee tackles child care availability  Alaska Public Radio Network

The new Juneau Assembly Childcare Committee met for the first time Monday to start brainstorming ways to address Juneau's child care shortage. Creating the ...

Alaska Public Radio Network
Photos: Gallery Walk 2018  Juneau Empire

Members of “Bell Bell Bell, What Do We Have Here” sing carols at Kindred Post during Gallery Walk on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire).

Juneau Empire
Photos: It's the most wonderful time of the year in Juneau  Juneau Empire

The nights are long this time of year, but look at the bright side: You have more time to enjoy the lights throughout town. Houses, businesses and even a few ...

Juneau Empire
Juneau residents help with earthquake response  Juneau Empire

Tom Renninger has seen his share of natural disasters — tornadoes, wildfires, floods, snowstorms — but never an earthquake. That's why Renninger, a deputy ...

Juneau Empire
Child care, downtown development on city docket this week  Juneau Empire

Juneauites have a few chances to get involved in local government this week, with multiple meetings being open to the public. Childcare shortage. One of Mayor ...

Juneau Empire
Hit records: Vinyl shop sells out fast  Juneau Empire

The tartan tarp in the Alaskan Brewing Co. tasting room might as well have been a matador's cape. Once it was lifted, a stampede started toward the boxes of ...

Juneau Empire
Juneau mill rate set at $9.53; up 1.9 percent | Regional news  WiscNews

The city of Juneau's budget for 2019 includes a property tax mill rate of $9.53.

WiscNews
Court invalidates four timber sales in Tongass National Forest  Juneau Empire

A federal court invalidated four U.S. Forest *Service* logging projects in Alaska's Tongass National Forest, ending a decade-long legal struggle with ...

Juneau Empire
Juneau officials seek public input on how to spend marine passenger fee revenue  KTOO

The $5-per-passenger head tax has been around since 1999, when Juneau voters voted it into effect. But the city is still waiting on a decision in a cruise industry ...

KTOO
Make room for Mudrooms  Juneau Empire

For December, Mudrooms is focusing on family. Tuesday's storytelling event starts at 7 p.m. at Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St., and its theme is ...

Juneau Empire
Police identify bank robbery suspect  Juneau Empire

Police have identified the Juneau man who's in custody after allegedly attempting to rob the downtown Wells Fargo bank, according to a Juneau Police ...

Juneau Empire
Firefighters take down Juneau landmark for training session  The Seattle Times

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A landmark Juneau building has disappeared after giving firefighters a chance to practice their skills. The Thane Ore House, a former ...

The Seattle Times
It will be a holly, jolly, trolley Gallery Walk  Juneau Empire

Gallery Walk 2018 is shaping up to be a whale of an event, with dozens of local businesses sharing art, music and refreshments with the community. That's why ...

Juneau Empire
Juneau loses lawsuit over use of cruise ship fees  Must Read Alaska

The wooden walkway to the bronze whale was a bridge too far. The cruise ship industry in 2016 sued the City and Borough of Juneau because the city was ...

Must Read Alaska
Alaska Seaplanes to continue offering Juneau-Whitehorse link  KTOO

Alaska Seaplanes is planning to continue offering direct, 55-minute flights between Juneau and Whitehorse for at least the next two seasons.

KTOO
Giving to United Way  Juneau Empire

Earlier this fall, the United Way of Southeast Alaska launched its Annual Giving Campaign. Why is this important to know about and be involved in? Because ...

Juneau Empire
With Kiehl headed to Alaska Senate, Juneau Assembly seeks applicants for open seat  KTOO

Kiehl is moving on to serve in the Alaska Senate. That means he'll resign his seat on the Juneau Assembly before taking office in January. Whoever is chosen to ...

KTOO
Juneau man finishes marathons in all 50 states  KTOO

Retired Juneau Capital Transit superintendent John Kern ran his first marathon in 2002. He has now completed 66 marathons.

KTOO
Judge rules in cruise lines' lawsuit over Juneau fees  Seatrade Cruise News

The cruise industry's long-running lawsuit against the city and borough of Juneau over a $5 head tax and $3 per passenger port development fee may be ...

