Once a year, an empty bowl contains something filling. This year, the Empty Bowls fundraiser celebrates its 25th anniversary.
A 27-year-old man was convicted of burglary, criminal trespass and assault Tuesday for violently breaking into the homes of two city employees and scaring them.
When Front Street Community Health Center raised the necessary funds to continue serving its patients after parting with former parent agency SEARHC in April, it seemed the downtown clinic could accomplish anything.
Editor's note: This is the first in a multi-part series about efforts to improve the condition of downtown Juneau. Part two will appear in the July 23 issues of the Juneau Empire and Capital City Weekly.
Housing First Inc. merged with St. Vincent De Paul last Wednesday night in a celebratory gathering, with board members signing official documents and handing off a ceremonial key.
...that hunger and food insecurity are not the norm for almost 10 percent of our citizens. I hope for thoughtfulness, compassion, gratitude, and grace.Happy New Year, Juneau!? Mariya Lovishchuk is the executive director of the Glory Hole.
Philip Mangano, appointed by President George W. Bush to address homelessness across the nation, set what many consider an ambitious goal: End chronic homelessness in 10 years.
...of pieces of material, melted garbage bags. It looked like your average garbage dump." Joan Decker, executive director of the Glory Hole, a downtown homeless shelter and dining hall, said many homeless choose to sleep in abandoned buildings...
...inform the community of various street issues and to form action groups to address them, said Joan Decker, executive director of the Glory Hole, a soup kitchen and shelter. "We want to discuss concerns about problems the homeless are causing. We...
Since the Juneau Alliance for Mental Health closed its drop-in center on Front Street in late September, Willy Boy Denny, a 35-year-old man with severe depression, has spent many hours of his day staring at rain from his apartment at Salmon Creek.
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