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Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
Gerry Carrillo runs Gerry's Barber and Style Shop with his daughter, Eva, and son, Gerry Jr. at their family business located across from the Mendenhall Mall.

Family of cut-ups

When Gerry Carrillo Sr. was laid off from his state job in the 1980s, he wanted a job where there would always be demand. He chose to become a barber - "Hair always grows," he said, laughing. Now, two of his children have followed in his footsteps.

by MELISSA GRIFFITHS

Man alive after almost drowning off downtown dock

A 28-year-old intoxicated man accidentally fell into Gastineau Channel from the docks behind the downtown library Friday afternoon and was fished from the frigid waters by first responders.
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Watch Juneau students compete in decathlon super quiz finale tonight

Nine Juneau-Douglas High School students will compete tonight in Anchorage for the culminating "Super Quiz" event at the 2015 GCI Alaska Academic Decathlon.

Police seek man suspected of stealing gun from Rayco

Police are asking the public to help identify a man suspected of stealing a revolver from Rayco Sales, a local gun shop already under fire for its poor security system and repeated firearm sale violations.
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Thane no home for the homeless

Stephen Gailliot and Emerald Hlavacek have been on the move for the past two years since they journeyed down from Haines to find a better life.
STEPHANIE SHOR

City's weed minds worry about 'Club Fed'

Juneau has been tasked with creating marijuana regulations for local consumption and sale, but it is at risk of violating federal law, the city's marijuana committee was told Thursday.
STEPHANIE SHOR

March trial for wrongful death of Hoonah officer

A Juneau jury will hear a civil case next month that was brought against the city of Hoonah by the widow of a slain Hoonah Police Department officer.
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Photo: Economic Forecast Luncheon

Greg Wolf, Executive Director of World Trade Center Alaska, speaks during the annual Economic Forecast Luncheon for the Juneau Chamber of Commerce at the Hangar Ballroom on Thursday.

Correction

In Wednesday's article "$1.2M to raze ruin," James Barrett's mother was incorrectly identified as Elizabeth Barrett.

Around town for Friday, Feb. 27

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Diane, 463-6176. League of Women Voters Board of Directors meeting, 10 a.m., KTOO Conference Room. Details: mariannemills@ msn.com Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley...

Police & Fire for Friday, Feb. 27, 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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