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Emily Russo Miller | Juneau Empire
Families walk back down the bunny slope after getting a free ride on the Porcupine Chairlift during Discover Eaglecrest Day Saturday. Hundreds of skiers and snowboarders wishing for snow stopped by the city-owned ski area for the sixth annual pre-season open house.

Photos: Discover Eaglecrest Day

Families walk back down the bunny slope after getting a free ride on the Porcupine Chairlift during Discover Eaglecrest Day Saturday.

Lost hunter found 'confused but alive'

Searchers found a missing 20-year-old local hunter "dazed, hypothermic, confused but alive" wandering above the Last Chance Mining Museum on Mount Juneau early Monday afternoon. Rescuers found Kevin Michaud around 11:04 a.m.
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Edna Bay will be Alaska's newest city

The small community of Edna Bay will soon be Alaska's newest incorporated city. According to the Alaska Division of Elections, 30 votes have been received by mail in a special election deciding whether to incorporate Edna Bay as a second-...
JAMES BROOKS

Fall windstorm briefly knocks out power in Mendenhall Valley

The first significant windstorm of the fall caused a busy Sunday for Alaska Electric Light and Power crews.

Business news roundup: Win a free phone, have fun doing it

GCI to host local scavenger hunt A scavenger hunt in downtown Juneau, hosted by GCI, will end with 19 people taking home prizes including a smartphone, a tablet and round-trip Alaska Airlines tickets.
KATIE MORITZ

Around town for Monday, Sept. 22

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Diane, 463-6176. Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library; 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267. Life Ring meeting, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Northern Light United Church.
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