My Turn: Alaska turns to young growth forests

...representatives, local government, recreational interests and others who will work with the Forest...recently announced and received significant interest from forest industry. The fact that...and involvement of all those who have interest in the Tongass. Gifford Pinchot, the...
My Turn: Where's the Governor?

...challenging. But if he can't face his fellow Alaskans, how can he be a force in the boardrooms around the globe representing our interests?We need to hear more from our quiet governor. Silence is not leadership. ? Bill Walker is a life-long Alaskan, businessman...
Seattle teens dive into international underwater robotics competition

...raised the money for their trip to Romania - aren't in it just for themselves. They want to encourage other girls to take an interest in science, engineering and math. They appear at county fairs with their robot.During a recent appearance, they noticed...
My Turn: Gov. Parnell should seek long-term oil production increases

...the point.In deciding whether SB21 is in Alaska's best interests, we need to ask whether we are getting the best price for...exploring in Alaska in the early 2000s. This year it sold off interests in most of its Alaska fields. CEO Bob Dudley stated BP was...
Review: 'Boyhood' an intimate portrait of a child growing up

...motif of movement is one of "Boyhood's" constants. Stepparents, blended families, girlfriends, teachers, divorces, interests, ideas, disruptions flow through the years and provide the narrative structure.The time transitions are remarkably seamless...
An Alaskan Idiot's Guide to voting on SB 21

...will disappear unless you vote YES.If you vote NO, you probably believe ...? ... oil companies only have the best interests of Alaska at heart.? ... it matters what they do Outside, and I'm terrified of it.? ... in the oil production...
My Turn: 'Yes' vote gives Alaska time to get it right

...engaged and to work with the oil companies. We should not hand over profits with the hope companies will act in our best interests. Passage of Ballot Measure 1 puts the state in a stronger position for refining the tax system to encourage investment in...
My Turn: Contraceptive use benefits Alaska's children

...bona fides as champions of the "best interests" of Alaskan children. However, 10...demonstrated decision making in the best interests of children that day by voting in support...women of child-bearing age in the best interests of children. Such preventive health...
My Turn: It's a matter of trust; vote 'yes'

...themselves from voting on the bill because of the clear conflict of interest with them being ConocoPhillips employees, but because of Senate...which they shouldn't have been due to their clear conflict of interest as ConocoPhillips employees - SB21 would never have become...
Empire Editorial: A vote on trust

...short note from a mother: "My son Kelly is a sixteen-year-old who is a victim of Down's Syndrome. Kelly takes a great interest in the world around him, animals especially."He saw the oil spill on the news and when the enclosed picture appeared in...


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