Seatrade Cruise News
Dunleavy sworn in as Alaska governor after location changes  Juneau Empire

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy was sworn into office Monday, taking his oath in a school gym in the western Alaska city of Kotzebue after poor weather forced a ...

Juneau Empire
Willoughby nominated again for Juneau Superior Court vacancy  KTOO

Gov. Bill Walker initially selected attorney Julie Willoughby for a previous vacancy in July. But he rescinded his appointment in a controversy over Willoughby's ...

KTOO
UPDATE: Juneau man wanted in connection with Thanksgiving day shooting  KTUU.com

Juneau police are now asking for help from the public in finding Micah Nelson, 27, of Juneau in connection with a Thanksgiving day shooting.

KTUU.com
Monument recognizing Native burial site placed at Juneau school  KTUU.com

The Douglas Indian Association has placed a monument at a Juneau school that was built on top of an Alaska Native burial ground.

KTUU.com
How El Niño and 'the blob' will affect Juneau snow  KTOO

This November has not been promising for snow so far. In general, NOAA data and models call for warmer and wetter conditions this winter in Southeast Alaska.

KTOO
Search for the next Juneau District 1 Assembly member begins  Juneau Empire

The City and Borough of Juneau on Friday started accepting applications for the District 1 Assembly seat being vacated in January 2019 by Jesse Kiehl.

Juneau Empire
Thank Yous for Dec. 9, 2018  Juneau Empire

With the Season of Thanks upon us, we are reflecting on our gratitude for all who made the eighth year of the Juneau Trail and Road Runners' Lynn Canal ...

Juneau Empire
Listening to the forest  Juneau Empire

“Let's go listen to the forest,” I tell my dad. We drive out on our logging roads, taking a couple of berry buckets with us. It's cranberry and Labrador tea picking ...

Juneau Empire
Gov. Walker picks Valdez judge for Juneau bench  KTOO

District Court Judge Daniel Schally of Valdez previously served as an assistant district attorney for Southeast Alaska. Three other judges were also appointed to ...

KTOO
The AEL&P sale to Canada has fallen through. Here's why.  Juneau Empire

Juneau's electric utility won't end up having Canadian owners after all.

Juneau Empire
Juneau man wounded during Thanksgiving shooting  KTOO

Juneau Police are asking for the public's help in finding 27-year-old Micah Nelson, who was allegedly involved in a Thursday morning shooting.

KTOO
Three candidates apply for District 1 Assembly seat so far  Juneau Empire

Three candidates have applied so far for the soon-to-be-vacant District 1 Assembly seat. In January, Jesse Kiehl will vacate his City and Borough of Juneau ...

Juneau Empire
Juneau Dance Theatre is keeping a classic fresh  Juneau Empire

New choreography and costumes for “The Nutcracker.”

Juneau Empire
Open house to celebrate Dunleavy's arrival  Juneau Empire

Incoming Gov. Mike Dunleavy is moving to Juneau, and he's holding an open house and celebration at his new home next Tuesday. From 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, ...

Juneau Empire
LeBon tops Dodge by one vote after House race recount  Juneau Empire

The recount in the race for House District 1 came down to one ballot Friday, but not the ballot people expected. Entering Friday's recount at the Division of ...

Juneau Empire
Juneau Assembly prepares to upgrade city smoking ban  KTOO

The Assembly advanced an ordinance on Monday to bring Juneau into compliance with a new state anti-smoking law. The biggest change would be an ...

KTOO
UPDATE: Woman stabbed in robbery at Juneau Street Market; suspect arrested  West Seattle Blog

12:28 PM: Seattle Police and Fire have a “scenes of violence” response right now at California/Juneau. More shortly. 12:33 PM: Per scanner, a suspect is in ...

West Seattle Blog
Many helped make Juneau Parade of Trees possible  Sauk Prairie Eagle

We thank the following businesses and individuals for their support of the Parade of Trees sponsored by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce, assisted by ...

Sauk Prairie Eagle
Learn how to identify birds in winter  Juneau Empire

Many local birds have new, winter plumage, and Juneau Audubon Society wants to enable folks to pick out the new-look birds.

Juneau Empire
Hunter dies west of Juneau after falling from canoe  KTUU.com

A man hunting west of Juneau died when he fell from a canoe into ocean water.

