Walter Francis Baldwin

...will miss seeing him walking his 3-8 miles per day and sometimes cross country skiing when and if it snowed. Walter loved holiday meals with his family and many friends. His hobbies included reading, acrylic painting, drawing friends and family, and...
It's not just about the cookies for younger Girl Scouts and selling their own crafts, babysitting and wrapping presents at the Nugget Mall during the holidays, among other fundraisers. The troop will be at the auction in the foyer presenting information about Pax Lodge for those...
Remembering MLK

...Luther King Jr. Day, a state and federal holiday.The state of Alaska, under Gov. Bill...established Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a holiday in 1986, the same year it became a federal holiday. King has been dead for more years than...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Jan. 19, 2015

...Day. Today is a state and national holiday, and for good reason. The Fourth of...cost paid to protect America. Today's holiday reminds us that America's greatness...rights because they were different.This holiday is a reminder that soldiers are not the...
Trap snares eagle and the woman who says she freed it

...Southeast Alaska Animal Medical Center in Juneau to get the bird treated immediately.The local clinic had been closed for the holidays, but it opened its doors to evaluate the eagle's injuries and to X-ray its legs. The veterinarian confirmed Tiernan's...
Slack Tide: New Years resolutions for Juneau in 2015

With the holidays behind us and more than a month to go before rekindling the festivities for President's Day (you should see the John Quincy...
Some birds home for the holidays; others far from it

Some birds are home for the holidays and some seem to be making Southeast Alaska their temporary residence during these cold winter months. The Audubon Society's...
Empire Editorial: Firework use should come down to respect

There's been fuss lately about the use of fireworks in Juneau. Upon completion of the holiday season, the Empire received a few letters from residents asking for the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly to consider pursuing...
Hinder holiday hazards as they celebrate this holiday season. Between 2007 and...frame of usage indoors, the holiday season can present an elevated...other months. One in three holiday fires are caused by electrical...the first week after the holidays.
Photos: Holiday Cup Action

The Holiday Cup Soccer Tournament continues through Wednesday, Dec. 31 when the last...for the project.In other news, Amber White was the winner of the 2014 Holiday Cup Design Contest. As of late Friday, Santa's Slayers and RADD were...


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