On Writing: Running out of ink

Editor's note: Michelle Bonnet Hale, Jim Hale's partner, is Jim's guest columnist for "On Writing" this week. The following is a Sept. 30 entry from her journal.My pen is a little dry; what will I write...
My Turn: A plan to end a regressive entitlement

...vulnerable citizens. Dipping into the Permanent Fund once "seemed like such an easy answer," the Alaskan Dispatch News columnist admitted last weekend. Now she's arguing it's a regressive tax, especially for people who rely on it for food, housing...
On Writing: Rehabilitation and Red Tape

Editor's note: This week's On Writing column was written by guest columnist Lowell Ford, an inmate at Lemon Creek Correctional Center, and is the third of a three-part series on writing classes offered...
Longtime Seattle Times travel writer Stanton Patty dies

SEATTLE - To Seattle Times readers of the mid-20th century, he was Mr. Alaska, that columnist so keenly tuned into the world of bush pilots and sourdough miners.To others, he was the bow-tied, crew-cut reporter who...
Columnists award Palin dubious honor

The National Society of Newspaper Columnists chose Gov. Sarah Palin last week as the winner of its annual...secretary Ben S. Pollock. Past president Mike Leonard, a columnist for The Herald Times of Bloomington, Ind.: "As a Hoosier...
Letter: Senior tax exemption

...approved the changes in the current senior citizen sales tax exemptions. Juneau Chamber of Commerce Director Craig Dahl, columnist Rich Moniak and Juneau Assembly-hopeful Dixie Hood were among the most notable. The bulk of the testimony supported the...
Sean Tracey to perform new music at Paradise dinner concert

...of $60. Tickets are available at Paradise, 9351 Glacier Highway in the Mendenhall Valley.Tracey, a former Empire Arts columnist, was part of the Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band in Juneau, which also featured Maridon Boario, Johnse Ostman, Erik Chadwell...
Israelis, Palestinians in a panic amid violence

...The sense is that the entire country is the front line, and that everyone is a candidate for stabbing," Nahum Barnea, a columnist for the daily Yediot Ahronot wrote recently.Municipalities have increased security patrols, the government has eased gun...
Nation and World
My Turn: Career politicians don't govern for the good of the people

...doing. And because we can only vote our own representatives into retirement, term limits are needed to throw out those bums who represent everyone else.? Rich Moniak is a Juneau resident and regular columnist for the Juneau Empire.
Rose says he's 'just happy' to meet with commissioner

...I won't need a third chance."Rose's college visit was to be capped by a discussion with Cincinnati Enquirer sports columnist Paul Daugherty about ethics and sports as part of the school's fall lecture series. Miami spokeswoman Claire Wagner said...
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