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Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
Berton A. Tullis, 33, appears in Juneau District Court on Wednesday for his arraignment on multiple burglary charges.

Man arrested for two burglaries is suspected of seven more

The 33-year-old man arrested for burglarizing two small businesses in Juneau is suspected of burglarizing seven more.

by EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Photos: Glory Hole

Father Gordon Blue sprinkles holy water on Executive Director Mariya Lovishchuk, left, and Jon Pollard in her office during a Rededication Service of the Glory Hole Shelter on Wednesday. 

Bicknell spurns CBJ land swap

Bicknell Inc. has rejected a proposed land swap with the City and Borough of Juneau for the "Field of Fireweed" property at Honsinger Pond.
STEPHANIE SHOR

Alaska Airlines to maintain essential service in SE

Alaska Airlines has announced it has been awarded a contract through the Essential Air Service program to serve several Southeast Alaska communities for another two years.
MELISSA GRIFFITHS

Around town for Thursday, Feb. 26

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel. Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor.

Police & Fire for Thursday, Feb. 26, 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. Burglary • At 3:34...

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Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015

Around town for Tuesday, Feb. 25

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428. Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts ...

Glory Hole invites Juneau to celebrate

Water lines broke at the Glory Hole Shelter on the night of Nov. 29. Residents found themselves cold, wet and left on the sidewalks.

Police & Fire for Wednesday, Feb. 25, 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 ...

Brain injury network holds meeting

The Alaska Brain Injury Network will hold a board meeting Thursday, and the public is invited to attend. A meet and greet will take place at 4 p.m.

Officials expect minimal damage from Auke Bay oil spill

Government officials continue to monitor the Sunday oil spill at Statter Harbor in Auke Bay, but no environmental damage has been found.
By STEPHANIE SHOR

Professionals puff in private, pass in public

Juneau residents awoke on Feb. 24 to legal weed and a dense fog over the city - just regular fog, not a haze of marijuana smoke as some may have feared. For most marijuana users, this historic day ...
By MELISSA GRIFFITHS

$1.2M to tear down Gastineau Apts.

Gastineau Apartments will need to be razed, at a cost of more than a million dollars, before the property can be made viable. At that price, a previous plan to replace the gutted building with ...
By STEPHANIE SHOR

Walker budget cuts 55 Juneau jobs

Fifty-five state positions based in Juneau would be lost through the governor's budget proposal, 30 of them full-time, according to a document published by the state Office of Management and Budget.
By KATIE MORITZ

More Montessori in Juneau

Lupita Alvarez is hopeful that an expanded and independent Montessori Borealis Public School could finally offer enough space to meet the needs of the community.
By MELISSA GRIFFITHS

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Around town for Tuesday, Feb. 24

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428. Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts ...

Police & Fire for Tuesday, Feb. 24, 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 ...

From lost to law school

Zach Hozid has always been shy. When he moved from Nevada to Juneau at 15, the small city in Alaska seemed to suit him. He was uncomfortable in big crowds and was often on his own.
By STEPHANIE SHOR

Before pot is legal, a final definition of 'in public'

On the night before recreational use of marijuana became legal in the state of Alaska, clear definitions of public use and fines were set in Juneau.
By STEPHANIE SHOR

Infographic: Juneau's burglary wave

Since December, urban Juneau has been swept by a wave of burglaries targeting businesses from downtown to Douglas and the Mendenhall Valley.

Vicious beating leads to felony assault indictment

A 48-year-old man accused of beating another man unconscious in a parking lot outside a Juneau restaurant earlier this month was indicted Friday for felony assault.
By EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Police make arrest: Burglary wave may have crested

About 8 p.m. Tuesday, a Juneau Police Department detective arrested 33-year-old Berton A. Tullis for two of the recent string of burglaries in the capital city.
By EMILY RUSSO MILLER and JAMES BROOKS

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Police and Fire blotter for Feb. 23, 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 ...

Around town for Monday, Feb. 23

Open Lab Computer Training, 9-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Individual and small group instruction available for computer skills and online job search guidance. Free. Tai Chi ...

UAS under the budget knife

Twenty-four of 35 the University of Alaska Southeast year-to-year faculty members have been given notice that their contracts might not be renewed next year in light of anticipated cuts to the ...
By KATIE MORITZ

Teens arrested after chase

Two 15-year-old boys are in custody after a car chase early Sunday morning. According to Juneau Police Department reports, a caller reported a vehicle driving recklessly in the parking lot of a ...

In rural Southeast, big ideas for housing assistance

GUSTAVUS - Southeast Alaska wants to keep its seniors at home, but it isn't an easy thing to do - especially here in rural Alaska.
By STEPHANIE SHOR

Lawmakers feast, dance with Juneau's Filipino community

Juneau's Filipino community rolled out the proverbial red carpet for local and visiting lawmakers at its fifth annual legislative reception, and Filipino Community Inc. did not disappoint with the ...
By KATIE MORITZ
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