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Gov. Bill Walker said he believes his bill to expand Medicaid would have passed the Legislature if brought to a vote but that the legislation never seemed to be progressing toward that end.

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:13am

Holding a wrinkled yellow Post-It Note, Joey Roters waited Tuesday at the Westmark Baranof Hotel to meet the Japanese exchange students he would take home for three days. 

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:12am

In Tenakee Springs and other rural towns in Southeast Alaska, medical specialists think they've found a way to replace medevac flights. It comes on a little cart.

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:12am

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. Domestic violence • At 8:46 p.

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:11am

The City and Borough of Juneau Finance Committee will meet Thursday to discuss the senior sales tax exemption, among other things, according to the meeting agenda.

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:11am

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428. Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380. Senior ceramics, 10 a.

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:11am

At noon Thursday, the Juneau Chamber of Commerce will honor the winners of its annual golf tournament. The program takes place in the Alaska Room of Juneau International Airport. Doors open at 11:30. Chamber members may attend for $20.

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:11am

It only took a federal jury two and a half hours to convict a Wrangell family doctor on child pornography charges. The 12 Southeast Alaskan jurors hearing the case against Greg Alan Salard announced their guilty verdicts about 1:15 p.m.

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 1:45pm

Doug Edgar harvests Red Pontiac potatoes at his Juneau Community Garden plot on Friday....

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 8:43am

Election season for the City and Borough of Juneau's municipal election opened Monday as nominating petitions for office became available at the city clerk's office.

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 12:04am


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