A bear leaps gracefully off a downtown fence; a child jumps for joy during a Juneau Jazz & Classics concert; an intent election official scrutinizes a questioned ballot during the statewide hand count in 2010 - these are among the iconic Alaskan images Juneau Empire photographer Michael Penn will be showcasing during this week's Gallery Walk at the Capital City Weekly.
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On the First Friday in October, walking through downtown Juneau where Calhoun Avenue meets West 4th Street, a friend tells me again of a rumor I've heard many times before. "You know they used to hang people from a tree around here," he said.
ANCHORAGE - Emails released by the state of Alaska on Friday shed little new light into how allegations of sexual assault and misconduct in the Alaska National Guard were handled by state or guard officials.
ANCHORAGE - Convicted Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen, who abducted women and hunted them down in the Alaska wilderness in the 1970s as Anchorage boomed with construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, died Thursday. He was 75.
ANCHORAGE - A guard on duty the night a serial killing suspect committed suicide in an Alaska prison should not have been fired, an arbitrator found. Loren Jacobsen was fired weeks after Israel Keyes was found dead in his cell on Dec.
Mark Miller, the most recent leader selected to head up Juneau's schools, will earn $7,000 more than his predecessor, Glenn Gelbrich, bringing in a yearly salary of $162,000.
ANCHORAGE - The state faces a fine of at least $7,000 after a lawmaker attempted to ship bullets, a cigarette lighter and an aerosol can by air to Juneau without declaring them. The lawmaker, Rep.
...Council is for new furnishings in public spaces, hearing rooms and staff offices at the leased downtown building, the Anchorage Daily News reported.The council also decided Monday to take the high bid to purchase and install visual and audio systems...
ANCHORAGE - A top Alaska elections official testifying in a federal Native voting rights trial disputed claims that villages with sizable populations of limited English speakers vote in lower proportions than elsewhere in the state.
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