Is "The Alexander Archipelago Wolf" a rare threatened species? No! It doesn't exist!"Cry Wolf" is simply a part of the ongoing preservationist's campaign to eliminate natural resource development in a multi-governed area that has a problem with its ownership/management and identity.Imagine living in a region that has four names, one unknown to 84 percent of the local residents.A region where a remote government owns almost all land, air and water.A region where another government owns almost all animals and the land's subsurface.Welcome to:
As an Alaskan already spending my Permanent Fund Dividend check and as someone "wowed" by Pope Francis' blunt talk on immigration, social justice, poverty and climate, I could not pass on thinking about the Pope's recent trip as sort of a PFD, a Pope Francis Dividend, for all of America. When you connect the Pope's message about income equality and the need and benefit for the redistribution of wealth - this is to what the PFD does to a degree in Alaska.
As snow begins to fall across the Last Frontier, Juneauites turn their thoughts to what is happening up at Eaglecrest.
I completely disagree with everything stated in the Juneau Empire's Sept. 24 editorial "Reckless endangerment.
It's my turn to talk about Juneau's senior sales tax exemptions. I am only 60 years old, so I don't get any benefit from the senior tax...
The Juneau Empire editorial "Reckless Endangerment" opens positive possibilities for grasping the underlying human meaning of our beloved "American Dream.
Looking toward our city elections next Tuesday, Oct. 6, here are questions you might ask yourself while weighing your choices of candidates.
Kudos to the William H. Seward commemorative statue committee for a decision they made recently, concerning the statue they are commissioning to celebrate the upcoming 150th anniversary of the U.S. purchase of Russian interests in Alaska.
Earlier this week, Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and I enlisted the help of seventh-grader Shania Sommer from Palmer to announce the amount of this year's Permanent Fund Dividend.
"The answer to our state's fiscal challenge will come from disciplining state spending," Frank Murkowski once said on the campaign trail.
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