Empire Editorial: To boost voter turnout, Juneau should look to online elections

On Tuesday night, too few Juneauites went to the polls.In Wednesday's Empire, we published a My Turn from a group of young Alaskans backing...
Hiker, dog rescued on Mount Roberts

...a solo day hike Monday morning. It was while descending at night, using an unfamiliar shortcut with dense foliage, that he...of experience. Traveling with materials to get through the night - extra layer of clothes, communication devices, food, fire...
Arrieta, Cubs silence Pirates to win NL wild card

...nine dominant innings and the Cubs rolled to a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL wild-card game on Wednesday night.Arrieta struck out 11 without a walk. He also dusted himself off getting plunked by Pittsburgh reliever Tony Watson to send...
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Around town for Thursday, Oct. 8

...Church. Details: John, 586-4409.Community video gaming night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Udder Culture, Mendenhall Mall...McGivney's Sports Bar and Grill, 9107 Mendenhall Mall.Open mic night with C. Scott Fry, 9 p.m.-close, Alaskan Hotel & Bar...
My Turn: Responsibility for abandoned and derelict vessels in Alaska

...Highway; the Challenger was anchored about 200 yards from my house, easily visible day or night. It had no navigation lights, no sign of lights aboard at night, I saw no one going aboard, starting the engine or tending to maintenance of the vessel...
Goodell, owners expect future vote on LA relocation

...aside in federal court last month.-In the wake of the officiating mistake at the end of Detroit's loss to Seattle on Monday night, Goodell said rules for use of instant replay in officiating "clearly will be discussed again" by the powerful competition...
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Luxury birthing clinics spur cesarean 'epidemic' in Brazil

...The clinic's seven deluxe suites aren't covered by health insurance plans and run an extra $500 for the standard three-night stay.New mother Faria chose a deluxe suite and also splurged on personalized decorations. Pink bears that held balloons emblazoned...
Nation and World
Meeting offers promising future for women

...shuttles players from the hotels to the gym whenever they want to shoot around. No duty is too menial, or too unusual. One night last week at the team hotel near Rancho Santa Fe, she joined Rondo, Rudy Gay and Kosta Koufos for a yoga session at the spa...
Chancellor's big play controversy

...K.J. Wright provided another Monday night controversy in the same end zone where...non-call provided another memorable Monday night moment in Seattle. It was three years...Seattle has won 10 straight games on Monday night and is 14-2 in prime time under Carroll...
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Behind the ballot

By Tuesday night, Juneau will have a newly declared mayor, Assembly representatives and school board members. But getting there is a huge undertaking...


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