Empire Editorial: Here we go again ...

...Our educational system must adapt to the funding it's provided, which means fewer services and programs.2. Dollars and cents don't guarantee greater success (the district graduated 79 percent of seniors in 2013, one of its highest rates in recent...
For traders, oil's plunge takes a toll on egos and accounts

...wrong and oil turned up, those trades would pull him out of the market quickly before losses snowballed."Whether you make 50 cents or $1, you don't care, you're making money," he said. "And as it keeps going down you find yourself in something...
Joan Marie Braley Sahlin

...start: at twelve she waited tables in her parents' restaurant after which she walked on her own through the city to see ten-cent movies. She was confirmed in the Lutheran Church as a teen and continued in strong faith throughout her long life.Joan's...
Sports on TV

COLLEGE FOOTBALL8 a.m., ESPN - Bahamas Bowl, Cent. Michigan vs. W. Kentucky, at Nassau4 p.m., ESPN - Hawaii Bowl, Fresno St. vs. Rice, at Honolulu
Switch to diesel will only cost you 'fractions of a cent'

...Electric Light & Power Co. customers will only see 'fractions of a cent' in added cost to their monthly electric bill as a result of...cost to customers."In this case, it will be fractions of a cent," Driscoll said.AEL&P initially thought the outage was...
Juneau delegation outlines priorities

...companies to pay a larger surcharge per barrel to DEC to help cover oil spill cleanup and education programs. The current 5-cent-per-barrel surcharge is not sufficient, she said, and this is one way the state can raise its own revenue in a budget crunch...
Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Driving away the formation of character

...individuals depends upon how often and for what purpose we use the road. And not all benefits can be measured by dollars and cents. In an October Juneau Empire column, Win Gruening described one that appeals to me - exploring new territory. He portrayed...
My Turn: Alaska first, not the Koch Brothers or Karl Rove

...91 million dollars, an equivalent of 146 years of paid work for a $300 per hour attorney! He then settled for 15 to 20 cents on the dollar for the state. Dan says we won; seriously? The AG's office has previously settled similar cases without massive...
Sports on TV

...Aguadilla, Puerto Rico3 p.m., FSN - NJIT at St. John's4 p.m., ESPNU - NC Central at North Carolina5 p.m., FSN - Cent. Arkansas at Creighton6 p.m., ESPNU - Milwaukee at AuburnNBA BASKETBALL6 p.m., ESPN - San Antonio at L.A. LakersSOCCER10...
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...Guard commissioned report had in fact recommended six heavy and four medium-sized such vessels. Finally, less than one per cent of the U.S. navigationally significant Arctic waters have been surveyed with modern technology. Clearly, the U.S. and...


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