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The Portland-based commuter airline SeaPort Airlines, Inc., which used to own Wings of Alaska, recently filed for bankruptcy. The Feb. 5 filing does not affect the local airline company since Wings of Alaska sold to a Gustavus-based company, Fjord Flying Service, in October.

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:31pm

Rorie Watt, who currently serves as the city’s director of engineering and public works, has been tapped for the city’s top spot.

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 10:36am

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.

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:03am

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.

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:02am

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.

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:02am

The federal government has granted the Alaska Marine Highway System permission to install a Rolls Royce propeller, shafts and gearing aboard the ferry Matanuska.

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:02am

The University of Alaska Board of Regents will meet on Thursday and Friday next week to consider its "Strategic Pathways" program radically realigning the programs of the Fairbanks, Anchorage and Juneau universities for cost savings.

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:02am

This report contains information provided to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Child abuse/neglect • At 9:47 a.

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:02am

Yup'ik singer Byron Nicholai who gained national attention through his Facebook page "I Sing. You Dance" will perform in Shuká Hít (the clan house) at the Walter Soboleff Building and the Egan Library.

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:02am

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Open lab computer training, 9 a.m.-11 a.m, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas Library. Details: 586-5267.

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:02am


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