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A patient was treated for the Zika virus at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital.

Zika virus makes its way to Southeast Alaska

Before this week, Alaska was one of four U.S. states with zero confirmed Zika virus cases, but that's over now.

by PAULA ANN SOLIS

JPD, first responders take part in National Night Out

The Juneau Police Department will participate in next month's nationwide community-building campaign National Night Out to promote police-community partnerships, according to a JPD press release.

Photos: Science Friday

Children and their parents watch a rocket return to the ground during Science Friday at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library on Friday.

Three hikers rescued on West Glacier Trail

Three hikers rescued on West Glacier Trail Low visibility and rainy conditions caused three hikers to lose their way on the West Glacier Trail on Friday evening, according to an Alaska State Trooper dispatch.

UAS Chancellor appointed as vice chair to a committee on teacher education

University of Alaska Southeast Chancellor Dr. Rick Caulfield was appointed to serve as Vice Chair of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Presidential Committee on Teacher Education.

This Day in Juneau History: July 24, 1986

On July 24, 1986, state workers and Gov. Bill Sheffield had yet to come to an agreement.
TASHA ELIZARDE

Around Town

Open trap shooting, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Gun Club, 1 Mile Montana Creek Road. The Juneau Gun Club is open to members and public trap shooting year-round. Loaner shotguns are available. Details: 789-9844.

Police & fire for Sunday, July 24, 2016

This report contains public information available 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 •...

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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Photo: Car crash

One of two damaged vehicles from a two-car motor vehicle accident is towed away from the scene as Capital City Fire/Rescue and Juneau Police Department officials secure the scene in the 8000 block ...

Friday, July 22, 2016

Court sides with state, dismisses lawsuit challenging Gov. Walker order

A Juneau judge has sided with the state, dismissing a lawsuit that challenged Gov. Walker’s administrative order to reorganize the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Commission.
By LISA PHU

NOAA responds to entangled whale calf near Auke Bay

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association responded to an entangled humpback whale calf in the Auke Bay area Wednesday, making strategic cuts in the blue/green poly line trailing from the ...
By KEVIN GULLUFSEN

JPD holds SWAT trainings around town

The Juneau Police Department will be doing SWAT training around Juneau today and Saturday.

Photo: Low water level stymies salmon

Sophie Castleton, of the U.S. Forest Service, does a survey of the number of sockeye salmon in Steep Creek at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Thursday. Low water levels in Steep Creek are ...

Photo: Garlic grower

John Thedinga, president of the Juneau Community Garden, harvests his garlic at the garden on Thursday. Thedinga grows about 230 plants, a year's worth.

Around Town

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. Details: 586-5267. Organ concert, noon, State Office Building. T.J. Duffy to play a variety of music. Senior Lunch, noon, Juneau Senior Center. ...

This Day in Juneau History: July 22, 1986

On July 22, 1986, the City and Borough of Juneau found yet another $1.4 million increase in its deficit, totaling $3.7 million rather than the estimated $3.4 million announced earlier in the month.
By TASHA ELIZARDE

Police & fire for Friday, July 22, 2016

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in ...

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Grand jury indicts two for PFD, debit card fraud

Two months ago, Juneau resident Katie Arthur ran a few errands around town - withdrawals at ATMs, a stop at the gas station and a trip to the grocery store and Breeze In - except she did it all ...
By PAULA ANN SOLIS

Police & fire for Thursday, July 21, 2016

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in ...

This Day in Juneau History: July 21, 1986

On July 21, 1986, Bartlett Memorial Hospital announced that it made almost half the amount of its $1 million deficit announced a year earlier.
By TASHA ELIZARDE

Around Town

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Women, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Clinic, 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Court hears oral argument on state's request to dismiss lawsuit

Commercial fisherman Robert Thorstenson, Jr. is precisely the right person to bring a lawsuit against the governor and the State of Alaska, according to his lawyer during oral argument in Juneau ...
By LISA PHU

Months later, displaced tenants still longing to come home

Cecilia Welch long dreamed of leaving Ohio for Alaska after her children were grown up, but a small room inside a shelter she shares with her friend and her dog is far from what she imagined.
By PAULA ANN SOLIS

Juneau police seek to strengthen community ties

JUNEAU - Police in Alaska's capital city saw an outpouring of community support following the fatal shootings of officers in Texas and Louisiana and on Wednesday encouraged the public to join them ...
By Becky Bohrer

Elfin Cove continues pursuit of hydroelectricity

The Chichagof Island community of Elfin Cove is dreaming of a hydro-powered future.
By JAMES BROOKS

Hatching a Poké Egg? Why not also walk a shelter dog?

The Gastineau Humane Society is encouraging anybody playing Pokémon Go to walk their adoption dogs while they play.
By LISA PHU

Police calls for Wednesday, July 20, 2016

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in ...

Around Town

Women, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Clinic, 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor.

Public invited to Jackie Street ribbon cutting

The City and Borough of Juneau invites the community to celebrate a new road to housing at the intersection of Jackie Street and Renninger Street, next to Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School and ...

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