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Once again, veto override fails

Fri, 2020-01-24 17:26
(Peter Segall | Juneau Empire) ... System, and for keeping the financial commitments the state made to local communities,” Edgmon said Friday.

What you need to know ahead of a wild weekend of conference clashes

Fri, 2020-01-24 06:00
The Thunder Mountain High School boys and Juneau-Douglas High ... with conference games this week, every local team has big games coming up.

Axes to grind: Big changes coming to the Viking Lounge

Wed, 2020-01-22 16:52
Jared Curé, owner of the Narrows craft cocktail bar, bought the Viking last ... done, the Viking will join the growing list of bars serving food in Juneau.

Capitol Live: First day of the legislative session

Tue, 2020-01-21 09:35
5:35 p.m.. The Senate reconvenes to discuss the changes made to the various committees. 4:39 p.m.. After lengthy speeches, the Senate takes a 30 ...

Poison from the past: An Alaskan's quest to study effects of depleted uranium ammo

Tue, 2020-01-21 06:11
Surdyk returned to Alaska, taking a fellowship with the local chapter of the advocacy group Veterans for Peace, helping to organize an April ...

Ferries, the budget and the PFD: Here's what Alaska lawmakers will tackle this session

Mon, 2020-01-20 17:28
Last session featured a prolonged budget conflict and contentious special session. Here's a look at what Alaskans can expect lawmakers to tackle this ...

Here's what to expect Tuesday, the first day of session

Mon, 2020-01-20 17:03
Chris Birch, who died unexpectedly last year. Filling his former seat in the ... Contact reporter Peter Segall at 523-2228 or psegall@juneauempire.com.

Southeast lawmakers: AMHS study doesn't take ferry's benefits into account

Sun, 2020-01-19 06:00
“$24 million is a low ball,” Cordova Mayor Clay Koplin told the Empire in an ... Other local leaders also expressed disappointment at the focus on ...