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Family of cut-ups 

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When Gerry Carrillo Sr. was laid off from his state job in the 1980s, he wanted a job where there would always be demand. He chose to become a barber - "Hair always grows," he said, laughing. Now, two of his children have followed in his footsteps.

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Building a legacy of remembrance

Today, 12:00am

If Dick and Candy Behrends could choose their legacy, they'd want it to be that the world remember their son, McKinnon Behrends.
They've established multiple scholarships in his name.

Off the Beaten Path: To extinction and back, the shaggy saga of the muskox

Today, 12:01am

I saw my first muskox at the University of Fairbanks farm a decade ago. A few descendants of Greenland animals, transplanted to Alaska 75 years ago, browsed grass on the other side of a fence.

On the Trails: Owl encounters

Today, 12:00am

Owls are fascinating creatures and I've long found them a special sort of bird. But not being a nocturnal animal myself (dare I say not a "night owl"?), I've never been involved in research on owls.

Photo: Economic Forecast Luncheon

Today, 6:57am
Greg Wolf, Executive Director of World Trade Center Alaska, speaks during the annual Economic Forecast Luncheon for the Juneau Chamber of Commerce at the Hangar Ballroom on Thursday.


City's weed minds worry about 'Club Fed'

Today, 7:25am

Juneau has been tasked with creating marijuana regulations for local consumption and sale, but it is at risk of violating federal law, the city's marijuana committee was told Thursday.

March trial for wrongful death of Hoonah officer

Today, 7:22am

A Juneau jury will hear a civil case next month that was brought against the city of Hoonah by the widow of a slain Hoonah Police Department officer.

Ferry system budget slashed in committee

Today, 7:18am
The Alaska Marine Highway System’s budget — and ferry service to several dependent communities — was dealt a significant blow Thursday morning when the House Finance Subcommittee on the Department ...

Thane no home for the homeless

Today, 12:05am

Stephen Gailliot and Emerald Hlavacek have been on the move for the past two years since they journeyed down from Haines to find a better life.

Opinion

Empire Editorial: The price of a windfall

Saving $3.25 billion can be a bad thing. A few years ago, Dish Network - the satellite TV provider - bid $7.8 billion for the rights to bits of the wireless spectrum.

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Sports

Gold Medal tournament games set

Somewhere, Mickey Mouse is laughing. His big old cartoon feet are propped up on Pluto's back and his squeaky voice is yelling to Minnie, "Let's see them get out of this one.

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Outdoors

Building a legacy of remembrance

If Dick and Candy Behrends could choose their legacy, they'd want it to be that the world remember their son, McKinnon Behrends.
They've established multiple scholarships in his name.

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