KTUU.com
College football: UMD's Juneau named All-American  Duluth News Tribune

Minnesota Duluth senior offensive tackle Matt Juneau was named Wednesday to the American Football Coaches Association Division II All-America second ...

Duluth News Tribune
Salsa 101: How to dance with two left feet  Juneau Empire

Heather Haugland has taught Salsa dancing for nearly 20 years. For many years, the Bellingham, Washington resident taught the Latin dance in Juneau, and ...

Juneau Empire
Alaska community data available on new interactive online portal  Juneau Empire

Juneau Empire. Ever wondered what the Alaska Native names for all the communities in Alaska were? Or how many people lived in each community?

Juneau Empire
Juneau teens win big in Whitehorse Native Youth Olympics competition  Juneau Empire

A small group of Juneau teens earned over a dozen Yukon Inter-Schools Arctic Sports Championship medals in Whitehorse, Yukon, last Friday. Team Juneau ...

Juneau Empire
Hundreds of aftershocks shake Alaskans following big quake  Juneau Empire

Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.8 rocked buildings and buckled roads Friday morning.

Juneau Empire
Remembering the effects of plastics  Juneau Empire

We are entering finals week at the University of Alaska Southeast. As students and faculty wrap up our courses, many of us are thinking about the upcoming ...

Juneau Empire
'The Blob' Sequel: Warmer-than-normal water mass emerges in Gulf of Alaska again  KATU

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Another mass of warmer than normal water is slowly re-emerging in the Gulf of Alaska, scientists said. The new "blob" could affect ...

KATU
Alaska Native tribes allege human rights violation over Canadian mine pollution  Juneau Empire

Fifteen Southeast Alaska sovereign tribal nations petitioned an international commission for human rights to take action against Canada regarding violations by ...

Juneau Empire
Authorities identify Juneau man who died in canoe accident  Juneau Empire

A Juneau man died Tuesday after falling out of his canoe and into the water in the area of Young Bay, according to authorities. The Juneau Police Department ...

Juneau Empire
At candlelight vigil, Juneau residents remember transgender lives lost  Juneau Empire

Juneau's LGBTQ community held a candlelight vigil Tuesday night in honor of the transgender lives claimed by violence in the past year.

Juneau Empire
Opinion: A PSA from your barista  Juneau Empire

Being a barista in Juneau is a rare privilege. The community is good to us, and the majority of my customers brighten my every day. Still, as with any job, there ...

Juneau Empire
Goldbelt officials “fairly confident” about $5.4 billion federal contract  Juneau Empire

Goldbelt Incorporated officials discussed overall growth at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday afternoon — both nationally and here at their home ...

Juneau Empire
New governor picks new attorney general, commissioners  Juneau Empire

Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced his public safety team at a press conference Wednesday, selecting a new attorney general and new leaders of corrections and ...

Juneau Empire
30 Juneau students earn all-state honors for band, orchestra and choir  Juneau Empire

Dozens of students from Thunder Mountain High School and Juneau-Douglas High School earned All-State Band, Choir or Orchestra honors in November.

Juneau Empire
Juneau Economic Development Council to start angel investment pool  Juneau Empire

If you've ever wanted to dabble in angel investing in a lower risk setting, January will be your chance. Brian Holst, executive director of the Juneau Economic ...

Juneau Empire
Juneau man wanted in drug-related shooting  KTVA

Juneau police are on the lookout for a 27-year-old Juneau man who shot someone over the sale of narcotics Thursday morning, according to authorities.

KTVA
Let's continue kindness in 2019  Juneau Empire

If you believe that kindness matters and should continue in Juneau as a community effort, let's work together to find a host group for 2019. In 2017, then-Lt. Kris ...

Juneau Empire
Photos: Thanksgiving in Fairbanks  Juneau Empire

Have you seen that University of Alaska Fairbanks outdoor digital sign displaying the temperature? In the winter it often shows crazy cold, far below zero, with ...

Juneau Empire
Opinion: No, Mr. Governor, erosion didn't kill the fish  Juneau Empire

Mike Dunleavy's inaugural day came in typical Alaska fashion — weather conditions forced him to cancel a ceremony in Noorvik, his wife's remote hometown ...

