May 2016

Legislators avert shutdown, but deficit remains

Alaska lawmakers have approved a compromise to avert a July 1 shutdown of state government, but the deal fails to address structural problems still facing... Read more

State considers permanent ban on ohia transport

HILO, Hawaii (AP) - State officials are set to consider whether an emergency quarantine put into effect last summer to prevent the spread of a... Read more

Moderate earthquake rocks Alaska Peninsula

ANCHORAGE - A moderate earthquake Tuesday afternoon knocked light objects off shelves in two rural Alaska communities. The Alaska Earthquake Center says the quake was... Read more

Police calls for Wednesday, June 1, 2016

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed... Read more

Top women lose, complain about rain

PARIS — Yes, they actually managed to complete a match on this wettest of weeks at the French Open. Two, even. And both involved surprises: Two... Read more

Rio problems, doping issues, refugee athletes on IOC agenda

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - With the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro just over two months away, Olympic leaders have plenty of troubling issues to deal... Read more
Wed, 06/01/2016 - 00:03

Letter: Living a firearm fantasy

The issue of needless gun violence is endemic throughout our nation. Read more

My Turn: 100 Deadliest Days of Summer reminds Alaska drivers to slow down

Summer. Many Alaskans live for it. It's three months out of the year when the days are warmer, the skies are bluer and the daylight... Read more

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