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)
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)
95 new COVID case, DHSS reports
95 new COVID case, DHSS reports
Troopers close Sitka cold case

Troopers close Sitka cold case

Answers to a 24-year-old tragedy have been found.

Troopers close Sitka cold case
A man plays bagpipes at a silent vigil commemorating the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at Marine Park on Thrusday, Aug. 6, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
A man plays bagpipes at a silent vigil commemorating the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at Marine Park on Thrusday, Aug. 6, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
No changes at Juneau Pioneer Home after positive cases in Anchorage
No changes at Juneau Pioneer Home after positive cases in Anchorage