'One Sitka Summer" author to give readings Sitka summer" to give readings in Sitka and JuneauAuthor Lois Lindenfeld will be reading from and signing copies...In Sitka, she'll be reading at 6 p.m., March Juneau, she'll be reading from 2 p.m. to 4 p...
Empire Editorial: Next time, let it burn

Editor's note: If you can't detect sarcasm, please stop reading.Capital City Fire/Rescue responded quickly to Saturday night's blaze at the decrepit Gastineau Apartments in downtown Juneau...
Cuts to education, public defender agency proposed

...overseeing the department of education also recommended eliminating state support for several early childhood education and reading programs, similar to the House. The cuts to four such programs totaled about $3.6 million. But the Senate subcommittee...
State | AK legislature
Infographic: Update: 29th Legislature Scoreboard

...Restitution orders must include compensation for loss of income.SB 30: Dealing with marijuana crimes, this bill gets its third reading today.Joint resolutions are the most formal resolution; it must be approved by both houses and is not subject to veto by...
State | AK legislature
What that $1.5M for Choose Respect actually paid for

...follow-up regional Alaska Victimization Surveys. There you have it. A lot more than just posters.As always, thanks for reading, and feel free to contact me any time at with news tips, story ideas, questions...
Rainy Day Reads: Ignoring my reading list

...It looks like this:1.) Currently reading: "Far from the Madding Crowd" by Thomas...Next Up: Something for my year of reading foreign, probably "In Praise of Hatred...pretty impressive given the speed of my reading and might explain the lack of food in...
School board approves budget amid uncertainty

...didn't think it was a good use of the board's time to consider the other scenarios.Budget decreases included in the final reading of the draft budget were almost identical to those proposed at a regular school board meeting at the start of the month.One...
Music to a poet's ear

...Juneau, Haines and Skagway for readings, classes, and book signings...done in certain people's reading lives early on when it comes...try to offer a short class on reading poems geared toward both writers...little about your philosophy of reading poems?JP: I really like...
Infographic: Update: 29th Legislature Scoreboard allow HUR 13 to advance.A simple resolution is given to one house only and doesn't require committee referral, three readings or a roll call vote. It usually deals with internal business of that house.No outstanding resolutions to report.
State | AK legislature
German reporters with foreign roots fight racism in theater

...Germany - Yassin Musharbash, a leading German journalist with Jordanian roots, pulls out some recent "fan mail" and starts reading on the stage."We want to be informed by knowledgeable compatriots, not by foreigners," the 39-year-old quotes from...


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