My Turn: It's time to change Juneau's sales tax policies

...exemptions. As a result of that work, several changes are currently being considered.The Juneau Chamber of Commerce appreciates the...the Chamber makes the current recommendations for the options being considered by Tax-Exempt Review Committee.? The city should...
Anchorage TV station wrongly airs contentious ad

...deliberate attempt by Begich to run the ads again.But after being informed the station took responsibility, Alaska Republican...Peter S. Goldberg said Begich still played a role in the ad being aired."Irrespective of how Begich's disgraceful ad ended...
Empire Editorial: Dunbar offers Alaska a fresh face and fresh start

...their name. Dunbar also believes in "meaningful" campaign finance reform and wants to put an end to unlimited Outside dollars being funneled into Alaska to influence our elections. He also believes in setting term limits for those serving in Congress. Dunbar...
My Turn: Spending half a billion dollars is always a political decision would be seen by many as environmental obstructionism, but building the road isn't an engineering decision. It's being made on the slippery slopes of politics which, in any arena, isn't conducive to fostering public trust.It was politicians...
Police & Fire for Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

...Highway.Motor vehicle crash? At 12:38 p.m. Tuesday, a 16-year-old girl driving a 2013 Honda struck a 2011 Ford being driven by a 69-year-old woman in the 2700 block of Postal Way. There were no injuries, although both vehicles sustained...
Seattle Police: 2 dead, including gunman, in school attack serious condition.After the attack, a crowd of parents waited in a parking lot outside a nearby church where they were being reunited with their children. Buses pulled up periodically to drop off students evacuated from the school, with some running...
Juneau's roller girls set to scare you silly

...with the purchase of the Sport Court. Centennial Hall has also put up funds to help assist us, which is a huge help with us being able to do it. A Sport Court is anywhere from $15,000 to $20,000 dollars. They are not cheap and they are amazing to...
At 1-1, World Series moves to quirky Giants park

...So I think they can make adjustments. I don't think we'll go in thinking that they're at a disadvantage because of not being at our ballpark," he said.About one-third of the Royals have played at AT&T Park with other teams. Of the most frequent...
We've got a win, but don't stop now

...couples, but as individuals. Let's make sure that a same-sex marriage doesn't lead to a partner being fired. Let's make sure that being transgender doesn't lead to housing discrimination. Let's make sure that every individual feels...
Controversial KSM mine gets key permits permits from the British Columbian government."I think people are feeling not just a sense of urgency, and being threatened, but anger, too," said Heather Hardcastle, commercial fishing outreach coordinator for Trout Unlimited. "To...


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