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A new course through the University of Alaska Fairbanks hopes to train new crops of Alaska Native filmmakers in a drive toward greater narrative soverignty. (Jakob Owens / Unsplash)
A new course through the University of Alaska Fairbanks hopes to train new crops of Alaska Native filmmakers in a drive toward greater narrative soverignty. (Jakob Owens / Unsplash)
Theater Alaska performers Bostin Christopher, left, and Erin Tripp perform a short play in front of an audience at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. Theater Alaska partnered with environmental group 350Juneau to put on a Climate Fair for a Cool Planet, which drew over 100 people. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Theater Alaska performers Bostin Christopher, left, and Erin Tripp perform a short play in front of an audience at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. Theater Alaska partnered with environmental group 350Juneau to put on a Climate Fair for a Cool Planet, which drew over 100 people. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Heavy metals run out of the Tulsequah Chief mine opening and down to holding ponds next to the Tulsequah River Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008. Leakage from those ponds can be seen entering the river that flows into the Taku River down stream. Salmon Beyond Borders and the Southeast Alaska Indigenous Transboundary Commission are calling for a permanent ban on mine waste dams in transboundary rivers, as well as a temporary moratorium for the permitting of new and the expansion of existing mines near transboundary waterways, (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Canada’s transboundary mine waste dams must be banned; BC’s industrialization of salmon habitat halted

If anyone doubts the risks, just consider the Mount Polley tailings disaster

  • Aug 15, 2021
Heavy metals run out of the Tulsequah Chief mine opening and down to holding ponds next to the Tulsequah River Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008. Leakage from those ponds can be seen entering the river that flows into the Taku River down stream. Salmon Beyond Borders and the Southeast Alaska Indigenous Transboundary Commission are calling for a permanent ban on mine waste dams in transboundary rivers, as well as a temporary moratorium for the permitting of new and the expansion of existing mines near transboundary waterways, (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
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Red Vein Kratom — Top Strains Reviews, Effects, & Dosage

Do you deal with stress, anxiety, or sleepless nights daily? Are you a long-term sufferer of chronic pain or muscle tension? If so, then red… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2021
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ThePhotoStick OMNI Reviews – Safe Photo Backup Storage Device?

ThePhotoStick is a USB device, reviewed in the AP News here, that allows users to store photos and videos from their computer without moving anything… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2021
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(Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Carbon capture and Southeast Alaska

It just doesn’t seem right that we don’t utilize our carbon factory forest more efficiently.

  • Aug 11, 2021
(Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Ibn Bailey and Natalia Spengler and for "Six Bears Fell out of the Sky This Morning" by Alister Emerson. "Six Bears Fell out of the Sky This Morning" is directed by Christina Apathy and will be performed on Saturday, Aug. 14, 3-5 p.m., as a part of Climate Fair for a Cool Planet at Overstreet Park. The event is a joint effort between 350Juneau and Theater Alaska. (Courtesy Photo/ Theater Alaska)

Live theater meets climate catastrophe-focused message in new event

Event combines live performances with climate catastrophe-thwarting message.

Ibn Bailey and Natalia Spengler and for "Six Bears Fell out of the Sky This Morning" by Alister Emerson. "Six Bears Fell out of the Sky This Morning" is directed by Christina Apathy and will be performed on Saturday, Aug. 14, 3-5 p.m., as a part of Climate Fair for a Cool Planet at Overstreet Park. The event is a joint effort between 350Juneau and Theater Alaska. (Courtesy Photo/ Theater Alaska)
(Vivian Faith Prescott / For the Capital City Weekly)

Planet Alaska: 13 ways of looking at goose tongue

The heritage of 10,000 years of Tlingit ancestors harvesting and from Tlingit Aaní.

