Use common sense regulation for ship wastewater permits At a recent public hearing, I advocated for "common sense regulation" in consideration of this permit. In my opinion, common sense regulation should: 1. Define the specific issues of...
My Turn: What the TAC isn't talking about

...wildlife and scenic viewsheds, all of which are undermined by massive, old-growth clearcuts. Both science and common sense indicate that the 6,000-acre Big Thorne sale will pollute salmon streams and reduce deer and wolf populations...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Nov. 17, 2014

...complained when the state announced its decision two weeks before Thanksgiving. Good job by the Marine Highway to show some common sense.Thumbs down to forgetting about sea lions. The Alaska Department of Transportation has announced that it will have...
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...access to, a province of a foreign country that does not have the support of the government of that province fails the common sense test and is not a reasonable alternative."Private ferry optionPros: Does not depend on state fundingCons: Depends...
Balanced budgets: Common sense or science fiction?

...colleagues in Congress. Begich calls the amendment a "common sense" stand to "improve fiscal discipline in Washington...our Constitution resembles science fiction more than common sense. ? Rich Moniak is a Juneau resident.
Letter: I'm voting for common sense - George McGuan

At the Juneau Chamber of Commerce debate, George McGuan, candidate for House District 34, was brave to tell the crowd that we don't have the money to build the Juneau Road extension.
Letter: Gladziszewski dedicated, pragmatic and the right choice for Assembly

...three years as chairwoman, demonstrated her willingness to stick to complicated, difficult issues in search of the common-sense solution that would work best for our community. As a member of the AJ Mine Advisory Committee, she tackled the complicated...
Alaska Editorial: Making good decisions on the water

...are a good place to start - but are only effective if they're actually being worn. And there are a number of other common-sense steps boaters should take before heading out on the water, whether to participate in the final week of the Kenai River...
Letters to the Editor: Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins is the right candidate for Southeast Alaska

...this he has now added a great education in the way things work in the legislature. He is now experienced.JKT holds common-sense, fiscally prudent positions on budget matters. He works closely with Bert Stedman, across the aisle, on behalf...
Vote 'No' to support a strong tax structure

...Slope oil industry. If we hope to have a chance at changing the decline of oil revenue in our state we need to apply a common sense strategy with SB21. If we think we can tax our way to growth there will be no one here to tax. Shannon PriceSalcha...


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