UA system appoints new president

The fireweed is ready to go to seed. The leaves are beginning to turn. Creel surveys are reporting Silvers in healthy numbers. Summer is nearly over, which...
My Turn: Gov. Walker should be required to explain why he isn't violating state law

...expressly require legislative approval. Let's go through the analysis step-by-step...included in our statute, but it has to go through a specific, lawful process.For...The drafting number is 29-GH1055\H. Go to page nine, starting at line 11 through...
UA system appoints new president

...existing programs and cut redundancies in an attempt to save money."(Let's) focus on distinctive strength, and the higher we go, the less redundancy there is," he told the Empire earlier this month.The university announced that Johnsen will earn an...
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...exemption had been the result of a settlement between Alaska and the federal government, and its unfortunate that we have to go back to square one. In Southeast Alaska, the Roadless Rule sets aside so much land from timber harvest and road construction...
David John Nesgoda

...him with a new bicycle and a fishing rod in his hand, eager to go out on his own to discover new territory. David's genuine love...same time, the seasonal nature of his work allowed Dave to "go on campaign" each winter. His desire to explore new waters would...
Putting up fish part III: Fishing options

...Snagging is legal there. Giant treble hooks go whipping though the air with heavy snagging zone. Fly fishermen like to go out there. In the misty dawn they deliver...It's worth looking at these before you go. Last week Yakutat closed the Situk River...
Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

...waters."We always told our kids to not go out of the inlet, but kids will be kids...Surely this guy is dead.' And you'll go out and there he will be alive." this point," he said, "the chances go down."The Coast Guard said crews would...
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Families welcome Japanese students

...beaten that hurdle.While Juneau students don't frequently go to Japan, JSD teachers regularly travel to Nishiokoppe to keep...Nishiokoppe school organizers) are concerned, is that this will go on forever," Calkins said. "This is a forever friendship...
Kerry implores Congress to back Iran nuclear deal

...a nuclear weapon covertly, the international community will know."They can't do that. Because the red flags that would go off - the bells and whistles that would start chiming - as a result of any movement away from what they have to do" to meet their...
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Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

...a political implication of this, it's to find those areas where there are proven or likely cost savings, and aggressively go after them through Medicare," Mendelson said.The health care spending report was published online by the journal Health Affairs...
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