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A Juneau man received a mostly suspended sentence in court this week nearly two years after a methamphetamine-driven delusion caused him to start a fire that flooded a hospital emergency room.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:06am

The Juneau Police Department are still not saying what contributed to the fatal SUV crash that killed a 77-year-old pedestrian on Willoughby Avenue earlier this month.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:06am

Longtime Juneau resident and civic participant Kay Diebels died Friday afternoon at Bartlett Regional Hospital. She was 82. "She really cared about Juneau," said Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau. “She was a great lady and really worked her butt off for the city she loved.”

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:05am

Women, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Clinic, 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:05am

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.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:05am

Gary Miller voluteers his time to remove young trees and bushes encroaching on the picnic area at the Eagle Beach on Monday.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:05am

MasterCard customers across the state Tuesday reported receiving text messages in a fraudulent attempt to gain private banking information, according to a press release by First National Bank Alaska.

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 3:40pm

In late March, several Juneau residents expressed concern about how the city's generally increasing property assessments would impact their property taxes. The Assembly has now answered that question. The Assembly set the mill rate at 10.66 mills with a 5–4 vote at its meeting Monday night.

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:02am

The Juneau Assembly voted to adopt the 2016 Land Management Plan, which calls for the disposal and development of the Pederson Hill subdivision among other things, at its Monday night meeting. Several developers spoke out against doing so.

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 9:26am

Four years ago, Wilson Nicklie Jr. would have reached for a bottle of alcohol — most likely some whiskey — to celebrate anything that was going right for him, which sums up everything that was going wrong for him.

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 12:02am


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