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State of Alaska spends $103,000 defending gay marriage lawsuit

...voters in 1998 violated the due process and equal protection provisions of the U.S. Constitution. After the appeals court lifted a temporary stay and the Supreme Court denied a review of the case, the state has asked an 11-judge panel of the federal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-20/state-alaska-spends-103000-defending-ga
State
Alaska spends $100K defending gay marriage lawsuit

...voters in 1998 violated the due process and equal protection provisions of the U.S. Constitution. After the appeals court lifted a temporary stay and the Supreme Court denied a review of the case, the state has asked an 11-judge panel of the federal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-19/alaska-spends-100k-defending-gay-marria
State
Commentary: 'Yes' is the smart vote on Ballot Measure 2

...encouraged lawless behavior. Criminals knew they could prey upon otherwise law-abiding citizens. When alcohol prohibition was lifted in 1933, this crime disappeared and new businesses opened across the state. Colorado and Washington state have already legalized...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-04/commentary-yes-smart-vote-ballot-meas
Opinion
Appeals court halts gay marriages in Alaska

...couples who sued to overturn Alaska's ban on gay marriage.The Supreme Court did issue a temporary stay to Idaho, but that was lifted Wednesday and gay couples began marrying."I think it's probably a disappointment to people who thought they were getting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-16/appeals-court-halts-gay-marriages-alask
State
Tom Brady and New England Patriots not who Jets need to see

...Bengals headed in wrong direction.COLTS, 26-21No. 14 Carolina (plus 7) at No. 9 Green BayAaron Rodgers' magic touch lifted Packers last week. He could need it again.PACKERS, 24-23No. 25 Tennessee (plus 5) at No. 28 WashingtonIf Redskins...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-16/tom-brady-and-new-england-patriots-not
Sports
No rush for Juneau's gay couples

...already married in other states, a reason both Adams and Mitchell gave for the lack of turnout on the first day the ban was lifted.Those couples must provide a copy of their out-of-state marriage certificate to whoever requires proof of marriage, such...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-14/no-rush-juneaus-gay-couples
Local
Empire Editorial: Waking up from Alaska's aerospace dream

When your head is in the clouds, it's easy to lose track of your feet.On Monday, the 17th rocket since 1998 lifted off from the state-owned Kodiak Launch Complex on Kodiak Island. Four seconds after leaving the launchpad, the rocket exploded...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-29/empire-editorial-waking-alaskas-aeros
Opinion
Update: City-wide burn ban lifted

The burn ban across the city and borough of Juneau was lifted as of 3:20 p.m. Monday. Capital City Fire and Rescue said residents may now begin open burning again. The relative humidity...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-05/update-city-wide-burn-ban-lifted
Local
After months of talks, new rules for cell towers

...from being built under current city rules. The Assembly hoped to have the new ordinance adopted by the time the moratorium was lifted, but amendments to the ordinance slowed the process. City planning manager Travis Goddard said after a past city meeting there...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-30/after-months-talks-new-rules-cell-tower
Local
Freezer raiders are claws for alarm

...permission to shoot a big, male black bear. The bear had swatted away a wooden lattice gate, walked onto Cook's front porch, lifted the lid to an unlocked outdoor freezer box and helped itself to treats.It walked back into the woods behind his home, then...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-26/freezer-raiders-are-claws-alarm
Local

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