Photos: U.S.S. Juneau reception

Members of the public look at an exhibit on the U.S.S. Juneau on display during a reception at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum on Saturday. A Naval officer stationed in Juneau, Lt. Cmdr. Miguel Vasquez, gave a presentation on the lost cruiser during the reception, and a Perseverance Theatre actor, Bryan Crowder, read aloud letters written by a U.S.S. Juneau sailor, William George Meeker Jr. The U.S.S. Juneau was lost during World War II, and this year marks the 70th anniversary of its sinking. On Tuesday, Nov. 13, a remembrance ceremony will be held at the U.S.S. Juneau memorial site near the Mount Roberts Tramway off South Franklin Street at 12:15 p.m. A reception at the downtown Visitor’s Center will follow the ceremony.

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Police calls for Monday, Feb. 27, 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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Central Council Tribal Court selected for project to improve outcomes for abused and neglected children

The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has been selected as one of six new courts to be a part of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ Implementation Sites Project to improve outcomes for abused and neglected children and their families.

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