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Opinion: The progressive revolution is here

Opinion: The progressive revolution is here

Things have to change and we have to have the courage to change them.

Opinion: The progressive revolution is here
Opinion: The U.S. Supreme (Political) Court

Opinion: The U.S. Supreme (Political) Court

When the president and the Senate majority are of same party, the Supreme Court selection process is mostly rigged. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Susan… Continue reading

Opinion: The U.S. Supreme (Political) Court
Caption Keagan Walker steering the boat to Fritz Cove. (Gabe Donohoe | For Juneau Empire)

Photos: Fritz Cove skiff ride

I am usually hiking or climbing. This time I wanted to get on the water.

Caption Keagan Walker steering the boat to Fritz Cove. (Gabe Donohoe | For Juneau Empire)
Police calls for Friday, Sept. 14, 2018

Police calls for Friday, Sept. 14, 2018

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies.

Police calls for Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
Alaska Native Cultural Festival at Douglas library

Alaska Native Cultural Festival at Douglas library

Juneau Public Libraries will host an Alaska Native Cultural Festival Saturday. The free and open-to-the-public event starts at 2 p.m. at the Douglas Public Library,… Continue reading

Alaska Native Cultural Festival at Douglas library
On the Trails: Early fall in Cowee Meadows

On the Trails: Early fall in Cowee Meadows

A trip to Cowee Meadows usually provides a curious naturalist with something to contemplate. It’s also a good idea to keep an eye out for… Continue reading

On the Trails: Early fall in Cowee Meadows
Opinion: Wade Bryson is a great fit for the Juneau Assembly

Opinion: Wade Bryson is a great fit for the Juneau Assembly

I’m writing this letter in hopes to return some support and kind words that have been bestowed upon me. My name is Dana, and I’m… Continue reading

Opinion: Wade Bryson is a great fit for the Juneau Assembly
Opinion: ACLU fight is not about billboards

Opinion: ACLU fight is not about billboards

No, the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska is not fighting to allow billboards along Alaska’s scenic highways. It’s understandable that many Alaskans may have… Continue reading

Opinion: ACLU fight is not about billboards
Metro Creative Connection stock image

Local chapter of anti-gun violence organization starting up

A group of Juneau residents is joining a national movement, starting tonight. The first meeting of the Juneau chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun… Continue reading

Metro Creative Connection stock image
Police calls for Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018

Police calls for Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction… Continue reading

Police calls for Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018
Opinion: Salmon hatcheries support Alaskans, and feed the world

Opinion: Salmon hatcheries support Alaskans, and feed the world

When the Good Friday earthquake shook Alaska in 1964, the damage wasn’t confined to buildings and homes. In some coastal areas, the land and ocean… Continue reading

Opinion: Salmon hatcheries support Alaskans, and feed the world
Police calls for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018

Police calls for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction… Continue reading

Police calls for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018
Resolving the long-running conflict between state and federal governments over the “Roadless Rule” in the Tongass National Forest is the purpose of a memorandum of understanding announced Aug. 2. (AP Photo | Juneau Empire File)

Meeting looks to spur feedback about Roadless Rule

The first of two Juneau meetings asking for public feedback on the Roadless Rule is taking place this Thursday. The U.S. Forest Service is looking… Continue reading

Resolving the long-running conflict between state and federal governments over the “Roadless Rule” in the Tongass National Forest is the purpose of a memorandum of understanding announced Aug. 2. (AP Photo | Juneau Empire File)
Tennis freshman win at Anchorage Invite

Tennis freshman win at Anchorage Invite

Juneau-Douglas High School returned from the Alaska High School Inviational Tennis Tournament with seven victories. Juneau-Douglas, the lone Southeast tennis team, joined 14 others schools… Continue reading

Tennis freshman win at Anchorage Invite
Klondike Relay Results

Klondike Relay Results

A pair of relay teams assembled with mostly Juneau runners finished the Klondike Trail of ‘98 International Road Relay with two of the fastest 10… Continue reading

Klondike Relay Results
President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, takes his seat after a break before starting a third round of questioning on the third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington, to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo | Jacquelyn Martin)

Opinion: Kavanaugh is bad for Alaska’s tribes

On Tuesday, Sept. 4, the Senate Judiciary Committee began confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to the United States Supreme Court. His confirmation… Continue reading

President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, takes his seat after a break before starting a third round of questioning on the third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington, to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo | Jacquelyn Martin)
Gov. Bill Walker answers a range of questions during an interview with the Empire in his Capitol office on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Walker fails in government transparency

Among Gov. Bill Walker’s many failures, a fundamental one is his failure to govern openly and transparently.

Gov. Bill Walker answers a range of questions during an interview with the Empire in his Capitol office on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Opinion: Walker is ‘Dunleavy light’

Opinion: Walker is ‘Dunleavy light’

The three-way race for governor has brought much hand-wringing among Alaskans. Bill Walker undid nine years of work to protect salmon on the Chuitna and… Continue reading

Opinion: Walker is ‘Dunleavy light’
Police calls for Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018

Police calls for Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies.

Police calls for Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018
Fishing for the Soul

Fishing for the Soul

A close friend asked me what changed during a particularly deep conversation the other night.

Fishing for the Soul