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A Juneau judge on Thursday rejected a proposed plea deal for the reality TV stars on Discovery Channels’ “Alaskan Bush People” who are accused of Permanent Fund Dividend fraud, saying the deal was too lenient and needed to include jail time to “carry some teeth.” Juneau Superior Court Judg...

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 8:28pm

There's no reason to be alarmed, even if the building is.

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 12:04am

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. Applied Math Problem Solving, 9 a.m.

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 12:04am

David McCaslind, right, and Michael Blume take advantage of the fresh snow to skin up Eaglecrest on Monday....

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 12:03am

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. Drug activity • At 3:25 p.m.

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 12:03am

Sealaska Heritage Institute said Wednesday that it has acquired a sacred Chilkat robe from an eBay seller who willingly took a loss on the transaction so the piece could be repatriated to the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian peoples.

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 12:03am

The stars of the reality TV show "Alaska Bush People" admitted to lying about their Alaska residency and absences from the state on their Permanent Fund Dividend applications from 2010 through 2013.

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 7:57pm

The weather wizards were right. On Wednesday morning, Juneauites woke up to find that the National Weather Service winter storm warning had held true: Snow covered the capital city, and more continued falling throughout the day.

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 9:51am

For some districts in Alaska, increased salaries might be the key to attracting more teachers. That is according to one state-mandated study by the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 12:07am

Batman has the bat signal. Spider-man has his spider sense. And snow-fighters — the name adopted by Juneau’s snow removal operators — have weather alerts from the National Weather Service. All three work to keep the community safe, but it’s the snow-fighters who are already at work when dang...

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 12:07am


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