Alaska to suspend senior benefit payments for two months

The interruption of funds will affect 4,731 residents.

Winter warming shelter closes for season

The city plans to do it again next winter.

Alaska should not rank 43rd in US in sustainable development

Cuts to public education, climate action, ferry system constitute reckless governance.

Have you seen Tracy Day? Family searches for answers

Her family last saw her Feb. 14.

Did Juneau’s pine trees arrive from the north?

Opining on the history, ecology of these tall specimens.

Capitol Live: All eyes turn to Senate

Live updates from inside the Capitol.


Police calls for Friday, April 12, 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


Rescuers rappel dog stranded on cliff to safety

It began with a run-in with mountain goats.


Yukon’s Innoko is a long river short on people

Innoko will soon be a noisy place.

Judge threatens to stop Carnival cruise ships from docking in US

Company has been on probation for illegally dumping oil into ocean.