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Melissa Griffiths | Juneau Empire
Gov. Bill Walker, left, with wife Donna, center, and daughter Tessa Walker Linderman in the background join Albert Lorde, right, in serving lunch on Christmas Eve Day to Glory Hole patrons at the temporary day shelter at McPhetres Hall at the Church of the Holy Trinity.

Home after the holidays

For those experiencing homelessness, the Glory Hole is home. But patrons who rely on the downtown shelter have been displaced since a disastrous flooding incident earlier month when a frozen pipe ruptured.

by MELISSA GRIFFITHS

So far, 3 of 14 commissioners chose Juneau

Gov. Bill Walker has said he will give hiring preference to commissioner hopefuls who commit to living and working in Juneau. So far, only 3 of 14 are based in the capital city, and two of those are rollovers from the Sean Parnell...
KATIE MORITZ

A decade of violent deaths

State toxicology findings reveal substances involved in two-thirds of cases.
MELISSA GRIFFITHS

Photo: Christmas beard

Max Rosen returns to work at the Downtown Public Library after lunch donning holiday ornaments in his beard.          

Around Town for Friday, Dec. 26

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building. Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Friday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St. Details: 789-0965.
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