Empire Editorial: The hidden truth behind the Legislature's extra days

Here's the real reason the Alaska Legislature is staying in session.It's the...After all, Juneau is the best place in Alaska - just ask anyone who lives here.How long will this legislative session last? Your guess is as good as ours...
Opinion | AK legislature
Entering summer, Juneau-Douglas City Museum is powered by volunteers museum and we represent the people here, telling their stories."Those interested...teenagers and young adults."Volunteering here during the summer is a good way to get...other volunteers, many of whom have lived here all their life and have interesting stories...
Coaches come to Juneau to fight domestic violence

...closer to home: Skagway, Ketchikan, Craig, Metlakatla and Hydaburg."We traveled all day yesterday, practically (to get here)," said Edward Tocktoo, an elder from Brevig Mission, a village of about 400 people located 70 miles north of Nome. He...
Dog ticks a growing concern in Alaska

...they're breeding, and they're staying here," Beckmen said.Ticks can transmit diseases...only tularemia and Q fever are present here.The presence of new ticks also poses...concern because the populations of animals up here haven't been exposed to these tick-borne...
A bridge between generations: Cyril George remembered

...Angoon, we were worried about him being here. Even up until recently, we were worried...Jack said. "But to see how many people here in Juneau loved him and actually looked...nothing. So many people love you over here.' And I'm so thankful for those people...
Local | Art
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...discussion will take place in the coming weeks.Thumbs up to a newly flourishing industry of peony farming in Alaska, even right here in Juneau. It's interesting to learn about different ways people make the conditions of our unique state work for them. A...
Rockin' out for a reason

...second specialist. "I want to let people know that there's state-of-the-art, compassionate, evidence-based care here in Alaska," she said. Hope serves patients out of the Alaska Women's Cancer Care in Anchorage. One of the organizers of...
More proof that production isn't a priority for Obama administration

...Hope and change"? That's what candidate Obama pitched prior to the 2008 election.Yes, we do hope things change for oil and gas production on federal lands, here in Alaska and elsewhere. But it will fall to others to make it happen.


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