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Bulldog reporter Tkacz dies at 61

Bob Tkacz may not have always been well-liked, but he was always respected, according to those who knew the longtime reporter.Tkacz...
Fish Factor: Frankenfish labeling advances in Congress

...less than one hour. Crossing the barAlaska lost one of its finest fishery writers with the untimely death last week of Bob Tkacz. Bob covered seafood industry issues in Juneau for 33 years and published the weekly Laws for the Sea newsletter during...
Murkowski: Media not focusing on achievements

...employee retirement system. "The guy makes statements at a news conference and then contradicts his own statements," said Bob Tkacz, freelance writer and publisher of Laws for the SEA. "And when you ask him to clarify it like any responsible journalist...
Journal resurrected

...people is so compassionate that they create amazing changes in the world." The issue also will include an essay from Bob Tkacz about living on a sailboat in Juneau, and an interview and excerpts from poet Alexis Miller. "If you really want a...
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Confusing inferences

...improper or unduly secretive. It is grossly and improperly secretive. Watt's letter infers the city's chief CIP engineer is more interested in protecting his colleagues in the private sector instead of the public interest. Bob Tkacz Juneau
Newspaper should be ashamed of headline

...person, with the yet to be decided exception of those chosen by the Bush security apparatus, is innocent until proven guilty. The Empire should show more respect for the work of its colleagues, not to mention human rights. Bob Tkacz Juneau
New administration balances embarrassment with openness that the state's public records laws may not be strong enough or enforced well enough. Juneau freelance reporter Bob Tkacz was one of the reporters asking for the transition reports. He was dismayed at the response from a governor who had campaigned...
Gov. Murkowski keeps government agencies muzzled

...and Game, Transportation and Education still must be appointed. At Monday's press conference freelance journalist Bob Tkacz expressed frustration in his attempts to interview Ernesta Ballard, commissioner for the Department of Environmental...
Citizens to vote on opting out of APOC

...There is no need to rush for placement on the October ballot. We've gotten along without doing that for years." Bob Tkacz, a correspondent with Fishermen's News in Juneau, said the problems with the city's proposed ordinance have not...
Vote 'Yes' on tobacco tax

...bail-out" responses of the past year, and struggling with my own income taxes for decades, I've reached the conclusion that "fair" is a very relative, or perhaps irrelevant, concept in modern capitalist America. Bob Tkacz Juneau


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