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Outside editorial: Where is our 'cyber-czar?'

Where is our cyber-czar? As recent attacks on government and private...moved to create a high-ranking "cyber-czar" to guide the development of cyber-defense...someone to this vital job may mean giving the czar clearer authority to monitor and coordinate...
Need for cyber czar is real

...promised to appoint a permanent "cyber czar" who would coordinate the work of But since "acting cyber-security czar" Melissa Hathaway resigned in August...may be the nature of the job. The cyber czar would have to coordinate with agencies...
The drug czar leaves behind a shaky legacy

...blasted the Netherlands as a nest of crime fueled by illegal drugs a diatribe that had no basis in fact. Yet the nation's drug czar offered no retraction. McCaffrey will leave his post Jan. 6. It will be important for his successor to recognize that, yes...
Baffling drug czar choice

This editorial appeared in today's Los Angeles Times: President Bush's drug czar nominee once told Congress that it should yank all prescription privileges from doctors who recommend medical marijuana for their...
Time for drug treatment to rattle its saber problem than a crime, the nation's newly appointed drug czar has called for an end to talk of a "war on drugs." "Regardless...and the supply takes care of itself. Kerlikowske, the drug czar, said he wants to see more emphasis put on drug treatment and...
Ship's stink airs Juneau's garbage-handling deficiency

...that matter, to handle its garbage. At one point in the summer, Le Grand Blue, owned by Russian provincial governor and oil czar Roman Abramovich, opted for legally dumping its waste far offshore. But on its last trip, the yacht kept the garbage on board...
Freak injury stuns Team USA

...declined to make players available and tabled all roster decisions."This is a very tough blow," an emotional basketball czar Jerry Colangelo said, "not so much about us, but about Paul. It's a first for us in USA Basketball to have something like...
Off the Beaten Path: The future of Berners Bay and the east side of Lynn Canal

...Since then, I've come back to the region numerous times to kayak, hike, hunt mountain goats and black bears, guide a vodka czar and his cronies (one of the stranger experiences of my life), fish and sometimes just to find a bit of quiet.I try to avoid...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Baffling drug czar choice Editorial This editorial appeared...Angeles Times: President Bush's drug czar nominee once told Congress that it should...Angeles Times: President Bush's drug czar nominee once told Congress that it should...
Alaska's homeland security czar works on communication

FAIRBANKS - Alaska Homeland Security Commissioner Drew Dix says his office is trying to develop techniques to condense cumbersome intelligence data into information people throughout the state can quickly and easily interpret. "There's lots of information that's being collected across the country and it's being sent to us in raw data form," Dix told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. "What we're trying to do is provide people with useful one-liners of what they need to know."


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