Photos: Fun at the Maritime Festival

ABOVE: demonstration in Juneau’s harbor during the Maritime Festival on Friday. Crowds gathered despite the rain to check out the rescheduled event, which was canceled last weekend due to high winds Saturday.

Lena Kawakami, left, Jonah Gonzales, center, and Claire Uchytil, all 13, build a small boat together while protected from the weather during the Maritime Festival on Friday.

Evan and Alexander Ward watch as a rock fish is filleted by an employee of Taku Smokeries/Fisheries at the Maritime Festival on Friday.


This Day in Juneau History: Jan. 20, 1987

On Jan. 20, 1987, lawmakers and Alaskans prepared to hear Gov. Steve Cowper’s State of the State address. With Alaska’s budget deficit running higher than ever, legislators were hoping to hear a comprehensive budget plan for the next two years.

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Police & Fire for Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Anyone with information about a crime can report a tip anonymously to

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