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Bright moments in the Arts 2014

...goal. Rachael Juzeler? JAHC's Arts Roundtables: These meetings have gotten some new blood and there are some exciting grassroots artists groups which are emerging from them, like the Juneau Mural Project, open studios, Maker Spaces, artists reviews...
My Turn: Predictions for 2014 and beyond

...Congress. I don't know if limiting the amount of money is the answer, but let's figure out how to encourage traditional grassroots politics and move away from paid operatives, lavish and flashy campaigns, and endless attack ads.Lastly, can we all take...
Grassroots cancer group helps when going gets tough

A local grassroots organization designed to assist people living with cancer will have a chance to shine this month during Breast Cancer Awareness...
Immigration-control group starts ads in 10 states

...millions of Americans and legal immigrants already here, still looking for work?"NumbersUSA bills itself as a non-partisan grassroots group that wants to reduce the number of immigrants in order to help American workers. The group claims it has 2 million...
Alaska voters legalize recreational marijuana

...campaign spokeswoman Kristina Woolston said the campaign was "humbled and honored" by the turnout."We are proud of our grassroots campaign, and we look forward to a meaningful discussion of an Alaska-based approach to how this drug should be viewed...
AFN 2014: 'The children are watching'

...Medicine Crow, president and CEO of the First Alaskans Institute, spoke on the first Honoring Our Children Day, a Native-led grassroots initiative to raise up the state's Native children.About 1,440 children attended 27 events across Alaska on April 26...
Proposal would run Fairbanks borough recycling program as non-profit

...borough uses volunteers to monitor and assist with drop-offs, helping direct materials to the right places, he said.The grassroots group that established Valley Community for Recycling Solutions looked a various models for creating a community recycling...
Romney, Cruz to visit Alaska, rally support for Sullivan

...with his vision of less government, more freedom. We are excited to spend the closing days of the race building on that grassroots support with two strong conservative leaders, Senator Ted Cruz and Governor Mitt Romney."During the primary, Sullivan...
New coalition says corporations aren't people

ANCHORAGE - A new grassroots group is launching a campaign to get Alaska political leaders and candidates to sign a pledge declaring that only people have rights...
My Turn: SB21 myths are 'baloney marinated in oil'

...asked to affirm the courageous Alaskans who have made this voting opportunity real. There is no way, however, that the grassroots efforts to overturn SB21 can compete with big money - we just can't. Big Oil and its supporters are spending tens of millions...


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