My Turn Alaska needs Aerospace Corp. more than ever

...nation's rapidly growing space-based requirements and offers exceptional commercial opportunity to Alaskans. Best of all - Alaska is its home.? Patrick K. Gamble is president of the University of Alaska system and is chairman of the Alaska Aerospace...
Walker budget cuts 55 Juneau jobs

...the staff of former Rep. Doug Isaacson, R-North Pole.She said she wants to use her diverse background to work for all Alaska communities - cities, tribes and villages - and to work with different kinds of organizations to reach a common goal...
My Turn: Advancing the Peratrovich legacy

...determination that Alaska Native people have lived for thousands of years, we all are coming closer to liberty and justice for all. Alaska Native leaders continue to participate at the highest levels of government, in the arts and humanities, in corporate...
Juneau's future mapped out

...Committee of the Whole meeting earlier this month, Greg Fisk updated COW members on preliminary discussions to move all Alaska-related NOAA jobs and facilities to Alaska.Fisk estimates that $22.5 million in payroll money would enter the...
My Turn: It's time for an Alaska higher education land-grant equivalency plan

...good university and an outstanding university." He went on in his letter, "What a wonderful thing it would be for all Alaska if a great oil bonanza should be developed on university land and we could accumulate an endowment of $50 million and...
Cruise ships still king

...Those repeat visitors are really a critical part of our marketing strategy."In 2006, more than 30 percent of all Alaska tourists had come at least once before. By 2011, that number had reached almost 50 percent - and those people will...
Bright moments in the Arts 2014

...course); Festival of the Three Skulls.? (Personal): Breaking my rejection streak and getting accepted into the All-Alaska Juried XXXV, getting invited to be the featured artist in Tidal Echoes and jurying the UAS spring student show, holding...
Gallery Walk 2014

...Throughout the early 20th century, the Alaska Native Brotherhood fought for citizenship, voting rights, and education for all Alaska Natives, securing unheard-of victories in a contentious time. Their unified work and legal prowess propelled the...
Walker's opening choices are hard ones focused on oil and gas and municipal government issues. He is perhaps best known for his efforts to advance an all-Alaska gas line, which runs from the North Slope to tidewater.Longtime friend Merrick Peirce called Walker a family man...
Point of inspiration

...nearly as much as the real place-based writers ... people that bring a place totally alive. And I feel like almost all Alaska authors do that just because Alaska is place that sort of demands that of a writer."???Rachel Weaver will be in...


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