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Police calls for Sunday, March 31, 2019

Police calls for Sunday, March 31, 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 Sunday, March 31, 2019
‘What’s for dessert?’: We want the sweet stuff and we want it now

‘What’s for dessert?’: We want the sweet stuff and we want it now

It’s the clarion call of children everywhere.

‘What’s for dessert?’: We want the sweet stuff and we want it now
After 43 years, student and principal reunite, reconcile
After 43 years, student and principal reunite, reconcile
AWARE grateful for supporters of Women of Distinction

AWARE grateful for supporters of Women of Distinction

Thank You letters for March 31, 2019.

AWARE grateful for supporters of Women of Distinction

Death Notice: Michele Michaud

Michele Michaud passed away unexpectedly from complications of pneumonia on March 21, 2019. A full obituary will be published at a later date.… Continue reading

Opinion: Alaska’s illusion of election mandates

Opinion: Alaska’s illusion of election mandates

Gov. Dunleavy’s victory doesn’t reflect the true “public will” on the budget.

Opinion: Alaska’s illusion of election mandates
Opinion: Education reform is not about the money

Opinion: Education reform is not about the money

Spending more money is not improving education for our children.

Opinion: Education reform is not about the money
Judge restores Obama-era drilling ban in Arctic

Judge restores Obama-era drilling ban in Arctic

President Trump exceeded his authority when he reversed bans on offshore drilling, a U.S. judge said.

Judge restores Obama-era drilling ban in Arctic
Anchorage man acquitted in disappearance of Juneau woman

Anchorage man acquitted in disappearance of Juneau woman

Thomas Skeek spent three years in jail.

Anchorage man acquitted in disappearance of Juneau woman
Juneau residents listen to James Biela, lead field advocate the Alaska Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, as he speaks at a candlelight vigil to raise awareness at the Capitol on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Local organization offers resources for those affected by suicide

In a small community, almost everyone is touched.

Juneau residents listen to James Biela, lead field advocate the Alaska Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, as he speaks at a candlelight vigil to raise awareness at the Capitol on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Writers’ Weir: My Son

Writers’ Weir: My Son

A poem submitted by reader Diane DeSloover

Writers’ Weir: My Son
Here’s where Alaska’s oldest rock was found
Here’s where Alaska’s oldest rock was found
Opinion: The grasshopper, the ant and the PFD

Opinion: The grasshopper, the ant and the PFD

We will all rue the day we frittered away our financial resources.

Opinion: The grasshopper, the ant and the PFD
Judge rejects Trump plan for road in Alaska wildlife refuge

Judge rejects Trump plan for road in Alaska wildlife refuge

Road would go through Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.

Judge rejects Trump plan for road in Alaska wildlife refuge
Capitol Live: House approves fast-tracked funding for disaster relief
Capitol Live: House approves fast-tracked funding for disaster relief
Opinion: Juneau’s public broadcasting is at risk

Opinion: Juneau’s public broadcasting is at risk

Here’s what we can do to save it.

Opinion: Juneau’s public broadcasting is at risk
Salmon Derby dates set

Salmon Derby dates set

Get ready to chase those salmon.

Salmon Derby dates set
Police calls for Friday, March 29, 2019

Police calls for Friday, March 29, 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, March 29, 2019
Sen. Murkowski: Lands package will deliver real benefits for Alaskans, all Americans

Sen. Murkowski: Lands package will deliver real benefits for Alaskans, all Americans

Bipartisan lands bill is the result of good process and extensive negotiations.

Sen. Murkowski: Lands package will deliver real benefits for Alaskans, all Americans
District attorney: No charges planned against Dunleavy protester

District attorney: No charges planned against Dunleavy protester

Woman was taken into custody following incident at Nome airport

District attorney: No charges planned against Dunleavy protester