Rep. Sara Hannan, D-Juneau, center, answers a question as Sen. Jesse Kiehl, D-Juneau, left, and Rep. Andi Story, D-Juneau, wait their turn during a standing-room only town hall meeting at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Rep. Sara Hannan, D-Juneau, center, answers a question as Sen. Jesse Kiehl, D-Juneau, left, and Rep. Andi Story, D-Juneau, wait their turn during a standing-room only town hall meeting at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A man with camping gear walks by City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Leaders of organizations addressing homelessness have expressed concerns about how state budget cuts will affect their funding for the homeless. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A man with camping gear walks by City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Leaders of organizations addressing homelessness have expressed concerns about how state budget cuts will affect their funding for the homeless. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy delivers the State of the State address on Jan. 22, 2019 in the Alaska Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy delivers the State of the State address on Jan. 22, 2019 in the Alaska Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Police calls for Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019

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Sealaska Corp. offers matching funds for new scholarship

News briefs for the week of Feb. 13, 2019.

  • Feb 13, 2019

Searchers detect black box from missing medevac plane

They’re still trying to find its exact location.

Senators hire new liaison to Juneau, Southeast

She’ll connect Alaska’s capital with the nation’s capital.

Photos: The Best Dressed at the Alaska State Capitol

The budget may be boring but the outfits aren’t.

Angelica Curtis and her son Jonathan are shown in this recent photograph. (Courtesy photo | Curtis family)

Custody case goes before Supreme Court

The case connects to the Legislature as well.

Angelica Curtis and her son Jonathan are shown in this recent photograph. (Courtesy photo | Curtis family)

Polar bears invade Russian town

Locals delighted but wary.

Rep. Gary Knopp, R-Kenai, and Rep. Dave Talerico, R-Healy, sit next to each other after Knopp voted not to confirm Talerico as Speaker of the House on Tuesday. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Capitol Live: Knopp speaks about ‘shock and awe’ of floor session

Stay up to date with live updates from inside the Capitol.

Rep. Gary Knopp, R-Kenai, and Rep. Dave Talerico, R-Healy, sit next to each other after Knopp voted not to confirm Talerico as Speaker of the House on Tuesday. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

STEM Corner: Growing career paths through science

Students should not fret about being on a specific track.

Traffic at Riverside and Stephen Richards drives backs up past Gee Street the morning of Feb. 8, 2019. There is a plan to alleviate traffic at the congestion-prone intersection. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Traffic at Riverside and Stephen Richards drives backs up past Gee Street the morning of Feb. 8, 2019. There is a plan to alleviate traffic at the congestion-prone intersection. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Iceland tourism manager to share advice at Innovation Summit

Event also features “pitch contest” for entrepreneurs.

Police calls for Monday, Feb. 11, 2019

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Leadership remains unsolved in the House of Representatives on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
                                Leadership remains unsolved in the House of Representatives on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Capitol Live: All eyes on House as buzz circulates

Follow along with updates about the state government.

Leadership remains unsolved in the House of Representatives on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
                                Leadership remains unsolved in the House of Representatives on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Crime bill held up over conflict of interest

Lawmakers say new ethics rule too ‘fuzzy.’