Two Capitol reporters say they witnessed the senator putting his cellphone between a female staffer’s legs in a public hallway. The senator denies it.
The Juneau Empire, Peninsula Clarion and Homer News are among 11 newspapers sold by Morris Communications for $120 million. The new owner is GateHouse Media, which has been aggressively buying newspapers across the United States.
Burton said he was on a family vacation out of state and declined further comment.
The Juneau Empire’s cops and courts reporter Paula Ann Solis discusses her story about Rep. Cathy Muñoz seeking leniency in sentencing in two court cases involving convicted child abusers.
Family atmosphere, competitive play marks the annual event at the Juneau-Douglas High School gym.
Glory Hole Executive Director Mariya Lovishchuk says the funds raised Monday night, plus other donations, will close the shelter’s $58,000 deficit.
In a leaked corporate memo, a vice president at Morris Communications told papers it owns–including the Juneau Empire and Peninsula Clarion–to run a pre-written editorial, and represent it as a local staff opinion.
“This is one of those moves that’s going to help us become more efficient and we save some expense,” said Juneau Empire publisher Rustan Burton.
Parents and the media will continue to be notified of threatening phone calls to schools, but the superintendent says authorities believe the recent spike is being perpetrated by someone seeking attention.
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