Best of May 2017

1 of 22

A raven totem pole is raised at Gastineau Elementary School on Saturday, May 13, 2017, by the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation. The 26-foot pole honors the Gaanaxteidí clan of the T’aaḵu Kwáan. The school was built on top of a native cemetery in 1956.

2 of 22

A raven totem pole is raised at Gastineau Elementary School on Saturday, May 13, 2017, by the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation. The 26-foot pole honors the Gaanaxteidí clan of the T’aaḵu Kwáan. The school was built on top of a native cemetery in 1956.

3 of 22

Juneau residents watch as a raven totem pole is lifted into place by Trucano Constructuion at Gastineau Elementary School on Saturday, May 13, 2017. The 26-foot pole, paid for by the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation, honors the Gaanaxteidí clan of the T’aaḵu Kwáan. Gastineau Elementary was built on top of a native cemetery in 1956.

4 of 22

James Barrett, left, and Rick Cotten talk about the work to be done on Friday, May 5, 2017, before the Bergmann Hotel can reopen. The city closed the hotel on health and safety concerns in March.

5 of 22

Juneau-Douglas' Niko Hebert slides safely into third base against Sitka's Bryce Kelly in the second game of a double-header at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

6 of 22

Thunder Mountain's Cierra McCain celebrates her score in the first half to tie the game at 1-1 against Juneau-Douglas at TMHS on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

7 of 22

Carl Uchytil, port director for the City and Borough of Juneau, watches the Yees Ku Oo Dancers during a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Cruise Ship Beth along Juneau's downtown harbor on Friday, May 5, 2017. The two new docks, at a cost of $54.2 million, will accommodate post-Panamax sized vessels.

8 of 22

A raven perches at the Marine Parking Garage with a view of downtown on Monday, May 1, 2017.

9 of 22

Former Juneau firefighter Dave Stott gives Sue Reishus-O'Brien a hug at a remembrance ceremony at the Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff Building on Thursday, May 4, 2017, on the 25th anniversary of the death of Sue's first husband, Police Officer Karl William Reishus. Stott was injuried in the same training accident that killed Reishus.

10 of 22

Tourists line up with their selfie sticks in front of the "Welcome to Juneau" sign after arriving by the first cruise ships of the season on Monday, May 1, 2017.

11 of 22

Harborview Elementary School students participate in their annual Harborview Fun Run along Glacier Highway on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

12 of 22

Harborview Elementary School kindergartener students welcome classmates at the finish line during the annual Harborview Fun Run along Glacier Highway on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

13 of 22

Skagway's Ethan Goebel, right, cries on Juneau-Douglas' Arne Ellefson-Carnes after winning the boys 3200 meter race at the Region V Track and Field meet at Thunder Mountain High School on Friday, May 19, 2017. Ellefson-Carnes took third and Sitka's Colin Baciocco, left, took fifth.

14 of 22

Whale watching boats parade along the shoreline near Cohen Island following a pod of orcas on Monday, May 22, 2017.

15 of 22

Second-grader Mixcy Ramos seems to enjoy take a spin in a Assembly members chair during a tour of City Hall by City Manager Rorie Watt to Harborview Elementary School students on Thursday, May 18, 2017.

16 of 22

Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, left, and Senate President Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, listen to debate during the consideration of the Governor's appointees during a Joint Session of the Alaska Legislature on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

17 of 22

House Majority Caucus members including Speaker Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, talk during a break in the consideration of the Governor's appointees during a Joint Session of the Alaska Legislature on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

18 of 22

Rep. David Eastman, R-Wasilla, in the House of Representatives during a break in the consideration of the Governor's appointees during a Joint Session of the Alaska Legislature on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

19 of 22

Tlingit youth of the Eagle moiety and adults make a ceremonial carry the raven totem pole at Gastineau Elementary School on Saturday, May 13, 2017. The 26-foot pole, paid for by by the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation, honors the Gaanaxteidí clan of the T’aaḵu Kwáan. The school was built on top of a native cemetery in 1956.

20 of 22

Thunder Mountain goalie Lannea Sutak, bottom, slides to make the save while taking out her teammate Meghan Penrose, left, and Juneau-Douglas' Malia Miller in their final game of the season at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

21 of 22

A raven totem pole is raised at Gastineau Elementary School on Saturday, May 13, 2017, by the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation. The 26-foot pole honors the Gaanaxteidí clan of the T’aaḵu Kwáan. The school was built on top of a native cemetery in 1956.

22 of 22

A shot by Juneau-Douglas' Michaela Bentley sails over the head of Thunder Mountain's goalie Lannea Sutak in their final game of the season at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

Description

Juneau Empire photographer Michael Penn's best photos of May 2017.

This Week's Circulars

 

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING