Miners gather seeking bright spots

If you look around the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage next week, you wouldn't believe there's a slump in mining industry.The Alaska Miners...
Poles eager to oust pro-market party

...against an opposing narrative promoted by Civic Platform, the pro-business and centrist...people, anger that has already caused Civic Platform to lose the presidency earlier...putting it around five to 14 points ahead of Civic Platform depending on the poll and much...
Nation and World
Letter: Tie receipt of PFD to voter registration

...residents can't be bothered to perform their most important civic duty, yet unfailingly hold out their hands for thousands of...of. More importantly, our state would benefit from greater civic engagement. But don't count on all of our political leaders...
Local media, Juneau Votes to hold candidate debates

...the Juneau Empire, KTOO and Juneau Votes, a nonpartisan civic-engagement group, will be collaborating to help Juneau residents...League of Women Voters, said that she thinks the efforts of civic engagement groups are at least partially responsible."We'd...
Photo: Polarizing moment

Steve Jones, of the Center for Biological Diversity in San Francisco, demonstates outside the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center as the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience...
Apple stakes claim to living room, shows new iPhones

...detachable keyboard and updated software for the Apple Watch during an exhaustive, two-hour event in San Francisco's Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.Apple is counting on sales of the new iPhones to maintain its position as one of the most profitable, and valuable...
Nation and World
Letter: Less talk, more housing

...residents between 20 and 35 years of age. This important age group typically adds vitality to a community's entrepreneurial and civic life. A significant problem for young Juneau residents is the lack of affordable housing."That was said 10 years ago.We...
Campaigns wants to use PFD to register voters

...easy as registering for the PFD."Increasing voter registration is our focus," Reitmeier said. "We want to encourage that civic responsibility of voting."Reitmeier is executive director of the ANCSA Regional Association, a joint body of the 12 Alaska...
Anger as Guatemala votes amid graft scandals

...feel like voting is simply selecting the next person who will loot the country," said Manfredo Marroquin, president of the civic group Citizen Action."They are not rejecting democracy," Marroquin said. "What they're demanding is to reset, run...
Nation and World
Letter: Editorial shows lack of judgement

...kind of unsigned, radical appeal to fear, nativism, racism and religious intolerance disgusts me, and has no place in a civic institution in Juneau. As with the anti-Planned Parenthood editorial cartoon some weeks ago that personally attacked Cecile...


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