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Empire Editorial: Here we go again ...

...come to terms with four things:1. Our educational system must adapt to the funding it's provided, which means fewer services and programs.2. Dollars and cents don't guarantee greater success (the district graduated 79 percent of seniors...
My Turn: The case for big projects

...logical extension of this approach would result in the stifling of economic growth and eventually result in new taxes, fewer services and an overall decline in our quality of life. "Growth," no matter how much some people hate it - but at the same...
Many seniors just don't want to leave

...when he got old. "He said he didn't want to die anywhere else but Klukwan," Hughes said. Back then there were few services for seniors. Families and tribes took care of their elders. "The elderly took care of themselves a lot," Hughes...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...are not in boroughs and that means the people who live there have less government and fewer taxes. They also have fewer services, or less control over those they get. And those services are usually paid for by the state. Some people want that...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Lake campground - with more and improved RV spaces. It's a beautiful spot, she said, and for people who want fewer services than she provides, it can be less expensive. There also could be fewer RVs traveling the ferry system. According...
Outside editorial: Rule change threatens health care safety net

...public hospital that provides the bulk of Miami-Dade's charity care contend with a shortfall of this magnitude? Fewer services would be inevitable, Jackson CEO Marvin O'Quinn says. Already-lengthy emergency-room waits will be stretched...
Ketchikan: Local state parks could feel budget cuts

...closure of 28 park facilities across the state. "Any business that cuts 19 percent of its budget is going to deliver fewer services," wrote DNR Commissioner Pat Pourchot in the DNR impact statement regarding the budget cuts. The closures would...
Swipe fees are windfall for retailers

...from credit unions and others that issue debit cards. For the big banks that may mean that customers pay more, get fewer services and/or shareholders make less profit. And even with their enormous resources, in some cases they have already...
The case for post office closures

...locations for possible closure by 2015.The additional closures would doubtless involve larger and busier facilities. But few services offered by USPS require an owned-and-operated facility; there are a host of other alternatives, ranging from automated...
Autism wareness

...cost of services, a lack of specialists in the field who regularly visit or live in Juneau, or wait lists for the few services that do exist. "We know that early intervention is the key which is why autism awareness is so important," King...


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