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Congrats, grads! 

updated 12:04am
After Ana Latu delivered a speech to her senior class and walked off the stage with her diploma, the recent Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School graduate could be seen draped nearly up to her forehead ... Read More

Not a record - yet

Today, 12:04am

With less than one week remaining in the month, Alaska's capital city is still on course for its driest, hottest May in 72 years of modern recordkeeping.

The business of beer

05/24/15

HAINES - As Rosie Ainza finished handing medals to the winners of the 23rd annual Great Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival, she was confronted with a surprise.

The path of an Eagle Scout

05/24/15

The path to becoming an Eagle Scout isn't easy, something five local boys know all to well.

Slack Tide: Hey, Alaska: Go fund yourself!

05/24/15

Let's not mince words, Alaska: the state budget is suffering a serious bout of governmental constipation. Our elected representatives have been struggling and straining at it for months now, and they still haven't passed the stinking thing.


Fallen heroes

Today, 12:04am

Flags will fly at half-staff across Alaska today to recognize Memorial Day.

Photo: Exploring at low tide

Today, 8:28am
Juneau Community Charter School students and their parents walk the temporary isthmus to Shaman Island at low tide during a school outing on Douglas Island on Thursday. Thursday morning's low tide ...

Astronaut Steve Swanson's visit excites Ketchikan students

Today, 12:02am

KETCHIKAN - It takes approximately eight minutes and 52 seconds for a shuttle carrying astronauts to the International Space Station to get to space, according to astronaut Steve Swanson, who visited Ketchikan earlier this month.

Photos: Senior Night Smiles

Today, 12:01am

The Juneau Empire tries to cover as many senior appreciation nights as possible. The Juneau Empire thanks the parents, coaches and senior athletes for their dedication to sports and academics during the season.

'I am strong'

05/24/15

When 17 year-old Charity Lynn Anderson discovered she had a rare blood disease, she made it her goal to not just graduate high school on time but to also be in full remission when receiving her diploma.

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Opinion

Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 25, 2015

Thumbs up to veterans. Today is Veterans Day, and while you may be out enjoying the sun in a kayak or with your barbecue grill, take a moment to think about the reason we have this holiday and why our flags are flying at half-staff today.

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Sports

Photos: Senior Night Smiles

The Juneau Empire tries to cover as many senior appreciation nights as possible. The Juneau Empire thanks the parents, coaches and senior athletes for their dedication to sports and academics during the season.

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Outdoors

Getting (more) outdoorsy

Last weekend at Echo Ranch, about 120 women from Southeast Alaska and beyond gathered to kayak, fly fish, pack raft, chainsaw and forage for wild game. They fired .22s, harvested Dungeness crabs and learned the basics of deer hunting.

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Arts & Culture

'Monumental' art unveiled at Soboleff Building

‘The three art pieces created for the Water Soboleff Building were described by Sealaska Heritage Institute as “monumental,” an adjective that applies not only to their size -- all three are ... Read More
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