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In this undated photo, John Venables, a historical reenactor, is shown speaking as Judge James Wickersham. He passed away Wednesday at age 75.

Beloved historical re-enactor John Venables dies

John Venables, a man who loved Juneau, the 49th state and its history, died early Thursday in Delta Junction. He was 75.

by KATIE MORITZ

This year's pallet bonfire still anyone's guess

For those wondering what sort of pallet creation Dean Guaneli and Paul Voelckers will come up with this year, you'll just have to wait until Friday to find out.
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Police seek shoplifter who threatened Safeway employee, stole car

The Juneau Police Department and Juneau Crime Line are asking the public to help them identify a shoplifter who threatened a Safeway employee and drove away from the grocery store in a stolen vehicle.
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Holiday closings

The following offices and facilities will be closed in observance of July 4 festivities: • Augustus Brown Pool and Diamond Park Aquatic Center, closed July 4 • Capital Transit and Care-A-Van, closed July 4 •...

Pot sales may spark fire code updates

The City and Borough of Juneau Marijuana Policy Committee met Thursday night to discuss how commercial growing operations will affect - and be affected by - fire-code regulation.
SAM DeGRAVE

New Old Time Chautauqua: For the love of community

A community enrichment program has reached Juneau to spread a message of togetherness, and to once and for all teach Juneauites how to fold that pesky fitted sheet.
PAULA ANN SOLIS

CCFR asks revelers to not set off fireworks

The state fire marshal's office has lifted the suspension of firework sales for most of the state except Western Alaska, but the local fire department is urging Fourth of July revelers to refrain from using them at all.
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Alaska Editorial: Relocating bears doesn't change people's behavior

The following editorial first appeared in the Peninsula Clarion: Earlier this week, it was reported that four of the five black bears that had been relocated to the northern Kenai Peninsula from an Anchorage...

Around Town for Friday, July 3

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267. Organ concert, noon, State Office Building. Concerts on the Kimball Theatre Organ at the State Office Building take place most Fridays during the noon hour.

Police & Fire for Friday, July 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 10:02...
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