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Opinion: Alaska’s budget must be brought in line with our ability to pay for it

Opinion: Alaska’s budget must be brought in line with our ability to pay for it

We have allowed our budget to grow far beyond our means in this declining oil era.

Opinion: Alaska’s budget must be brought in line with our ability to pay for it
Dunleavy plans meeting on judicial nominees, warns of vetoes

Dunleavy plans meeting on judicial nominees, warns of vetoes

Governor filled one Palmer Superior Court seat but refused to fill a second.

Dunleavy plans meeting on judicial nominees, warns of vetoes
Photos: Friday’s Gold Medal Games

Photos: Friday’s Gold Medal Games

Day six of the tournament.

Photos: Friday’s Gold Medal Games
Art in Unusual Places

Art in Unusual Places

Reader submitted photos of art in unusual places.

Art in Unusual Places
Capitol Live: University president says university tied to state’s future

Capitol Live: University president says university tied to state’s future

Follow along with live updates from Alaska’s Capitol.

Capitol Live: University president says university tied to state’s future
Alaska moose hunter can ‘rev up’ his hovercraft, U.S. Supreme Court rules
Alaska moose hunter can ‘rev up’ his hovercraft, U.S. Supreme Court rules
Photos: Gold Medal Basketball Championship Games
Photos: Gold Medal Basketball Championship Games
Michelle Obama brings largest crowd of book tour to Tacoma

Michelle Obama brings largest crowd of book tour to Tacoma

Former First Lady spends afternoon with local book club.

Michelle Obama brings largest crowd of book tour to Tacoma
Opinion: The governor’s false choices – a lose-lose proposition

Opinion: The governor’s false choices – a lose-lose proposition

One thing is certain: if we do nothing we will lose, and lose big.

Opinion: The governor’s false choices – a lose-lose proposition
Opinion: Amazed at generosity

Opinion: Amazed at generosity

Our Legislature ripped through billions and billions of dollars during the oil boom.

Opinion: Amazed at generosity
JDHS graduate named university’s outstanding senior

JDHS graduate named university’s outstanding senior

Recognitions for March 24, 2019.

JDHS graduate named university’s outstanding senior
Opinion: Solve Alaska’s budget problem with a lower PFD
Opinion: Solve Alaska’s budget problem with a lower PFD
Capitol Live: Lawmakers celebrate Seward’s Day

Capitol Live: Lawmakers celebrate Seward’s Day

Follow along with live updates from Alaska’s Capitol.

Capitol Live: Lawmakers celebrate Seward’s Day
Police calls for Monday, March 25, 2019

Police calls for Monday, March 25, 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 25, 2019
Opinion: Alaska needs more legislators like Les Gara
Opinion: Alaska needs more legislators like Les Gara
Opinion: Be very afraid of politicians who say not to worry

Opinion: Be very afraid of politicians who say not to worry

If you chill out as they want, your needs will be funded last.

Opinion: Be very afraid of politicians who say not to worry
Opinion: Thirty years since the Exxon Valdez spill and our current ship of state

Opinion: Thirty years since the Exxon Valdez spill and our current ship of state

Governor’s budget is creating a hazardous fiscal reef.

Opinion: Thirty years since the Exxon Valdez spill and our current ship of state
Police calls for Sunday, March 24, 2019

Police calls for Sunday, March 24, 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 24, 2019
Benedict and Cook to wed

Benedict and Cook to wed

The couple will be married on top of Mount Roberts.

Benedict and Cook to wed
Challenge your boundaries and change history

Challenge your boundaries and change history

Jewish holiday of Purim resonates today.

Challenge your boundaries and change history