"We think the only way to do business is to serve others, do more for them, and charge less." That's the world according to Dan Price, founder and CEO of Gravity Payments.
Predictably, pending state budget cuts drove many people to speak out. During the waning days and hours of the Legislature, literally thousands of emails flooded legislative and governmental offices. Budget negotiations dragged on day after day.
In the book "Diapering the Devil," Gov. Jay Hammond recollects many things that he regretted not getting done during his extensive term in elected office.
In light of all the recent news regarding high schools in our town, the time is now for discussing and planning what the best course forward should be.
At 5:30 p.m. Friday at KTOO studios, the Foundation for End of Life Care and the Juneau Medical Society are bringing Dr. Linda Smith and Diana Seropian (a medical social worker) to Juneau for a free public discussion about palliative care.
Last week in an op-ed about the Iranian nuclear deal, Juneau resident Richard Moniak raised questions about an earlier column I wrote in this paper, and about the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's recent passage of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015, which I co-sponsored. If the act passes in both the House and the Senate, it will allow Congress to have an up-or-down vote on an eventual nuclear arms agreement with Iran - one of the most significant national security issues facing America in a generation.
Did you know that the Alaska Senate majority recently requested the media help them explain to disgruntled constituents why the deep cuts to education are justified? Apparently some senators are getting too many unhappy emails, so the Senate majority called a news conference Tuesday to make an unusual plea for media assistance.
It's broken. That's the most commonly stated objection by opponents of Medicaid expansion.
...Polley-type of disaster won't happen in the Taku, Stikine or Unuk. I've read BC Mining Minister Bill Bennett's two "My Turns" in the Empire, and his words gave me zero confidence that BC's mines won't harm Southeast Alaska. He continues...
...state's lease rose from $684,000 annually to $3.4 million.As Juneau Empire columnist Rich Moniak noted in a recent My Turn, the 60,000 square-foot Anchorage LIO is being leased at $7 per square foot - double what the state pays for its...
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