Setnet ban isn't about greed

...non-subsistence, areas of Alaska is based entirely on conservation of resources and the best interests of Alaska as a whole. It isn't about greed. In fact, the initiative to ban set net fishing in urban areas is based on conservation and sustainability. It's...
Juneau Empire Obituaries - Juneau, AK | Juneau Empire

Which Johnny Cash Song Are You? Johnny Cash was more than just a country star. He was a man who wasn't afraid to confront his own complicated nature. Whether they were his own words, or those of another songwriter, he was always...
CBJ holds hope to sell lot for housing

The City and Borough of Juneau isn't ready to give up the downtown North Franklin Parking Lot unless it can be sure it will go towards housing."The way the property...
Pay raise issue gets attention in budget hearing

JUNEAU - Proposed cuts equal to employee raises in the departments of administration and education weren't included in a draft operating budget before the House Finance Committee.Rep. Lynn Gattis proposed such cuts in those departments...
Report shows heroin use up among Alaskans

...expected to continue. Laughlin says he believes it could become an epidemic.Nome Mayor Denise Michels says heroin and methamphetamine use are a major concern for neighboring communities that don't have state law enforcement agencies based there.

...Gelb in charge, you can be sure this isn't some brain-munching zombie"Yeah, you did.""But I DIDN'T."Zoe is dead, then revived. And that's...night turns into a nightmare.You don't have to be a mere mortal male to find the...

...need a half-size larger. But they don't have that size. So you try a whole size...other parts of the sentence in ways I don't like and maybe even force changes to other...closer to what data do than what data don't. So what's the right word in this instance...
Empire Editorial: Working class cuts call for working class testimony

...majority of speakers. The reason shouldn't be surprising - testimony was heard in the...many folks in the working class just can't break away in the middle of a work day for...we fear this slice of the public isn't representative of all Alaskans. When only...

...Belgian-style ales and beer that hadn't even been invented yet. After 13 years with...seem like a lot for a brewery that didn't have any major equipment except for a bottling...the brewery, although the interior isn't all the way finished yet. Fletcher will...
A history of charity

...through his son John's memorial fund."My parents weren't into charity by buying big art sculptures," Larry Hurlock said...the drastic change from life in Baltimore. He said they didn't even have electricity and lit their new home in an abandoned army...


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