My Turn: Blaming oil tax for deficit is wrong

...thousands of Alaskans. If we had failed, Alaska would not only face a larger budget deficit today, but the economy would be worse...The Walker administration, Legislature and Alaskans statewide face serious budget challenges ahead. We need to continue to work...
Man indicted for dealing heroin in Juneau

A grand jury on Friday indicted a 36-year-old man for dealing heroin in Juneau.Anthony A. Parr faces second- and fourth-degree drug misconduct charges for allegedly delivering heroin to a confidential informant on three occasions...
Juneau faces $20 million bill for sewage solution

On Monday night, the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly's Committee of the Whole was confronted with the price tag of the most likely fix to the city's sewage problem.
Healthy Gronkowski ready to roll in Super Bowl

...265-pound Gronkowski can change that opinion when the Patriots face the Seahawks and the 190-pound Lane in the Super Bowl on Sunday...touchdown catch in each of his two playoff games.But now he must face the NFL's best defense. Seattle allowed the fewest points...
Jury convicts 2 ex-Vanderbilt players of raping woman

...attack, cried as each guilty verdict was announced. The men face decades in prison when they are sentenced March 6.The jury...testified that he had been on the top bunk and saw the woman face down on the floor. He said he heard one of the players say he...
Empire Editorial: Climate change - it's 'a thing'

...locations wearing shorts on Sunday. At 8:30 a.m.? When the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center was built 53 years ago, the face of the then-hulking glacier was at it's doorstep. Now, it's about a mile away.? Anna's hummingbirds can now be...
Super Bowl Media Day has a distinctive international flavor least based on the laughter - in Spanish.The puppets did one interview with a German reporter who had fake scars on his face like a zombie and later cornered Seahawks center Patrick Lewis."I don't know what they're saying," Lewis said to the...
My Turn: Walker's appointment may district from agenda

...have had little interaction with him - received seven votes by the game board to receive an interview. In spite of what on its face might appear an impressive resume, the Board of Fisheries, which is made up of diverse people from the commercial, sports...
Lions thank Juneau for another successful Light Flights

...door and cheer and "high five" their return. Those with tears in their eyes prior to the flight return with a smile on their face. It's a night they won't soon forget. It can be raining, 18 degrees outside or snowing. The Taku Winds can be blowing...
Slack Tide: It's raining men-clouds

...grow their own facial hair are opting for beard transplants, where hair is removed from the chest or head and grafted onto the face. Goatees cost $3,000, full beards $7,000. Hair restoration clinics can't perform the procedures fast enough. Remember...


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