Juneau Empire https://www.juneauempire.com The Voice of Alaska's Capital Since 1912 Sun, 22 May 2022 05:27:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Ships in Port for the week of May 22, 2022 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/ships-in-port-for-the-week-of-may-22-2022/ https://adlabs.com/?big=news/ships-in-port-for-the-week-of-may-22-2022/#respond Sat, 21 May 2022 13:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/ships-in-port-for-the-week-of-may-22-2022/ Juneau Empire
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Here’s what to expect this week.

Ships in Port for the week of May 22, 2022
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Police calls for Saturday, May 21, 2022 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/police-calls-for-saturday-may-21-2022/ https://adlabs.com/?big=news/police-calls-for-saturday-may-21-2022/#respond Sat, 21 May 2022 10:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/police-calls-for-saturday-may-21-2022/ Juneau Empire
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This report contains public information from law enforcement and public safety agencies.

Police calls for Saturday, May 21, 2022
Wire Service

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Sprinters’ spirit aids marathon effort https://adlabs.com/?big=news/sprinters-spirit-aids-marathon-effort/ https://adlabs.com/?big=news/sprinters-spirit-aids-marathon-effort/#respond Sat, 21 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/sprinters-spirit-aids-marathon-effort/ Juneau Empire
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30 Juneau participants raise $7,100 for annual statewide annual Alaska Law Enforcement Torch Run

Sprinters’ spirit aids marathon effort
Mark Sabbatini

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Coaches’ Corner: JDHS boys basketball https://adlabs.com/?big=sports/coaches-corner-jdhs-boys-basketball-2/ https://adlabs.com/?big=sports/coaches-corner-jdhs-boys-basketball-2/#respond Sat, 21 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=sports/coaches-corner-jdhs-boys-basketball-2/ Juneau Empire
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Season-end awards announced.

Coaches’ Corner: JDHS boys basketball
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Firefighters extinguish ‘small fire’ at middle school https://adlabs.com/?big=news/firefighters-extinguish-small-fire-at-middle-school/ https://adlabs.com/?big=news/firefighters-extinguish-small-fire-at-middle-school/#respond Sat, 21 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/firefighters-extinguish-small-fire-at-middle-school/ Juneau Empire
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No injuries were reported.

Firefighters extinguish ‘small fire’ at middle school
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Struggle to repurpose Glory Hall as affordable housing continues https://adlabs.com/?big=news/struggle-to-repurpose-glory-hall-as-affordable-housing-continues/ https://adlabs.com/?big=news/struggle-to-repurpose-glory-hall-as-affordable-housing-continues/#respond Fri, 20 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/struggle-to-repurpose-glory-hall-as-affordable-housing-continues/ Juneau Empire
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The Glory Hall plans to continue the fight to get permitted.

Struggle to repurpose Glory Hall as affordable housing continues
Michael S. Lockett

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Child cancer survivor meets woman who saved her life https://adlabs.com/?big=news/child-cancer-survivor-meets-woman-who-saved-her-life/ https://adlabs.com/?big=news/child-cancer-survivor-meets-woman-who-saved-her-life/#respond Fri, 20 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/child-cancer-survivor-meets-woman-who-saved-her-life/ Juneau Empire
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A bone marrow transplant from a woman hundreds of miles away helped this Juneau child survive.

Child cancer survivor meets woman who saved her life
Michael S. Lockett

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In last-minute move, Legislature passes early reading overhaul https://adlabs.com/?big=news/in-last-minute-move-legislature-passes-early-reading-overhaul/ https://adlabs.com/?big=news/in-last-minute-move-legislature-passes-early-reading-overhaul/#respond Fri, 20 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/in-last-minute-move-legislature-passes-early-reading-overhaul/ Juneau Empire
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Underlying inequities.

In last-minute move, Legislature passes early reading overhaul
Peter Segall

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Clear skies and a cleared out virtual meeting https://adlabs.com/?big=news/zooming-out-of-new-city-hall-into-the-sun/ https://adlabs.com/?big=news/zooming-out-of-new-city-hall-into-the-sun/#respond Fri, 20 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/zooming-out-of-new-city-hall-into-the-sun/ Juneau Empire
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Few attendees and no public input at online presentation of proposed $41.2m facility.

Clear skies and a cleared out virtual meeting
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Alaska Science Forum: Wading into the icy Yukon River for science https://adlabs.com/?big=news/alaska-science-forum-wading-into-the-icy-yukon-river-for-science/ https://adlabs.com/?big=news/alaska-science-forum-wading-into-the-icy-yukon-river-for-science/#respond Fri, 20 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/alaska-science-forum-wading-into-the-icy-yukon-river-for-science/ Juneau Empire
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EAGLE, ALASKA — Snow geese flew in a ragged V overhead, rasping as they looked down upon Alaska’s bumpy face for the first time in 2022.

