University of Alaska, Anchorage, shelter prepare for cuts

State budget cuts have University of Alaska officials anticipating the possibility of program and staff reductions

 

Record warm water blamed for salmon deaths

Record-high temperatures in Alaska are believed to be the cause of salmon deaths in the western part of the state.

 

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One of the longest dry weather spells in Juneau just ended

The capital city went 18 straight days without rain.

Police calls for Sunday, July 14, 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

CapLive: Press meeting in Speaker’s chambers

Summary: Edgmon says that these cuts are too deep and too devastating to be ignored. Legislators will have to come together one way or another.… Continue reading

Legislature ends efforts to overturn budget vetoes

Faint hopes turns into grim planning.

A merganser hen and ducklings hang out together near the Mendenhall Glacier on July 7, 2019. (Courtesy Photo | Steven Hamilton)
A merganser hen and ducklings hang out together near the Mendenhall Glacier on July 7, 2019. (Courtesy Photo | Steven Hamilton)

Police calls for Friday, July 12, 2019

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The thin line between Alaska and Canada

Alaska’s border with Canada is one of the great feats of wilderness surveying.

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Wilson leaves Alaska House Majority

She left voluntarily.

Alaska Native activist alleges assault by Wasilla mayor

He grabbed her arm without permission.