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What lurks beneath: Creatures under tree bark and the stories they tell

What lurks beneath: Creatures under tree bark and the stories they tell

Spiders, millipedes and the lethal consequences of family life.

What lurks beneath: Creatures under tree bark and the stories they tell
Legislature will take closer look at rural justice

Legislature will take closer look at rural justice

A new group aims to have recommendations next year.

Legislature will take closer look at rural justice
Empire celebrates Press Club awards

Empire celebrates Press Club awards

See our award-winning work.

Empire celebrates Press Club awards
JDHS girls soccer coaches bid farewell to seniors

JDHS girls soccer coaches bid farewell to seniors

Twelve seniors are recognized.

JDHS girls soccer coaches bid farewell to seniors
Photos: Crosstown boys soccer action

Photos: Crosstown boys soccer action

JDHS, TMHS square off on Tuesday.

Photos: Crosstown boys soccer action
Opinion: Funding is vital to protecting, improving health of Alaskans

Opinion: Funding is vital to protecting, improving health of Alaskans

Budget cuts have diminished essential services.

Opinion: Funding is vital to protecting, improving health of Alaskans
Opinion: Now is the time to limit state spending

Opinion: Now is the time to limit state spending

Alaska’s fiscal dilemma remains residents’ top concern.

Opinion: Now is the time to limit state spending
Opinion: Raiding the PFD is the easy thing to do

Opinion: Raiding the PFD is the easy thing to do

Politicians seem incapable of making difficult choices.

Opinion: Raiding the PFD is the easy thing to do
Police calls for Friday, May 10, 2019

Police calls for Friday, May 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 Friday, May 10, 2019
State seeks to boost gun background check system reporting

State seeks to boost gun background check system reporting

Provision’s purpose is to prevent future violence, suicides.

State seeks to boost gun background check system reporting
Why should anyone care about clam breath?

Why should anyone care about clam breath?

Respiration rates are numbers scientists can plug into ecosystem models.

Why should anyone care about clam breath?
What’s happening the week of May 8-14, 2019
What’s happening the week of May 8-14, 2019
Opinion: Consider the Walmart building for the new City Hall

Opinion: Consider the Walmart building for the new City Hall

City constraining itself on new location.

Opinion: Consider the Walmart building for the new City Hall
Opinion: Our schools are challenged, but thriving

Opinion: Our schools are challenged, but thriving

Data doesn’t tell the entire story.

Opinion: Our schools are challenged, but thriving
Police calls for Thursday, May 9, 2019

Police calls for Thursday, May 9, 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 Thursday, May 9, 2019
Juneau to honor fallen law enforcement officers

Juneau to honor fallen law enforcement officers

Ceremony is in recognition of National Police Memorial Day.

Juneau to honor fallen law enforcement officers
Eagle crashes into Kodiak home

Eagle crashes into Kodiak home

An uninvited guest brought a piece of halibut with it.

Eagle crashes into Kodiak home
Inmates take control of Seward prison section

Inmates take control of Seward prison section

Officers regain control after nine hours.

Inmates take control of Seward prison section
Drivers walk away from ugly crash

Drivers walk away from ugly crash

Both cars sustained major damage.

Drivers walk away from ugly crash
Ketchikan officials take free cruise, talk tourism expansion

Ketchikan officials take free cruise, talk tourism expansion

It’s the same trip Juneau’s Assembly officials declined.

Ketchikan officials take free cruise, talk tourism expansion