Juneau Empire
City accepting proposals for Marine Passenger Fee proceeds  Juneau Empire

The City and Borough of Juneau is accepting project proposals for how to spend the Maritime Passenger Fee. Business and residents are encouraged to submit ...

Juneau Empire
State phone lines will feature Portugal. The Man as hold music  Juneau Empire

You'll hear it still. Portugal. The Man's Grammy award-winning single “Feel It Still” was named Monday as one of five songs that will replace the state of Alaska's ...

Juneau Empire
Mystery ballot could sway control of Alaska Legislature  Juneau Empire

A recount is scheduled for Friday after the Fairbanks race between Kathryn Dodge and Bart LeBon was previously certified as a tie. Thursday, November 29 ...

Juneau Empire
Police search for shooter puts middle school in 'stay put' mode  Juneau Empire

As police searched for a wanted man in the Lemon Creek area, Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School was on lockdown, according to an email sent to parents of DHMS ...

Juneau Empire
PHS wrestlers head to regional meet in Juneau after matches in Sitka  KFSK

Posted by Joe Viechnicki, KFSK | Dec 6, 2018. Petersburg High School's wrestling team traveled to Sitka for matches against Sitka High and Mt Edgecumbe ...

KFSK
Second-worst chinook forecast since '95  Juneau Empire

Numbers released last week by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game forecast “very low” numbers of chinook salmon will spawn this summer on the Taku ...

Juneau Empire
Public expresses concern over proposed Auke Bay rezoning  Juneau Empire

The City and Borough of Juneau held its first public input meeting Thursday for a new zoning district that is being proposed for Auke Bay in a packed room of ...

Juneau Empire
Empire, CCW get new general manager  Juneau Empire

The Juneau Empire and Capital City Weekly have a new general manager. Sound Publishing, Inc. announced Monday that Robert Monteith will be moving to ...

Juneau Empire
Photos: Best Pictures of the Week  Juneau Empire

Turkeys, tattoos and tree lighting.

Juneau Empire
Police arrest suspect in Thanksgiving shooting  Juneau Empire

On Sunday night authorities arrested a suspect in the Thanksgiving shooting that occurred after a drug deal gone wrong, according to a press release from the ...

Juneau Empire
Juneau runner finishes 50th marathon in 50th state  Juneau Empire

He's ran at sea-level in Alaska and 6000 feet in Colorado. He's trod across the Golden Gate Bridge in California and through the Sandhills of Nebraska.

Juneau Empire
Juneau seasonal cold weather emergency shelter begins operations Thursday  Alaska Public Radio Network

Beginning Thursday, Juneau's cold weather emergency shelter will open on nights when the temperature is below freezing. This is the second winter the City ...

Alaska Public Radio Network
Toilet paper arson burns mall bathroom  Juneau Empire

A man who appeared to be having a mental health crisis is suspected of starting a fire in a Mendenhall Mall bathroom Tuesday, authorities say. The small fire ...

Juneau Empire
Photos: Santa on a Helicopter  Juneau Empire

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Crimson Bears topple Hawks  Juneau Empire

The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team put its superior size to good use in a 7-0 Railbelt Conference win over Houston on Friday night at Treadwell ...

Juneau Empire
How and where to volunteer this Thanksgiving  Juneau Empire

Charitable organizations in Juneau are entering the final stretch before Thanksgiving, and some are still in need of donations and volunteers. Most sign-ups for ...

Juneau Empire
Coast Guard rescues injured hiker off Herbert Glacier  Juneau Empire

The U.S. Coast Guard on Sunday night successfully rescued a hiker off Herbert Glacier after she slipped on the ice and sustained an injury to her leg, according ...

Juneau Empire
Car crashes on Thane Road after driver falls asleep  Juneau Empire

A man was heading out Thane Road on Tuesday when he fell asleep and drove off the road, authorities on scene said. The 64-year-old Juneau man was taken ...

Juneau Empire
Frank La Roche, Skagway's first professional photographer  Juneau Empire

We're fortunate that photographers were active in this area during and after the Klondike Gold Rush.

Juneau Empire
To be frank about 'Franklin': It's ambitious and engaging  Juneau Empire

Perseverance Theatre tells two stories separated by centuries.

Juneau Empire
 

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