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Late-night fire burns the heart out of Harri Commercial Marine on Egan Drive

A Tuesday evening fire at Harri Commercial Marine sent a plume of chemical-laden smoke skyward and one man to the hospital.

 

by JAMES BROOKS

Photos: STEM

Seventh-graders Aidan Hopson, left, Riley John, center, and Tucker Kelly see how a mailbox support they built looks like with a mailbox on top in teacher Alan Degener's Science, Technology, Engineering and Math class at Floyd Dryden...

Jury picked in civil case over Hoonah officer deaths

Two years ago, John Nicholas Marvin Jr. was convicted for shooting and killing two Hoonah police officers in 2010. Now, a jury will decide whether the city of Hoonah is also liable for their deaths.
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Rogue bullet causes SNAFU at Juneau International

A pilot walking a jetway at Juneau International Airport this morning found a bullet, prompting a police response. Juneau Police Department reports that at approximately 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, a pilot found one small caliber bullet.

The road less traveled turns to gravel

New road requirements for subdivisions will clarify which streets in town are required to live up to city standards. The requirements are based on how often the roads are used.
STEPHANIE SHOR

Engineer's Cutoff Road reopens for season

Engineer's Cutoff Road reopened Tuesday after the winter season, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has announced. Additionally, SECON Construction will begin work on the Fritz Cove Rehabilitation project today,...

Photos: Big check

Robert Anderson, vice president of First Bank, presents a $5,000 check to Mandy O'Neal Cole, deputy director of AWARE, Inc., left, and Britta Tonnessen, community services manager, Tuesday to help with construction of AWARE's new 12-...

CBJ mails property tax assessments to homeowners; 30 days to appeal decision

The City and Borough of Juneau tax assessor's office has announced that tax assessments have been mailed to property owners across the borough. White postcards containing the assessor's value of your property will arrive soon.

Runway resurfacing will begin Thursday

The planned runway rehabilitation project at the Juneau International Airport will begin Thursday and continue until June 30. During this time, planes will be landing on the taxiway as the runway is resurfaced.
STEPHANIE SHOR

Around town for Wednesday, Apr. 1

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428. Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details:...

Police & Fire for Wednesday, Apr. 1, 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. Criminal trespass...
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