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A century of service
Retired sailor Eugene Auguste Coffin III remembers when, in October 1980, the cruise ship Prinsendam caught fire in the Gulf of Alaska. Five hundred and… Continue reading
A child’s tooth deepens understanding of ancient Arctic people
The tooth was more than twice as old as any other human specimen found in the North American Arctic
Juneau elementary school celebrates 50th anniversary
The school has changed substantially since it was first built.
Seafood marketing institute director steps down
She’s led the agency since 2015.
Salmon measure suffers resounding defeat. What happened?
Why did voters reject Ballot Measure 1?
‘Protect Mueller’ protest breaks out in Juneau
In a way, the protest was a year in the works.
Alaskan Brewing opens new, improved taproom
Thirty-two years in, and Alaskan Brewing Co. is still expanding.
Alaska judge dismisses youth climate lawsuit
An appeal would go to the Alaska Supreme Court.
Governor ‘frustrated’ by long-polluting Canadian mine
Runoff from the mine has been flowing for more than 60 years.
Alaska negotiating settlements with cruise companies over air, water violations
Closed-door meetings decide how much cruises will pay for summer violations.
Former Juneau ecologist becomes second woman to win national award
She was the only woman in the room. Now, she’s risen to the top of her profession.
Trace snowfall hits Juneau, more expected Thursday evening
Winter is coming.
Researchers threw salmon carcasses on one side of a creek for 20 years. Here’s what happened.
New study proves something Alaskans always knew.
Analysis: How Ballot Measure 1 could affect everyday activities
This is the first of three articles the Empire looking at Ballot Measure 1’s legal language.
Analysis: How mines, dams would be permitted under Ballot Measure 1
How your vote could affect permitting for major construction.
Analysis: Minor permits under Ballot Measure 1
Ballot Measure 1, up for a vote during the statewide election Nov. 6, provides three tracks for development projects on salmon habitat in Alaska. Some… Continue reading
Alaskans travel to UK to protest cruise’s heavy oils
Alaska indigenous leaders traveled to the United Kingdom this week to deliver a petition asking a cruise industry giant to stop using inexpensive fuel believed… Continue reading
Cooperative Extension closes to move locations
The Juneau Cooperative Extension Service office will close today to move locations. The office helps interpret and extend research-based knowledge to locals. From family and… Continue reading
Sophia centennial and day of sinking share stormy weather
Weather on Thursday’s centennial and the day of the Princess Sophia’s sinking shared a bit in common — but not to an eerie degree, said… Continue reading
Glacier sends up bat signal with weekend activities
Just in time for Halloween, the U.S. Forest Service will celebrate National Bat Week at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center this weekend. Youth-oriented activities and… Continue reading