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Assembly, BRH board to discuss severance packages

Assembly, BRH board to discuss severance packages

As much of the meeting as possible will be open, but some issues will be discussed in executive session.

Alaska Class Ferry design nears completion

Alaska Class Ferry design nears completion

The state hopes to award a contract for construction of the vessels to a shipyard this summer.

Juneau Empire puts an end to anonymous online comments

Juneau Empire puts an end to anonymous online comments

Real names now required to post remarks about articles and interact with other readers on the newspaper’s website.

Food Policy Council seeks food security for Alaska

Food Policy Council seeks food security for Alaska

Juneau’s town hall is the second in a series of seven Alaska Food Policy Council meetings across the state.

Fishermen’s memorial goes to court to stop work on cruise ship docks

Fishermen’s memorial goes to court to stop work on cruise ship docks

It’s the latest attempt by the nonprofit Alaska Commercial Fishermen’s Memorial in Juneau to alter or block the $54 million project.

Shell calls off this year’s exploratory drilling plans for Alaska

Shell calls off this year’s exploratory drilling plans for Alaska

Shell announced on Thursday that it has called off its plan to do exploratory oil and gas drilling in Arctic waters off Alaska this year – and what it will do in future years is not clear.

Raven Guitars, Icy Straits Lumber win first Path to Prosperity contest

Raven Guitars, Icy Straits Lumber win first Path to Prosperity contest

The winners will receive up to $40,000 in seed money for consulting services to help execute their business plans.

Meet the greatest dating service agent in Iceland’s fishing industry

Meet the greatest dating service agent in Iceland’s fishing industry

If your a fisheries business in Iceland, Thor Sigfusson is kind of like your wingman.

Silver production up 16 percent at Greens Creek Mine in 2013

Silver production up 16 percent at Greens Creek Mine in 2013

Hecla Mining Company reports about 7.4 million ounces of silver produced at the Admiralty Island mine in 2013.

Foggy Mountain Shop’s new owners ready to hit the trail running

Foggy Mountain Shop’s new owners ready to hit the trail running

Two longtime employees have bought the Juneau outdoor equipment and ski shop, which has been open for 40 years.