Pakistan agog as arrested top model leaves catwalk for court

...over half a million in cash trying to fly to Dubai.Since her arrest, rumors abound tying the model to powerful Pakistani businessmen and politicians, offering a new look into money laundering in this country of 180 million people where corruption remains...
Regional News
Empire Editorial: Restoring history requires many small steps

In 1899, a group of Seattle businessmen wanted a centerpiece for Pioneer Square. They took a steamship...In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, tourists and businessmen treated Alaska Native culture as another resource to be extracted...
32 points

...Alaska who traveled to most communities, always found that sport to be the topic of conversation. Along with some Juneau businessmen, he got the tournament ball rolling.Fishing boats, steamships, barges, skiffs and prayers got teams to the court...
Alaska court says 2 men can sue in bidding dispute

FAIRBANKS - The Alaska Supreme Court has ruled that two Fairbanks businessmen can sue state employees over their role in the bidding process on a $60 million state contract. The court decided Friday that...
Regional News
Raise awareness during 'Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day'

In honor of National Safe Boating Week, businessmen and boaters today will have something in common: all will be sporting life vests."I'll be wearing my life jacket to work...
My Turn: Blaming oil tax for deficit is wrong

...result of low oil prices, low oil production and overspending - not oil tax reform.A group of Native leaders, unions, businessmen and thousands of Alaskans who care deeply about Alaska's long-term economic future led a three-year campaign to reform...
Begich pushes back on health care ad

...for Prosperity a "phony attempt to snooker Alaskans."Americans for Prosperity, which began with money from billionaire businessmen brothers David Koch and Charles Koch, has launched ads targeting Begich and five other Democrats over the federal health...
Kenai men take wheel at Chevy dealership

A pair of Kenai men have bought Juneau's Chevrolet dealership. The Kenai businessmen bought the 13-year-old Lewis Motors from Harley Lewis and Chuck Wescott and changed its name to Capital Chevrolet. Bob Favretto...
Former Coast Guard cutter Storis headed to scrap yard," said Joe Geldhof, a Juneau attorney and secretary for the group.He said the organization doesn't fault the businessmen who bought the ship but does say the General Service Administration "botched the disposal. They didn't give nonprofits...
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 2

...begun by Gorbachev, they found there were still strict limits.Attempting to interview American and British diplomats, businessmen and other officials, Tkachenko was turned away from the diplomatic compound by KGB officials and searched. He tried again...


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