JUNEAU EMPIRE OBITUARIES: Complete listing of Juneau Empire Obituaries powered by

Greater Juneau obituaries from the Juneau Empire and other Alaska obituary sources. Explore life stories, offer tributes/condolences, send flowers or create a lasting online memorial for loved ones.
Trial begins in 2012 murder case

...were delivered Thursday in the trial of Bukurim Miftari, 24, who is charged with kidnaping and first-degree murder in the death of Kristen Reid, 30, the Alaska Dispatch News reported.A police officer found her naked body in a ditch on Fairbanks Street...
My Turn: Give a little, help a lot

...can to preserve the nonprofits that quietly serve our residents and our visitors. The fading of a vital nonprofit is a quiet death, and we won't know what we've lost until it's too late." We would like to take this opportunity to build upon those...
Sport's ugliest scandal retold

...the liar. That's how it usually goes."The film was directed by Amir Bar-Lev, who also did the 2010 documentary on the death of Pat Tillman.Mike Tollin is a Los Angeles film executive who saw "Happy Valley" at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah...
Police seek new leads in Fairbanks fire death

FAIRBANKS - Tests on the clothing of a man found burned to death in Fairbanks shed little new light on the case, and Alaska...come forward.Fairbanks police continue to investigate the death of John Druck Wallis, 59, a homeless man found on fire on...
Brian Richardson

...the best we could determine was that he chose his last name after his stay in the Army at Fort Richardson.He was preceded in death by his sisters, Margaret James, Vivian James Johnson, Constance Martin, and brothers Gilbert James, and Rodney French James...
Mary Katherine Hillyer Fortney

...brightening up her home with hanging baskets, flowers and dahlias planted along the house.Mary (Katherine) was preceded in death by her husband Robert J. Hillyer Sr., her parents, and her brothers E M Fortney and Doyle Fortney. She is survived by a...
Report on tribal youth and violence urges action

...task force compared the level of stress to that of veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq.The study says 75 percent of deaths among indigenous children between the ages of 12 and 20 are caused by violence, including homicides and suicides.Alaska Native...
Fugitive found sleeping at Juneau airport

...murder of Odai Al-Refo in April 2009. Dakota County, Minnesota prosecutors said Pass stabbed a 35-year-old woman to death in the garage of her home. The woman's roommate, Al-Refo, walked in and saw them, prompting Pass to attack him with...
Black golfer recognized for breaking first racial barriers on the links

...treatment that Sifford received, including racial epithets on the course and death threats off it.She called it "amazing" what Sifford and others"Golf is such a wonderful game," Sifford said. "I loved it to death."


  • 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