Letters to the Editor: JSD hazing interpretation is absurd

...Juneau School District's "interpretation" of the board policy regarding...According to the district's interpretation, these seniors went about...up fanciful and absurd "interpretations" of perfectly clear rules...the school district's interpretation of the policy notwithstanding...
My Turn: Health care math doesn't add up for Alaskans

...lifting, and we are watching the "Affordable Care Act" fall apart under its own weight and contradictory legal interpretations. The Obama Administration has now unilaterally delayed or changed more than 30 of the health care law's provisions...
Fall Arts Preview

...creative non-fiction around designated themes. Stories should be about 10 minutes long when read aloud and broad interpretations of the themes are welcome. Nov. 13: HolidaysThis session will focus on the holiday season. Submission deadline...
Four Alaska museums receive federal grants

...Kwaan Heritage Center. Staff from the Alaska State Museum will train tribal members in professional collection handling, interpretation, and exhibit installation. Tribal members will create the interpretive content and work with a consultant to design and...
Oregon cities mull local pot tax before its legal

...a final decision on whether I'm right or they're right," Kanner said. "Apparently a lot of cities agree with my interpretation."Kanner hopes that Ashland, on the border with California, will draw pot users along with Shakespeare fans and the...
State biologist charged with hunting violation balanced against wasting it, he said."This is a not a case of 'he said, she said.' This is a case of an interpretation of the law," Angstman said. "Really, this is a dispute that needs to be resolved by the court."
Exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

...intersections of history and identity, both personal and cultural. Their work transcends ethnographic and anthropological interpretations, and challenges preconceived notions of indigenous art, demonstrating that Native art is vital and varied. This...
Defeating the violence and ideology of ISIS

...Sunni Muslim clerics and scholars have spoken out publicly to condemn unequivocally ISIS and its criminal and barbaric interpretation of Islam. This is essential, both to make clear that the vast majority of the world's Muslims and their leaders repudiate...
Family of man in Anchorage escalator death sues escalator is, it's not designed for people to try to perform stunts on them."Weidner disagreed with Wheeler's interpretation of the video, which he also has seen."He definitely was not performing any stunt," Weidner said. "If anything...
Revenue forecast met with mixed reactions

The release of the state's Fall 2013 Revenue Forecast Wednesday prompted quick interpretations from both sides of the More Alaska Production Act and oil tax debate.Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, pointed to a projected...
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