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Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015

My Turn: AMHS cuts off limb hoping it grows back

On Tuesday, the State of Alaska Department of Transportation released its proposed Alaska Marine Highway System summer schedule for 2016. This schedule raises many concerns about how the ...

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Empire Editorial: 'Kayaktavists' and a whole lot of head-shaking

Earlier this summer, we watched as so-called "kayaktavists" - each nestled in their bright, petroleum-plastic watercraft - attempted to create a barrier flotilla to stop a Royal Dutch Shell PLC ...

Column: Gender, the missing link in our gun debates

I'm sure I read way too many articles about last week's mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. But one written by Soraya Chemaly stood apart from most.
By Rich Moniak

Bosses, pull back curtain on pay gap for women

The gender gap is a credibility gap. That's the real reason why few women make it to top leadership, at companies, nonprofits and just about anywhere else. Last week, a Lean In/McKinsey & Co.

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

My Turn: Responsibility for abandoned and derelict vessels in Alaska

By now, most of us in Juneau know that we have a sunken 96-foot tugboat in Gastineau Channel across from the yacht club. During a 0.

My Turn: Silverbow Bakery

In 1997 when Jill and I moved into the Silverbow building, we were young and hopeful and ambitious for our dream. Bringing real New York bagels to the people of Juneau was just a part of it.

Empire Editorial: To boost voter turnout, Juneau should look to online elections

On Tuesday night, too few Juneauites went to the polls.

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Alaska editorial: Arctic Energy Summit hosted circumpolar nations for issues discussion

This editorial originally appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Representatives of eight nations gathered in Fairbanks to discuss issues of energy in the Arctic last week.

My Turn: Alaskan are going to have to fight for it

The ongoing state budget fight is totally incomplete if it ignores the revenue side. The Legislature blaming Alaskans for most of the problem clearly omits much of the story.
By Anselm Staack

My Turn: Young Alaska in support of the PFD Voter Initiative

We live in the digital age. With a few clicks of the mouse or finger taps on a smartphone we have access to a wealth of information that was unimaginable just a few years ago.

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Alaska Editorial: Forest management

This editorial originally appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, made an interesting point about the U.S. Forest Service last week during a congressional hearing on ...

Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

My Turn: Reasons to be excited for ski season

As snow begins to fall across the Last Frontier, Juneauites turn their thoughts to what is happening up at Eaglecrest.
By Ben Brown

Letters to the Editor

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Letter: Stuff doesn't just happen

Thank you reporter Alissa J. Rubin and all the other news people who contributed to the New York Times article, published on Oct. 4, about the bombing of a Doctor's Without Borders hospital in ...

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Letter: Against stricter trapping regulations

I would like to respond to the Oct. 2 Letter to the Editor submitted by Michelle Anderson pleading for stricter trapping restrictions. I will keep my focus on Game Management Area 1C, the Juneau area.

Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

Letter: For education, for Fisk

I have two sons happily attending Gastineau Community Public Elementary School. Their teachers are welcoming, enthusiastic and caring.

Letter: Return Story to school board for another term

Thank you, Andi Story, for your 12 years of volunteer public service on the Juneau Board of Education.

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Letter: Vote out incumbents and recall the rest

It's my turn to talk about Juneau's senior sales tax exemptions. I am only 60 years old, so I don't get any benefit from the senior tax exemption.

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