Photos: King Day celebration in Juneau

Sherry Patterson sings “We Shall Overcome” during the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at the St. Paul Catholic Church on Monday. Glenn Mitchell gave a dramatic reading of the “I Have a Dream” speech during the celebration. Many linked arms with others as they sang “We Shall Overcome” at the closure of the event.

See all the photos from this event: Slideshow | Celebrating Dr. King and the road to equality.


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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