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Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
An Alaska Seaplanes floatplane takes off at the Juneau International Airport on Saturday, July 18.

A job with a view Southeast Alaskan pilot opens up from the cockpit

On a Wednesday afternoon at work, Sean Kveum looks outside the window to his right and spots a bear, then another one. From the cockpit of his de Havilland Beaver bush plane, he loops around to get a better look.


Slack Tide: Construction, de-constructed

Some say Alaska has two seasons: Winter and Construction.
Geoff Kirsch

SEARHC opens new health center in Hoonah

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Hoonah Health Center is ready to move into a new medical facility at 490 Gartina Highway.

Nominations open for YWCA achievement awards

The YWCA is now accepting nominations for Alaska's 2015 Women of Achievement awards. For 26 years, YWCA Alaska has honored women of achievement.

SEARHC Mount Edgecumbe Hospital welcomes additional hospitalist

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Mount Edgecumbe Hospital expanded its staff this month with the hiring of Kimberly Capp. Capp settled in at the consortium July 20, filling a position that was vacant for quite some time.

Young Juneau readers rewarded for reviews

During the seventh week of the Juneau Public Libraries' Summer Reading program, 23 students took part in a book review contest. The participants, all under the age of 19, reviewed a total of 51 books.

Whitworth University honors go to Juneau student

Margaret J. Meiners of Juneau has been named to the Whitworth University Laureate Society for the 2015 spring semester. Meiners qualified for the academic honor society by maintaining a grade point average of at least 3.75 during the...

Juneau students graduate from WSU

Daffodil Ybanez Alinson and Megan Danielle Mauseth graduated from Washington State University this spring. Alinson earned a bachelor of science degree in psychology.

Senior Menu for July 27-31

Monday, July 27 Ham Au Gratin Potatoes Peas Tossed Salad Tuesday, July 28 Sweet and Sour Chicken Rice Pilaf Steamed Broccoli ...

Juneau students graduate from University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon Nickolas J. Rutecki of Juneau and Ethan G. Hubbard from Douglas for the 2015 spring semester.

Ugandan breakdancers thank Juneau community

Ugandan breakdancers Erick Egesa and Fahadhi Kiryowa would like to give a huge thank you to the community of Juneau for the warm welcome and generous support during their visit last week.

Thank you Alaska Grafix for spreading message, helping teens

Did you know 92 percent of Juneau teens would feel uncomfortable if a peer made fun of someone online? This was one finding by a social norms teen survey AWARE conducted to assess teens’ own perceptions, as well as how they perceive...


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