Young proposes changes Magnuson Stevens Act

...populations.Alaska Republican Don Young is proposing several changes to the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act that he said will give fishery managers more flexibility in rebuilding fish stocks. But some fishermen and environmentalists...
House reaches deal on bill ending NSA phone collection

...version of a bill known as the USA Freedom Act by a bipartisan vote of 25 to 2. The measure...related surveillance provisions of the Patriot Act will expire June 1 unless Congress passes...had been reached to bring the USA Freedom Act to the floor without going through the intelligence...
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Proposed changes to US fishing laws spark conservation row the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act that he says will give fishery managers more flexibility in rebuilding...subject to overfishing as evidence that the Magnuson-Stevens act is effective in its current form."If you want to tweak something...
My Turn: Putting service before salary is called leadership

...born, that ratio was just 50 to 1. Now his display of generosity has poked a hole in their rising hot air balloon. Price's act isn't entirely unique. A less dramatic but more relevant story occurred last summer at Kentucky State University. When Raymond...
Obamacare targeted in GOP compromise budget OK'd by House care providers and tax hikes enacted under the 2010 law to promise balance over the coming decade."The Affordable Care Act is still here, the revenue is still here, and the Republican budget assumes that revenue for the purpose of achieving balance...
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Mining reps discuss business in Ketchikan

...worked on the Kensington Mine project near Juneau. He said Ucore expects permitting under the National Environmental Policy Act to take approximately two years.Ucore also has a draft plan of operations for the mining project being reviewed in-house...
Editorial: Compromise is a worthwhile gamble - let the Legislature meet in Anchorage

...against any attempt to move Capitol operations out of Juneau. We've seen the actions and effects of capital creep too much to act any differently.But on Wednesday, Gov. Bill Walker offered a compromise. He told lawmakers that if they can pass a full...
Double standard on running from police

...what reasonable suspicion entails. Donald M. Jones, a University of Miami law professor and Baltimore native, said Gray's act of simply running away may not have been enough."That is very thin. People run for many reasons. Many people have reasons...
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Alaska Communications seeks 'heroes' for award

...Heroes program. A hero can be any youth, ages 6 to 18, who has made a significant contribution to his or her community through acts of generosity, courage or achievement.Nominations are being accepted at
JLO launches 40th anniversary season with 'Don Giovanni'

Juneau Lyric Opera will present "Don Giovanni," an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte, on April 24 and 25 at the Juneau Arts and Culture...


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