August 2016

Historic commercial flight from US lands in Cuba

SANTA CLARA, Cuba - The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city... Read more

Man indicted for burglarizing Western Auto

A 35-year-old man was indicted Wednesday for burglarizing Western Auto Marine and stealing a new Carhartt jacket. Read more

Fire and medical for Sept. 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
Thu, 09/01/2016 - 00:01

Around Town

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Women, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Clinic, 3245 Hospital... Read more

Sullivan to speak at Chamber lunch

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, will speak to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce at noon Thursday in the Moose Lodge, 8335 Airport Boulevard. Sullivan is... Read more
Thu, 09/01/2016 - 00:00

Letter: Back to school food

With the new school year starting, parents' to-do lists are now filled with shopping for school clothes, school supplies and school food. Read more

My Turn: Protecting the values of Denali National Park

This summer I spent a week in Denali National Park visiting with hundreds of tourists, answering their questions about Alaska, and sharing books about the... Read more

My Turn: Alaska reverses its opposition to investigations into Exxon climate fraud

Just two months after the attorney general of Alaska joined other conservative oil states in opposing a nationwide investigation by 20 other attorneys general into... Read more

Man shot, killed by Fairbanks police ID'd

FAIRBANKS - Authorities have identified a Fairbanks man who was fatally shot by police after they say he took a person hostage and ignored officers'... Read more

Feds provide money for sanitation in villages

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's rural communities are set to receive $27 million in federal funds to help improve sanitation.  Read more


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