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State courts to adjourn at noon on Fridays 

updated 12:03am

Alaska's court system will operate on half days every Friday starting July 1, Supreme Court Justice Craig Stowers told the Alaska Legislature on Wednesday.

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A Day in the Life of Jennie Wheeler

02/10/16

Artist Jennie Wheeler has early memories of walking the three miles into Yakutat with her mother to deliver moccasins and other skin-sewn creations.

Dem joins GOP-led majority in Senate

Today, 12:02am

JUNEAU - The Republican-led Senate majority has added another member: Democratic Sen. Donny Olson of Golovin.
The move leaves four Democrats in the minority.

'Chuck-e-Cheese legislation' passes Senate

Today, 6:28am

The Alaska Senate voted unanimously, 20-0 on Wednesday, to approve a measure that clarifies the state’s gambling laws with respect to businesses like Chuck-e-Cheese and Dave and Buster’s.

Hunt for city manager drags on

Today, 12:02am

The half-year hunt for Juneau's next city manager is nearing its end, but not as quickly as some people, Assembly members included, had hoped.


Weekend Preview: JDHS boys head to state hockey tourney

Today, 12:01am

The Juneau-Douglas High School boys hockey team is headed to the state tournament.
The Wasilla-based First National Cup Hockey State Championships take place today through Feb. 13. JDHS faces Dimond at noon today in its opening match.

Disconnected: Truck driver takes out 700 phone lines

Today, 12:03am

An Arrow Refuse driver brought down a telephone line while making a right turn onto Riverside Drive Wednesday morning, potentially interrupting several phone calls in the process.

Photo: Native Issues Forum

Today, 6:27am

Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott speaks at the Native Issues Forum sponsored by the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Wednesday.

Xúna Shuka Hit Nears Completion in Glacier Bay

02/10/16
It’s been years of planning, years of carving, and centuries of absence, but Xúna Shuká Hit, the tribal house under construction in Glacier Bay National Park, is in its final stages. At the end of ...

Man killed in police shooting was lawmaker's nephew

Today, 12:01am

ANCHORAGE - A volunteer fire official who died in an officer-involved shooting in a northern Alaska community was the nephew of a state lawmaker.

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Opinion

Empire Editorial: House puts state's money where its mouth is

The Alaska House of Representatives obviously gets it. We're hoping the Alaska Senate will, too.

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Sports

Weekend Preview: JDHS boys head to state hockey tourney

The Juneau-Douglas High School boys hockey team is headed to the state tournament.
The Wasilla-based First National Cup Hockey State Championships take place today through Feb. 13. JDHS faces Dimond at noon today in its opening match.

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Outdoors

Where winter stays

This January may not have had much snowfall, but it's still winter out Montana Creek, where volunteers with the Juneau Nordic Ski Club have been grooming every day since November.

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Arts & Culture

A Day in the Life of Jennie Wheeler

Artist Jennie Wheeler has early memories of walking the three miles into Yakutat with her mother to deliver moccasins and other skin-sewn creations.

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Neighbors

Photo: JDHS students recognized

Juneau-Douglas High School recognized 13 students for January: Josh Fitka (not pictured), Meranda Frenzel, Rasanive “Makelini” Mausia, Elizabeth Rodriguez-Moreno, Kasey Watts, Christian Yadao, ... Read More

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