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Drive-thru Recall? Not in <b>Juneau</b>

Tue, 2020-05-26 15:45
Pywell said signature gathering events were put on by local volunteers and as ... Pywell previously told the Empire the campaign needs to submit the ...

Pride of Bristol Bay: The bears of McNeil and the Pebble Mine project

Sat, 2020-05-23 08:52
According to recent study made in part by the University of Alaska, bear ... Despite decades of local protest — including from Alaskan politicians like ...

Alaska&#39;s April job numbers are down sharply

Sat, 2020-05-23 07:56
Streets that normally would be bustling with tourists in places like Juneau ... He said state and local rates are produced using models created by the ...

<b>Juneau</b> School District readies for summer assignment

Thu, 2020-05-21 17:18
Juneau School District readies for summer assignment ... evening press conference that districts and schools will be working with the state to ... to discuss what August, and a new school year, will look like for local schools. ... Contact Ben Hohenstatt at (907)308-4895 or bhohenstatt@juneauempire.com.

After nearly a month, CARES Act funding is heading out

Wed, 2020-05-20 16:18
Sign Out; Sign In; Home; Search; News ... At the initial publication of this article the Empire had not received a ... Alaska Legislature adjourned “sine die” for the last time, marking the end this year's regular session. Senators had remained in Juneau to vote on HB 313, a bill passed Tuesday by the House.

Capitol Live: Senate approves federal funding, adjourns

Wed, 2020-05-20 09:08
“Money is not for local governments, it's for local communities,” said Sen. Shelley Hughes, R-Palmer. “I just want the public to know that by supporting ...