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A graduate student visiting Southeast Alaska from the University of Kent will share his work studying names in the region that incorporate Native words for cedar. The lecture takes place at noon today in the Walter Soboleff Building.

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:03am

Leaders and supporters of work to end domestic violence in Juneau were all smiles Saturday afternoon as they gathered to celebrate the completion of a transitional housing facility for women leaving the local emergency shelter.

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:00am

Southeast Alaska's summer king salmon trolling season opens Wednesday, but when boats leave port this week, they'll have a lot of angry fishermen on board.

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:00am

Sherry Patterson leads an opening song of “Holy, Holy, Holy” during Prayers for Charleston, a community prayer gathering at St. Paul’s Catholic Church on Friday.

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 12:09am

Sealaska Heritage Institute President Rosita Worl has called for a federal investigation into the sale of a collection of Native American art, including several pieces from Southeast Alaska tribes.

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 12:08am

Last summer, two National Park Service architects scaled the top of St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church in Juneau, peeled back some white shingles and found just what they were hoping to see: signs of its original ornamentation.

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 12:07am

The Coast Guard rescued three stranded boaters Friday morning from a small island in Favorite Channel. The three men called for help at about 7 a.m., saying the bad weather — two-foot seas amid wind and rain — left them stranded on Bird Island, near the Shrine of St. Therese, according to the agency.

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 12:06am

This report contains information provided 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. Assault • At 7:22 p.m.

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 12:04am

Open trap shooting, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Trap Club, 1 Mile Montana Creek Road. The Juneau Trap Club is open to members and public trap shooting year-round on Wednesdays and Sundays. Loaner shotguns are available. Details: 789-9844.

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 12:03am

A fishing boat, the Hell N 1 of Deep Bay, flies the Confederate flag off its mast at the auxiliary dock north of Aurora Harbor on Friday....

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 12:03am


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