Southeast Spotlight

...behavioral ecology of crows and ravens, and explore human interactions with these birds. Also presenting will be Greg Butcher, Melissa Cady, Gwen Baluss, Nate Catterson, Teresa Swanson, Susan Oehlers, Kris Widdows, Brian Marston, Jim Capra, Mike Thompson...
Boardroom offers form, function in a workspace

After a successful first full year in Anchorage, The Boardroom founders Britt Szymoniak and Katherine Jernstrom sought to create a co-working space in Juneau to meet the needs of a "vibrant community" of young, independent entrepreneurs and workers.
Ferry breakdown strands many Haines brewfest visitors

...Alaska Fjordlines fast catamaran, which made two runs between Juneau and Haines after the Taku breakdown.Empire reporter Melissa Griffiths, attending the fair, said attendees seemed to take the breakdown in stride. While her group found seats aboard...
Beyond Cheech and Chong

Though he opened with humor when presenting at Thursday's Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl takes the legalization of cannabis very seriously, and he asks that others who take the issue seriously get in touch.
See the future in flowers

See tomorrow's flowers today - or tomorrow - at the Jensen-Olson Arboretum.
Training for Trouble: Police, firefighters, EMS and a bit of Hollywood-style makeup help prepare for school shooters shooter situation, he said "you can definitely see progress in the communication that happens when fire and police get together."? Contact reporter Melissa Griffiths at 523-2272 or at
No bail for suspected killer

When Scott Michael Tomaszewski arrived in Juneau May 16, on vacation with his parents aboard a cruise ship, he likely didn't expect his sightseeing to be limited to Lemon Creek Correctional Center.
Tongass plan makes its debut

Though some doubted it could be done, the group of industry leaders, scientists, conservationists and government representatives has reached a consensus: the Tongass Advisory Committee has submitted its draft recommendations for managing timber harvests in the national forest that covers much of Southeast Alaska."I could tell from the very first meeting that there were very smart, committed people at this table," TAC member and Juneau Assembly Member Kate Troll said - but the devil's in the details, she added.
Building a bridge to a better Juneau

First lady Donna Walker wants to build bridges across the state - no infrastructure mega-projects here, just community groups bringing together the state's diverse citizens. Walker is proud of the state of Alaska and its diversity.
AWARE recognized by FBI with 'extraordinary' award, the contact number is 586-1090 within Juneau or 1-800-478-1090 for Southeast.? Contact Melissa Griffiths at or at (907) 523-2272.


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