Event connects community with homeless

...Arts and Humanities Culture Center will unite with the Juneau Community from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, to aid those who are facing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless.The event is hosted by The Juneau Coalition on Housing and...
Wolverine: the Mad Max of the wilderness, in Western Alaska. At first, I thought it was a grizzly bear. It loped across the wind-swept tundra and, with the aid of an overactive imagination, I convinced myself it was running in our direction. Was I experiencing a bonafide manhood-mettle...
Walker names investigator

...she would like to come to her own conclusions," Svobodny said.The news release asked anyone with information that could aid in the investigation to email Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 586-1821...
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Alaska Marine Safety Association adds staff and new courses

...twenty years of experience teaching first aid, CPR and remote medical care to first responders...activities in remote environments, first aid courses that are appropriate to remote and survival workshops, the first aid courses will emphasize AMSEA's commitment...
TV theft is JPD's Crime of the Week

...Juneau Police Department and the Juneau Crime Line are highlighting the incident as their "Crime of the Week," which seeks to aid police investigations that have gone cold. Tipsters can call JPD at 586-0600 or visit to report a tip...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Jan. 5, 2015

Thumbs up to animal aid. Last week, the Empire reported on a group of Juneau residents who banded together online in the successful search for a dog...
Homelessness: One story at a time

...We live in Juneau which is a community that is pretty bad-ass," she said. "It's supportive and will come to people's aid like I've never seen a community do in my whole life. If we can bring more focus, more eye-opening to what is going on...
NOAA disburses final payment for salmon disaster

...appropriated for the 2012 disaster declarations for Cook Inlet, Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers salmon returns would be used for direct aid payments.Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission administered the grant and make the payments to eligible fishermen with...
No family turned away

More than twice the average number of families will receive aid from St. Vincent de Paul this year following an outpouring of donations from the community.St. Vincent's "Adopt-A-Family...
Police need help ID'ing driver in fender bender

...Sell told the Empire.JPD and the Juneau Crime Line is highlighting the incident as its "Crime of the Week," which aims to aid police investigations. To submit a tip about this or any other case, call JPD at 586-0600 or visit


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