Sullivan grilled during fisheries debate

...Fishing is a multibillion-dollar industry in the state and a major employer.It was a friendly audience for Begich, who chairs the Senate subcommittee on oceans, atmosphere, fisheries, and Coast Guard and entered the debate with the endorsement of...
Juneau-Douglas City Museum: "Outside my Window" and "The Empty Chair"

...quilts capturing the scenes outside their windows. "The Empty Chair: The Forced Removal and Resettlement of Juneau's Japanese...afterwards. It was mounted in conjunction with the work of the Empty Chair Project Committee who installed a commemorative memorial at...
Building on numbers: Identifying problems

...a relative's home."Communities are responsible for meeting the housing needs of (their) residents," Scott Ciambor, chair of the Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness, said during a panel presentation at the agency's conference earlier...
October First Friday Art Walk

...comJuneau-Douglas City Museum: "Outside my Window" and "The Empty Chair" (continuing)Fourth and Main streetsReception: 4:30-7...quilts capturing the scenes outside their windows. "The Empty Chair: The Forced Removal and Resettlement of Juneau's Japanese...
Margo Waring is appointed to nationwide redistricting task force

...along with a handful of others from across the nation. They have a plan set out. "The task force has several goals," said Chair Chris Carson. "Our first step is to research and create a document that displays - state by state - all the current redistricting...
Plaintiff says they won't appeal ballot lawsuit ruling

...expected to be appealed to the Alaska Supreme Court by either side that lost.Strait, an Alaska Republican Party district chair who filed the lawsuit Sept. 17, said he decided not to appeal for two reasons. One is the sheer expense of taking the case...
Heat's Danny Granger living an altered reality

MIAMI - As he sat in a folding chair just outside of the locker room at AmericanAirlines Arena, Danny Granger surprisingly did not have the look of someone who had...
Empire editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...differently, Alaska's gubernatorial election would have become a quagmire. Steve Strait, the Alaska Republican Party district chair who filed the lawsuit, told the Associated Press he is unsure if there will be an appeal to the Alaska Supreme Court. We hope...
Judge sides with state in ballot lawsuit

...arguments. "They expect to have a choice."The lawsuit was filed last week by Steve Strait, an Alaska Republican Party district chair. Strait maintained Treadwell erred in his Sept. 2 order, which permitted candidates affected by the merger to officially...
Business happenings: Openings, events and more

...this year for its annual giving campaign. (Full disclosure: The co-chair of the giving campaign is Rustan Burton, publisher of the Juneau Empire. The other co-chair is Kristin Bartlett, chief of staff for the Juneau School District...


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