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Sullivan to introduce legislation that would help victims of sexual assault

He wants Alaska’s “Choose Respect” campaign to go nationwide.

 

Innovation Summit keynote speakers highlight tourism growth, future of Alaska’s self-sufficiency

“People will be locally more self-sufficient but globally more connected.”

 

Juneau gets first local oyster farm

Small, but mighty.

Murkowski critical of Trump’s border wall emergency, worries overreach of executive power will become norm

“The president has gotten as much what this administration can afford.”

Artist Rhonda Jenkins Gardinier makes her way along the runway in her creation titled “Wishes & Prayers in Turbulent Times” of wire, wire hangers, tin can ends and fishing swivels at the Wearable Art show at Centennial Hall on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)
Artist Rhonda Jenkins Gardinier makes her way along the runway in her creation titled “Wishes & Prayers in Turbulent Times” of wire, wire hangers, tin can ends and fishing swivels at the Wearable Art show at Centennial Hall on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)

Snow forecasted for Presidents Day

Winter storm warning in effect.

Governor proposes cutting ferry funding at the end of the summer

Administration hopes private contractor will take over.

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Governor proposes cutting almost half of university’s total operating budget

It would be the largest budget cut in the university’s 100-year history.

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Marijuana industry thinks governor trying to undo legalization in Alaska

“There’s this undercurrent of trying to push back the marijuana industry.”

Famous foul-mouthed chef spotted in Juneau

He’s filming a TV show.

Searchers detect black box from missing medevac plane

They’re still trying to find its exact location.

Iceland tourism manager to share advice at Innovation Summit

Event also features “pitch contest” for entrepreneurs.

Crime bill held up over conflict of interest

Lawmakers say new ethics rule too ‘fuzzy.’

Health insurance costs strain school districts’ budgets

Health insurance accounts for 16 percent of one district’s budget.

High school robotics team advances to Worlds competition

They will be the first team from Southeast Alaska to ever go to the world championship.

Donna Arduin, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, speaks to House members during an informational meeting at the Capitol on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Donna Arduin, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, speaks to House members during an informational meeting at the Capitol on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ferry system braces for budget cuts

Dwindling budget could mean loss of services.