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Capitol Live: Wrapping up a busy week

Capitol Live: Wrapping up a busy week

Live updates from inside the Capitol.

Capitol Live: Wrapping up a busy week
Rep. Sara Hannan, D-Juneau. (Michael Penn | Junea Empire)
Rep. Sara Hannan, D-Juneau. (Michael Penn | Junea Empire)
A ‘secret’ trail becomes new and exciting again

A ‘secret’ trail becomes new and exciting again

As a kid, this trail was ours. As an adult, it’s a shared spot.

A ‘secret’ trail becomes new and exciting again
Hockey goalie guru hosts outdoor clinic

Hockey goalie guru hosts outdoor clinic

Sightsee and learn hockey.

Hockey goalie guru hosts outdoor clinic
Opinion: Gov. Dunleavy follows through on campaign commitments

Opinion: Gov. Dunleavy follows through on campaign commitments

This budget is exactly what we should have expected.

  • Feb 22, 2019
  • By WIN GRUENING
Opinion: Gov. Dunleavy follows through on campaign commitments
In this July 2018 file photo, Seine boats wait in line to set their nets at Amalga Harbor. (Kevin Gullufsen | Juneau Empire)
In this July 2018 file photo, Seine boats wait in line to set their nets at Amalga Harbor. (Kevin Gullufsen | Juneau Empire)
Sullivan to introduce legislation that would help victims of sexual assault
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Sullivan to introduce legislation that would help victims of sexual assault

He wants Alaska’s “Choose Respect” campaign to go nationwide.

Sullivan to introduce legislation that would help victims of sexual assault
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Co-Chairs of the House Finance Committee Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, left, and Rep. Neal Foster, D-Nome, listen to Donna Arduin, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, as they hold their first meeting of the session at the Capitol on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Capitol Live: House members change offices

The latest news from the Alaska State Capitol

Co-Chairs of the House Finance Committee Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, left, and Rep. Neal Foster, D-Nome, listen to Donna Arduin, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, as they hold their first meeting of the session at the Capitol on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Eaglecrest Ski Area lodge, seen here in 2015, is the planned site of the Old Tower Bar, which would serve beer and wine during ski season. In a unanimous vote Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, the Alcohol Control Board rejected an alcohol license for the business. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Bill could pave way for alcohol at Eaglecrest

The ski area could have the Alaska State Fair to thank.

The Eaglecrest Ski Area lodge, seen here in 2015, is the planned site of the Old Tower Bar, which would serve beer and wine during ski season. In a unanimous vote Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, the Alcohol Control Board rejected an alcohol license for the business. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Five-car crash sends three to hospital

Five-car crash sends three to hospital

Two people were flown to Seattle.

Five-car crash sends three to hospital
Meet JPD’s two newest officers

Meet JPD’s two newest officers

Both of them are Alaska Native.

Meet JPD’s two newest officers
Innovation Summit keynote speakers highlight tourism growth, future of Alaska’s self-sufficiency

Innovation Summit keynote speakers highlight tourism growth, future of Alaska’s self-sufficiency

“People will be locally more self-sufficient but globally more connected.”

Innovation Summit keynote speakers highlight tourism growth, future of Alaska’s self-sufficiency
Opinion: Fishermen need Sen. Murkowski’s support against Pebble Mine

Opinion: Fishermen need Sen. Murkowski’s support against Pebble Mine

It’s the wrong mine for the wrong place.

  • Feb 21, 2019
  • By ALEXUS KWACHKA and JACK JACOBY
Opinion: Fishermen need Sen. Murkowski’s support against Pebble Mine
Sentencing for convicted murderer pushed back again
Sentencing for convicted murderer pushed back again
Senators want more answers on Marine Highway closure
Senators want more answers on Marine Highway closure
Player of the Week: Brady Carandang
Player of the Week: Brady Carandang
Opinion: Be hard on the problems, not the people, in budget debate

Opinion: Be hard on the problems, not the people, in budget debate

Let’s be the good capital city.

  • Feb 21, 2019
Opinion: Be hard on the problems, not the people, in budget debate
Alaska’s chief justice requests funding for cybersecurity, highlights new legal tool online
Alaska’s chief justice requests funding for cybersecurity, highlights new legal tool online
Alaska Natives want voice in budget-making process

Alaska Natives want voice in budget-making process

Speakers tell people to share stories with legislators

Alaska Natives want voice in budget-making process
Capitol Live: Technology, judgeship changes highlight State of Judiciary

Capitol Live: Technology, judgeship changes highlight State of Judiciary

Live updates from Alaska’s Capitol.

  • Feb 20, 2019
Capitol Live: Technology, judgeship changes highlight State of Judiciary