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Flu activity is on the rise in Alaska

Wed, 2019-12-11 15:33
The most recent 2019-2020 Alaska Weekly Flu Snapshot shows a surge in flu activity — 382 cases in two ... Gribbon said that's true in Juneau, too.

Moms Demand Action to hold Sandy Hook vigil

Wed, 2019-12-11 06:11
Moms Demand Action is a movement that started after that shooting, and there are chapters of Moms Demand Action in every state, including a local ...

Arctic habitats and cultures on thin ice as region warms

Tue, 2019-12-10 09:56
WASHINGTON — Rising temperatures and shrinking snow and ice cover in the Arctic are endangering habitats, fisheries and local cultures, according ...

Neighbors news: Wells Fargo donates to Housing First, Rasmuson Foundation approves grants ...

Sun, 2019-12-08 07:07
Neighbors news: Wells Fargo donates to Housing First, Rasmuson ... two of the Juneau Housing First project to provide permanent supportive housing for people ... in grants to Alaska nonprofits, tribal organizations and local governments and $4.6 .... ©2019 Juneau Empire and Sound Publishing, Inc.

A hand where its needed: Donation season ramps up

Sun, 2019-12-08 06:00
In this season of giving, charitable organizations in Juneau have wish lists of ... The Empire called the local groups that help people out around the ...

Want to help promote Juneau as Alaska's capital? Here's how

Sun, 2019-12-08 06:00
The Alaska Committee, a nonprofit that promotes Juneau as Alaska's ... staff committee booths, act as a local host during the legislative session and ...

Stolen goods located in garage of man out on bail for stealing goods

Fri, 2019-12-06 10:07
Juneau Police Department detectives carried out a search warrant for a ... more than $4,000 of stolen goods Thursday afternoon, according to a press release. ... in his same garage on the 4100 block of Aspen Avenue last summer. ... Michael S. Lockett at 757-621-1197 or mlockett@juneauempire.com.

Beyond the Ale: The search for Juneau's best bar food

Fri, 2019-12-06 06:00
Between the local gourmet and a wave of innovation in the kitchens of the bars and grilles of Juneau, we couldn't help but wonder how some of the ...

Empire Live: Cruise Ship Capacity

Thu, 2019-12-05 12:25
Juneau is in the top ten destinations globally in terms of customer satisfaction according to Porthole magazine, a cruise industry publication, according ...