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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
Fifty Shades of Grey

Opens Friday, Feb 13, 2015 Synopsis: E.L. James' kinky best-seller gets the big screen treatment with this Universal Pictures/Focus Features co-production. The steamy tale details a masochistic relationship between a college student and a businessman, whose desires for extreme intimacy pen from secrets in his past. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Luke Grimes, Jennifer Ehle, Marcia Gay Harden, Max Martini, Eloise Mumford, Dylan Neal, Rita Ora, Victor Rasuk, Callum Keith Rennie Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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...
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 3

...the footsteps of Tkachenko and Genkin - albeit without a scramble across the ice.There were so many asylum-seekers that businessman Fedor Soloviev (who arrived in Anchorage from Moscow in 1990) started a business catering to them. He videotaped arrivals...
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...


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