In Tuesday's 'My Turn' feature, Mr. Grutter states that the North Pacific Fishery Management Council halibut bycatch reductions approved in June are...
In order for government and public institutions to work, there has to be trust in them. This is rarely achieved by keeping the key parts of the process hidden from public view.
According to a recent study, Alaska is either in a recession or on the brink of one. It's time for non-partisan solutions, not playing Russian Roulette with the economy. Alaska will lose 4,000 jobs statewide by September.
"All men are created equal." These are words we celebrate this week in the wake of two nationally significant events.
Our North Pacific Fisheries Management Council met in Sitka. Trawl bycatch (bycatch constitutes nontargeted species) of juvenile halibut in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands was on the agenda.
This past Thursday the United States Supreme Court released its decision in the second of two cases questioning the legality and validity of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), widely referred to as Obamacare. King v.
I have previously written and spoken about how important the seafood industry is to Alaska's economy, especially to those of us who live in Southeast Alaska.
Former Gov. Frank Murkowski recently wrote an oped for the Juneau Empire advocating the establishment of a Permanent Fund endowment system for partially funding state government. After attending Gov.
Alaska's Catholic bishops have issued a statement supporting Pope Francis' call for action on climate change.
Alaskans breathed a collective sigh of relief when the Legislature finally gaveled out June 11 after two special sessions. Compromises were made, a budget was passed and a government shutdown was averted.
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