Juneau Empire

Correction for Aug. 11, 2016

A letter to the editor, "The Importance of Mudrooms," on page A7 of today's paper includes the incorrect start date of Mudrooms' Season Six. The first event of Mudrooms' Season 6 is on Wednesday, Sept. 14, not Sept. 16. Read more

Public meeting on Tuesday for arts complex

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council invites the public to an open house to meet the Arts Complex architects and help them understand the community's collective vision as they enter the conceptual design phase of the building. Read more

A day of adaptive skiing

Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL)/Outdoor Recreation and Community Access (ORCA) have teamed up with Eaglecrest Ski Area for their annual "Learn to Adapt" Day (Adaptive Ski and Snowboard Awareness Day), this Sunday, Jan. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p. Read more

New report provides conservation and management strategies for climate-sensitive yellow-cedar in Alaska

The U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Research Station Wednesday released a new report that outlines a climate adaptation strategy for yellow-cedar in Alaska. Read more

Learn to ski and snowboard

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, which includes the 34th annual Learn to Ski Weekend on January 16 and 17 at Eaglecrest Ski Area. Read more

JGC's most recent shoot results

On yet another, wet, overcast, beautiful dark day in Alaska's capital city, the Juneau Gun Club held a PITA Registered Shoot. Only four members showed. Read more

Fireside lecture: Kittlitz's Murrelets

The second Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Fireside Lecture of the season features U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Biologist Michelle Kissling discussing Kittlitz's Murrelets. The birds are rare, stocky seabirds endemic to Russia and Alaska. Read more

Treadwell comment period ending

The comment period for improvements the US Forest Service plans on Treadwell Ditch Trail between the Blueberry Hill and Bonnie Brae access trails ends Tuesday, Jan. 19. Read more

New Ranger takes reins of Petersburg District

KETCHIKAN - A new ranger has been selected to guide the Tongass National Forest's Petersburg Ranger District. Dave Zimmerman, Timber and Special Forest Products program manager for the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest in Medford, Ore. Read more

Nordic Ski Team Race

Keep an eye out for the Juneau Nordic Ski Team, which is conducting two days of "Peaceful Pursuits" races this Saturday and Sunday. Read more

Around Town for Friday, July 10

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. Details: 586-5267. Organ concert, noon, State Office Building. Concerts on the Kimball Theatre Organ. Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. Read more

Saturday road closures for Salvation Army parade

Streets along Willoughby Avenue will be closed Saturday for the March of Witnesses parade from 1:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. Read more

Downtown parking hours extended for Inaugural Ball

Overnight parking downtown will be allowed tonight for the 2015 Inaugural Ball for Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott. The ball will take place from 8 p.m. until 2 a.m. at Centennial Hall and the Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Read more

Hinder holiday hazards

Don't let your Christmas cheer go up in flames, Juneau. The National Fire Protection Association is urging families to practice fire safety as they celebrate this holiday season. Between 2007 and 2011, U.S. Read more

State approves tougher math standards for graduation

Graduation requirements for students across the state will become more rigorous starting for incoming freshmen in the Class of 2019. The State Board of Education and Early Development met Dec. Read more

Rustan Burton and Kristin Bartlett to lead United Way 2014 Annual Giving Campaign

United Way of Southeast Alaska is proud to announce that a dynamic duo will be leading United Way of Southeast Alaska's annual giving campaign. Read more

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