Entering summer, Juneau-Douglas City Museum is powered by volunteers

When it comes to local history, there may be no better...30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, though it will be closed during the month of May for...that (history and art), and you can put it on a resume," Hamburger said.Hamburger...
Empire Editorial: The hidden truth behind the Legislature's extra days

...reason the Alaska Legislature is staying in session.It's the weather.It's storming in the Southwest, chilly in the Interior...been the garden spot of the 49th state of late.Heck, it was 56 degrees on Sunday, almost eight degrees above...
Opinion | AK legislature
Falcons girls control Crimson Bears on the pitch

...statement for a repeat trip to state."It is a nice place to be," Thunder Mountain...though. We have to play every game like it is the first."Falcons sophomore Amber...outside of the high school season, and it is paying off."The Falcons' junior keeper...
Sports | JDHS | TMHS
Legislature calls it a day without finishing 1 p.m. Monday. The decision to call it a day came just after 4 a.m. - more than three hours after it was initially announced they would finish...little weight for legislative issues, but it has a significant impact on the fall elections...
State | AK legislature
Coaches come to Juneau to fight domestic violence

...conference on "Coaching Boys Into Men." It's national program aimed at getting coaches...assault.With some 50 coaches in attendance, it was the largest training session the program...Juneau and Juneau's AWARE shelter. "So it's a really huge deal."The program...
Paying it forward

...need through her Facebook group, "Pay it Forward"- helping people is just a the Governor's Mansion next month.It's not hard to see the impact Heywood has...generosity," Heywood said. "We wanted to keep it going."Dubbed the "Facebook Queen...
Not done yet

...lawmaker said the process won't be rushed."It will come together really as quickly as...point for discussions. The House bumped it up to about $300 over three years and proposed...version of the education bill changed the time it takes for teachers in larger communities...
Capital budget one of last big pieces pending

...plan.Capital spending in the budget, as it left the House Finance Committee early Monday...negotiators were trying to reach consensus on.It includes $20 million for the the University of Alaska Anchorage.It also reflected a proposed withdrawal of...
Pure Sole: Slaying a dragon (called domestic violence)

...mistake.When a dragon spews fire and smoke, it isn't always a sure sign of their dominance...This will not be an easy fight for them.It requires relearning the art of dragon-fighting that they were raised in.It means they must bring the battle to the...
School bond group donors face election fines

...received notice from the state agency that it was subject to a $50-per-day fine for...sends a thank-you note to donors, and in it includes a blank disclosure form, said...But he said donors overlook the form."It's easy to do - it looks like junk mail...


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