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Planet Alaska: Woven with herring
Planet Alaska: Woven with herring

Death Notice: Raymond E. Plummer Jr.

Raymond E. Plummer Jr. died at home in Anchorage at age 75 on Nov. 28, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. A celebration of life… Continue reading

Opinion: Solving the opioid epidemic starts with cracking down on fentanyl

Opinion: Solving the opioid epidemic starts with cracking down on fentanyl

It’s a problem we can solve with smart and proactive policy choices.

Opinion: Solving the opioid epidemic starts with cracking down on fentanyl
Opinion: Gov. Dunleavy’s budget and the damage it would cause

Opinion: Gov. Dunleavy’s budget and the damage it would cause

Cutting waste is one thing. Hacking at opportunity and the economy is another.

Opinion: Gov. Dunleavy’s budget and the damage it would cause
Capitol Live: Alaska Municipal League presents local impacts of state budget

Capitol Live: Alaska Municipal League presents local impacts of state budget

Follow along with live updates from Alaska’s Capitol.

Capitol Live: Alaska Municipal League presents local impacts of state budget
Police calls for Monday, March 18, 2019

Police calls for Monday, March 18, 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 Monday, March 18, 2019
Homer lawmaker apologizes for response to student letters

Homer lawmaker apologizes for response to student letters

“It was very angering she didn’t take into consideration how students were using their voices.”

Homer lawmaker apologizes for response to student letters
Two groups taking to Capitol steps this week

Two groups taking to Capitol steps this week

Two different groups have one thing in common: proposed budget cuts.

Two groups taking to Capitol steps this week
Police calls for Sunday, March 17, 2019

Police calls for Sunday, March 17, 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 17, 2019
Aldersgate helps food bank feed feds

Aldersgate helps food bank feed feds

Thank You letters for March 17, 2019.

Aldersgate helps food bank feed feds
Juneau resident accepted to doctorate program in chemistry at UC Berkeley
Juneau resident accepted to doctorate program in chemistry at UC Berkeley
Northern Light United Church welcomes new pastor
Northern Light United Church welcomes new pastor
Opinion: Cuts to education, social services are shortsighted

Opinion: Cuts to education, social services are shortsighted

I would rather give my full PFD every year than see these budget cuts.

Opinion: Cuts to education, social services are shortsighted
Opinion: High-fives to Juneau Community Foundation, Harborview students

Opinion: High-fives to Juneau Community Foundation, Harborview students

Games are enriching the lives and experiences of every student.

Opinion: High-fives to Juneau Community Foundation, Harborview students
Opinion: The firecracker budget and Green New Deal

Opinion: The firecracker budget and Green New Deal

A warning against the shrinking marketplace of ideas in Alaska’s budget debate.

Opinion: The firecracker budget and Green New Deal
Scholarship available to JDHS seniors

Scholarship available to JDHS seniors

Up to $1,700 will be awarded.

Scholarship available to JDHS seniors
Why go to church?

Why go to church?

It would take a book to go into all the benefits of going to church.

Why go to church?
Icy road leads to five-car crash

Icy road leads to five-car crash

One driver was cited.

Icy road leads to five-car crash
Capitol Live: Confirmation hearing draws a crowd
Capitol Live: Confirmation hearing draws a crowd
Police calls for Friday, March 15, 2019

Police calls for Friday, March 15, 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 15, 2019