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OPINION: Sen. Dan Sullivan: Pressing the Canadian government to take action on transboundary ...

Tue, 2019-06-25 12:15
B.C. mining regulators have, at long last, taken the first step toward paying to clean up the Tulsequah Chief Mine that has been leaking acid runoff into ...

'Not Trump's Tongass': Rally backs continued conservation of Southeast forest

Sat, 2019-06-22 23:07
Advocates turn out in front of the Alaska State Capitol to show local support for the 2001 National Roadless Rule ... (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire).

Photos: Turn Out for the Tongass Rally

Sat, 2019-06-22 13:56
The rally, which took place in front of the Alaska State Capitol, urged local support for the 2001 National Roadless ... (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire).

Eaglecrest Ski Area eyes plan for new summer activities

Thu, 2019-06-20 23:03
Subscribe to the DJC online, newspaper or plancenter.com ... JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Officials with Eaglecrest Ski Area in Juneau want ... Eaglecrest representatives presented the idea recently to a Juneau Assembly committee, whose members were open to the concept, the Juneau Empire reported.

<b>Juneau</b> family finds community, competition at Gold Rush Days

Thu, 2019-06-20 10:11
The Hoys haven't missed a single Gold Rush Days since they moved to town in 2011, when Dominic took a geologist job at Kensington Mine.

Dunleavy pitches hometown Wasilla for special session. Here&#39;s why some are concerned.

Thu, 2019-06-20 09:03
Juneau has a lot of costs all their own, and a whole lot fewer fast-food options ... A 2004 editorial in the local newspaper said Stevens used the term in ...

Museums awarded grants, fossil fun and summer theater camp deadline approaches

Thu, 2019-06-20 07:11
Local geologists Sonia Nagorski and Cathy Connor will be present while kids get hands-on with fossils and ... Food writing class coming to Juneau.

FDR&#39;s New Deal helped preserve Alaska Native art, like these three totem poles in <b>Juneau</b>

Thu, 2019-06-20 07:11
Moore is an assistant professor of art history for Colorado State University, and her book, which was released last November, began its life as her ...

Live: Prospective Eaglecrest board members interview with the Assembly

Wed, 2019-06-19 17:48
“Eaglecrest is really central to Juneau, it's really special place,” Krein said. “The idea of ... Next is Jonathan Dale, who is also a current board member.

Live: Ferries take center stage at Story town hall

Wed, 2019-06-19 16:47
... ferries can't run…but the good news is we're going to get a $3,000 dividend.” ... Rep. Andi Story, D-Juneau, addresses a crowd of attendees at a town hall ... (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire) ... (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire) ... Story says local residents can support local businesses and promote the ...