Alaska receives almost 10 times more unemployment filings since shutdown began

There have been almost 10 times more unemployment filings from federal workers in Alaska than normal since the federal shutdown began. The Alaska Department of… Continue reading

 

Tensions rise in discombobulated Alaska House

Until a majority is formed, the House will be at a standstill.

 

Alaska Air Group plans to add 3,000 jobs this year

Most of the openings will not require previous airline experience.

 

The sunrise reflects off of downtown Juneau windows on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The sunrise reflects off of downtown Juneau windows on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Faith-based shelter in Anchorage fights to keep out transgender women

Conservative Christian law firm sues city to stop it from applying a gender identity law to the shelter.

Alaska pipeline corporation removes president

The state’s highest paid employee has been ousted.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks with his cabinet members at the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks with his cabinet members at the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to members of the media before welcoming Juneau residents to the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to members of the media before welcoming Juneau residents to the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Murkowski to Trump: Alaska feeling ‘consequences’ of government shutdown

President calls for Republican unity, walks out of meeting with congressional leaders.

British Columbia, Canada. (Unsplash)
British Columbia, Canada. (Unsplash)

Alaska guide pleads guilty to herding bears toward clients

Brian Simpson was also fined $35,000 and sentenced to a year of probation.

Alaska port official charged with trying to drown daughter

Todd Cowles of Anchorage is charged with two counts of attempted murder.