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)
‘We can use art to transform our experiences’: Exhibit to focus on Black Alaskan works
‘We can use art to transform our experiences’: Exhibit to focus on Black Alaskan works
State, city averages trending down, but community spread remains
State, city averages trending down, but community spread remains
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)
Hospital asks for money to address long-term pandemic needs
Hospital asks for money to address long-term pandemic needs
A picture is worth a thousand words: Environmentalists submit art as public comment to Murkowski
A picture is worth a thousand words: Environmentalists submit art as public comment to Murkowski
Juneau’s testing machine unlikely to come before December. Here’s why
Juneau’s testing machine unlikely to come before December. Here’s why
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