Program allows some Alaska Native Vietnam vets to get land

Program allows some Alaska Native Vietnam vets to get land

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

Program allows some Alaska Native Vietnam vets to get land
Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File                                The M/V Tazlina arrives in Juneau on May 16. The Alaska Marine Highway Reshaping Work Group heard Wednesday from members of the public who would like to see greater support for the state’s ferry system.

Public urges work group to support ferries

AMHS is a road and should be treated as such, callers say.

Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File                                The M/V Tazlina arrives in Juneau on May 16. The Alaska Marine Highway Reshaping Work Group heard Wednesday from members of the public who would like to see greater support for the state’s ferry system.
Sample ballots laid out at the polling place in the Douglas Community Building for the 2020 Primary Election on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Sample ballots laid out at the polling place in the Douglas Community Building for the 2020 Primary Election on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
In this file photo, Gov. Mike Dunleavy, left, listens as Attorney General Kevin Clarkson speak during a news conference at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Clarkson’s resignation was announced following revelations of inappropriate text messages with a state employee. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
In this file photo, Gov. Mike Dunleavy, left, listens as Attorney General Kevin Clarkson speak during a news conference at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Clarkson’s resignation was announced following revelations of inappropriate text messages with a state employee. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
A plane rests in brush and trees after a midair collision outside of Soldotna, Alaska. State Rep. Gary Knopp, an Alaska state lawmaker who was involved in a July midair collision that killed seven people, was piloting his plane even though his medical flight certification was denied eight years ago because of vision problems, the National Transportation Safety Board reported Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (Jeff Helminiak / Peninsula Clarion)

NTSB: Rep in plane crash flew despite vision problems

By TOM KRISHER Associated Press An Alaska state lawmaker who was involved in a July midair collision that killed seven people was piloting his plane… Continue reading

A plane rests in brush and trees after a midair collision outside of Soldotna, Alaska. State Rep. Gary Knopp, an Alaska state lawmaker who was involved in a July midair collision that killed seven people, was piloting his plane even though his medical flight certification was denied eight years ago because of vision problems, the National Transportation Safety Board reported Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (Jeff Helminiak / Peninsula Clarion)
High rents, unemployment, raise housing concerns
High rents, unemployment, raise housing concerns
NIAID / National Institutes of Health via AP                                This image shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient.
NIAID / National Institutes of Health via AP                                This image shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient.
Watch: Gov. Mike Dunleavy give update on small business grant program
Watch: Gov. Mike Dunleavy give update on small business grant program
Caribou from the Porcupine Caribou Herd migrate onto the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska. Environmental groups wasted no time challenging the Trump administration’s attempt to open part of an Alaska refuge where polar bears and caribou roam free to oil and gas drilling. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Lawsuits challenge drilling plan in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Environmental groups wasted no time challenging the attempt to allow oil and gas drilling.

Caribou from the Porcupine Caribou Herd migrate onto the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska. Environmental groups wasted no time challenging the Trump administration’s attempt to open part of an Alaska refuge where polar bears and caribou roam free to oil and gas drilling. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
Recall campaigners take a break for election season

Recall campaigners take a break for election season

‘It’s going to be an important election.’

Recall campaigners take a break for election season
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
Primary results suggest likely Legislature leadership shakeup
Primary results suggest likely Legislature leadership shakeup
Young and Galvin get a rematch

Young and Galvin get a rematch

2018 race was decided by seven percentage points.

Young and Galvin get a rematch
Watch: Dunleavy dicusses CARES Act funding
Watch: Dunleavy dicusses CARES Act funding
This photo shows absentee ballot paperwork sent to an Alaskan voter in July 2020. Last-minute polling location changes mean Kake residents had to cast absentee ballots in Tuesday’s primary. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
This photo shows absentee ballot paperwork sent to an Alaskan voter in July 2020. Last-minute polling location changes mean Kake residents had to cast absentee ballots in Tuesday’s primary. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Ferry crew confirmed clear of coronavirus
Ferry crew confirmed clear of coronavirus
Morning fog shrouds Douglas Island near the Douglas Bridge on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
Morning fog shrouds Douglas Island near the Douglas Bridge on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
Sailings canceled after ferry passengers test positive for COVID-19
Sailings canceled after ferry passengers test positive for COVID-19
Poll worker Dian Martin minds an early voting site in a state office building in Juneau, Alaska, on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. Voting in Alaska will look a bit different amid the coronavirus pandemic, with election officials saying poll workers will be required to wear protective gear, such as masks, and will encourage voters to maintain social distance and wear masks. (AP Photo / Becky Bohrer)

Voting in Alaska will look different amid pandemic

A large number of requested mail-in ballots could mean some races won’t be settled on election night

Poll worker Dian Martin minds an early voting site in a state office building in Juneau, Alaska, on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. Voting in Alaska will look a bit different amid the coronavirus pandemic, with election officials saying poll workers will be required to wear protective gear, such as masks, and will encourage voters to maintain social distance and wear masks. (AP Photo / Becky Bohrer)