The U.S. Forest Service is investigating a string of suspicious tree fires in Juneau.
Officials believe someone is intentionally burning trees by setting their leaking sap on fire. The agency has responded to at least five such calls this summer.
ANCHORAGE - Road construction costs north of the Alaska Range have increased because of the higher cost of asphalt, a consequence predicted when the North Pole refinery stopped producing asphalt oil June 1.
While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that once seemed quixotic — the legalization of same-sex marriage and the decriminalization of marijuana.
Thumbs down to a disgusting situation at the Waterside trailer park. We can understand the disgust with overflowing sewage pipes, but threatening large-scale DNA testing to find the culprit behind the clogs is going too far.
The Empire's Fall Arts Preview -- our fifth annual -- provides a partial listing of upcoming arts-related events in the capital city, particularly those that have been planned as part of local organizations' fall seasons.
Alaska Brewery RunCitizenshipGirls Middle School Cross Country MeetBoys Middle School Cross Country MeetMiddle School Soccer: DZ vs FDUSCG Healy TourSeal ReleaseJDHS Crimson Bears vs. Kenai CardinalsRyan Staton Memorial Softball TournamentEaglecrest Road RaceAK State Fair 2014National Guard Dinner