Juneau Empire Staff Report

Hilsinger named new science advisor for the Aleutian King Crab Research Foundation

Alaska fisheries biologist John Hilsinger has been named the new science advisor for the Aleutian King Crab Research Foundation. Read more

Tlingit-Haida Housing announces new CEO

Tlingit-Haida Housing announces new CEO JUNEAU EMPIRE Ricardo Worl is the new president and chief executive officer for the Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority. Read more

SEARHC offers nutrition counseling in Haines, Skagway

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium's Community Dietitian Kari Natwick will travel to Haines, Klukwan and Skagway to offer medical nutrition therapy and other services through March 3. Read more

Egan Drive outbound closed near JDHS

A traffic accident near Juneau-Douglas High School has closed Egan Drive outbound in that area. Drivers heading outbound on Egan Drive will need... Read more

Snow advisory in effect for Juneau

Anywhere from 2 to 6 inches of snow is expected to fall on Juneau between Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, according to a winter weather advisory from the National Weather Service. Read more

HEADLINE HERE Deck here An 18-year-old Sitka woman reportedly walked away unscathed from a single vehicle rollover accident on Glacier Highway just past noon on Monday. Read more

Man arrested for sexual abuse of a minor

Police say they have arrested a man for allegedly sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl. Read more

SHI opens scholarship application period

Sealaska Heritage Institute is accepting applications for the 2012-2013 college and vocational school year. Awards will be made to Sealaska shareholders and descendants enrolled in accredited colleges, universities and voc-tech schools. Read more

Windy weather tonight

Forecasters say Southeast Alaska is in for a couple of wet and windy days. Read more

3 boys charged in connection to park vandalism

Three Juneau boys face criminal mischief and negligent burning charges after allegedly painting, then burning bleachers at Melvin Park nearly two weeks ago. Read more

Heavy, wet snow expected Thursday

Juneau is expected to get 4 to 6 inches of snow Thursday, according to a winter weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service. Read more

3 to 5 inches more snow expected from current storm

As many as 9 inches of new snow may accumulate from a weather system that started dumping snow last night. A National Weather Service storm warning expires at 1 p.m., and forecasters urge travelers to be ready for low visibility at times. Read more

Gold Town to hold open casting call for ‘Rocky Horror’ screenings

Gold Town to hold open casting call for 'Rocky Horror' screenings The Gold Town Nickelodeon will hold an open casting call and planning session for those interested in participating in their Halloween weekend showings of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Read more

Parnell appoints two to state boards

Gov. Sean Parnell has appointed two Juneau residents to statewide advisory boards helping Alaskans. Read more

New defense counsel appointed for Rae

The Juneau man accused of stealing a vehicle and crashing it into the Alaska Brewing Company was appointed a new attorney Thursday afternoon. Read more

Goat hunting to end early on part of Baranof Island

An emergency order from the Alaska Department of Fish & Game will end mountain goat hunting season early in the area near the north fork of the Katlian River on Baranof Island. Read more

JPD responds to threatening note

A threatening note in Douglas proved to be a hoax, but led to a response from the Juneau Police Department Monday afternoon, according to a release from the department. Read more

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