A sign to guide voters to the City Hall Assembly Chambers Voter Center hangs duct taped to the outside wall of the building on Election day Tuesday morning. Today is the last day for residents to cast their vote before polls close at 8 p.m. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)

It’s Election Day for CBJ

Deadline to cast ballots is 8 p.m. tonight.

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SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium is offering a promotion this month to provide 3D mammograms with no out-of-pocket cost to patients who book an appointment at one of its multiple clinics across Southeast Alaska. A free swag bag is also given to patients when appointment is booked during October.

SEARHC offers mammograms with no out-of-pocket cost amid Breast Cancer Awareness Month

“The earlier we detect it, the better outcome the patient can have.”

A bald eagle looks toward the Mendenhall Glacier near the visitor center on Tuesday. The U.S. Forest Service is proposing expanding a ban on mining and other mineral resource extraction activities from an area on the glacier a short distance from the existing face to several hundred yards inward, extending outward to the mountainsides along both sides. (Jonson Kuhn / Juneau Empire)

Forest Service seeks input on expanding mineral extraction ban near glacier

Forest Service seeks input on expanding mineral extraction ban in recreation area

Melanie Hardin, right, greets the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.’s Board of Trustees before her interview for the APFC’s executive director’s job Monday in Juneau, (Mark Sabbatini / Juneau Empire)

Permanent Fund board picks new executive director

Trustees work overtime selecting from three candidates after interviews Monday

Scuba Sue, a brown bear at Anan Wildlife Observatory, is one of the nine bears that are set to receive an award during Tongass National Forest’s first-ever Anan Bear Awards. (Courtesy / Tongass National Forest)

Octo-bear festivities: Tongass National Forest hosts its first-ever Anan Bear Awards

Southeast Alaska gets its own Fat Bear Week-esque event.

Tlingit master carver Wayne Price stands next to his wife, Cherri, in front of the healing totem pole and screens he created. Hundreds of people gathered in raincoats and boots at the Twin Lakes Kaasei Totem Plaza to witness the two-hour ceremony. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)

‘This is a healing time’: New totem pole honors survivors of gender-based violence

“It provides an opportunity for healing on multiple levels”

The U.S. Coast Guard District 17 released video footage of two people being rescued during stormy conditions on Saturday, Oct. 1 after their boat ran onto rocks in Pavlof Harbor in southwest of Juneau. (Courtesy Photo / U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard makes rescue in poor visibility

Man and woman safe after boat grounds near Juneau

A developing willow rose shows brilliant red on a background of still-mostly-green willow leaves. (Mary F. Willson / For the Juneau Empire)

On the Trails: Local color in late September

Golden cottonwoods, yellow willow leaves, and the red/pink/yellow leaves of highbush cranberry.

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A Saturday afternoon rainbow makes an appearance over Juneau. (Courtesy Photo / Sandy R. Williams)
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People work together to raise the Xa’Kooch story pole, which commemorates the Battle of the Inian Islands. (Shaelene Grace Moler / For the Capital City Weekly)

Resilient Peoples & Place: The Xa’Kooch story pole — one step toward a journey of healing

“This pole is for the Chookaneidi, but here among us, many clans are represented…”

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Kéet, Oscar, and Ada out on a fall berry picking adventure in Wrangell. (Vivian Faith Prescott / For the Capital City Weekly)

Planet Alaska: The essence of the rainforest

Drinking naturally flavored water is one of the best things about living in Lingit Aani.

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Gov. Mike Dunleavy holds up a graph showing the earnings of the Alaska Permanent Fund during a new conference at the Alaska State Capitol on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021. Lawmakers have asked the governor to amend the call of the special session, allowing them to address the budget which remains only partially funded. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Lawmakers, governor spar over direction of special session

Lawmakers return to the capital city.


Juneau School Board candidates Deedie Sorensen, left, Martin Stepetin, Sr., Bonny Jensen and Emil Mackey, right, respond to questions during a candidate forum at KTOO on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. The event was sponsored by the Juneau League of Women Voters. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Video: Watch the municipal candidate forum live here

Learn more about the candidates running for local office.

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Mariya Lovishchuk, Executive Director of the Glory Hall -- Juneau’s homeless shelter and soup kitchen -- speaks Wednesday, July 17, 2019, about cuts in services that will take place starting next month with the elimination of state funding. Watch a full video online at juneauempire.com. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

WATCH: Glory Hall homeless shelter talks cuts in services

Juneau’s homeless shelter is hoping for a miracle.

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Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during a virtual town hall meeting on Sept. 15. (Courtesy Photo / Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy)

Governor issues health alert asking for COVID-19 diligence

Gov asks you wear a mask.


A Saturday afternoon rainbow makes an appearance over Juneau. (Courtesy Photo / Sandy R. Williams)

Wild Shots: Photos of Mother Nature in Alaska

Reader-submitted photos.

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Sun lights up a foggy morning in the Tongass National Forest. (Courtesy Photo / Amanda Ristau, Untamed Majesty Photography)

Wild Shots: Photos of Mother Nature in Alaska

Reader-submitted photos.

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A crow harasses a juvenile eagle during its flying lesson above Channel Heights on July 5. (Courtesy Photo / Denise Carooll)

Wild Shots: Photos of Mother Nature in Alaska

Wild Shots: Photos of Mother Nature in Alaska

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Orcas swim near the the shore of Kupreanof Island on April 26. (Courtesy Photo / Joe Sebastian)

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