Photo: A helping hand after the fire

Sabrina Bracher, right, receives help from Joleen Langel as she moves most of her belongings out of the Gastineau Apartments on Thursday. Bracher moved into the apartments only two-and-a-half months ago. Her cat, Boots, perished in the fire on Monday.

Sabrina Bracher, right, receives help from Joleen Langel as she moves most of her belongings out of the Gastineau Apartments on Thursday. Bracher moved into the apartments only two-and-a-half months ago. Her cat, Boots, perished in the fire on Monday. If you’re a resident of the Gastineau Apartments seeking assistance, call the local Red Cross office at 463-5713, or stop by 3225 Hospital Drive, Unit 202. If you wish to donate, monetary donations can still be dropped off or mailed to 3225 Hospital Drive, Juneau, Alaska, 99801. Donations must contain the note: Gastineau Apartments Fire.

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Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:26

Around Town for Thursday, Jan. 19

Today, Jan. 19

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Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:21

This Day in Juneau History: Jan. 19, 1987

On Jan. 19, 1987, with revenues half of what they were the year before and an estimated budget deficit ranging from $700-$900 million, the 15th Alaska Legislature began working on the state’s enormous budget deficit. Everyone was present for the Legislature’s first day except for Sen. Frank Ferguson, D-Kotzebue, who resigned shortly after his election because of health problems. Taking his place was Kotzebue businessman and Native leader Willie Hensley, whom Gov. Steve Cowper appointed for the position until the 1988 elections.

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Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:21

Police & Fire for Thursday, Jan. 19, 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 juneaucrimeline.com.

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