Sharing arts stories with NEA chair

...affected their lives. It is easy to do by going to the NEA's website at, and clicking on the impossible-to-miss tab that says "Share Your Arts Story for our 50th." Alaskans no doubt have many things to celebrate with the rest of the land...
Writers Weir: "Equinox"

...warm - it could happenAnd you can be you again after BreakupAnd we're gonna laugh and laugh and laughAnd I'll pick up the tab like nothing's happened'Cause nothing happened It's coming on Equinox, no revelations worth a mentionJust more light on...
Empire Editorial: How we'd rather see $886,000 spent

...figures are in, and they aren't impressive. Or maybe they are for the wrong reason. By now you've probably heard the price tab of the two special sessions held this year - a whopping $886,000. We don't think the those sessions were worth the cost...
First women to pass Ranger School are Army pilot, military officer

...Orange, Connecticut, and Haver, 25, of Copperas Cove, Texas, will become the first women to wear the Army's coveted Ranger tab when they graduate alongside 94 male soldiers Friday at Fort Benning.Despite proving their grit in the two-month Ranger course...
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Military set to open combat jobs to women

...demanding two-month combat leadership course. Completing the course lets the two women wear the coveted Ranger black-and-gold tab, but it does not let them become members of the Ranger regiment. Neither woman has been publicly identified by the military...
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Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

...19.6 percent in 2024, the report says, accounting for nearly $1 of every $5 spent.Growth in the nation's health care tab slowed dramatically during the 2007-2009 economic recession.Then came several years when health care increases tracked closely...
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New boat guidelines near glacial fjords

...determine if the voluntary approach is protecting seals enough. For a previous Juneau Empire article on this issue, see
Alaska Editorial: Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...administration's "Sustainable Future" information, including a revenue and expenditure model, may be found under the "Priorities" tab on the governor's web page, Legislature needed multiple special sessions to hammer out a compromise...
Photo: Multitasker

Tasha Hansen knits a hat and listens to her homework as Buddy, one of her two service dogs, keeps tabs on her at the University of Alaska Southeast on Tuesday. Hansen, a business major, makes the hats as a fundraiser for her church.
Leaders consider curbs on pull-tabs

...In 2002, pull-tabs raised $25.2 million...Republican. Pull-tab gambling in Alaska...who works on pull-tab issues for the Alaska...are worthy of pull-tabs. "It smacks of favoritism...a year from pull-tabs, Virgin said. The...parties have pull-tab permits that bring...


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