Photos: Raining colors

Finishers in the 1st annual Raining Colors 5K fundraiser race for the Harborview Triathlon Club throw handfuls of powdered dye into the air just past the finish line in the University of Alaska Southeast courtyard on Sunday. Officials ran out of race bibs as more than 200 participants took part in the race with the proceeds helping to send the Harborview triathletes to an upcoming meet in Sitka. Harborview also welcomed donations that will be sent to aid the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing last week.


Tue, 02/21/2017 - 20:01

Police & Fire for Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Anyone with information about a crime can report a tip anonymously to

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Tue, 02/21/2017 - 20:01

New trial in trailer park murder set for October

A new trial for accused murderer Christopher Strawn has been postponed until October, after a mistrial was declared Feb. 14, in the middle of the prosecution’s case against him.

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