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Empire Editorial: No more second chances: Build the gas pipeline gold decline, we must find new money, new ways of doing business, or all of Alaska might resemble Rampart.On Easter Sunday, lawmakers approved a plan that calls for the state to negotiate a partnership and build an 800-mile, 42-inch...
HB 216 and the emotions of language revitalization better for future generations and to help ease the pain of current generations.We began arriving around noon on Easter Sunday, and shortly after 3 a.m. HB 216 passed, making an incredible statement for the state of Alaska. If you have never...
Homeowners' Easter surprise is a house fire

Capital City Fire and Rescue extinguished a fire at a Mendenhall Valley home on Easter Sunday that began inside a plastic coffee container.The fire caused about $3,000 in damage to the insured home at 9446 Carroll Place...
Legislature passes bill honoring Native languages

...bill.As legislators met behind closed doors much of Easter Sunday, the group waited. When the midnight deadline came...Original story:A divided Legislature spent much of Easter Sunday working out its differences on a number of policy issues...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...outdoors/2014-04-18/making-green-peony-growers-blossoming-alaska-southeastThumbs up to a gorgeous Easter Sunday! We hope you were able to spend time with people you care about (preferably outside!).
Legislature calls it a day without finishing the BSA, so the stalemate carried through all of Easter Sunday.What late finish meansThe midnight deadline carries...bill.As legislators met behind closed doors much of Easter Sunday, the group waited. When the midnight deadline came...
State | AK legislature
Initiative hearings, securities things to watch

...addressing the state's unfunded pension obligation.The 90-day session is scheduled to end April 20, which is Easter Sunday. Senate President Charlie Huggins and House Speaker Mike Chenault have said they'd like to finish their work before...
State | AK legislature
Commentary: The sacredness of this week

...week, we commemorate the sacrificial death of Jesus on the cross on Good Friday and his resurrection from the dead on Easter Sunday.Holy Week provides an opportunity to participate spiritually in the mysteries of Christ's passion, sufferings...
$35M for 'The Road': Sen. Egan shares highlights Thursday's Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon and shared highlights of the session, which was supposed to end Easter Sunday but has gone into extra innings."One of the good things is we have the BSA," Egan said. Although, "it's not...
In memory of Merrill's Marauder Matsumoto

...has lived in Alaska since 1979 and calls Juneau home. Her father died two weeks before his 101st birthday just after Easter Sunday this year. He lived just long enough to celebrate the achievements of Merrill's Marauders one last time.Fumi...


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