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Alaska Editorial: Legislature must provide stable budget for UA

...It's important to note that the university shouldn't be untouchable in the budget process, and the regents aren't perfect arbiters of what is necessary or possible with regard to UA funding. Discussions are already underway about the value of duplicating...
NFL got it wrong, Peterson should play

...grateful that Peterson was caught after his outrageous act of discipline last May.Goodell and his stooge Harold Henderson, the arbiter behind Friday's decision to uphold Peterson's six-game suspension, insist that Peterson has not shown proper remorse...
My Turn: 'Medically necessary' bill disrespects Alaska's women

...straightforward to test the validity of Sen. Coghill and Gov. Parnell's implied assertion that they are the appropriate arbiters of "medical necessity" with regard to Alaska women. We could simply commission a random survey of Alaska women and ask them...
High cost, corruption claims mar Brazil World Cup

...increasingly difficult to fight," said Renato Rainha, an arbiter at Brasilia's Audit Court, which is investigating the Brasilia...increasingly difficult to fight," said Renato Rainha, an arbiter at Brasilia's Audit Court, which is investigating the spending...
Not the time to give Heisman to Winston

...this was an issue like he stole a stereo or something I might look at it differently," said Richard Lapchick, the excellent arbiter of ethics in sports today. "But to turn a blind eye to this would be a mistake."It would, because the Heisman is more...
'If I don't defend myself, who will?'

...for the process," Rodriguez added a moment later, "and I think we have that and at some point we'll sit in front of an arbiter and give our case. And that's as much as I feel comfortable telling you right now."Here's hoping he has better material...
Defiant A-Rod gets 211-game ban, will appeal case

...ban given last year to San Francisco pitcher Guillermo Mota for a second offense."At some point we'll sit in front of an arbiter and give our case," Rodriguez said.Yankees manager Joe Girardi, minutes after losing captain Derek Jeter for the third...
Juneau police win labor grievance over overtime

...Department thousands of dollars, a labor arbiter ruled last week. Sound off on the important...months. About two months ago another arbiter ruled sworn officers were entitled to...agreement. "We'll comply with the arbiter's ruling," Chief Greg Browning said...
We must reject call to elect judges

...judges makes about as much sense as letting baseball players elect umpires. Courts are supposed to be neutral, independent arbiters of disputes. Judges should not be beholden to political parties, campaign contributors and special interests. A high-profile...
Acting as if nothing is amiss in America

...he had in mind? He wrote in an 1820 letter "You [William C. Jarvis] seem ... to consider the judges as the ultimate arbiters of all constitutional questions, a very dangerous doctrine indeed and one which would place us under the despotism of an oligarchy...


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