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Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
Chef Summer Koplin works in the kitchen with Terry Anthony, left, and Michael Haase, background, during the soft opening of the new Heritage Coffee at the corner of Front and Seward Streets on Monday.

Heritage Coffee Roasting Co. opens new location

Grady Saunders has been caffeinating Juneau since 1974 and roasting beans locally since 1982. Over the years, Heritage Coffee Roasting Co. has expanded, and on Monday it opened the Front Street doors of its newest, most expansive café.

by MELISSA GRIFFITHS

The Road's new price tag: $4 million

There are many ways the state could fund Juneau's long-debated highway north, but the simplest method could cost the state as little as $3.8 million.
KATIE MORITZ

Woman guilty of drug conspiracy

A 39-year-old woman accused of supplying methamphetamine to a Ketchikan-based drug ring pleaded guilty Monday to a federal drug conspiracy charge. The case was one of several heard in U.S.
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Cuts meet cuts as city, schools talk budget

The city and its school district came together for the first time Monday night at a Committee of the Whole meeting to discuss school budget planning for fiscal year 2016 and potential cuts due to funding uncertainty.
STEPHANIE SHOR

Police seek second man linked to burglaries

The Juneau Police Department is seeking the public's help in finding a second person of interest linked to a burglary ring that has struck Juneau businesses for the past three months.

Photo: Celebrity touch-up

Marcel Villagomez takes advantage of sunny weather to update the paint on the Celebrity Building on South Franklin Steet on Monday.

City public works committee advocates electric cars

Some of Juneau's policymakers are throwing their support behind the electric vehicle momement.
STEPHANIE SHOR

Photos: String rehearsal

Elias Antaya, center, plays the violin with Robert Newman, left, and other members of the Crimson String Quartet in Northern Light United Church Sunday during a rehearsal for the Juneau String Ensembles Chamber Music Night.

Photo: Nageak returns

Rep. Benjamin Nageak, D-Barrow, right, is greeted by Sen. Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, at the Capitol on Monday. Rep. Nageak left the House Chambers last Tuesday after experiencing pain from a recent knee operation. Rep.

Around town for Tuesday, March 3

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: 586...

Police & Fire for Tuesday, March 3, 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. Assault • At 10:58...
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