My Turn: Setting the record straight on Sen. Begich

...effort to facilitate revenue sharing with the State of Alaska. Anyone with questions or concerns can call his Washington D.C. office at (202) 224-3004.The political experience and ability that Begich has demonstrated as mayor of Anchorage...
Controversial KSM mine gets key permits

...Congressional delegation asking for involvement on the issue. A group of Southeast Alaska representatives flew to Washington, D.C. in the spring to do so. Some cities and boroughs are joining in as well; Dave Jack, Wrangell's mayor, sent a letter...
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen win Instrumental Group of the Year at the IBMAs

...Awards in Raleigh, N.C. last week. The Washington, D.C.-based band also performed at the awards ceremony, held...Juneau jewelry artist Leah Sturgis, he headed to Washington D.C. in 2003 to take a position as electric guitar player in...
My Turn: Alaska can't regulate marijuana like alcohol about Alaska and Alaskans? Not according to the executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project, the Washington, D.C. organization that has pumped the most money into trying to convince Alaskans that we should commercialize marijuana...
Empire Editorial: Don Young - Alaska's wayward delegate

...given us reason to question his ability.Earlier this summer, he was caught on video grabbing and twisting the arm of a D.C. staffer who was discouraging him from entering a meeting already in progress. Young issued a statement of apology after...
October is Farm to School month

...regional farmers. Farm to School programs have reached millions of students and expanded into all 50 states and Washington, D.C. during the last decade.If you are a food service professional, food producer, teacher or a food-loving family...
Empire Editorial: On Election Day, ballot riches run deep

...block, and the decisions they make will affect that block.While the names and faces of those we send to Washington, D.C. and the Alaska Capitol are well-known, those who serve on our local elected boards don't get as much recognition...
A great time to fly

...costs $189; Portland, $209; San Diego, $219; Bellingham, $221. On the opposite coast, a ticket to Washington, D.C., is $259; New York, $261.Visit to see more...
Off the Beaten Path: Political reflections during a hike of the Juneau Ridge

...distrust anyone who pretends to enjoy jogging. It's un-Alaskan. Case in point, the last time I was in Washington D.C., I had to constantly dodge a pandemic of joggers.Eventually either I got a computer virus, I was black-flagged or...
My Turn: Health care math doesn't add up for Alaskans insurance. In July, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that only those who purchase insurance through...continue to fight for this Alaskan priority in Washington, D.C.? Lisa Murkowski is the senior U.S. Senator from Alaska...


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