Munoz an advocate for Juneau housing

...fix or fixes are.I have served on the City and Borough of Juneau Affordable Housing Commission, Southeast Alaska Building Industry Association, Cold Climate Housing Research Center and the Alaska State Home Building Association's legislative committee...
Alaska, Oregon are ground zero in pot fight

...who follows national drug policy.Mark Kleiman, a drug policy consultant who helped Washington set up its legal marijuana industry, said the outcomes in Oregon and Alaska "will help determine the enthusiasm of funders financing the legalization campaign...
Budding entrepreneurs

...expressed concerns about by-products of the industry."Where is the waste-water going?" James...sales.They anticipate it will be a booming industry in Alaska - a job-creating industry."Whatever aspect we jump into, we're...
Empire Editorial: Vote yes on 3, no on 4

...stay local.Engineers and scientists should take the lead during permitting conversations, not lawmakers under pressure from industry lobbyists. There are plenty of productive, environmentally safe mines in salmon-rich areas. Look at Kensington Mine or...
My Turn: Ballot Measure 4 is bad policy and bad for business

...because it was obvious that it threatened the entire mining industry in Alaska, and thousands of high-paying, year-round Alaskan...history with mining, large-scale metal mining is a young industry, with the 25-year-old Red Dog Mine as our oldest.All...
AFN 2014: From regalia to couture

...adorn her work."I have to explain subsistence, people don't understand hunting," she said. "It's not the 'fur industry.' ... This is a wild harvest."Shaaxsaani gets her hides from Alaska Native hunters who fill their freezers with the...
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Empire Editorial: For governor of Alaska, Parnell is the right pick

...As we said before, we've had enough of rogues.Parnell has been a strong supporter of increasing tourism in Alaska, an industry that has supplanted logging as the third economic leg of Southeast. He's proven to support oil development on the North...
Iconic Ketchikan bar closes for repairs

...hardest part of the next several months, she said, will be attracting customers back to her business."With the liquor industry, say you have to be closed for six weeks," she said. "Most of the customers, they can deal with it. They won't like...
Palin endorses Walker in race for governor

...almost entirely on oil taxes to run.Parnell and the Legislature approved a new taxation plan that lowered the taxes on the oil industry with the intent - but no demand - companies reinvest savings into increased exploration and production. The bill survived...
Letter: Parnell supports tourism, so I support him

In my 44 years in the Alaskan tourism industry, I am proud and honored to write in support of our states...governor, Parnell has been a powerful voice for the tourism industry in the state of Alaska. With the security of the state's...


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