(Vivian Faith Prescott / For the Capital City Weekly)
This May 30 photo shows a view aboard the MV LeConte. The Alaska Marine Highway System is poised to benefit from a massive spending plan with bipartisan backing. The $1 trillion infrastructure bill passed the Senate on Tuesday. The bill, a cornerstone of President Joe Biden’s agenda, now heads to the House. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)

Alaska’s senators part of bipartisan push for big bill

Both voted for the ‘historic’ $1T infrastructure plan.

This May 30 photo shows a view aboard the MV LeConte. The Alaska Marine Highway System is poised to benefit from a massive spending plan with bipartisan backing. The $1 trillion infrastructure bill passed the Senate on Tuesday. The bill, a cornerstone of President Joe Biden’s agenda, now heads to the House. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Juneau City Hall on October 24, 2020. At Monday’s Public Works and Facilities Committee meeting, members discussed options for moving forward with a new city hall building. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Juneau City Hall on October 24, 2020. At Monday’s Public Works and Facilities Committee meeting, members discussed options for moving forward with a new city hall building. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
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Opinion: The fierce urgency of our agency

We must call our congressional delegates and implore they support HR. 2101 and S. 1167.

  • Aug 9, 2021
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After the second-wettest summer on record last year, Juneau is seeing more typical summer weather according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures in downtown Juneau hadn't reached 70 degrees yet the morning of Saturday, July 31, 2021, but they would get there before the end of the day. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
After the second-wettest summer on record last year, Juneau is seeing more typical summer weather according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures in downtown Juneau hadn't reached 70 degrees yet the morning of Saturday, July 31, 2021, but they would get there before the end of the day. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Icepeople editor and former Juneau Empire reporter Mark Sabbatini departs Svalbard on July 21, 2021. (Courtesy photo / Mark Sabbatini)

Arctic Circling back: Former Empire reporter talks newswriting in Svalbard

Former Empire reporter returns to Juneau after many years covering news in Longyearbyen.

Icepeople editor and former Juneau Empire reporter Mark Sabbatini departs Svalbard on July 21, 2021. (Courtesy photo / Mark Sabbatini)
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Opinion: Equity-based, social solutions are needed for the unsheltered

We are now experiencing heart-wrenching houselessness across our nation.

  • Jul 30, 2021
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Best Kratom for Anxiety & Depression – Types, Strain & Dosage

Kratom is a tropical evergreen tree that’s known as a remedy for anxiety and depression. Are you curious about what makes this natural alternative medicine… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2021
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Ben Gaglioti cuts into a dead Alaska yellow cedar tree near La Perouse Glacier in Southeast Alaska. (Courtesy Photo / Ned Rozell)

Alaska Science Forum: The majesty and mystery of Alaska yellow cedar

‘One of the most enigmatic trees in Alaska’

Ben Gaglioti cuts into a dead Alaska yellow cedar tree near La Perouse Glacier in Southeast Alaska. (Courtesy Photo / Ned Rozell)
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Opinion: Biden’s action on the Tongass will result in climate, jobs and community win

Protecting old-growth forest should be seen an essential climate move.

  • Jul 23, 2021
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Mount Juneau, looms above downtown Juneau in this April 2021 photo. More structures and swaths of land in downtown Juneau are located in avalanche or landslide-prone areas, according to new maps commissioned by the City and Borough of Juneau. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Mount Juneau, looms above downtown Juneau in this April 2021 photo. More structures and swaths of land in downtown Juneau are located in avalanche or landslide-prone areas, according to new maps commissioned by the City and Borough of Juneau. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
This photo shows Sitka, Alaska. (Courtesy Photo / Bethany Sonsini Goodrich)
This photo shows Sitka, Alaska. (Courtesy Photo / Bethany Sonsini Goodrich)
Tree trunks that La Perouse Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve ran over in the 19th century. (Courtesy Photo/ Ned Rozell)

Visit to glacier begins with wildlife encounter

Many bears, fallingf blue ice and a first taste of peanut butter for a thumb-sized bird.

Tree trunks that La Perouse Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve ran over in the 19th century. (Courtesy Photo/ Ned Rozell)