Native corporation to work for the Navy at Guantanamo Bay

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 10:14

Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corp. won the $18 million contract earlier this month.

Survey: Alaskans slightly more pessimistic about economy

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 06:49
Results still higher than they were in spring 2016

Alaskans are slightly less confident about the state of the economy, according to the results of a new poll by Northern Economics and Alaska Survey Research.

Alaska senators unveil $1.4 billion capital construction budget

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 08:56
More money for transportation, but overall spending is flat from last year’s bill

More money for transportation, but overall spending is flat from last year’s bill.

State Senate unanimously recognizes Alaska Native ‘linguistic emergency’

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 17:38
Resolution’s change links language loss to cultural loss and crisis

The Alaska Senate voted 20-0 in favor of a resolution declaring a “linguistic emergency” for Alaska Native languages, ending almost a week of debate about whether the issue merited the word “emergency.”

Alaska GOP may seek courts’ help to keep unwanted candidates off the ballot

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 09:14
Party targets three Republicans who are members of House’s coalition majority

Party targets three Republicans who are members of House’s coalition majority.

Rep. Parish faced sexual harassment complaint

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 19:05
Complaint was filed against Parish in February, Juneau Empire confirms

Rep. Justin Parish, D-Juneau, was the subject of a sexual harassment complaint in February, the Juneau Empire confirmed Tuesday.

Alaska legislators approve new policy for reporting, addressing sexual harassment

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:04
Two complainants praise efforts by lawmakers

Two complainants praise efforts by lawmakers.

Empire, CCW honored with Press Club awards

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 14:38

The Juneau Empire and CCW won 16 awards at the Alaska Press Club.

Rep. Justin Parish drops out of election; Assemblyman Rob Edwardson will run instead

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 08:07

Rep. Justin Parish, D-Juneau, is dropping out of this fall’s election for the Alaska House of Representatives seat representing the Mendenhall Valley.

Outgoing Juneau lawmaker’s idea to cut lawmakers’ pay swiftly rejected

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:00
Rep. Sam Kito proposes cutting per diem by 75 percent; idea fails 1-13

Members of the Alaska Legislature rejected a proposed pay cut.

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