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A mother brown bear and cub feed on grasses at Pack Creek on Admiralty Island.

Photos: Exploring Pack Creek

A mother brown bear and cub feed on grasses at Pack Creek on Admiralty Island.

CCFR responds to house fire

Capital City Fire Rescue firefighters respond to a home fire near Twin Lakes at the intersection of Glacier Highway and Bauer Lane Friday evening.
CHARLES L. WESTMORELAND

Charges still not filed in Stanford rape case

Criminal charges still haven't been brought in the rape case involving a Stanford student from Juneau who says she was raped by a fellow college and high school classmate while in Juneau over Christmas break.
EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Photo: Catch of the Day

A local fisherman holds up his catch of the day Friday afternoon, two king salmon caught from the public dock adjacent DIPAC Macaulay Salmon Hatchery.

ACS restores service to Southeast customers

Cell phone and internet service was restored to Alaska Communications customers in Southeast Alaska early Saturday. Service was interrupted for about 24 hours as a result of a 5.
MELISSA GRIFFITHS and CHARLES L. WESTMORELAND

Today in History

In 1214, France prevailed in the Battle of Bouvines over the forces of the Holy Roman Empire and England. In 1789, President George Washington signed a measure establishing the Department of Foreign Affairs, forerunner of the Department of...

Around Town for Sunday, July 27

My America, My Story, 2-3 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. An original work by STAR participants. Details: Shona, 364-2421 or perseverancetheatre.org.

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Police & Fire for Friday, July 25, 2014

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 ...

Photo: Testing: bear spray

Marilyn Hinman of Lewiston, Idaho, flinches after firing a can of inert bear spray during a demonstration of bear deterrent devices Thursday morning, July 24, 2014 in Wrangell, Alaska.

Around Town for Wednesday, July 25

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267. Organ concert, noon, State Office Building. Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous ...

Juneau Mercantile & Armory opens

The Juneau Mercantile & Armory is easy to pick out - a large and rustic but shiny and new building of lodgepole pine with a camouflaged tour bus that reads "Alaska Shooting Adventures.
By MELISSA GRIFFITHS

Judge sentences convicted heroin dealer to 7 years in prison

A 30-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison with three years suspended for arranging to bring a "hefty amount" of heroin and other illegal drugs into Juneau last year.
By EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Around Town for Thursday, July 24

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, July 24, 2014

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 ...

Prospectus Solicits Proposals for Operation of Glacier Bay Lodge and Tour Vessel Services

The National Park Service has released a prospectus soliciting proposals for the Glacier Bay Lodge concession operation in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

Late-night search for missing hiker resolves with a phone call

A late-night search for an overdue hiker on Thunder Mountain resolved itself when the missing man called from his cell phone to report he was uninjured. Alaska State Troopers said Alexander Clark, ...

Police: Watch out for runners on the road next Saturday

Police are asking drivers to watch for runners on the roadway next Saturday during the Aukeman Triathlon hosted by the University of Alaska Southeast.

19 passengers minorly injured

By EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Dog owner fined following 'horrific' attack

A Douglas dog owner was fined Wednesday for not being able to prevent his dog from killing a smaller dog in what witnesses described as a vicious attack on Thanksgiving day last year.
By EMILY RUSSO MILLER

Honoring Col. Van Winkle

Army Col. Kenneth Seymour's journey to Juneau this week began about 59 years ago in Okinawa, Japan, when he was 19 year-old Marine and assigned as a driver to 2nd Lt. Archie Van Winkle.
By MELISSA GRIFFITHS

Valley Democrat raises $20K

Two months ago, before George McGuan announced his intentions to run for the State Legislature, the Valley electrician was widely unknown and incumbent Republican Rep. Cathy Muñoz was largely ...
By MATT WOOLBRIGHT

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Twilight Cafe named most-improved storefront at Storefront Star Awards

Since they purchased their place in 2009, Catherine and Ariel Christobal have been constantly updating the Twilight Cafe.
By KATIE MORITZ

Around Town for Wednesday, July 23

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380. Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., ...

Correction

A Wednesday advertorial about Annie Kaill's Gallery in the Making Local Work special section misspelled artist Arnie Weimer's name.

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