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Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
Auke Bay Elementary School is one of the last schools in Juneau to be rebuilt with state money. The Alaska legislature is currently considering a five year moratorium on the building of schools.

Bill would halt Marie Drake renovation

If a bill that passed the Senate on Wednesday continues through the Legislature, Juneau will likely have to shelve long-term plans to renovate the aging Marie Drake school building.

by KATIE MORITZ

Bookish birthday: Egan Library turns 25

On the 25th anniversary of the Egan Library's opening, the University of Alaska Southeast invites the community to join students, faculty, staff and friends for an evening of celebration. The event is from 5-7 p.m.
MELISSA GRIFFITHS

Costco bakery gets the boot

Juneau Costco Wholesale customers must say goodbye, farewell and adieu to the massive muffins, ponderous pies and puffy pastries the box store's bakery once provided.
MELISSA GRIFFITHS

Flags at half-staff Friday for 1964 quake

Friday, March 27 has been declared "1964 Alaskan Earthquake Remembrance Day" across the state, Gov. Bill Walker announced Thursday. All state flags are to be lowered to half-staff to honor the lives lost when a magnitude 9.

Photo: Morning ice

Mallard ducks swim together Tuesday in an opening in the ice that formed overnight in Twin Lakes. The National Weather Service forecast for Wednesday calls for windy in the morning with rain developing in the afternoon. Highs around 44...

Bike map funded and ready to roll

Local bicycling advocacy group Juneau Rides has fully funded a project to create a bike map covering Juneau's streets, paths and trails.
MELISSA GRIFFITHS

Police seek Pel' Meni burglar

Someone broke into Juneau's most beloved Russian dumpling joint, Pel' Meni in the blue Wharf building downtown, and stole $2,000 earlier this month.
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Mallott out, Walker in as speaker at Juneau Choose Respect March

Gov. Bill Walker will be the opening speaker during Thursday's Juneau Choose Respect March. Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott was previously announced as the event's guest speaker.

Photo: Spring swing

Inari Kylanen helps her daughter, Saana Amunbson, 4, play on a rope swing at Evergreen Cemetery on Monday. The National Weather Service forecast for Tuesday calls for partly cloudy with the high around 44.

Around town for Thursday, March 26

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m., every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel. Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor.

Police & Fire for Thursday, March 26, 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.
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