The Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
                                The Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Capitol Live: Senate committee discusses Pioneer Homes rates bill

3:05 p.m. “Think about being handed almost a $14,000 bill every month,” said Brien Daugherty, who said he wished to appeal to the committee’s humanity.… Continue reading

 

Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, and Sen. Mike Shower, R-Wasilla, listen Margie Beedle give testimony Monday. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents show up to support Pioneer Homes bill

Rate changes went into effect in September.

 

Police calls for Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020

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

  • Jan 26, 2020
The front doors to the Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The front doors to the Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Burglars strike American Legion, steal appliances, war memorial items

Police are investigating the burglary, which includes items from the post’s USS Juneau memorial

Once again, veto override fails

45 is a hard number to reach.

Cars drive past Harris Harbor on Jan. 22, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Sloppy weather makes for dangerous driving

Take your time as you drive and save yourself an accident.

Cars drive past Harris Harbor on Jan. 22, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Capitol Live: Override vote fails

Live updates from the Capitol.

Bradley A. Bethel, 32, is wanted by the Juneau Police Department for a $20,000 warrant pertaining to a felony cruelty to animals charge issued Thursday. (Courtesy photo | Juneau Police Department)

$20K warrant out for man who allegedly tortured kittens

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact JPD.

Bradley A. Bethel, 32, is wanted by the Juneau Police Department for a $20,000 warrant pertaining to a felony cruelty to animals charge issued Thursday. (Courtesy photo | Juneau Police Department)

What you need to know ahead of a wild weekend of conference clashes

“The record goes out the window when you start looking at conference play.”

Police calls for Friday, Jan. 24, 2020

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

Bipartisan reading bill receives broad support

Reading at grade level by third grade.

Bill Corbus, former revenue commissioner and past president of Alaska Electric Light and Power Company, speaks Thursday at a Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce meeting at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Bill Corbus, former revenue commissioner and past president of Alaska Electric Light and Power Company, speaks Thursday at a Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce meeting at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Shelby Surdyk gives a presentation on the health effects of depleted uranium ammunition on people in Iraq at KTOO Studios on Thursday. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Shelby Surdyk gives a presentation on the health effects of depleted uranium ammunition on people in Iraq at KTOO Studios on Thursday. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
A submerged boat at Harris Harbor activated an automatic emergency beacon, triggering a search and rescue deployment from local Coast Guard units on Jan. 23, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Emergency beacon triggers Coast Guard search downtown

The Coast Guard traced the signal to a partially submerged boat downtown.

A submerged boat at Harris Harbor activated an automatic emergency beacon, triggering a search and rescue deployment from local Coast Guard units on Jan. 23, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
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