John Daugherty

...theArmy Air Corps in December 1945. After the war, he lived for two years in Seattle, WA, where he studied banking under the GI Bill.John's parents had moved to Juneau in 1946 where his father became the manager of B.M. Behrends Department Store. During...
My Turn: An overdue ounce of prevention

...the child knows and trusts.In 2014, Bill and I applauded then-Governor Sean Parnell's...having 21 co-sponsors in the House, the bill got stuck in committee. I recall a post-session...Parnell, where his disappointment that the bill died was palpable. In 2015, to the rescue...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 25, 2015

...neighbor's yard.Having proceeded to scat out of town, they've just about sunk Erin's Law, the child abuse prevention education bill, with enough riders and weasel words that it probably won't end up passing - and even if it does, it won't mean much in...
My Turn: Government shutdown won't happen

On Monday, Gov. Bill Walker sent an email to 15,000 state employees warning them about a government shutdown starting July 1. He told these Alaskans...
Budget bill introduced

...portions of the operating budget Gov. Bill Walker signed this week were packaged into new legislation, House Bill 2001, and introduced to the House Finance...the partially funded HB 72 - the budget bill Walker signed - and HB 2001 are the equivalent...
State | AK legislature
Gov. Walker signs four bills into law

On Thursday, Gov. Bill Walker signed four bills approved by the Alaska Legislature into law. The signing was...announced in an email Friday from the governor's office. The four bills:? HB 70 adds four state-owned parcels of land to Creamer's...
State | AK legislature
Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances

...Already approved by the House on a large bipartisan vote, the bill could come to a vote in the Senate on Friday, but is opposed...sentencing reform. Paul and Leahy are already working together on a bill, opposed by key Republicans, to limit the use of mandatory...
Falcons split with Lady Wolves

...Ketchikan is at 6-4, JDHS 5-5 and TMHS is at 2-8. JDHS plays two final games against TMHS, and Sitka and Kayhi have a twin bill. The Crimson Bears need to win both and have Sitka defeat Ketchikan twice for an automatic state bid.On Friday, the Falcons...
The business of beer

...event. Ryan Makinster, executive director of the Brewers Guild of Alaska, made a pitch for brewers to get involved with a bill in the Alaska Legislature that modernizes and revises the state's alcohol code."I want you guys to enjoy yourselves...
Slack Tide: Hey, Alaska: Go fund yourself!

...manage to source. Does the State of Alaska take BitCoin? In a perfect world, we'd present an oversized novelty check to Gov. Bill Walker. Come to think of it, why not go with a whole "Prize Patrol?" Too bad Ed McMahon passed away. I wonder if Ryan Seacrest's...


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