Empire reporter wins national award the ceremony, she was in shock at first."I saw my name on the screen and I saw one of (Empire photographer) Michael Penn's photos," she said. "I almost didn't believe it was real, but then the people at my table were congratulating me so...
Photo: Are you dancing yet?

Stacy La Mascus, Andrew Madsen, center, and Guy Unzicker perform at the 40th Annual Alaska Folk Festival at Centennial Hall on Monday. Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
Red carpet romp: The GLAAD Awards from an Alaskan perspective

...and, of course, the Juneau Empire. When it cut to the winner, there was my name, my newspaper, and a photo from Michael Penn. Wow. Perhaps I should have taken some clues along the way that I was a real contender, I was seated next to the news director...
First Friday Art Walk

...Gifford, Mark Gnadt, John Hagen, Don Hale, Kerry Howard, Pat Kalbaugh, Iris Korhonen-Penn, Laveda Loose, Joe McCabe, Michael Penn, Liam Penn, Linda Shaw, Jim Simard, David Riccio, Wayne Owen and Steve Winker.This is the 12th year...
Photos: Folk Fest 2014

The 40th annual Alaska Folk Festival is in full swing. Here's a selection of photos from the first few nights by Juneau Empire photographer Michael Penn.
40 years of Folk Fests: A storied past

...part of the story of this community - of its creativity and interconnectedness, of its gains and losses. Thanks to Michael Penn, Brian Wallace, Mark Kelley and others at the Juneau Empire for chronicling this community event in such depth over the years...
Bigger boats allowed on Auke Lake

...amount of $28,982.60, according to the manager's report.Also at the meeting, Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School student Penn Lamb was named an honorary mayor. Lamb shadowed Sanford for the day and sat with the Assembly during its meeting. At the beginning...
2014 Alaska Folk Festival schedule

...Port Townsend, Wash.). Pete Smith, Leaf Smith, Katya Smith, Ryon Smith.2:45 p.m., Elliott Sussman (Pittsburgh, Penn.)3 p.m., Coyote & Toad (Skagway). Tiffany Metz, Coop Briody.3:15 p.m., Zach and Fox (Fairbanks). Zach Atchley...
Local youth score in 3v3 World Cup

...Kellen Dumaop, Christopher Evans, Eva Goering, Sophie Thibodeau), Norway (Gavin Gende, Ellie Knapp, Asianna Mazon, Liam Penn), and Sweden (Tim Degener, Camden Erickson, Aubrey Hekkers, Alejandra Paniagua-Willis).Other Seniors Division teams...
Today in sports history

...championship. The Gators are the first team to repeat since Duke in 1991-92.2009 - Jamelle Cornley scores 18 points and Penn State uses a big second half to beat Baylor 69-63 to win the NIT title, just the second postseason tournament championship...


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