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Cristina Gregory, an assistant to the property management office for Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, talks about the recently finished remodeling project at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Tuesday.

Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall now 'open for business'

Last June, employees of the Andrew Hope Building were taken by surprise when a section of the third floor collapsed.


Slack Tide: Come with me if you want to live!

Alaskans live here for all sorts of reasons: outstanding seafood, no income tax, relaxed attitudes about personal grooming, they lost the 2008 Vice-Presidential election, their ancestors crossed a land bridge from Asia 10,000 to 20,000...
Geoff Kirsch

2014 Southeast Alaska Business and Community of the Year Awards

Wrangell - Southeast Conference is pleased to announce the 2014 winners for the Southeast Alaska business and community of the year. These awards were presented in Wrangell during Southeast Conference's annual meeting.
Juneau Empire

High Holy Days 5775

In Jewish life the world, over the New Year, Rosh Hashanah (5775), begins on the first day of Tishrei in the Hebrew calendar. It is believed that in the month of Tishri G-d created the world, so we refer to this as the New Year.

Thanks from JYSailing

All done! 2 1/2 hours in a gentle drizzle. All doughnuts were consumed. Thanks so much to everyone who was able to make it, and for the goodwill in general. It makes a difference.

Thank you to Representative Kito, Munoz, and Senator Egan

During the month of September as we celebrate National Senior Center Month, we want to give special thanks to Representative Sam Kito, Representative Kathy Munoz and Senator Dennis Egan for the special grant which they made available to...

Canvas Art Studion and Gallery at REACH thanks Juneau community

The Canvas Art Studio and Gallery at REACH would like to sincerely thank the Juneau community for coming out for our Fire and Tile fundraiser/community mural project.

Coeur Alaska maintains the gold standard for supporting literacy

The United Way of Southeast Alaska is pleased to announce the renewal of a strategic partnership with Coeur Alaska and the Juneau School District focused on getting all Juneau students reading at grade level by third grade.

Free Oct. computer classes

The Learning Connection at 210 Ferry Way is offering free computer classes. Introduction to Computers will meets Monday and Wednesday evenings, Oct. 1 - 29 from 5 -7 p.m.

Bea Shepard bequeaths donation to Alaska State Museum Heritage Endowment Fund

JUNEAU - Bea Shepard, a longtime Alaskan and supporter of the Alaska State Museum, has bequeathed a sizable cash donation to the museum's Heritage Endowment Fund. Ms. Shepard, 94, died Nov. 1, 2013, in Juneau. A museum donor and frequent...

Jolly graduates from basic military training

Air Force Airman John M. Jolly graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Jolly is the son of Dominga and Thomas Jolly of Juneau, Alaska. He is a 2013 graduate of Thunder Mountain High...

Recent births

• On Sept. 14, 2014, a daughter, Vivian Elena Sage Guder, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz., to Shannon Guder. • On Sept. 15, 2014, a daughter, Consuelo Yazmin Hidalgo Guillen, weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz., to Melissa Guillen-Hidalgo and Miguel Angel Hidalgo.

Senior menu

Monday, Sept. 29 Ham and Cheese Sandwich Split Pea Soup Tossed Salad Tuesday, Sept. 30 Meatloaf Au Gratin Potatoes Green Beans Sunshine Salad Wednesday, Oct. 1 Beef Stew Biscuits Cabbage with Fruit Salad Thursday, Oct.


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