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A man with camping gear walks by City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Leaders of organizations addressing homelessness have expressed concerns about how state budget cuts will affect their funding for the homeless. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A man with camping gear walks by City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Leaders of organizations addressing homelessness have expressed concerns about how state budget cuts will affect their funding for the homeless. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau could have sixth straight year of below average snowfall

Juneau could have sixth straight year of below average snowfall

More snow is coming, but this season still isn’t normal.

Juneau could have sixth straight year of below average snowfall
Maine man arrested in Fairbanks cold case contests extradition

Maine man arrested in Fairbanks cold case contests extradition

Steven Downs, 44, is charged in 1993 sexual assault and killing of 20-year-old Sophie Sergie.

Maine man arrested in Fairbanks cold case contests extradition
Dunleavy eyes repeal of alcohol, pot boards

Dunleavy eyes repeal of alcohol, pot boards

Governor wants to transfer authority, responsibilities of boards to commissioner.

Dunleavy eyes repeal of alcohol, pot boards
Opinion: Where’s the adult leadership on gun violence?

Opinion: Where’s the adult leadership on gun violence?

Dunleavy, Meyer nowhere to be seen during rally.

  • Feb 19, 2019
Opinion: Where’s the adult leadership on gun violence?
University Board of Regents to take public testimony

University Board of Regents to take public testimony

You can voice your concerns.

University Board of Regents to take public testimony
Sen. Natasha Von Imhof, R-Anchorage, co-chair of Senate Finance Committee, asks a question while listening to a presentation by the Department of Education and Early Development at the Capitol, on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Sen. Natasha Von Imhof, R-Anchorage, co-chair of Senate Finance Committee, asks a question while listening to a presentation by the Department of Education and Early Development at the Capitol, on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Artist Rhonda Jenkins Gardinier makes her way along the runway in her creation titled “Wishes & Prayers in Turbulent Times” of wire, wire hangers, tin can ends and fishing swivels at the Wearable Art show at Centennial Hall on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)
Artist Rhonda Jenkins Gardinier makes her way along the runway in her creation titled “Wishes & Prayers in Turbulent Times” of wire, wire hangers, tin can ends and fishing swivels at the Wearable Art show at Centennial Hall on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)
Senate Finance grills OMB, Education Commissioner over budget

Senate Finance grills OMB, Education Commissioner over budget

Hoffman calls 25 percent proposed cuts to education ‘unacceptable’

Senate Finance grills OMB, Education Commissioner over budget
What you can expect at the Capitol this week
What you can expect at the Capitol this week
Dryden wrestling claims Southeast Tournament title
Dryden wrestling claims Southeast Tournament title
Free throws help send Thunder Mountain past JDHS

Free throws help send Thunder Mountain past JDHS

There was more than one buzzer beater.

Free throws help send Thunder Mountain past JDHS
Snow forecasted for Presidents Day

Snow forecasted for Presidents Day

Winter storm warning in effect.

Snow forecasted for Presidents Day
7 dead whales reported on Kodiak Island in 2018

7 dead whales reported on Kodiak Island in 2018

That is far short of the 49 deceased whales reported in the region in 2015.

7 dead whales reported on Kodiak Island in 2018
Frank Murkowski: Here’s how to fix the Alaska Marine Highway System

Frank Murkowski: Here’s how to fix the Alaska Marine Highway System

The former Alaska governor offers some suggestions.

Frank Murkowski: Here’s how to fix the Alaska Marine Highway System
Juneau composting business wins $25K for sustainability

Juneau composting business wins $25K for sustainability

Path to Prosperity Business Competition.

Juneau composting business wins $25K for sustainability
With the first show done, Wearable Art shares theme for next year
With the first show done, Wearable Art shares theme for next year
Wearable Art extravaganza to blend new offerings with past favorites
Wearable Art extravaganza to blend new offerings with past favorites
In this Feb. 4, 2019 file photo, former Speaker nominee Rep. Bryce Edgmon, Dillingham, right, shares a laugh with Speaker nominee Rep. David Talerico, R-Healy, as Speaker Pro Tempore Rep. Neal Foster, Nome, presides over the House. Edgmon was elected Speaker of the House on Thursday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A whirlwhind week at the state capitol

Looking back on the week in the Alaska Legislature.

In this Feb. 4, 2019 file photo, former Speaker nominee Rep. Bryce Edgmon, Dillingham, right, shares a laugh with Speaker nominee Rep. David Talerico, R-Healy, as Speaker Pro Tempore Rep. Neal Foster, Nome, presides over the House. Edgmon was elected Speaker of the House on Thursday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Photos: Thunder Mountain vs. Juneau-Douglas

Photos: Thunder Mountain vs. Juneau-Douglas

Crosstown rivals battle on the court.

Photos: Thunder Mountain vs. Juneau-Douglas