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Opinion: The consequences of protecting and defending the PFD

Opinion: The consequences of protecting and defending the PFD

Great care must be taken as policy is debated and adopted.

Opinion: The consequences of protecting and defending the PFD
Tourists, mountains and more: A week in the French Alps

Tourists, mountains and more: A week in the French Alps

Shades of Juneau in Chamonix.

Tourists, mountains and more: A week in the French Alps
What it means to ‘give up’ something during Lent

What it means to ‘give up’ something during Lent

What sacrifice will you make?

What it means to ‘give up’ something during Lent
A grand misadventure

A grand misadventure

It’s not an adventure until something goes wrong.

A grand misadventure
Photos: Poetry Out Loud
Photos: Poetry Out Loud
Capitol Live: Dunleavy heading to oil conference to promote Alaska
Capitol Live: Dunleavy heading to oil conference to promote Alaska
Juneau officials reject Norwegian’s free cruise offer

Juneau officials reject Norwegian’s free cruise offer

Assembly votes to turn down the invitation.

Juneau officials reject Norwegian’s free cruise offer
Opinion: Fan of fast ferry Fairweather sorry to see it shuttered
Opinion: Fan of fast ferry Fairweather sorry to see it shuttered
Alaska taking shape near Yakutat

Alaska taking shape near Yakutat

The forces shaping Alaska never sleep.

Alaska taking shape near Yakutat
Opinion: Privatizing Alaska Psychiatric Institute is a mistake

Opinion: Privatizing Alaska Psychiatric Institute is a mistake

Alaska has a history of selling its psychiatric patients to the lowest bidder.

Opinion: Privatizing Alaska Psychiatric Institute is a mistake
Opinion: With Gov. Dunleavy’s budget, timing is everything

Opinion: With Gov. Dunleavy’s budget, timing is everything

It isn’t hard to see where we are headed.

Opinion: With Gov. Dunleavy’s budget, timing is everything
The happy life of an average Alaskan
The happy life of an average Alaskan
Matt McLaren, Business and Development Manager for the Alaska Marine Highway System, and Amanda Holland, Management Director for the Office of Management and Budget, make a presentation to the Senate Transportation Committee at the Capitol on Thursday, March 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Matt McLaren, Business and Development Manager for the Alaska Marine Highway System, and Amanda Holland, Management Director for the Office of Management and Budget, make a presentation to the Senate Transportation Committee at the Capitol on Thursday, March 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Former state candidate appointed to Docks and Harbors board
Former state candidate appointed to Docks and Harbors board
Alaska moves closer to onsite marijuana use in certain areas

Alaska moves closer to onsite marijuana use in certain areas

Department of Law finds no legal problems with rules approved by regulators.

Alaska moves closer to onsite marijuana use in certain areas
Opinion: Alaskans must stand up against cuts to higher education

Opinion: Alaskans must stand up against cuts to higher education

The entirety of Alaska stands to lose.

Opinion: Alaskans must stand up against cuts to higher education
Opinion: We need more money for schools, not less

Opinion: We need more money for schools, not less

Cuts will increase class sizes even more.

Opinion: We need more money for schools, not less
Police calls for Thursday, March, 7, 2019

Police calls for Thursday, March, 7, 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, March, 7, 2019
Alaska Professional Communicators offers scholarship

Alaska Professional Communicators offers scholarship

It’s open to Alaska residents.

Alaska Professional Communicators offers scholarship
Capitol Live: Marijauna board appointee Stiver undergoing confirmation hearing

Capitol Live: Marijauna board appointee Stiver undergoing confirmation hearing

Follow along with live updates from Alaska’s Capitol.

Capitol Live: Marijauna board appointee Stiver undergoing confirmation hearing