No sign of person who shouted for help at glacier

...the trail looking for the lost person at about 3:40 p.m.By about 7 p.m. and the arrival of nightfall, SEADOGS team leader Bruce Bowler told the Empire that two search dogs and dog handlers were leaving from the scene. CCFR searchers left about the...
My Turn: Preserve the Permanent Fund amid cuts

...could continue to be divided up for dividends to eligible Alaskans, or it could be spent in any other manner that our elected leaders agreed would be in the best interests of all Alaskans given the circumstances of the day.The issue of whether the payment...
XBoundary film presents views from both sides of the border

...Polley mine disaster in central B.C. in August of 2014. Mining expert Dr. David Chambers, along with Southeast Alaska leaders, will discuss the science and potential local impacts of transboundary mining development.Xboundary, a 6-minute video...
My turn: Mine development in British Columbia raises concerns our lives and are wondering if we are going to see true leadership from the state. To end, I want to remind government leaders in Canada that trust only comes with respect. This is the time for Canadian officials to respect Alaska and our shared waters...
My Turn: Numbers that speak volumes

...for public policy based on what matters most to people as they themselves characterize their lives". More and more world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and British Prime Minister David Cameron...
'Choose Respect' funding cut hours after rally

...Choose Respect) rallies" because of the diminished spending on the program in FY16."He is looking to different community leaders and youth to take the lead on continuing those efforts," she said via email. "No matter what happens to the funding, Gov...
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Thank you officers of Friends of Recycling

...thank Margot Knuth and Terry Tavel for their effort and leadership in the Juneau community. They were Friends of Recycling leaders from the initial investment in a glass crusher. Their efforts also included organizing volunteers for weekly operations...
My Turn: Congress should have a say in US-Iran nuclear weapons deal

...of state terrorism in the world, whose leaders continue to express the genocidal goal...Central Command. In short: Iran's leaders are declared enemies of the U.S. with...soldiers on their hands. Yet it's these leaders that the Obama Administration - since...
3 things to watch in the Legislature

...statehood and has not been changed substantively since, according to a legislative research brief requested by House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, who is among the legislators who have sponsored legislation to update the code. The National Guard Bureau's...
Alaska Editorial: YouTube the perfect venue for Murkowski video sufficiently informed to correct the situation - at least not exacerbate it as they become the next generation of U.S. leaders.The strength of Alaska's economy runs in tandem with development of its natural resources. Oil, gas, timber, minerals...


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