Once again, veto override fails

45 is a hard number to reach.

Burglars strike American Legion, steal appliances, war memorial items

Police are investigating the burglary, which includes items from the post’s USS Juneau memorial

Cars drive past Harris Harbor on Jan. 22, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Sloppy weather makes for dangerous driving

Take your time as you drive and save yourself an accident.

The front doors to the Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Alaska lawmakers try to beat the clock to override Dunleavy’s vetoes

It’s not yet clear if they have the votes.

Bipartisan reading bill receives broad support

Reading at grade level by third grade.

State revenue forecast doesn’t give much to work with

Oil’s bounty not quite enough.

Bernice King, daughter of slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., speaks on Thursday about a series of events to be held in and around The King Center in Atlanta. The events commemorating the birth of civil rights icon center around social justice, non-violence seminars and voter education. (AP Photo | Ron Harris)

X-ray vision: What the Torah can teach us about race relations in America

Do you remember Superman’s X-ray vision?

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Movie fan Lynn Roldan watches an older Star Wars movie as she waits for the 10 p.m. showing of the latest movie, “Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker” outside the 20th Century Theatre on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. Roldan set up at 7 a.m. and expects more people to show up in the afternoon. Roldan said she was a little sad about the end of the series but happy to be waiting to watch it. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Video: The Force is strong with her

Last Star Wars movie for this saga to play at midnight.


Jake Musslewhite, a fisheries biologist with the U.S. Forest Service, pauses while searching for a radio fish tag in Dredge Lake on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Musslewhite has been conducting a study tracking adult coho salmon in the Dredge Lakes drainage system. Learn more by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Video: Salmon study at Dredge Lakes

Biologist follows coho with radio tags.


League of Women Voters of Juneau volunteers prepare Annie Boochever’s book about civil rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich “Fighter in Velvet Gloves” for mailing at the Andrew P. Kashevaroff Building on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Learn more by watching the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Video: Packing Party for Peratrovich Book

Book about Native Alaska civil rights leader is being sent to every middle school in Alaska.


Tsimshian Artist David R. Boxley works on a feast tray made out of alder at the Walter Soboleff Building on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. Boxley is spending the week demostrating his craft for the Sealaska Heritage Institute. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Watch: Visiting artist David R. Boxley creates in Juneau

Tsimshian artist carving and teaching this week for SHI.



Wild Shots: Photos of Mother Nature in Alaska

Reader-submitted photos.

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Photos: Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Juneau

Scenes from today’s community celebration.


Photo: JDHS hockey alums square off

Reliving the glory days.

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Photos: Christmas time in Juneau

A few snapshots from around town this holiday season. Continue reading...