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My Turn: 'The Road' conversation needs a new subject of this writing, down from over $110 this summer. Shame on all of them.It's high time we demanded more creative solutions from our leaders. What do Juneauites really want? Most of us just want cheaper access. Well, this summer we...
My Turn: Child care shortage an economic development barrier

...child, with our close-knit community, incredible outdoors and wonderful kid-focused activities. Fortunately, creative solutions to increase child care are being explored.The City and Borough of Juneau is funding the HEARTS Initiative, offering...
Empire Editorial: A safer alternative is needed plowed during periods of snow and ice to handle traffic to the airport. We hope the state can come up with a creative solution to make this dangerous intersection safer for the residents and visitors who use it. More accidents there are inevitable...
Outdoor perspective: Kenai River kings: strong or suffering?

...our community are left wondering when enough is enough. Surely, a healthy river needs some healthy limits, and creative solutions are badly needed. Unfortunately, the organization "dedicated to ensuring the sustainability of the world's premier...
Ag. Secretary Vilsack Announces New Timber Plan for Tongass

...applauds Vilsack for recognizing the need to move away from old-growth harvests."(This plan) would encourage new creative solutions and entrepreneurial energy to capture markets that we believe are there but are not being fully exploited right...
Election nears, candidates share positions

...the district can keep a full-time nurse in every school. The key is to increase community partnership and find creative solutions while addressing the budget.With current budget constraints what impact can you make in the classroom?Carlson...
A 'yes' vote would allow the city to correct flaws

...Proponents of the new school say that both schools still will be able to offer a full range of courses, and that creative solutions can be found to make that happen. Busing students back and forth between schools and sharing teachers between two...
My turn: Preserve Merchants Wharf for its history

...Thanksgiving dinner for 400 residents. Juneau's aviation history could be preserved in the 1939 hangar building with creative solutions such as: 1) get it on the National Register of Historical Places (like the Alaskan Hotel); 2) contact the...
Hopefuls weigh in on city housing

...or stay in Juneau, he said. "I'd like people to look beyond the economic indicators and look for some other creative solutions and really spend some time on why businesses are having a hard time affording the youth," he said. The Juneau...
Empire editorial: Fresh perspectives are the best choices

...diversification education and zero tolerance of racial harassment. She has said the board needs new faces to encourage creative solutions. In an election that offers few other articulated contrasts, it's a valid point. Garvey and Peters could contribute...


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