Here’s what Juneau is doing to help those affected by government shutdown

Free pizza, support groups, bill forgiveness.

Buck Robert Mills, 39, escaped from Pretrial Enforcement Division supervision in October 2018 and was arrested Sunday. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska State Troopers)

Police catch up with man who was on run for three months

He’s accused of trying to smuggle drugs into prison.

Rep. Dave Talerico, R-Healy, speaks to reporters at a House Republican Caucus press conference at the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Capitol Live: House Speaker nominations fail on eighth day

Electing a permanent Speaker of the House remains elusive.

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Commissioner Designee Bruce Tangeman presents the state’s revenue forecast to the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

‘The $1.6B problem’: Senators, commissioners gear up for budget challenge

It’s still unclear when the budget will be unveiled.

New pregnancy center opens in Juneau

It’s a Christian-based center.

Juneau Lyric Opera pushes back opera opening

Putitng a stop-era to the show.

Video: Flutist performs at clan house

Hear music by Armenian-American flutist Tigran Arakelyan.

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Photo: Rally for Life at the Capitol Steps

Scenes from today’s rally.

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Alaska plans for new ferry Tazlina to begin operation in May

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Dream come true: 8-year-old wins trip to Super Bowl

‘Super Kid’ is Super Bowl bound.


Scott McCutcheon demonstrates with a rescue rope on Tuesday after helping save Bob Funk, a biker who had fallen through the ice at Mendenhall Lake, a few days earlier. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Meet the good Samaritan behind the dramatic Mendenhall Lake rescue

Right place, right time, right equipment.



Juneau schools get first snow day since 2011

Decision comes after a foot of snowfall.



It’s time for snow

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Photo: Rally for Life at the Capitol Steps

Scenes from today’s rally.

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Photos: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration

Scenes from the annual event celebrating MLK.

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Photos: Signs at the Women’s March

The funny, the creative, the references.

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Juneau Style

Juneau’s fashion blog.

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