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Report: Second-growth logging can start now

Report: Second-growth logging can start nowTwo Oregon researchers, one an industry consultant and the other an environmental activist, say the transition to harvesting younger trees can happen within five years, a half to a third of what the Forest Service expects.

Wrangell considers intervening in Big Thorne lawsuit

Wrangell considers intervening in Big Thorne lawsuitThe Wrangell Borough Assembly held a special meeting Friday to discuss possible intervention in a lawsuit to support the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island.

Shell Oil asks for more time on Beaufort, Chukchi Leases

Shell Oil asks for more time on Beaufort, Chukchi LeasesShell Oil has spent the better part of a decade – and more than $6 billion – trying to explore prospects in the Alaskan Arctic, but they have little to show for it.

U.S. Senate candidates spar over resource development

U.S. Senate candidates spar over resource developmentU.S. Senate candidates Mark Begich and Dan Sullivan sparred Thursday over who can better move Washington to bring more resource development to Alaska.

Future of Sportsman’s Warehouse in Juneau unclear

Future of Sportsman’s Warehouse in Juneau unclearMeanwhile, several long-standing Nugget Mall businesses were forced to relocate to make room for the national chain

Weigh in on seven initiatives guiding Juneau’s economic future

Weigh in on seven initiatives guiding Juneau’s economic future"If people have a particular passion for affordable housing or for workforce training or providing childcare, these are all things that people will have an opportunity to talk about," Sarah Bronstein says.

As field season ends, gasline becomes focal point in gubernatorial race

As field season ends, gasline becomes focal point in gubernatorial raceHow much money do you have to spend to get a handful of dirt? About half a billion, if you’re talking about samples from the proposed site for a natural gas liquification plant in Nikiski.

Juneau Empire online paywall down temporarily

Juneau Empire online paywall down temporarilyDirector of Audience Abby Lowell expects the paywall to be back up by the end of the week

$10 million Aurora Harbor rebuild underway

$10 million Aurora Harbor rebuild underwayOngoing construction at Juneau's Aurora Harbor is displacing about 134 boats

New report quantifies demand for assisted living in Juneau

New report quantifies demand for assisted living in JuneauAn aging population means demand is increasing for assisted living in Juneau