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  1. Meet the three police academy graduates joining JPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | Capital City Weekly

    New Juneau Police Department officers Ron Shriver, Mattie Rielly and Joe Paden pose after their graduation from the Public Training Academy in Sitka on Friday, June 8, 2018. Sherriff's Office.


  2. Child porn arrest was part of nationwide investigation, authorities sayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Capital City Weekly

    The recent arrest of a Juneau man was tied to a nationwide effort to find and track down suspected online child sex offenders, according to the Anchorage Police Department. Cory R. Lockhart, 28, of Juneau faces multiple charges, including possession of child pornography, according to an APD press release , and was identified as a suspect by the Alaska Internet Crimes Against Children task force.


  3. Two men found dead after plane crashes in river near SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Capital City Weekly

    A map of the Sitka showing Katlian Bay and Katlian River. A floatplane on a 20-minute tour of the area crashed Saturday.


  4. Coast Guard finds missing floatplane, one deceased on boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Capital City Weekly

    The Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco pulls into its home port of Ketchikan on May 12, 2017. The vessel is currently searching for a missing person near Sitka.


  5. Future Juneau officers graduate from police academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | Capital City Weekly

    Joseph Paden, Mattie Rielly and Ronald Shriver walked across the stage in Sitka on Friday and will join JPD shortly. The three future JPD officers are part of a 27-person class that is sending graduates to police departments from the North Slope to Nome to Metlakatla, as well as the Alaska State Troopers.


  6. Spiritual and powerful': Canoes land at Douglas Harbor for CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Capital City Weekly

    Canoes from around Southeast Alaska and Canada arrive at the Mike Pusich Douglas Harbor to participate in a Welcoming Ashore ceremony on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. The event, sponsored by the One People Canoe Society, is the unofficial start of Celebration 2018.


  7. Man convicted of running Southeast Alaska drug conspiracy sentenced to 10 yearsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 1 | Capital City Weekly

    Zerisenay Gebregiorgis, a Seattle man convicted by a jury in December of running a drug ring in Ketchikan and Sitka, was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison. Gebregiorgis, 34, was found guilty in December of working with others to distribute heroin and methamphetamine up to Southeast Alaska.


  8. Falcons crowned Region V champs after title game called offRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 26 | Capital City Weekly

    Volunteers take down a tent in the wind and rain at Dudley Field in Ketchikan on Saturday. Inclimate weather cancelled the Region V championship game between Thunder Mountain High School and Ketchikan.


  9. Falcons softball blanks Sitka for trip to region finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | Capital City Weekly

    An 8-0 win over Sitka High School on Friday means Thunder Mountain Falcons softball is on their way to the Region V final, to be played Saturday at 11 p.m. in Ketchikan. The No.


  10. Region V softball tourney: Falcons advance, Crimson Bears drops game to SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    Spectators have grown to expect wide-margin wins from this year's Thunder Mountain High School softball team. And that's just what the Falcons delivered in the opening game of the Region V softball tournament at Dudley Field in Ketchikan.


  11. JDHS, TMHS baseball earn sweepsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    Thunder Mountain High School senior Brysen Cordle sprints towards home in a game on Saturday against Petersburg High School. : Bobby Cox, Casey Hamilton, Sammy McKnight, Owen Mendoza, Jacob Tapia.


  12. As first Alaska Native police chief in Juneau, Ed Mercer strives to be role modelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau Police Department Police Chief Ed Mercer speaks about his job at the Juneau Police Station on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. can't recall a Native chief prior to Mercer.


  13. WWII, Korea and Vietnam veteran Carothers, 91, passesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    When World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veteran James H. "Pat" Carothers retired from the U.S. Marine Corp in 1979, he was the most decorated Marine serving in the Corps, according to Leatherneck Magazine. That legacy found its final resting place April 16 as Pat Carothers passed at Bartlett Regional Hospital.


  14. Sitka woman makes dress from 20,000 salmon bonesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Mia Nevarez stands in front of Crescent Harbor in Sitka wearing a salmon dress that Cynthia Gibson made from 20,000 salmon vertebrae. Mia Nevarez stands in front of Crescent Harbor in Sitka wearing a salmon bone dress made by Cynthia Gibson.


  15. Coast Guard hoists man in distress on boat in Chatham StraitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter crew prepares to hoist a 61-year-old man from a tugboat in Chatham Strait on May 9, 2018. The man was experiencing stroke-like symptoms.


  16. Alaskans' preparing for the futureRead the original story

    May 6, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    Sea cucumbers and kelp may not the be the usual topics brought up at a college commence ceremony, but when graduation is in Alaska, that all changes. Both of those Alaska products were part of Sen. Lisa Murkowski's, R-Alaska, "cool stuff" portion of her speech given to the University of Alaska Southeast 2018 graduating class at the UAS Recreation Center Sunday afternoon.


  17. Sitka drug ring involved violent intimidation, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau resident Eric Stephen Morisky, 30, also known as "Curly," was one of seven people indicted in April on charges of possessing and distributing heroin and methamphetamine in Sitka, according to a release from the Alaska Department of Justice. The group of seven includes four people from Sitka and two people from Las Cruces, New Mexico, authorities say.


  18. Weekend preview: Hometown softball clash and JDHS baseball home openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    Thunder Mountain's Rachel Macaulay, right, slides safely home as the ball gets away from Juneau-Douglas's catcher Morgan Balovich during their game at Melvin Park last May. The Falcons and Crimson Bears play one another for the first time on Friday night. ," said senior Abby Meiners, whose sacrifice fly scored the game-winning run.


  19. Load moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    The Jungle Book will be performed this weekend in Sitka by the Sitka Cirque. This rendition of the stories by Rudyard Kipling will follow a script written by Charles Hart, one of the Cirque's instructors, and be directed by Fancis Donahoe, owner and founder of Sitka Cirque.


  20. Renowned Sitka educator, - Mr. Mt. Edgecumbe,' honored with Lifetime Achievement AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    Members of Ldakat Naaz Sati Yatx'i dance to welcome attendees to the 83rd annual Tribal Assembly President's Awards at Centennial Hall on Thursday. President Richard Peterson received when he made the announcement that Dr. Gilbert Truitt - who was an educator at the same school Peterson attended - would be the fourth annual recipient of the President's Lifetime Achievement Award.


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