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Dunleavy seeks disaster declaration after earthquake

Dunleavy seeks disaster declaration after earthquake

The money would help the state recover more quickly.

Dunleavy seeks disaster declaration after earthquake
Warmer temperatures could cost Alaska up to $700 million

Warmer temperatures could cost Alaska up to $700 million

The effects of climate change could be costly.

Warmer temperatures could cost Alaska up to $700 million
Judge dismisses Alaska bonding plan lawsuit

Judge dismisses Alaska bonding plan lawsuit

The lawsuit was brought by a Juneau resident.

Judge dismisses Alaska bonding plan lawsuit
The whale at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park will be the starting point of a 5K or 1 mile race benefitting the Eldred Rock Lighthouse. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Run will benefit historic lighthouse

Get ready for a light run. Run 4 the Rock 5K and One Mile run starts after sunset Saturday and benefits the Eldred Rock Lighthouse… Continue reading

The whale at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park will be the starting point of a 5K or 1 mile race benefitting the Eldred Rock Lighthouse. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Security concerns prompt closing of dividend applications

Security concerns prompt closing of dividend applications

Information of other users popped up on applicants’ computer screens.

Security concerns prompt closing of dividend applications
Dunleavy’s promises on dividend, crime will be watched

Dunleavy’s promises on dividend, crime will be watched

He’ll try to implement campaign promises involving politically thorny issues.

Dunleavy’s promises on dividend, crime will be watched
Thunder Mountain looks for first McKinley Bank title
Thunder Mountain looks for first McKinley Bank title
Lower branch of the Taku Glacier and Grizzly Bar, October 2018. (Gabe Donohoe | For the Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Canada must clean up mine pollution

Protecting Alaska’s environment is a sober challenge.

Lower branch of the Taku Glacier and Grizzly Bar, October 2018. (Gabe Donohoe | For the Juneau Empire File)
A Sitka black-tailed deer. (Courtesy Photo | Kerry Howard)

Opinion: Open your eyes to the deer on Douglas

In a letter to the editor on Dec. 22 Gary Miller states that he can’t see deer on Douglas Island. Yet I see deer tracks… Continue reading

A Sitka black-tailed deer. (Courtesy Photo | Kerry Howard)
Planet Alaska: 10 things I learned at fishcamp
Planet Alaska: 10 things I learned at fishcamp
Photos: New Year’s Eve Gala

Photos: New Year’s Eve Gala

Centennial Hall was rocking.

Photos: New Year’s Eve Gala
File photo of Juneau Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters at work. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
File photo of Juneau Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters at work. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Fresh rainwater sits on top of the ice at Auke Lake on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. The National Weather Service calls for decreasing clouds and a high of 35 for Thursday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Fresh rainwater sits on top of the ice at Auke Lake on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. The National Weather Service calls for decreasing clouds and a high of 35 for Thursday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Executive Director Samantha Blankenship gets a kiss from Willie, a Dachshund puppy, at the Gastineau Humane Society on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. The society is starting the new year with a name change to Juneau Animal Rescue. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Executive Director Samantha Blankenship gets a kiss from Willie, a Dachshund puppy, at the Gastineau Humane Society on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. The society is starting the new year with a name change to Juneau Animal Rescue. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Elizabeth Smart, national child safety activist and women’s empowerment speaker, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Reclaiming Own and Renew Women’s Conference. Registration for the conference is still open. (Courtesy Photo)
Elizabeth Smart, national child safety activist and women’s empowerment speaker, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Reclaiming Own and Renew Women’s Conference. Registration for the conference is still open. (Courtesy Photo)
Wonder pony heads to greener pastures
Wonder pony heads to greener pastures
Striking Elves play against the St. Nick Hat Tricks at the Holiday Cup Soccer Tournament in the Well Fargo Dimond Park Field House on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. The Holiday Cup is underway again now through New Years Eve with 400 players on 30 different teams. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Holiday Cup gets rolling at Field House

The Juneau soccer family’s favorite Christmas gift.

Striking Elves play against the St. Nick Hat Tricks at the Holiday Cup Soccer Tournament in the Well Fargo Dimond Park Field House on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. The Holiday Cup is underway again now through New Years Eve with 400 players on 30 different teams. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Movie coming to Juneau explores complexities of Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Movie coming to Juneau explores complexities of Israeli-Palestinian conflict
A rehabilitated Pacific harbor seal looks back at people during its release at the Auke Recreation Beach on August 27, 2014. After toxic levels of mercury were found in an Admiralty Island harbor seal in 2015, conservationists and subsistence hunters are still wondering if a Juneau-based mine is to blame. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Sealing the spotlight: Wildlife Wednesday to focus on harbor seals

The first Wildlife Wednesday of 2019 will focus on harbor seals. At 7 p.m. tonight, in University of Alaska Southeast’s Egan Lecture Hall, 11066 Auke… Continue reading

A rehabilitated Pacific harbor seal looks back at people during its release at the Auke Recreation Beach on August 27, 2014. After toxic levels of mercury were found in an Admiralty Island harbor seal in 2015, conservationists and subsistence hunters are still wondering if a Juneau-based mine is to blame. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Radio equipment sits atop Saddle Mountain near Juneau. The Juneau Police Department shares this equipment with other agencies. The department is looking into changing its radio system to keep its scanner chatter private. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)
Radio equipment sits atop Saddle Mountain near Juneau. The Juneau Police Department shares this equipment with other agencies. The department is looking into changing its radio system to keep its scanner chatter private. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Police Department)