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Israeli racewalker recalls surviving 1972 Munich massacre

Fri, 2020-08-07 10:11
He had picked up the little German he would later use in interviews at the 1972 Munich Games. One local newspaper story described his return to ...

Juneau's first cruise of the year ends after positive COVID-19 test

Wed, 2020-08-05 16:45
“The guests are taking the news well, and the crew has executed our ... “They also have an arrangement with a local restaurant and they've hired ...

Assembly sends $15 million bond package to voters

Tue, 2020-08-04 15:15
by Peter Segall; Tuesday, August 4, 2020 4:16pm; NewsCoronavirusLocal News. Juneau voters will decide on a $15 million bond package in October after ... makes the bond package a good way to stimulate the local economy. ... hard to do in the moment,” she told the Empire Tuesday in an interview.

US and Canadian coast guards work together to rescue stranded vessel

Tue, 2020-08-04 15:15
... called for assistance, according to a U.S. Coast Guard press release. ... process,” said Lt. Michael Civay of Coast Guard Sector Juneau in an email. ... Typically what you would see is smaller morale day events at the local unit levels,” Preston said. ... ©2020 Juneau Empire and Sound Publishing, Inc.

Police calls for Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020

Tue, 2020-08-04 06:03
News · News · Local · Crime · State & Legislature · Nation-World · Business ... This report contains public information available to the Empire from law ... about a crime can report a tip anonymously to juneaucrimeline.com. ... man trespassing at a local business on the 8100 block of Glacier Highway.

Juneau may get its first pot cafe

Sat, 2020-08-01 10:45
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A marijuana business in Juneau could start ... a wall and adding security cameras and doors, the Juneau Empire reported.

Negotiators report progress in COVID-19 aid talks

Sat, 2020-08-01 10:11
The Democratic duo is eager for an expansive agreement, as are President Donald Trump and top Republicans like Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...