Lawmakers approve $500K furniture budget

...for just five legislative offices furnished in Eagle River...staff for four leadership offices and additional nonpartisan...about $8,000 for each office."I would contrast that with the Eagle River offices, which were over $21...
Around Town for Friday, July 11

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267. Organ concert, noon, State Office Building."The Empty Chair" Premiere, noon, 20th Century Theatre. Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and...
Time for tee

...just expanded form there. The view is special. The scenery is the big draw if you like to golf. There are definitely worse offices to work in."Southeast golfers can also find tee time on Gustavus' Mt. Fairweather Golf Course, Haines' Valley of the...
My Turn: Learn benefits, take advantage of new health insurance policy

...if the health insurance or plan's allowed amount for an office visit is $100 and you've met your deductible, your Alaska 211 at 211. To speak with the Alaska Medicaid office, call 269-6529. The next open enrollment period is projected...
Sport fish report for the week of July 7

...Mendenhall Lake. Anglers should check the 2014 Sport Fishing Regulations Summary Booklet available at local vendors, the ADF&G office, or online at for closed areas and bag and possession limits for the various Juneau freshwater systems...
Jökulhlaup forces flood closures around town

...expected to swell to a historic high by Friday evening, said meteorologist Tom Ainsworth, director of the local weather forecast office.Ainsworth believes the flooding will be "significant," he told the Empire on Thursday. City and state agencies are standing...
The Brazil Beat

...Cup games have asked for asylum, police in southern Brazil said Thursday.Noerci da Silva Melo who heads the Federal Police office in the city of Caxias do Sul said that over the past week 200 Ghanaians asked for asylum. The Justice Ministry will decide...
As LeBron decides, Miami and Cleveland wait

...special, and compete for titles every year.COACHING STAFF: There hasn't been turnover in Miami's coaching staff and front office since James joined the Heat. He's played for just one coach, Erik Spoelstra, and Riley has championship pedigree.OWNER...
Jökulhlaup erupts from glacier

...predicting 11.55 feet," Ainsworth said of this year's event. Ainsworth is the director of the local weather forecast office.Mendenhall Lake was at about 6.1 feet before the basin began draining on Wednesday. As of 11 a.m. Thursday, it was...
Mallott's rural campaigning hits turbulence

...Republican Gov. Sean Parnell. An opinion by the Alaska Public Offices Commission says a supporter can't donate his private plane for use by Mallott's campaign.Like many Democrats running for office in Alaska - including U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska...


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