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Begich: Outside money in politics is the new lay of the land

Begich: Outside money in politics is the new lay of the land

The first-term Democrat is making several public stops in Juneau on Monday.

Senate OKs medevac memberships

Senate OKs medevac memberships

Legislation allowing a popular air-ambulance service’s membership program to continue serving Alaskans passed the state Senate today.

Measure calls for Tongass timber takeover

Measure calls for Tongass timber takeover

Legislation urging the state to take over some Tongass forest lands is attracting questions and opposition.

Satellite data confirms sea ice-climate change link for first time

Satellite data confirms sea ice-climate change link for first time

Observable sea ice data shows striking differences from previous climate computer models.

Update: Sen. Murkowski addresses Legislature on federal issues

Update: Sen. Murkowski addresses Legislature on federal issues

Preparing for her 12th annual speech to the Alaska Legislature reminded her of the movie Groundhog Day.

Stedman spends most for legislative travel

Stedman spends most for legislative travel

State officials recently released documents showing how much each legislator spent on travel last year. Two of the most expensive travelers are from Southeast.

AFN asks ANB to help voting-rights campaign

AFN asks ANB to help voting-rights campaign

Alaska’s largest Native organization is challenging a Southeast group to lead the regional campaign to regain federal voting-rights protections.

Judge denies motion to immediately stop work on Juneau cruise ship docks

Judge denies motion to immediately stop work on Juneau cruise ship docks

Judge Louis Menendez says no to a temporary restraining order, but agrees to hear arguments over a preliminary injunction.

As renovation of Douglas building looms, state seeks temporary office space

As renovation of Douglas building looms, state seeks temporary office space

About 200 employees from the departments of Fish and Game and Corrections will be moved temporarily during an extensive renovation of the Douglas Island Building.

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.