Mollie Barnes

A ‘gathering of family’: Gold Medal Tournament kicks off in Juneau

Last year’s tournament raised about $23,000 for various nonprofits.

Orange wine, napping at work and Georgian cuisine top list of hot business trends

Americans spend $308 billion online while drinking.

Beyond the budget: What are the options to extend ferry service past October?

After hearing hundreds of testimonies, lawmakers say keeping basic service a top priority.

Kiehl: ‘We’re pulling so hard to keep from going backwards’ on senior housing shortage

‘We’re finding ourselves a little short on time and resources to try and move forward.’

On day 56, the Alaska Legislature passes first resolution of session

Congress accepting comments on environmental impacts on ANWR through Wednesday.

Juneau schools try to set budget off current law, not governor’s proposed budget

Budget would still draw about half a million dollars from reserves.

Man arrested after trying to run from police, hitting officer with car

The extent of the injuries to the on-duty officer are still unknown.

Juneau Empire reporters Kevin Baird, left, and Mollie Barnes interview Gov. Mike Dunleavy at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Empire Exclusive: Read our full conversation with Gov. Mike Dunleavy on the budget

Gov. says businesses will come back to Alaska if budget is balanced.

Juneau Empire reporters Kevin Baird, left, and Mollie Barnes interview Gov. Mike Dunleavy at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Empire Exclusive: Read our full conversation with U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski

Senator says incentives need to be put in place to stop government shutdowns.

Will this marijuana board nominee be influenced by governor?

But this nominee is not their biggest concern.