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...
Mayor, lawmakers show support for guardsmen, reservists

...on employers, especially if it's a mom-and-pop operation with only one or two employees, he said."Having been a businessman, I understand their situation," Smith said.The organization asks businesses and lawmakers to sign statements of support...
My Turn: Putting partisan poltics aside

...We finished the race. We kept Alaska strong. We kept the faith and put Alaska First. God bless you, and God bless Alaska."? Bill Walker is a lifelong Alaskan, businessman, attorney and independent candidate for governor.
My Turn: Where's the Governor?

...interests?We need to hear more from our quiet governor. Silence is not leadership. ? Bill Walker is a life-long Alaskan, businessman and owner of an Anchorage law firm practicing primarily municipal and oil and gas law. He is an independent candidate for...
My Turn: Alaskans can't afford not to elect Mead Treadwell to the US Senate

...magistrate Joe Miller.I met Treadwell my first year by Juneau and have gotten to know him. I learned he was a successful businessman before he got into politics. He isn't consumed in himself and is a balanced individual as demonstrated by the fact that...
Urban Decay Part III: Downtown Juneau's progress

...catalyzed by a documentary highlighting downtown Juneau's problems, created by local filmmaker Pat Race and commissioned by businessman Bruce Denton.Though those who live and work in downtown Juneau acknowledge the area faces big problems, city officials...
Urban Decay

...these images are from a recent short documentary on downtown Juneau, and all of them are meant to inspire change.Local businessman Bruce Denton bought the Senate Building on Franklin Street with business partner Larry Spencer in 1982, but Denton wasn't...
Majka earns Pole position on Tour's 14th stage

...I had a calm first week to help Alberto. It broke my heart to see him leave."Team owner Oleg Tinkov, a Russian businessman, choked up, wiped his nose, and put on sunglasses."We lost Alberto, we had to win," he said through a translator...
On Ballot Measure 1, how much does money really matter?

...more spending money, it's anyone's race, he said."I would expect with Barney Gottstein's (a retired Anchorage businessman who donated $200,000 to Vote Yes! Repeal the Giveaway group recently) involvement and the 'Yes' side now having money...
State | SB21
Secondhand shops get stricter rules

...different city. If it had not been for similar laws in that city, he wouldn't have seen those items again, he said. As a businessman, however, he said he feels for the business owners that will be impacted by the ordinance."From a victim's side...


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