Empire Editorial: Alaska's prison system is killing Alaskans

...and yet our prison system and its policies killed him just as surely as if he had been hanged on the steps of our capitol building. On Monday, Walker accepted the resignation of corrections commissioner Ron Taylor, a good-natured man whom...
Letter: Save the old Gastineau Hotel

...front of the building in all of its glory. At over 100 years old, this building was built 20 years before the state Capitol Building and the craftsmanship is of extraordinary quality - much higher than neighboring historic buildings. It was the...
Photo: Welcome back

...the Capitol and gives thanks to Pam Varni, executive director of the Legislative Affairs Agency, Jeff Goodell, Capitol building manager, and Dawson construction for their work getting the Capitol ready for the Special Session that started on...
Photos: Capitol readies for special session

An employee of Dawson Construction works on a scaffold outside the House Finance Committee room on the fifth floor of the Capitol building on Wednesday. Workers have been getting the Capitol ready for the Special Session that starts on Saturday.
Capitol flag thieves turn themselves in

...who scaled the Alaska State Capitol building and stole the U.S. and Alaska...The trio were caught on the Capitol building's security cameras breaking...American Flag to hang over the Capitol Building in Juneau," he told the Empire...
Mines protest briefly interrupts luncheon

...the room as attendees were beginning to eat. The protest was an offshoot of an earlier rally on the steps of the Capitol building.Shortly after Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and British Columbia Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett spoke, protestors...
Empire Editorial: Juneau can host a special session, but will it?

...pipeline special session should be a no-brainer. Overpriced office space in Anchorage can't compete with the Capitol building, ongoing renovations or not. The most recent special session held at the Anchorage legislative information office...
Police share video of assault suspect near Capitol

...recently released video footage related to the incident, captured by two security cameras affixed to the front of the Capitol building on Fourth Street. The video can be viewed online at black-and-white footage shows the...
Artist's marine debris headed to US Capitol

KODIAK - This Christmas, Alaska's marine debris will get center stage at the U.S. Capitol Building.Kodiak's Bonnie Dillard is one of 10 Alaska artists chosen to provide ornaments for a Chugach National Forest tree that will...
Photo: Capitol clean

Ron Lumba of the Capitol Building's maintenance staff scrubs the building's front steps on Friday. The Capitol is not open for tours with the remodeling construction underway this summer. Only the ground floor lobby is open for viewing.


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