Winds kick up century old volcanic ash in Alaska

While western states were suffered hazy skies, Alaska dealt with an air problem born a century ago.

 

State department warns of social media pyramid scheme

It’s likely operating in multiple communities.

 

Public hearings for a pair of measures that will appear on ballots come Election Day will be held by telephone. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Dates set for ballot measure hearings

They’re later this month.

Public hearings for a pair of measures that will appear on ballots come Election Day will be held by telephone. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Woman comes forward about encounter with ex-Lt Gov

She said she decided to come forward now because of harassment she said her teenage daughter faces.

Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen was in Juneau Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, meeting with residents and business owners, and to play a quick game of hockey with local players at the Treadwell Arena. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen was in Juneau Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, meeting with residents and business owners, and to play a quick game of hockey with local players at the Treadwell Arena. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to local leaders at the Alaska Municipal League’s legislative conference in this February 2020 photo. (Peter Segall/ Juneau Empire File)

Dunleavy to pay $2,800 after ads found to violate ethics law

Agreement resolves allegations that his office improperly used state funds for online, printed ads.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to local leaders at the Alaska Municipal League’s legislative conference in this February 2020 photo. (Peter Segall/ Juneau Empire File)
A male pink salmon fights its way up stream to spawn in a Southeast Alaska stream in August 2010. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Study: Pink salmon could prosper in warmer Arctic waters

The findings bolster reports from Alaska subsistence fishermen.

A male pink salmon fights its way up stream to spawn in a Southeast Alaska stream in August 2010. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Judge sides with state on ballot application mailings

U.S. District Court says state’s decision isn’t discriminatory.

Alaska Supreme Court rules bonding plan is unconstitutional

The court said the Legislature-approved plan is “unconstitutional in its entirety.”

Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, expresses his sadness about the effect the budget will have on his community during a Joint Session of Alaska Legislature at the Capitol on Thursday, July 11, 2019. A recount has affirmed Cohhill lost a tight primary race. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, expresses his sadness about the effect the budget will have on his community during a Joint Session of Alaska Legislature at the Capitol on Thursday, July 11, 2019. A recount has affirmed Cohhill lost a tight primary race. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
Poll workers at the Douglas Community Building show the coverings used to keep completed ballots covered and secret which this year are also being used to reduce contact with the ballot itself. The laminated coverings are sanitized after each use, part of the extra health precautions in place for the 2020 Primary Election on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

State announces certified primary results

One lawmaker has asked for recount.

Poll workers at the Douglas Community Building show the coverings used to keep completed ballots covered and secret which this year are also being used to reduce contact with the ballot itself. The laminated coverings are sanitized after each use, part of the extra health precautions in place for the 2020 Primary Election on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Program allows some Alaska Native Vietnam vets to get land

Stewy Carlo had a short life, but he lived every moment.