2 injured in Chiniak banya explosion

KODIAK - Two people in a rural Kodiak Island community were injured...accidentally used fuel instead of water in a sauna-like building.The Kodiak Daily...Kodiak hospital after the explosion Tuesday in Chiniak. The woman was to be flown outside...
Alaska North Slope lease sale takes in $54.5M

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's richest state petroleum lease sale in 13 years took in $54.5 million in high bids Wednesday for tracts on the North Slope.The sale leased 254 tracts covering 524,387 acres...
Where's the snow? Not in Alaska's largest city

...digging out from snowstorms, but the ground is bare in Alaska's largest city.This time of year, Anchorage...seen less than 4 inches - and that snow has melted in unseasonably warmer weather.In fact, a light rain fell this week, only to later...
Art in unusual places

...Empire's Arts & Culture section welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places. Photographers of all levels of ability are invited to send in images of natural or urban subjects that they find artistically inspiring or...
Alaska unemployment insurance tax to shrink in 2015 rates will be reduced by 19 percent in 2015, according to a news release from...Sean Parnell."This is the second year in a row Alaskans will hold onto more of their...million, money that Alaskans are keeping in their pockets," Parnell said in the release...
JUNEAU EMPIRE OBITUARIES: Complete listing of Juneau Empire Obituaries powered by

...of some of our favorite celebrities who served in the military. Can you identify the famous face in uniform? Quiz: 8 Great Andy Rooney Rants For...We've assembled eight great Rooney quotes in one quiz. Take the quiz and see if you can tell...
Today in sports history

...intercepts four passes to lead the Cardinals in a 26-14 victory over the Washington, making his 907th straight appearance in the Dallas Mavericks' 101-97 loss to...yards on 43 carries with six touchdowns in a 52-24 victory over UTEP.2001 - Ball...
Juneau educators train in the art of teaching

...district will train teachers and principals in the scientific model, and then narrow it...and control" and "celebrating success" in the classroom.Educators from across the...classrooms at Mendenhall River and participated in focus groups to discuss evidence of Marzano...
BP: Deal with Hilcorp completed

...JUNEAU - BP has closed the sale of its interests in four North Slope oil fields to Hilcorp.BP president...announcement Wednesday.The company announced in April that it was selling all its interests in the Endicott and Northstar fields and half its...
State Library Historical Collections curtails services during move

...curtail reference room hours and reference services in order to physically move the majority of its collections to the secure vault in the new SLAM (State Libraries, Archives & Museums) building in Juneau. The move will take several months, during...


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