Alaska Science Forum: Wading into the icy Yukon River for science
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Opinion: Good news for Alaska journalism https://adlabs.com/?big=opinion/opinion-good-news-for-alaska-journalism/ https://adlabs.com/?big=opinion/opinion-good-news-for-alaska-journalism/#respond Fri, 20 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=opinion/opinion-good-news-for-alaska-journalism/ Juneau Empire
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We need to ability to get more in-depth news about our government’s decision making.

Opinion: Good news for Alaska journalism
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Slack Tide: Good day, sunshine https://adlabs.com/?big=life/slack-tide-good-day-sunshine/ https://adlabs.com/?big=life/slack-tide-good-day-sunshine/#respond Fri, 20 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=life/slack-tide-good-day-sunshine/ Juneau Empire
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Good morning, good morning, here comes the sun king.

Slack Tide: Good day, sunshine
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Death Notice: Gary Horton https://adlabs.com/?big=obituaries/death-notice-gary-horton/ https://adlabs.com/?big=obituaries/death-notice-gary-horton/#respond Fri, 20 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=obituaries/death-notice-gary-horton/ Juneau Empire
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Deacon Gary W. Horton, 85, died in the Juneau Pioneers Home, Monday, May 16, 2022. Obituary to follow at a later date.

Death Notice: Gary Horton
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Police calls for Friday, May 20, 2022 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/police-calls-for-friday-may-20-2022/ https://adlabs.com/?big=news/police-calls-for-friday-may-20-2022/#respond Thu, 19 May 2022 10:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/police-calls-for-friday-may-20-2022/ Juneau Empire
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Police calls for Friday, May 20, 2022
Wire Service

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DIY city budget simulator yields ’educational’ results https://adlabs.com/?big=news/diy-city-budget-simultor-yields-educational-results/ https://adlabs.com/?big=news/diy-city-budget-simultor-yields-educational-results/#respond Thu, 19 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/diy-city-budget-simultor-yields-educational-results/ Juneau Empire
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More taxes for thee, not me; more community projects for me, not thee among ’unsurprising’ results

DIY city budget simulator yields ’educational’ results
Mark Sabbatini

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Prosecution reconstructs events leading to fatal stabbing https://adlabs.com/?big=news/prosecution-reconstructs-events-leading-to-fatal-stabbing/ https://adlabs.com/?big=news/prosecution-reconstructs-events-leading-to-fatal-stabbing/#respond Thu, 19 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/prosecution-reconstructs-events-leading-to-fatal-stabbing/ Juneau Empire
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Jurors watched multiple angles of the events leading and following the stabbing.

Prosecution reconstructs events leading to fatal stabbing
Michael S. Lockett

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City budget: More last-minute spending, no new taxes https://adlabs.com/?big=news/city-budget-calls-for-more-spending-no-new-taxes/ https://adlabs.com/?big=news/city-budget-calls-for-more-spending-no-new-taxes/#respond Thu, 19 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/city-budget-calls-for-more-spending-no-new-taxes/ Juneau Empire
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City budget approved by Finance Committee rejects mill rate increase, adds funds for social programs.

City budget: More last-minute spending, no new taxes
Mark Sabbatini

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Tourist dies near Mendenhall Glacier https://adlabs.com/?big=news/tourist-dies-near-mendenhall-glacier/ https://adlabs.com/?big=news/tourist-dies-near-mendenhall-glacier/#respond Thu, 19 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=news/tourist-dies-near-mendenhall-glacier/ Juneau Empire
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The death is not considered suspicious.

Tourist dies near Mendenhall Glacier
Michael S. Lockett

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Opinion: Setting things straight https://adlabs.com/?big=opinion/opinion-settings-things-straight/ https://adlabs.com/?big=opinion/opinion-settings-things-straight/#respond Thu, 19 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=opinion/opinion-settings-things-straight/ Juneau Empire
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Wednesdays’ Empire had a My Turn by Judy Crondahl making numerous assumptions and untrue allegations and I felt it quite necessary to set the record straight.

Opinion: Setting things straight
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Opinion: It’s time for bold action to protect our fisheries https://adlabs.com/?big=opinion/opinion-its-time-for-bold-action-to-protect-our-fisheries/ https://adlabs.com/?big=opinion/opinion-its-time-for-bold-action-to-protect-our-fisheries/#respond Thu, 19 May 2022 06:30:00 +0000 https://adlabs.com/?big=opinion/opinion-its-time-for-bold-action-to-protect-our-fisheries/ Juneau Empire
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Our fisheries feed the world and sustain our unique cultures and communities.

Opinion: It’s time for bold action to protect our fisheries
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