Juneau Hot Topics

Reshaping recommendations roil stakeholders

Fri, 2020-10-23 15:26
Newsletters · News ... Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, in a phone interview with the Empire. ... Ben Goldrich, Juneau representative for the Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association and the work group's ... this year that was criticized by local lawmakers for a one-sided approach to analyzing the ferry system.

Postal delays persist with mail voting underway

Fri, 2020-10-23 07:33
... who have not yet mailed in their ballots to skip the Postal Service altogether and put ballots in a drop box or take them to their local clerk's office.

Trail Mix and city plan ahead as building season wraps up

Fri, 2020-10-23 05:30
The results will form the basis of the 2020 Juneau Trails Master Plan. ... That's part of local application of Great American Outdoors Act funding,” ...

Police calls for Friday, Oct. 23, 2020

Thu, 2020-10-22 10:00
Newsletters · News ... This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and ... Anyone with information about a crime can report a tip anonymously to juneaucrimeline.com. ... vandalism and possible burglary from a local business on the 100 block of Franklin Street.

Earning the 'local' title

Wed, 2020-10-21 14:07
If October was a fish, it would be a lingcod. Ugly. Nasty. Angry. Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:47pm; NewsAlaska Outdoors.

Writers' Weir: Blindsided

Wed, 2020-10-21 11:41
I sat in my car and watched a group of Juneau football players giddily tossing the ... they had a chance at local glory: winning the 2020 Alaska Football State Title. ... The decision, like all bad news, was delivered abruptly. ... The Capital City Weekly, which runs in the Juneau Empire's Thursday editions, ...

Increase in COVID cases could overwhelm hospitals, experts warn

Tue, 2020-10-20 18:15
Alaskan health officials urged stronger action from state and local ... In a news release Tuesday, the City and Borough of Juneau said 62 cases have ...

Police calls for Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020

Tue, 2020-10-20 04:22
Newsletters · News ... This report contains public information available to the Empire from law ... Anyone with information about a crime can report a tip anonymously to juneaucrimeline.com. ... At 9:58 p.m. on Sunday, JPD received a report of a man being assaulted at a local business on the 2800 block ...