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With less than one week remaining in the month, Alaska's capital city is still on course for its driest, hottest May in 72 years of modern recordkeeping.

Fallen heroes

Flags will fly at half-staff across Alaska today to recognize Memorial Day.

Congrats, grads!

After Ana Latu delivered a speech to her senior class and walked off the stage with her diploma, the recent Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School graduate could be seen draped nearly up to her forehead in leis — traditional ones made of...
KATIE MORITZ

Photo: Exploring at low tide

Juneau Community Charter School students and their parents walk the temporary isthmus to Shaman Island at low tide during a school outing on Douglas Island on Thursday. Thursday morning's low tide was a -2.4 feet.

Ferry breakdown strands many Haines brewfest visitors

Hundreds of Alaskans attending the annual Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival in Haines were stranded Sunday after the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Taku suffered a mechanical problem.

Around town for Monday, May 25

Memorial Day. Open Lab Computer Training, 9-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Individual and small group instruction available for computer skills and online job search guidance. Free. Tai Chi class for ages 60 and older, 10...

Police blotter for Monday, May 25, 2015

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. Assist • At 9:32 a....
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