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Juneau residents line up outside of the Planet Alaska Gallery to sign an application petition to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Recall campaign makes progress

Campaign website claims 10K signatures gathered.

Juneau residents line up outside of the Planet Alaska Gallery to sign an application petition to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Alaska Marine Highway System employee opens the vehicle gate after the Tazlina arrives at the Auke Bay Terminal on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

New contract a ‘win-win’ for ferry workers

Both sides are pleased with contract.

The Alaska Marine Highway System employee opens the vehicle gate after the Tazlina arrives at the Auke Bay Terminal on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, speaks during an interview at the Juneau Empire on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Sen. Sullivan promotes legal program to help domestic violence victims

The POWER Act gives free legal aid to victims of domestic violence.

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, speaks during an interview at the Juneau Empire on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, chair a roundtable meeting on Alaska-British Columbia transboundary mining at the Federal Building in Juneau on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Murkowski, Sullivan urge action on mine cleanup

Alaska’s senators host stakeholder meeting in Juneau on transboundary mining.

U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, chair a roundtable meeting on Alaska-British Columbia transboundary mining at the Federal Building in Juneau on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during a press conference at the Capitol on April 9, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Gov. Dunleavy received treatment for a mild form of skin cancer

His office announced a brush with cancer today.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during a press conference at the Capitol on April 9, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Dr. Richard Caulfield, Chancellor at the University of Alaska Southeast, gives an update during a speech at the university on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Dr. Richard Caulfield, Chancellor at the University of Alaska Southeast, gives an update during a speech at the university on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Members of the Inland Boatmen’s Union of the Pacific picket in front of the Auke Bay Terminal on Thursday, July 25, 2019. The union called a strike on Wednesday over failed negotiations with Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Breaking: Ferry union reaches deal with state, bringing potential end to strike

Ferry workers have reached a tenative deal with the state.

Members of the Inland Boatmen’s Union of the Pacific picket in front of the Auke Bay Terminal on Thursday, July 25, 2019. The union called a strike on Wednesday over failed negotiations with Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Dr. Richard Caulfield, Chancellor at the University of Alaska Southeast, gives an update during a speech at the university on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

UAS Live: Chancellor Caulfield speaks to UA Budget

Live updates from UAS Chancellor Caulfield’s forum at Egan Lecture Hall.

Dr. Richard Caulfield, Chancellor at the University of Alaska Southeast, gives an update during a speech at the university on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Monika Kunat, left, signs an application petition to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy with others at the Planet Alaska Gallery on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneauites gather signatures for Dunleavy recall

Volunteers begin effort to recall the governor

Monika Kunat, left, signs an application petition to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy with others at the Planet Alaska Gallery on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Dr. Richard Caulfield, Chancellor at the University of Alaska Southeast, watches an online meeting being held at UA campuses around the state on Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget cuts on Monday, July 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Board of Regents votes to consolidate UA system

UA regents move to bring universities under one roof.

Dr. Richard Caulfield, Chancellor at the University of Alaska Southeast, watches an online meeting being held at UA campuses around the state on Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget cuts on Monday, July 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Dunleavy recall effort kicks-off

Signature gathering begins across the state

Political Shakeup: Tuckerman Babcock is out, Stevens is in

Dunleavy Chief of Staff Tuckerman Babcock has been replaced.

Capitol Live: UA Regents vote to move towards single accreditation.

Live updates from the University of Alaska Regents meeting.

Sen. David Wilson offers an amendment to the operating budget at the Capitol on Monday, July 29, 2019. Sen. Wilson’s amendment would pay $1,400 as part two of an Alaskan permanent fund dividend. It was voted down. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

House passes capital budget, reverses sweep, approves veto restoration

House and Senate pass legislation on to Dunleavy’s desk.

Sen. David Wilson offers an amendment to the operating budget at the Capitol on Monday, July 29, 2019. Sen. Wilson’s amendment would pay $1,400 as part two of an Alaskan permanent fund dividend. It was voted down. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Rep. Sara Hannan, D-Juneau, speaks in favor of HB 2002 on a reconsideration vote at the Capitol on Monday, July 22,2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

House to meet on Monday for crucial vote

Somebody’s got a case of the Mondays.

Rep. Sara Hannan, D-Juneau, speaks in favor of HB 2002 on a reconsideration vote at the Capitol on Monday, July 22,2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)