Alaska, British Columbia sign transboundary MOU

Gov. Bill Walker and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark signed a Memorandum of Understanding Wednesday morning committing to cooperation on transboundary issues, particularly related to… Continue reading

National Turkey Federation Chairman Jihad Douglas watches at right as President Barack Obama pardons National Thanksgiving Turkey Abe during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House on Wednesday.

Obama grants reprieve to ‘Honest’ and ‘Abe’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama spared two turkeys named for one of the nation’s most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that provides a… Continue reading

National Turkey Federation Chairman Jihad Douglas watches at right as President Barack Obama pardons National Thanksgiving Turkey Abe during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House on Wednesday.

City, state offices closed for holiday

All city and state government offices will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday. State offices will reopen Friday for “normal hours,” according to the State… Continue reading

Police & Fire for Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015

Fire and medical• On Tuesday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to six EMS calls, a transport call to a take a paitent from Bartlett Regional Hospital… Continue reading

A shoeprint is shown near where the Juneau Economic  Development Council building was burglarized Monday morning.

JEDC burglarized, computer stolen

The Juneau Police Department is asking for the public’s help involving a burglary earlier this week.According to JPD, someone broke into the Juneau Economic Development… Continue reading

A shoeprint is shown near where the Juneau Economic  Development Council building was burglarized Monday morning.

Red Cross Thanksgiving safety tips

On Nov. 25, The American Red Cross released a list of tips for a safe Thanksgiving.“The Thanksgiving holiday is one of the busiest times of… Continue reading

The rising sun peaks through the fog above Sandy Beach on Wednesday.

Photo: Sandy Beach sunrise

The rising sun peaks through the fog above Sandy Beach on Wednesday.… Continue reading

The rising sun peaks through the fog above Sandy Beach on Wednesday.

Empire office closed Thursday

The Juneau Empire and Capital City Weekly offices will be closed today so employees can spend Thanksgiving Day with friends and families. Our offices will… Continue reading

Frank Gifford’s family: CTE found in his brain

NEW YORK — The family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2015

Lynch undergoes abdominal surgery

RENTON, Wash. — If the Seattle Seahawks are going to make a late charge toward a fourth straight playoff berth, they’ll do it without Marshawn… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2015
  • By TIM BOOTH

Rams WR has surgery after being shot

ST. LOUIS — Stedman Bailey was in intensive care and in stable condition at a Miami area hospital Wednesday after undergoing a surgical procedure that… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2015
  • By R.B. FALLSTROM

Warriors aim high after historic start

OAKLAND, Calif. — Even though he hasn’t been in his usual spot on the bench, ailing coach Steve Kerr has contributed plenty to Golden State’s… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2015
  • By JANIE McCAULEY
Protesters shut down a street during a protest for 17-year-old Laquan McDonald early Wednesday in Chicago.

Protesters to target Chicago shopping on Black Friday

CHICAGO — Small groups of demonstrators gathered again Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot by a white police officer, and they… Continue reading

Protesters shut down a street during a protest for 17-year-old Laquan McDonald early Wednesday in Chicago.

Amid Syria’s civil war, a James Bond-style rescue operation

BEIRUT — In the whirlwind of Syria’s civil war, two Russian pilots parachuted from their aircraft into a chaotic front-line mountainous region near the border… Continue reading

Samuel Sheakley, Sr., works on a silver piece at the Native Artists Market in the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall in Nov. 2014.

At public market, a new song and dance

The Juneau Public Market and Native Artist Market won’t be the same old song and dance when doors open because this year there will actually… Continue reading

Samuel Sheakley, Sr., works on a silver piece at the Native Artists Market in the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall in Nov. 2014.
In this Nov. 24, 2015 photo, Daniel Lloyd Selovich, 37, of Manley Springs, is arraigned in Superior Court in Fairbanks, Alaska. Selovich is accused of physically and sexually abusing a woman while holding her captive in a remote cabin for five weeks.

Not guilty plea entered in Alaska abduction, rape case

FAIRBANKS — A not guilty plea was entered in the case of a man accused of repeatedly raping a woman and holding her captive for… Continue reading

In this Nov. 24, 2015 photo, Daniel Lloyd Selovich, 37, of Manley Springs, is arraigned in Superior Court in Fairbanks, Alaska. Selovich is accused of physically and sexually abusing a woman while holding her captive in a remote cabin for five weeks.

Alaska, British Columbia leaders sign cooperative agreement

JUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark have signed a cooperative agreement, committing to work together on issues of shared interest,… Continue reading

Savvy skiers, snowboarders never pay full price

TACOMA — If I bought lift tickets at the ski resort closest to home for my wife, two teenage kids and me, it would set… Continue reading

Oil companies lose trans-Alaska pipeline case

ANCHORAGE — A federal agency has barred the oil company owners of the trans-Alaska pipeline from charging higher fees for moving oil after they mismanaged… Continue reading