My Turn: Young leaders lend voices on culture and climate change

...whaling crew in her home town of Barrow; Barae is president of the West High School Green Team in Anchorage and is a teen reporter for the Alaska Teen Media Institute; Griffin is a member of Alaska Youth for Environmental Action, who will study environmental...
Empire Editorial: We wish you were here, Mr. President

Welcome to Alaska, President Obama!We wish you were here.Sure, we're happy to send a reporter and photographer to welcome you to Anchorage, but we think you'd be much happier here in Juneau. After all, you've said...
Turner Field US flag at half-staff after fan dies

...Schuerholz said. "It's difficult and that's what our focus is now."A Braves security officer blocked an Associated Press reporter from entering section 401 on Sunday without a ticket.Braves second baseman Jace Peterson said his girlfriend was close to...
Not For Web
Mount Roberts Tram record survives another year

...mark in 2005 beat his own record set in 2004, when he finished so fast he beat the official timers to the cross. An Empire reporter covering the race had timed from the start and was at the finish line when Bursell reached the cross. Race officials arrived...
Updated: Reporter, cameraman in Virginia killed on air; police chasing suspect

...WDBJ in Virginia as Bryce Williams.A reporter and cameraman from WDBJ-TV were killed...STORY: MONETA, Va. - A television reporter and cameraman were shot to death on live...police tried to locate the suspect.Reporter Alison Parker was interviewing an economic...
Regional News
Miller: Progress more complex than pass, fail

...extended sleep patterns and the adjusted school hours are removing vocational opportunities from the children.? Contact reporter Paula Ann Solis at 523-2272 or at Follow her on Twitter @paulaannsolis.
Fewer kids, less funding

...percent above the national average. In Juneau, residents live at 37.2 percent above the national average.? Contact reporter Paula Ann Solis at 523-2272 or at Follow her on Twitter @paulaannsolis.
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down for Aug. 24, 2015

...opportunities to offer thumbs up and thumbs down.There's an obvious thumbs down to the loss of friends and family. As reporter Sam DeGrave wrote, William Stortz and brothers Elmer and Ulises Diaz will be mourned long after the memorials end and funerals...
New court fees to affect citizens, lawyers and media

...that rule until Monday, Aug. 24.? Megan Pacer is a reporter for the Peninsula Clarion and can be reached at Michael Armstrong is a reporter for the Homer News and can be reached at michael.armstrong...
State | Local
America's got talent, and it came from Juneau Juneau."I still see my little brother," he said. "I'm proud of him, regardless of the outcome."? Contact reporter Paula Ann Solis at 523-2272 or at Follow her on Twitter @paulaannsolis.


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