Finding its place, Juneau Makerspace, and a website at www.juneaumak Emails can be directed to Contact reporter Melissa Griffiths at 523-2272 or at
Sealaska board incumbents re-elected

...207? Catherine N. Edwards, -236,836? Raymond E. Austin, 201,542? Contact reporter Melissa Griffiths at 523-2272 or at
Other Native groups join FedEx boycott

Following news that Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska will boycott shipping giant FedEx, a major sponsor of a National Football League team in Washington, D.C.
Empire Editorial: On flags and FedEx, collective action will carry the day

...We are exercising our strength financially," Tribal President Richard Peterson said in an interview with the Empire's Melissa Griffiths. "If you actively support entities, in this case specifically a sports franchise that has a mascot and name derogatory...
The truth about Juneau teens and sex: It's not what you (or they) think

...majority of teens are practicing healthy behaviors ... but the misperception is most of their peers aren't doing that," Melissa Johnson, the interim prevention programs director for AWARE (Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies), said in an interview...
SHI seeking investigation of Native art sale

Sealaska Heritage Institute President Rosita Worl has called for a federal investigation into the sale of a collection of Native American art, including several pieces from Southeast Alaska tribes.
Douglas-born woman celebrates 100 years

Even after a hundred years, one doesn't forget Alaska.
Alaska's largest tribe boycotts FedEx

Until FedEx pulls its sponsorship or Washington, D.C.'s NFL team changes its name, the shipping giant can expect to lose business from Alaska's largest tribe.
Numbers good as deadline nears for senior sales tax exemption cards

Nearly 3,200 senior citizens have received newly reissued sales tax exemption cards as a deadline looms June 30.
It takes a village

...Impact approach can be used in Juneau's suicide prevention efforts, and Weaver said in some respects, Juneau is already on its way. ? Contact reporter Melissa Griffiths at 523-2272 or at


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