About 20% of the people incarcerated at Lemon Creek Correctional Center were transferred from the Juneau prison to facilities in South Central Alaska over the last several months, according to the Juneau Empire.
The 43-year-old started work as an officer with the Petersburg Police Department at the end of last June.
Seven candidates for Juneau Assembly will answer questions about local issues, followed by two candidates for school board.
Newspaper articles paint a gloomy and eerily familiar picture of Juneau during the 1918 flu pandemic: stories of schools shutting down, businesses closing and mandatory self-quarantines.
Juneau police named James Esbenshade as the officer who shot and killed Kelly Michael Stephens.
The former owners of the Juneau Empire have proposed a downtown waterfront land swap with the city to realize an ambitious retail development on South Franklin Street. Juneau’s Docks and Harbors sees potential in the deal to create more room for cruise ship tourists.
The 105-year-old Juneau Empire has been sold to a Canadian newspaper chain just six months after its longtime owner offloaded some of its Alaska holdings to GateHouse Media.
Speaker Bryce Edgmon, a Dillingham Democrat, said in a press availability Tuesday morning that the caucus is giving Rep. Zach Fansler time.
Juneau Empire reporter James Brooks reported Saturday that Bethel Democrat Zach Fansler allegedly slapped a woman in his room at the Alaska Hotel on Jan. 13 after a night out drinking. Brooks sat down with KTOO’s Adelyn Baxter to share how he reported this sensitive story.
The leadership of the Alaska House of Representatives is calling for the resignation of Bethel Democrat Zach Fansler, following accusations of assault published by the Juneau Empire.