Michael S. Lockett

Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska teen hospitalized for vaping related injury

It’s the first case of vaping related injury in Alaska.

 

Marine scientist Molly Zaleski gives public comment during a hearing held by NOAA on proposed whale habitats being created in the coastal waters of the West Coast at University of Alaska Southeast on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

NOAA proposes humpback whale habitat protections

Not everyone’s a fan.

 

Alaska Department of Administration Commissioner Kelly Tshibaka, left, and Alaska Public Defender Samantha Cherot discuss a report Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, in Anchorage, Alaska, that says the public defender agency is passing off more cases to the Office of Public Advocacy due to conflicts of interest with other cases or clients. The report from a state oversight unit says the number of conflicts jeopardizes the primary defense role the agency plays. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

Report highlights staffing issues at Public Defender Agency

A report released Monday highlights problems and solutions.

 

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake occured at a depth of less than a kilometer 100km northwest of Juneau on August 31. (Screenshot from USGS)

5.0 earthquake rumbles Juneau, but doesn’t do any harm

The quake originated 45 miles west of Haines.

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake occured at a depth of less than a kilometer 100km northwest of Juneau on August 31. (Screenshot from USGS)
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                                Members of the Inland Boatmen’s Union of the Pacific picket in front of the Auke Bay Terminal on Thursday. The union called a strike on Wednesday over failed negotiations with Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration.
Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
                                Members of the Inland Boatmen’s Union of the Pacific picket in front of the Auke Bay Terminal on Thursday. The union called a strike on Wednesday over failed negotiations with Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration.