Northrim Bank officially completes takeover

Newly erected signs announce the completion of a merger that brings Anchorage-based Northrim Bank to Southeast Alaska. Former Alaska Pacific Bank...
Empire Editorial: Winter in Juneau is arts heaven waning and the temperatures are dropping. The leaves are changing, and Eaglecrest lift tickets are on sale. These are signs that winter and the arts season are approaching. We have a lot to look forward to.In summer, Juneau breaks for the outdoors...
Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...not walking directly through the birds," Baluss said. "There's a lot of space out there for everybody, as long as the signs are respected."The colony's new spot is "unfortunately right below where people go to access the glacier - over on that...
Woman dives off dock, rescued by Coast Guard

...she had been consuming alcohol that evening and decided to go swimming afterwards," the police release reads.Although signs on the docks indicate diving off the docks is prohibited, Campbell said a crime was not committed and charges will not be forthcoming...
Discover Eaglecrest Day highlights ski hill history through new auction

...on a piece of Eaglecrest history, purchase season passes and sign up for winter programs, participate in numerous activities...and 25 "blueberry bubble chairs," an auction for old trail signs. They'll also be selling Black Bear chairs for $100. Proceeds...
Sierra Leone to shut down for three days to slow Ebola

...sickened more than 5,300 people and killed more than 2,600 of them, the U.N.'s World Health Organization reported. In a sign the crisis is picking up steam, more than 700 of those infections were recorded in the last week for which data is available...
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Around town for Friday, Sept. 19

...m. UAS Housing Lodge. Hosted by Dee Jay DeRego and Conor Ledrum. Open to poets and performers of all ages and abilities. Sign ups begin at 8 p.m. show starts at 8:15 p.m. Pay-as-you-can. This slam is the last chance for poets to quality...
No sign of missing Auke Bay boater

...coast-guard-suspends-search-missing-boaterAfter a day and a half of searching there's still no sign of a missing boater whose unmanned pleasure craft was found spinning...searched it."They found a cell phone aboard with no other sign of anyone being there," Eggert said, noting the Juneau Police...
Parking Day Sept. 19

...end at 5 p.m.Front Street will remain open to vehicular traffic, and three parking spaces will be eliminated for the day.Please watch for the yellow "No Parking" signs in this area.For questions contact Chris Mertle at 988-9000.
Arts calendar C. Scott Fry, 9 p.m.-close, Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Sign up for a slot beginning at 8:30 p.m. Details: 586-1000...Ledrum. Open to poets and performers of all ages and abilities. Sign ups begin at 8 p.m. show starts at 8:15 p.m. Pay-as-you-can...


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