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Opinion: Here’s why you should care about Alaska’s budget

Opinion: Here’s why you should care about Alaska’s budget

Budget talks give us freedom to pursue a better life for all.

Opinion: Here’s why you should care about Alaska’s budget
Opinion: Misleading statistics don’t help fix Alaska’s ferry system

Opinion: Misleading statistics don’t help fix Alaska’s ferry system

It’s pointless to go down a “highway” of data juggling.

Opinion: Misleading statistics don’t help fix Alaska’s ferry system
Opinion: Protect University of Alaska from budget cuts

Opinion: Protect University of Alaska from budget cuts

University system is an investment in Alaska’s future.

Opinion: Protect University of Alaska from budget cuts
House passes budget that rejects many Dunleavy cuts
House passes budget that rejects many Dunleavy cuts
Dunleavy replaces resigning human rights commission members
Dunleavy replaces resigning human rights commission members
Capitol Live: Minority members criticize budget with ‘no plan’
Capitol Live: Minority members criticize budget with ‘no plan’
Planet Alaska: Brick and mortar, forest and trail
Planet Alaska: Brick and mortar, forest and trail
Judge threatens to stop Carnival cruise ships from docking in US

Judge threatens to stop Carnival cruise ships from docking in US

Company has been on probation for illegally dumping oil into ocean.

Judge threatens to stop Carnival cruise ships from docking in US
Police calls for Thursday, April 11, 2019

Police calls for Thursday, April 11, 2019

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Police calls for Thursday, April 11, 2019
Opinion: Alaska continues to lose revenue over its oil tax policy

Opinion: Alaska continues to lose revenue over its oil tax policy

It’s time to examine what the best tax system is for the state.

Opinion: Alaska continues to lose revenue over its oil tax policy
Opinion: Vote for change in the Shee Atiká boardroom

Opinion: Vote for change in the Shee Atiká boardroom

The annual board election is in May.

Opinion: Vote for change in the Shee Atiká boardroom
Alaska eyeing proposal to raise Pioneer Home rates

Alaska eyeing proposal to raise Pioneer Home rates

Proposal would add two tiers to an existing three-tier program.

Alaska eyeing proposal to raise Pioneer Home rates
Photos: Tribal Assembly Meets in Juneau

Photos: Tribal Assembly Meets in Juneau

It’s the 84th annual meeting.

Photos: Tribal Assembly Meets in Juneau
Writers’ Weir: Drum circle jam
Writers’ Weir: Drum circle jam
Capitol Live: Ferry system survives cuts, for now
Capitol Live: Ferry system survives cuts, for now
Man arrested for strangling woman

Man arrested for strangling woman

The man was arrested for second- and third-degree assault

Man arrested for strangling woman
WATCH: Highlights from Alaska Folk Festival’s opening night
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WATCH: Highlights from Alaska Folk Festival’s opening night
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Police calls for Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Police calls for Wednesday, April 10, 2019

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, April 10, 2019
Opinion: Please, tax us!

Opinion: Please, tax us!

Time to find new revenue to keep Alaska a wonderful place to raise families.

Opinion: Please, tax us!
Chairman of Alaska rights commission quits amid rifle sticker controversy

Chairman of Alaska rights commission quits amid rifle sticker controversy

The commission had suspended Marti Buscaglia for 15 days.

Chairman of Alaska rights commission quits amid rifle sticker controversy