A Juneau coincidence

Our Assembly is considering joining with other U.S. cities to endorse the Paris climate accord — a position recently abandoned by the Trump administration. A... Read more

UAS communications with alumni

The University of Alaska Southeast takes seriously our communication with students, employees, alumni and community.

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Fiscal work is not done for lawmakers

I, along with many other Alaskans, am relieved that the Alaska Legislature was able to pass an operating budget without an economic shutdown — and... Read more

Alaska’s watersheds need more protection from Canadian mines

Last month, I had the opportunity to attend a transboundary workshop hosted by Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott. Native leaders, NGO leaders, fishing leaders, and interested... Read more

Health care bill is bad for Alaska

I am writing to encourage Empire readers to contact Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan with their position on the anti-Alaska Senate health care bill.... Read more


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