Amazon: Delivery by drone in 30 minutes is coming delivery motto, online retail giant Amazon told Congress Wednesday it is developing...president of global public policy for"If a consumer wants a small...prevent drone delivery as proposed by Amazon.FAA Deputy Administrator Michael Whitaker...
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Empire Editorial: Remove Confederate symbols from Juneau

One by one, they've been walking away.First, it was Wal-Mart. Sears/Kmart followed, as did eBay, Amazon, Etsy and Google Shopping.If this trend continues, the only place you'll soon find the Confederate battle flag is on a handful...
Opinion expects to sell about 50 of the flags over the next week. That's about half of what they typically sell in a year.Amazon, Sears, eBay and Etsy said Tuesday that they would remove Confederate flag merchandise from their websites. Sears does not...
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Beloved historical re-enactor John Venables dies to get his Alaska history book, "Journey to Statehood," published as an ebook, Hewitt said. It's available now on Seward statue will be a continuation of his work now that he's gone, Hewitt said."We're going to miss him...
S. Carolina lawmakers vote to debate flag

...President Jefferson Davis from their state Capitol's rotunda.Big businesses also took action: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Inc., EBay Inc., Target Corp. and Sears Holding Corp. announced they would no longer sell merchandise featuring...
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Amazon incidents remind that big brother still looms a stunning display of public irony, remotely deleted digital In the wake of the uproar, Amazon announced that it would no longer use...capabilities to erase readers' e-books, and Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos apologized...
Up Alaska's alternate revenue stream without a paddle

...something already just to make the auto-sender stop auto-sending. I'm envisioning something along the lines of an LL Bean or, only Alaskan. AK Bean? Great Alaskan Mail-Order/Online Retail Company? That's the one. I've...
Living & Growing: Our oversexed culture

...of phone calls, but sexuality out of context, out of relationship, out of everyday living is a consumable that surpasses Amazon searches.In the Lutheran church, along with many other churches, we are in the middle of the season of Lent. This is traditionally...
Battle for holiday shoppers heats up

...This holiday shopping season, it's Amazon vs. everyone else.The online giant...things like matching the lower prices on and offering the same on their websites. For its part, Amazon is giving customers the option to pick...
RadioShack keeps the lights on in Juneau

...Bloomberg News reported that RadioShack's finances has been unstable for years as consumers turned to competitors - Best Buy,, and Sprint - to buy electronics and cell phones. RadioShack then struggled to capitalize on its niche in the market...


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