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Medicaid cuts will have broad impacts for <b>Juneau</b>

Sun, 2019-08-25 06:10
Woody MacAllister waited a long time to sign up for Medicaid. “Got to Juneau, people at Front Street Clinic kept bothering me and bothering me, ...

Self-Care: It&#39;s for Alaskans Now!

Sun, 2019-08-25 06:03
Listen up, Last Frontier! Have I got news for you! And it's got nothing to do with government turmoil or environmental meltdown! Can you believe news ...

Fisherman finds luck twice on opening day of derby

Fri, 2019-08-23 17:18
Fishing boats began streaming out of Auke Bay, Douglas and other Juneau ... While breaking briefly from his fish sampling work, Nichols said the ...

&#39;I have to find her&#39;: <b>Local</b> women raise money to search for missing daughter

Fri, 2019-08-23 16:56
The last time anyone saw Marie Flores was May 20. But her mother and grandmother, separated by thousands of miles from Juneau to Georgia, didn't ...

National humanities chair makes point to visit rural Alaska, including Hoonah

Fri, 2019-08-23 16:11
Started the day with an interview with @juneauempire reporter @benhohenstatt. We talked about NEH grants in Juneau and all over Alaska.

Police calls for Friday, Aug. 23, 2019

Fri, 2019-08-23 06:03
At 8:59 a.m. Wednesday, the Juneau Police Department arrested 33-year-old Forest Badeaux on a $250 Juneau warrant for failure to appear for ...

More than just a Gold Rush town: New audible signs seek to tell broader story of <b>Juneau</b>

Thu, 2019-08-22 16:56
The City and Borough of Juneau's wayfinding signage system, which is ... 10-20 and over the winter, Conarro and Petershoare will work with local ...

7 clergy members named in Alaska sexual misconduct review

Thu, 2019-08-22 15:15
The Diocese of Juneau released the results of the review, which identified six priests and a ... he offered a "very sincere" apology, the Juneau Empire reported. ... and a police official last December to review all personnel files going back to the diocese ... The Associated Press was unable to reach them.

Bombshell Report: 7 <b>local</b> clergy named in sex misconduct cases

Wed, 2019-08-21 12:58
(Michael Penn | Juneau Empire) ... The Diocese of Juneau on Wednesday announced the results of an Independent ... The report identifies seven local clergymen — six priests and one religious brother — that the ... “I want to offer a very sincere apology,” Bellisario said during a press conference ...

Bagging barnacles: I&#39;m exploring a changing ecosystem

Wed, 2019-08-21 09:26
It's a brilliant July Fourth morning outside of Juneau, and I'm bagging ... how local knowledge and stewardship can help coastal communities adapt to ...

Voters to decide fate of these three ballot measures on Oct. 1

Tue, 2019-08-20 15:48
The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly on Monday passed three ... of eight local residents who stood up and testified to the Assembly about the ...

Hawk moths in Southeast Alaska

Tue, 2019-08-20 15:15
Here in Juneau, we sometimes see the bedstraw hawk moth (Hyles gallii) as the adults visit fireweed and other flowers. Two local orchid watchers ...