Empire Editorial: Mallott, Walker and the sprint to November

...Hickel staff "treat(ed) me as if I'm the second janitor on the third floor," he told a reporter later in the term.As columnist Dermot Cole pointed out, former House Speaker Mike Bradner used to joke that all the lieutenant governor has to do is sit...
Summer books roundup

...December 2013).Skagway-based outdoors columnist Andrew Cremata has pulled together a...since April 2001, was named Best Sports Columnist by the Alaska Press Club in 2007, 2008...and 2012. Seattle Post-Intelligencer columnist Jim Moore, said of the author, "I...
Empire Editorial: Senators promise more foreign workers for Alaska

...successfully inserted language reviving the J-1 visa program into a funding bill for the U.S. State Department.State fisheries columnist Laine Welch, writing from Kodiak, remarked in part that "Alaska seafood processors will soon get relief."We weren't...
Brazil Beat

...We have Suarez - he is everything."LOOKALIKE LAPSESAO PAULO - Mario Sergio Conti, a well-known Brazilian syndicated columnist, couldn't believe his eyes Wednesday when he boarded a plane going from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo.There, sitting in...
Outgoing Owen recalls 2 decades mastering harbor

...building a new Kodiak ferry dock this summer.While that work goes on, Owen and his wife Marion, a photographer, gardening columnist and former merchant mariner, will devote more time their two businesses. They run a year-round bed and breakfast at their...
Jerry Coleman's wit and humility made him unique

...nor was it enhanced theatrically by the occasional visit from the San Diego Padres, but there always was hope for a bored columnist in the form of Jerry Coleman.Coleman had a couple or three things that were getting pretty hard to find toward the end of...
Hickel: Columnist missed my legacy

In the Sept. 7 Juneau Empire, columnist Gregg Erickson missed most of my accomplishments in two terms as governor. Here is a partial list. Demanded that Atlantic Richfield...
New and recently published summer books

Editor's note: Longtime Arts columnist Kathy Ward, of "In the Stacks," is on vacation this week. In her absence, here's a look at new and recently published summer...
My Turn: A misguided article on NPR-A

I was sad to see Empire columnist Ben Brown's recent tirade (Empire, NPR-A: Misguided federal policy," Sept. 30) over the NPR-A's management in your...
Five Good Reads: Clint Farr

This week's list of suggested titles was submitted by Clint J. Farr, a regular columnist for the Juneau Empire's Arts section."The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America"I love Bill Bryson because Bill...


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