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Senate Finance rolls out proposal meant to spur talks

...called the committee's actions "a very troubling turn of events."In an interview, Wielechowski said the House proposal seemed to have buy-in on the House side. "An olive branch was offered, and they set it on fire," he said.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-01/senate-finance-rolls-out-proposal-meant
State
Budget deal in Senate's hands

...River."Government in Alaska, all three branches, are spending Alaskans' money way too...8 million unallocated cut to executive branch departments. It's not yet known how...both bodies before June 1, the executive branch will not have to send out mass layoff...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-31/budget-deal-senates-hands
State | AK legislature
House agrees on budget

...River."Government in Alaska, all three branches, are spending Alaskans' money way too...8 million unallocated cut to executive branch departments. It's not yet known how...both bodies before June 1, the executive branch will not have to send out mass layoff...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-30/house-agrees-budget
State | AK legislature
Budget still in limbo after full day of debate

...and about $30 million for scheduled state employee pay raises, but deals about $30 million in unallocated cuts to executive branch departments.If the minority does not agree to that, the majority plans to try a different strategy involving a multibillion-dollar...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-28/budget-still-limbo-after-full-day-debat
State | AK legislature
Compromise or 'coercion'?

...The majority's offer comes with a caveat; the executive branch will take a $29.8 million unallocated cut to be spread across...to fund the wage increases while also holding the executive branch harmless."We could increase the budget another $30 million...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-27/compromise-or-coercion
State
Q & A with Hoonah fisherman Vernon Hill

...Shirley N spent nine days dropping hemlock branches into the shoreline, waiting for herring to spawn and collecting herring eggs on branches. Hill, captain of the Shirley N, has...other way people have them is to dip the branches in the boiling water. If they turn white...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-13/q-hoonah-fisherman-vernon-hill
Art
Juneau police arrest man who allegedly robbed Northrim Bank branch with bomb threat

...says is the person behind the robbery of the Mendenhall Valley branch of Northrim Bank on Friday.Larry Randolph Powell, 52, was...robberies. Northrim is headquartered in Anchorage and has 14 branches across the state. He referred all other questions by the Empire...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-18/juneau-police-arrest-man-who-allegedly-
Local
15-year-old arrested in assault of bicyclist

...Creek Trail Monday morning near Goose Lake. As a bicyclist approached, police say the youth swung a five-foot long tree branch, hitting the man in the face.The 43-year-old cyclist also suffered a broken nose and a fractured right orbital bone and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-20/15-year-old-arrested-assault-bicyclist
State
Upcoming Navy exercises prompt protest

...scheduled to take place between June 15 and June 26, with the nearest point of land 12 miles away. It's part of the multi-branch Northern Edge exercises that also will include land training.But it's the ocean part of the drills that worries opponents...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-17/upcoming-navy-exercises-prompt-protest
State
Family is sweaty business for Lauwers, Karlberg, Sims

...in Canada, where Keith took part in a lot of sports, including pole vault. He remembers fashioning a pole out from a tree branch before graduating to bamboo and then fiberglass. He skied - alpine, nordic and jumping - and for 40 years he played soccer...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-18/family-sweaty-business-lauwers-karlberg
State

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