ALL ACCESS MEMBERSHIP

JOIN NOW ACTIVATE SIGN IN
  • Overcast, light rain
  • 36°
    Overcast, light rain

Latest News

Juneau transportation heads for transformation 

Downtown bus riders are set to lose their routes while West Douglas residents will get their road, but not for another year.

 Read More

Teacher abuse lawsuit heads for mediation

11/25/14

FAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks school district and the family of a student who says he was sexually assaulted by a high school tutor will attempt to settle claims through a mediator.

Juneau grand jury indicts six

11/25/14

Six people were indicted by a Juneau grand jury Friday for a variety of offenses, including drug misconduct, assault with a gun and theft.

Judge invalidates part of statewide school funding mechanism

11/25/14

ANCHORAGE - A superior court judge has invalidated the state of Alaska's requirement that local school districts help pay for education, which could leave a cash-strapped state on the hook for more than $220 million in additional funding statewide.

Wasilla man gets 90 months on heroin charge

11/25/14
ANCHORAGE — A 38-year-old Wasilla man will serve 90 months in a federal prison for trafficking heroin. The U.S. attorney's office says in a release that Baretta Faatafuga was sentenced in U.S. ...


Gara to file bill against attack ads

Today, 12:00am

There were two surprises in the state's general election guide this year: a missing profile for Independent candidate for governor Bill Walker, and an Alaska Republican Party ad attacking Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska.

Merchants Wharf arsonist strikes again

Today, 12:01am

Capital City Fire and Rescue responded to a fire inside the women's bathroom on the first floor of the Merchants Wharf building again Monday night.
CCFR officials said a trash fire was found at about 9:39 p.m.

Walker interviews for cabinet positions

11/25/14

With his inauguration only days away, Governor-elect Bill Walker is in the process of interviewing candidates for the top positions in the state, including the person who will lead the work on Walker's budget.

JSD may remove offending books

11/25/14

A special committee formed to shape the fate of four questioned texts ruled overwhelmingly in favor of removing the books from classrooms - from Juneau, even - and replacing them with texts which accurately depict Native experiences.

Opinion

Alaska Editorial: Southeast lawmakers have chance to create working relationships with new governor

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: Ketchikan has seen better days when it comes to the state Legislature. Sitka Sen.

Read More

Sports

Lindh scholarship looking for youth with spirit

Hilary Lindh has still got it. If "it" is a love of carving wide swaths in the snow and a passion for playing on the downhills and bowls of winter mountains from Utah to Norway.

Read More

Outdoors

Mark Kelley gets photo in Smithsonian exhibit

Local photographer Mark Kelley has received the biggest award of his career, landing a photograph in an exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.

Read More

Neighbors

Food bank 101

Holiday spirit inspires many to give time, money and donations to organizations that help people in need. But if folks have higher oil bills or other unplanned expenses in the first few months of the new year, organizations like the Southeast Alaska Food Bank often comes up short.

Read More

Juneau Empire Multimedia Collection

Get Spotted® JuneauEmpire.com

title http://spotted.juneauempire.com/galleries/377993/ http://spotted.juneauempire.com/galleries/377988/ http://spotted.juneauempire.com/galleries/377983/ http://spotted.juneauempire.com/galleries/377978/
title http://spotted.juneauempire.com/galleries/377963/ http://spotted.juneauempire.com/galleries/377948/ http://spotted.juneauempire.com/galleries/377943/ http://spotted.juneauempire.com/galleries/377938/
title http://spotted.juneauempire.com/galleries/377933/ http://spotted.juneauempire.com/galleries/377928/ http://spotted.juneauempire.com/galleries/377923/ http://spotted.juneauempire.com/galleries/377918/
n/a

Search Alaska jobs

Follow JuneauEmpire:

Image Map

Shop Local Businesses

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING