Alaska

Paul Gardinier, an exhibit specialist, works to install a Nathan Jackson retrospective in the gallery at the Walter Soboleff Center on Monday, March 25, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Paul Gardinier, an exhibit specialist, works to install a Nathan Jackson retrospective in the gallery at the Walter Soboleff Center on Monday, March 25, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Eagle roost getting a boost

Extreme Home Makeover: Bald eagle edition.

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Former Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Bud Carpeneti, board member for the New JACC Partnership, second from the left, describes one of three proposals for New JACC and Centennial Hall improvements during a Assembly Standing Committee meeting on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Michele Elfers, deputy director for the city Parks and Recreation Department, left, Liz Perry, President and CEO for Travel Juneau, and Craig Dahl, executive director for the Juneau Chamber of Commerce, right, also spoke during the panel discussion. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Former Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Bud Carpeneti, board member for the New JACC Partnership, second from the left, describes one of three proposals for New JACC and Centennial Hall improvements during a Assembly Standing Committee meeting on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Michele Elfers, deputy director for the city Parks and Recreation Department, left, Liz Perry, President and CEO for Travel Juneau, and Craig Dahl, executive director for the Juneau Chamber of Commerce, right, also spoke during the panel discussion. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The Home Depot announces seasonal hiring wave

College students, retirees and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Juneau Symphony hires new executive director, concertmaster

Two new hires come into the fold ahead of music director selection.

Major project waiting in the wings for the airport

North terminal work could start this time next year.

Gwaii Edenshaw, co-director and co-writer of the Haida-language film “SG̲aawaay Ḵ’uuna (Edge of the Knife )” said the efforts of language preservationists and the knowledge of fluent speakers were indispensable when making his movie. ( Courtesy Photo | Niijang Xyaalas Productions. Copyright Isuma Distribution International)
Gwaii Edenshaw, co-director and co-writer of the Haida-language film “SG̲aawaay Ḵ’uuna (Edge of the Knife )” said the efforts of language preservationists and the knowledge of fluent speakers were indispensable when making his movie. ( Courtesy Photo | Niijang Xyaalas Productions. Copyright Isuma Distribution International)
Lance Stevens, hospital board president, speaks during a joint meeting with the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

State budget uncertainty hangs over hospital

Proposed Medicaid cuts could have direct and indirect effects.

Lance Stevens, hospital board president, speaks during a joint meeting with the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Opinion: AIDEA is critical to resource development in Alaska

The state needs to develop its abundant natural resources.

Myrna Gardner, tribal partnership specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau, said Alaska’s low census response rate is costing the state millions every year during a presentation at Southeast Housing Summit, Thursday, March 14, 2019. *Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Myrna Gardner, tribal partnership specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau, said Alaska’s low census response rate is costing the state millions every year during a presentation at Southeast Housing Summit, Thursday, March 14, 2019. *Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Number of rocket launches could take off in Kodiak

They’ve got ideas on the launchpad.