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Alyse Galvin, independent candidate for Alaska's only House of Representatives seat, speaks at a drive-in rally on South Franklin Street in downtown Juneau on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Glavin is running for the second time trying to oust Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, who's held the seat since 1973. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire.

Galvin: Young can’t deliver anymore

‘I’ll be in the room.’

 

This photo shows a by-mail ballot sent to an Alaska voter in October. Monday marked the first day of early in-person voting for the 2020 general election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Record number of mail-in ballots may lead to shifting election results

‘All results are unofficial, unofficial, unofficial.’

 

The Juneau Police Department Community Service Officer waits as a vehicle is pulled out of the ditch at the intersection of Egan and Yandukin Drives near Fred Meyer on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has announced five proposed alternatives to better manage traffic at the intersection. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

DOT presents 5 options for Fred Meyer intersection

Extensions? Traffic signals? Both?

The Juneau Police Department Community Service Officer waits as a vehicle is pulled out of the ditch at the intersection of Egan and Yandukin Drives near Fred Meyer on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has announced five proposed alternatives to better manage traffic at the intersection. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A COVID-19 test sits sealed on a counter in Juneau International Airport on Oct. 12. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

3 COVID-19 cases reported among Dunleavy administration

No new cases reported as of Thursday morning.

A COVID-19 test sits sealed on a counter in Juneau International Airport on Oct. 12. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
A screenshot of Gov. Mike Dunleavy giving his address to the Alaska Federation of Natives 2020 Annual Convention.
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Watch: Dunleavy addresses AFN

State has made strides.

A screenshot of Gov. Mike Dunleavy giving his address to the Alaska Federation of Natives 2020 Annual Convention.
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House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, I-Dillingham, and Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, in the House Chambers before a joint session in January, 2020. Speaking to the Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention Thursday, Edgmon cited his relationship with Giessel as evidence of good bipartisanship in the legislature, but Giessel and other moderate Republicans lost their primaries to more conservative challengers. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, I-Dillingham, and Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, in the House Chambers before a joint session in January, 2020. Speaking to the Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention Thursday, Edgmon cited his relationship with Giessel as evidence of good bipartisanship in the legislature, but Giessel and other moderate Republicans lost their primaries to more conservative challengers. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
A sign in the window of a business on South Franklin Street in downtown Juneau on April 14, 2020. State officials say additional employments payments will be sent out next week. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
A sign in the window of a business on South Franklin Street in downtown Juneau on April 14, 2020. State officials say additional employments payments will be sent out next week. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
The University of Alaska Southeast Juneau campus on July 31, 2020. UAS and Willamette University College of Law recently announced a direct admissions partnership between the two schools to try and make it easier for Alaskan students to study law. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)

UAS and Willamette partner for law program

$10,000 in yearly scholarship will be available.

The University of Alaska Southeast Juneau campus on July 31, 2020. UAS and Willamette University College of Law recently announced a direct admissions partnership between the two schools to try and make it easier for Alaskan students to study law. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Second-grade teacher Katie Koski reacts to the news that a student lost a tooth and a was visited by the Tooth Fairy, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Second-grade teacher Katie Koski reacts to the news that a student lost a tooth and a was visited by the Tooth Fairy, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Ballot Measure 1, which will raise taxes on certain North Slope oil fields, is on the ballot for Alaska’s general election in November. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Economists try to square Fair Share Act

Long-term goals and short-term uncertainty make it hard to predict potential effects.

Ballot Measure 1, which will raise taxes on certain North Slope oil fields, is on the ballot for Alaska’s general election in November. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
City and Borough of Juneau Assembly candidates Christine Woll, left, and Alicia Hughes-Skandijs remain in lead of the their respective races, though final results won’t be certified until Oct. 20. (Photos courtesy of the candidates)
City and Borough of Juneau Assembly candidates Christine Woll, left, and Alicia Hughes-Skandijs remain in lead of the their respective races, though final results won’t be certified until Oct. 20. (Photos courtesy of the candidates)
Beth McEwen and Lacey Davis introduce the unofficial results of the City and Borough of Juneau's by-mail Municipal Election from Anchorage on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. (Screenshot)

Update: City shares more unofficial election results

Another 1,950 added to Friday’s numbers.

Beth McEwen and Lacey Davis introduce the unofficial results of the City and Borough of Juneau's by-mail Municipal Election from Anchorage on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. (Screenshot)
Independent candidate for Senate Dr. Al Gross at a campaign event at Marine Park in downtown Juneau on Sept. 19, 2020. A letter from state GOP lawmakers raised allegations against one of Gross' staffers, setting off denials and accusations of hypocrisy between political parties. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Denials and accusations follow from state Republicans’ letter

‘Couldn’t be more baseless,’ says campaign spokeswoman.

Independent candidate for Senate Dr. Al Gross at a campaign event at Marine Park in downtown Juneau on Sept. 19, 2020. A letter from state GOP lawmakers raised allegations against one of Gross' staffers, setting off denials and accusations of hypocrisy between political parties. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
An unsheltered man who gave only his middle name, Wayne, sat on south Franklin Street near the Glory Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. An ad hoc committee on homelessness was started by the city to come up with short term solutions to the lack of housing for unsheltered people, a problem made worse by health precautions taken due to COVID-19. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
An unsheltered man who gave only his middle name, Wayne, sat on south Franklin Street near the Glory Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. An ad hoc committee on homelessness was started by the city to come up with short term solutions to the lack of housing for unsheltered people, a problem made worse by health precautions taken due to COVID-19. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium staff in Wrangell pose with an imaging machine used for mammograms. In honor of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, SEARHC is offering free screenings to women in Sitka and Wrangell. (Courtesy photo / SEARHC)
Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium staff in Wrangell pose with an imaging machine used for mammograms. In honor of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, SEARHC is offering free screenings to women in Sitka and Wrangell. (Courtesy photo / SEARHC)
Maralee Guiher drops off her ballot during the City and Borough of Juneau Municipal Election on Oct. 6, 2020. By 8:30 a.m., 28 voters had dropped off ballots, election officials said. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Maralee Guiher drops off her ballot during the City and Borough of Juneau Municipal Election on Oct. 6, 2020. By 8:30 a.m., 28 voters had dropped off ballots, election officials said. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
This photo shows the Juneau Pioneer Home on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Weekly staff testing and vigilance about infection control have kept cases out of the home according to JPH Administrator Gina Del Rosario. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Pioneer Home administrator: No cases in Juneau

Update comes in light of coronavirus cases in Fairbanks home.

This photo shows the Juneau Pioneer Home on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Weekly staff testing and vigilance about infection control have kept cases out of the home according to JPH Administrator Gina Del Rosario. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
A sign in the window of a business on South Franklin Street in downtown Juneau on April 14, 2020. State officials say additional employments payments will be sent out soon. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
A sign in the window of a business on South Franklin Street in downtown Juneau on April 14, 2020. State officials say additional employments payments will be sent out soon. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Chief died of a .22 calibur gunshot wound on Sept. 28 near Lupine Lane in the Mendenhall Valley. Chief's owner, Tamara Roberts, is offering a reward for anyone who can provide information about the perpetrator. (Courtesy photo / Tamara Roberts)

Owner offers reward for info about shot cat

Animal cruelty became a felony in 2019.

Chief died of a .22 calibur gunshot wound on Sept. 28 near Lupine Lane in the Mendenhall Valley. Chief's owner, Tamara Roberts, is offering a reward for anyone who can provide information about the perpetrator. (Courtesy photo / Tamara Roberts)