Refine Search

Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 30

...Juneau's Marie Darlin and the late Dove Kull were inducted into the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame. Darlin is known for her advocacy on behalf of senior citizens and for her dedication to the preservation of Alaska History. Alice "Dove" Kull died in 1991...
Cuts to education, public defender agency proposed

...subcommittee, which handled the Department of Administration's budget, also proposed a $425,000 cut to the Office of Public Advocacy, which director Rick Allen says would limit the agency's ability to hire contract help for public guardians and guardians...
State | AK legislature
Conservation groups take Big Thorne fight to higher court information provided by the USFS.In a short statement released after Beistline's decision, Juneau-based regional advocacy group Southeast Conference said it was pleased with the ruling."Southeast Conference and its members applaud this decision...
State | Local | AK legislature
Bike map funded and ready to roll

Local bicycling advocacy group Juneau Rides has fully funded a project to create a bike map covering Juneau's streets, paths and trails. The group announced...
Alaska Women's Hall of Fame inducts 2 from Juneau

...inducted March 6 in Anchorage, recognized for her senior citizen advocacy and dedication to Alaska history. "I had no idea," Darlin...who died in 1991, as the reason she got into senior citizen advocacy in the first place. Kull came to Alaska, freshly a state...
Troopers say Wasilla teen pleads guilty in father's death

...entered the family room and shot his father six times as the older Robinson rose from a sofa.The teen is represented by an attorney with the state Office of Public Advocacy who did not immediately respond to a request for comment Monday.
Lunch and Learn events at state Capitol raise questions

...At what point does education become advocacy? And how do you regulate what constitutes...line between conventional lobbying or advocacy and education because much of what a...Legislative Ethics, said that what's advocacy to one person might be education to another...
Study: Conservatives say they're happy, but liberals show it

...the congressional directory, tweets by followers of the two different political parties, LinkedIn photos associated with advocacy groups, and answers to psychological satisfaction-with-life surveys.The scientists found Democrats in Congress and liberals...
Not For Web
JPD starts bike safety project Cycle Alaska, the Juneau Freewheelers bike club and its advocacy arm Juneau Rides, and the city government.The project create a state bicycle rider pocket guide map (which the advocacy bike group, Juneau Rides, is presently working on.)Be...
Former head of nonprofit group pleads guilty to theft

ANCHORAGE - The former CEO of an Anchorage substance abuse and education advocacy group pleaded guilty to stealing more than $34,000 from the organization.Anna Sappah pleaded guilty Monday to one count of...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback