Evolution of Alaska's oil taxes

...progressivity index was to double the following year, however.ACES ascendsIn 2007, Gov. Sarah Palin was in the governor's mansion instead of Frank Murkowski. Palin wanted her own stamp on the state production tax and asked the Department of...
My Turn: The word Parnell refuses to say: 'deficit'

...offices replete with glass elevators and maple bathroom stalls. Add to that the $1.5 million paint job on the governor's mansion. That debacle led to costly litigation when two bids under $1 million were rejected and the uncertified contractor's...
Alaska's first lady honors volunteers

...been chronicled by the Empire in past reports, were recognized Wednesday when First Lady Sandy Parnell opened the Governor's Mansion in downtown Juneau to Heywood and six other "First Lady's Volunteer of the Year Award" winners."The thing...
State | Local
Republicans' best and brightest come to Juneau for convention

...attendees at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the Baranof Treadwell Room.There will be two sessions for afternoon tea at the Governor's Mansion starting at 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. today. Both sessions will last 45 minutes, and non-convention...
Bear witness to trash mistakes

We live near the Governor's Mansion in a neighborhood that has been targeted by bears in the 20 years since we moved here. The bears have been drawn by an irresistible...
Pure Sole: A little off the top, please

...the block for over two hours to see what is enforced by the parking gods).I can see for the first time that the governor's mansion is still white and the Choate Castle's copper trimmings have not taken on a patina.Info box: Did you know that...
Paying it forward

...from Akhiok, Eagle River, Anchorage, Dillingham and Tanana - will all be feted at a luncheon and ceremony at the Governor's Mansion next month.It's not hard to see the impact Heywood has had in Juneau as the driving force behind the social...
My Turn: Separation of Oil and State

...bill to assure passage.The high bidder of $1.5 million was selected to paint and improve the exterior of the governor's mansion while lower, more qualified bidders - each under $1 million - were rejected. Costly litigation has ensued.We...
Eileen Mildred Wheeler Forgatsch

...Casler's Men's Wear, then for many years at B.M. Behrends Department Store, and finally, at the Alaska Governor's Mansion, where she served as head housekeeper during the Sheffield and Cooper administrations. Eileen loved singing in...
Nearly 4,100 attend open house house.The annual event, for which more than 24,000 cookies and other treats were made, was held at the Governor's Mansion in Juneau on Tuesday.Turnout was better than average, which Parnell had put at around 2,200 to 3,500, depending...


  • 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