Not done yet

...legislative session, but a key lawmaker said the process won't be rushed."It will come together really as quickly as we can...fewer than 5,500 people. The Senate version of HB 278 didn't address tenure.Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, chair of the...
More proof that production isn't a priority for Obama administration

...President Obama and his administration aren't big fans of oil and natural gas development...latest action on Keystone shows it isn't terribly interested in pressing hard on oil...million barrels daily in 2009.Why didn't federal lands see a production increase like...
Entering summer, Juneau-Douglas City Museum is powered by volunteers offer assistance if a volunteer doesn't feel comfortable with a question, and training...Welcoming visitors at the front desk isn't the only way to get involved. Visitor services...and more.The volunteer program doesn't benefit just the museum, though, volunteers...
Slaying a dragon (called domestic violence)

...should never just try to cut off the head.Many a knight has made that mistake.When a dragon spews fire and smoke, it isn't always a sure sign of their dominance.Sometimes they prey in the darkness.They hide in caverns.They sleep under stairs...
Falcons girls control Crimson Bears on the pitch

...strong statement for a repeat trip to state."It is a nice place to be," Thunder Mountain coach Kris Coffee said. "We can't get complacent though. We have to play every game like it is the first."Falcons sophomore Amber White scored two goals on...
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Empire Editorial: The hidden truth behind the Legislature's extra days

...start packing up. Though they did their level best, it doesn't look like legislators will be able to spend all the state's...rooms for the tourists and workers who fill the tanzanite and T-shirt shops on Franklin Street. The first ship arrives May...
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Coaches come to Juneau to fight domestic violence

...relationships, sexual harassment and sexual assault - topics that don't typically come up in the locker room."It was awkward at first...with the statement "Unhealthy/abusive relationships aren't a problem for my athletes" to step to the front of the room and...
Capital budget one of last big pieces pending

...funding for a new power plant at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, trimming $13 million that a committee aide said wasn't expected to be needed for the next couple years for debt service. In all, the funding package for the new plant totals $232...
Local Sports Schedule

...Thursday. $20 adults/$10 youth; $25/$15 day of. Contact 586-4920,, T-shirts for first 500, prizes for costumes and fastest runners. Proceeds benefit SAIL.Saturday, June 26RUNNINGHome, 6 p...
Bartlett patients breathe easier as hospital wins honor

...patient up to breathing tubes and a mechanical ventilator to keep them breathing, but most of the department's cases aren't that dramatic."The goal is to address a situation before it becomes an emergency," he said.For a hospital to receive the...


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