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Paula Ann Solis | Juneau Empire
William "Sonny" Pittman sets up for a trip up a ramp at The Pipeline skate park on Saturday. Pittman, along with other members of an informal skate park council, organized a fundraiser at the park to help move forward with a park improvement plan.

Getting on board to help Juneau's skate park

It's was an especially rainy day on Saturday, but that didn't stop dozens of skateboarders from hitting the ramps to raise money for their local skate park.

by PAULA ANN SOLIS

Three hikers rescued on West Glacier Trail

Three hikers rescued on West Glacier Trail Low visibility and rainy conditions caused three hikers to lose their way on the West Glacier Trail on Friday evening, according to an Alaska State Trooper dispatch.

Zika virus makes its way to Southeast Alaska

Before this week, Alaska was one of four U.S. states with zero confirmed Zika virus cases, but that's over now.
PAULA ANN SOLIS

JPD, first responders take part in National Night Out

The Juneau Police Department will participate in next month's nationwide community-building campaign National Night Out to promote police-community partnerships, according to a JPD press release.

UAS Chancellor appointed as vice chair to a committee on teacher education

University of Alaska Southeast Chancellor Dr. Rick Caulfield was appointed to serve as Vice Chair of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Presidential Committee on Teacher Education.

Photos: Science Friday

Children and their parents watch a rocket return to the ground during Science Friday at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library on Friday.

This Day in Juneau History: July 25, 1986

On July 25, 1986, one man accused of selling one-half ounce of cocaine in May pleaded no contest to one of the counts against him. The other eight men who were caught and indicted during the same time were slated to appear in court later...
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Police calls for Monday, July 25, 2016

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent.

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