City's citizens save the trees

...still needs a final approval from the Assembly."We felt like we won that one," resident Thomas Hanley said Thursday. An act of deception?"We're not just talking about a difference of opinion here," Hanley said. "This is about deception...
Sullivan talks federal regulations, military presence

...that provides fishing vessels with an exemption to certain discharge regulations, and hearings in Alaska on the Clean Water Act that he'll chair next month.Sullivan said federal budget work has focused on balancing the budget and encouraging economic...
Alaska Open Meetings Act has long history

...Legislature in the state's Open Meetings Act."The people of this state do not yield...the 1972 Legislature wrote into the act. "The people, in delegating authority...what is not good for them to know."The act requires almost any government body consisting...
Sullivan talks federal regs, military presence

...discharge regulations, and hearings in Alaska on the Clean Water Act that he'll chair next month.Sullivan said the U.S. Senate...on other legislation, including a military suicide prevention act that passed in February, and a sportsman bill that would provide...
Gastineau Apartments fire: Arson or accident?

...intentionally, but what that means has yet to be determined.Jager said there are two "most likely" scenarios: It was an act of arson, meaning someone purposefully started the fire, or it was the result of carelessness, perhaps by squatters who were...
What's happening this week

...Doors open at 5:45 p.m., refreshments provided. Synopsis: When drag queen Anthony (Hugo Weaving) agrees to take his act on the road, he invites fellow performers Adam (Guy Pearce) and Bernadette (Terence Stamp) to come along. In their colorful...
Theatre review: A little touch of Harry

...Katie Jensen shows us a dimension of the Chorus that I've never seen before. She humanizes the role at the beginning of Act 3 when the Chorus interacts with the Boy (played perfectly by Callahan Fowler) to foreshadow his fate at Agincourt: "Follow...
Sullivan talks states' rights, AKLNG

...good. ... I think under the Obama administration that's the total M.O. Q: The EPA's recent actions - the Clean Air Act restriction in particular - seem to be an effort to mitigate climate change. If you disagree with the agency's methods, what...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: The Forest Service must change its culture and course

...This is the largest remaining temperate rain forest in the world. It is one of Earth's crown jewels. We must think and act on a scale that extends beyond current Forest Service culture, that recognizes the jewel we have. The Forest Service must offer...
My Turn: Alaska needs Medicaid expansion

...the principles of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (or ACA) is the prevention of sickness. The expansion...sunset. Many claim there is, but the law is specific. The Act would have to be repealed for this ratio to change. The ratio...


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