Ferry work stoppages stretch to seventh day

Union, state and communities want the strike to end

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In this May 29 file photo, Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to reporters in his office at the state Capitol in Juneau, Alaska. Dunleavy said he hopes to move past the rancor of his first year in office, amid an unsettled dispute with lawmakers over state spending and threat of a recall effort looming large. The Republican will mark a full year in office Tuesday, Dec. 3. (AP Photo | Becky Bohrer)
Dunleavy marks 1st year in office amid turmoil

The governor hopes to move past the rancor.

Mud and debris is washed up at Bear Creek near East End Road on Monday afternoon, Dec. 9, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. Bear Creek crosses East End Road near Bear Creek Drive and overflowed the creek banks. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Winter storms bring floods, power outages, emergency declarations

Several weather-related events have caused damage across the entire peninsula.

Terry Allen rides his jet ski at Auke Lake near Juneau on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Fish and Game proposes repeal of ban on personal watercraft in areas of Kachemak Bay

An old fight over public access, recreational use and the protection of… Continue reading

Homer’s The Nutcracker on deck this weekend

For 30 years, Homer has brought the passion and wonder of “The… Continue reading

Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Southeast teen hospitalized for vaping related injury

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

Seawatch: Downward trend predicted for halibut

The International Pacific Halibut Commission held its interim meeting last week in… Continue reading

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Police say Seward homicide victim was lured, beaten

Five people have been charged in the Aug. 25 death of Preston Atwood.

Homer’s first marijuana cultivator granted license

Almost two years after it first applied for a standard cultivation permit,… Continue reading

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