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Two Juneau artists accepted in Anchorage Museum's 'All Alaska Juried Art Exhibition' in New York while studying photography at Columbia, grew up in Juneau and learned photography from her father, longtime Juneau resident Paul Helmar. She is best known for her unstaged portraits of Alaskans and others, many of which show the...
No sign of missing hiker in area mines

...down the hill. We will have to go back for that one," he wrote.Buis, a 48-year-old physical therapist and longtime Juneau resident, was reported missing on May 24 after she missed a scheduled hike with the Alpine Club. A concerned friend...
CCFR Special Teams captain retires

...Reifenstein was on Basin Road, binoculars in hand and an Alaska State Trooper by his side, he ran into Dean Williams, a longtime Juneau resident and respected skier who passed away in December 2012 at the age of 95. Williams used to be one of the individuals...
Oscar P. Olsen

Longtime Juneau resident Oscar P. Olsen died August 24 at the Pioneers Home in Juneau. He was 92.Oscar was born in Seattle, Wash. on November...
Fiscal wiz banks on run for Senate seat

Longtime Juneau resident Tom Williams remembers the exact date - and the weather - when he arrived in Juneau just over 37 years ago.It was June...
August First Friday continuing exhibits

...Weimer's paintings through the month of August. Continuing at Artifacts: Jewelry by Jim HopkinsArtifacts' owner and longtime Juneau resident Jim Hopkins will show new jewelry created from fossil walrus ivory and woolly mammoth ivory at his gallery...
Q&A with Tom Milliron's halls under his tutelage. With this year being his last before retiring, the Empire caught up with the longtime Juneau educator to capture his parting thoughts on a long, successful career. I know many people will miss you once you...
June's been soggy, but not record-breaking for Juneau

...year also boasts the rainiest June - 6.69 inches of rain fell between June 1 and June 30, 2012.If you're a longtime Juneau resident, you may remember even wetter weather - the measuring station was moved to the airport in 1943, and the...
Woman who died on Juneau trail had history of seizures

...a battery of medical tests at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, but doctors couldn't provide a diagnosis.A longtime Juneau resident who was married to Gelber for 14 years, Riley said the "odds are" that Gelber had another seizure on the...
Donations pour in for family who lost home in Friday blaze

...they know precisely what was lost in the fire.Just thinking about the outpouring of support caused Schneider, a longtime Juneau resident, to tear up."The community is very wonderful, and we appreciate it very much," she said, fighting...


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