Photo: Chamber election candidates

Juneau Assembly member Jesse Kiehl, right, running unopposed for the District 1 seat, speaks at the Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Juneau International Airport on Thursday. Areawide candidates Tony Yorba, left, Maria Gladziszewski...
On the Trails: Bumblebees

...catkins and early blueberry flowers. These are queens, which mated last fall and then hibernated, each one usually in a small chamber she dug in the soil. Bumblebees can regulate their own body temperature by shivering (as can dragonflies and hawkmoths...
Southeast art scene dwarfs that of US

...economy. Their argument is, without the economy, you wouldn't have the arts. I wanted to prove to the economists and the chambers that arts does drive the economy in Southeast Alaska. It's a huge, huge part of the economy."According to the study...
Empire Editorial: Be smart with your PFD - don't just spend, save

...automatically.Many of you have heard the jingle associated with the Look Local First marketing campaign, put on by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce. It's catchy, and we should all take note. Instead of heading to your favorite online retailer - seriously...
My Turn: Sullivan shouldn't ask for votes without offering answers

...deserve to hear. That is why I have agreed to attend 13 Senate debates across Alaska including a variety of hosts such as local chambers of commerce, the Alaska Tea Party and the Libertarian Party. I continue to hope all candidates running will join me so Alaskans...
Young announces plans for 3 House debates, forums

...debates and forums in the lead-up to the November general election.Young's campaign says he'll participate in a Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce forum on Oct. 28 and an Alaska Public Media debate on Oct. 30. His campaign had previously said he would take...
As ship yard goes, so goes Ketchikan

...million on additional spending for local goods and services.Chelsea Goucher, executive director of the Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce, said the study was done for a purely hypothetical situation."(The study) just really illustrates to the...
Begich votes for campaign finance measure

...of Arctic Parliamentarians.The measure was considered a long-shot, at best, requiring two-thirds majorities of each chamber of Congress and ratification by states.It would have allowed Congress and the states to set "reasonable limits" on campaign...
In Petersburg, rainforest festival extends into space

...Advisory Program; Dillman is a Forest Service ecologist. Fish and Game, the Alaska Herpetological Society, the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Clausen Memorial Museum were some of the festival's many sponsors...
Fall Arts Preview

...conductor Dwayne Corbin.Oct. 18 and 19: Symphony Showcase This chamber music concert features symphony musicians playing...Midori in Concert, JDHSViolinist Midori's makes recital, chamber music, and concerto appearances throughout the world. Her...


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