A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...move swiftly to pass a budget. Sessions is a fierce opponent of the health care law and comprehensive immigration reform. Passage of a budget would allow Republicans to use the process known as reconciliation to move on legislation that only requires a...
My Turn: If pot law passes, Alaskans will be in control

...enabling legislation, with regulations to be developed after passage. What's overlooked is that all Alaskans will have a chance...Measure 2 in the spring of 2013 and formed a group to support its passage. He currently serves as chair of the Campaign to Regulate...
My Turn: Parnell's honesty vs. Walker's cynicism

...1990, remains a classic in my political library. A favorite passage is instructive, especially during the heated few weeks before...because they cannot see the honor on the other side."This passage is about two concepts: honor and hate.The two-party system...
Ferry Malaspina rescues one as two drown in sinking Canadian landing craft

...Centre in Victoria, British Columbia, the 67-foot landing craft was about three miles north of Campbell River, in Discovery Passage on the east side of Vancouver Island, when its three-man crew sent a distress call about 2:45 a.m. Pacific Time.Less...
Inside Passages: Monthly forums on mental health and wellness

This month's Inside Passages features 'The Health Care Law & You' and will be from 5:30-7 p.m. tomorrow, Jan. 6, at Bartlett Regional Hospital in...
Dan Olsen's orca Wildlife Wednesday

...choose between speed and staying power. They can make two different frequencies at the same time, as they have two nasal passages leading up to the same blowhole, he said. About half of calls use both capacities, and are biphonic, he said.The high-pitched...
Silverbow Backroom: Wilderness Art and "Wild Reads" open mic

...Forest Service is inviting the public to share favorite reading passages on wilderness, wild nature and wild experiences after the...Friday Art Walk at the Silverbow Backroom. Quotes, poems and passages up to 1-2 pages are welcome. Readers should bring their...
Inside Passages: A new monthly forum on mental health and wellness bring the Juneau community Inside Passages: Monthly Forums on Mental Health and...Juneau, aims to do just that. "Inside Passages is an easy and accessible way to learn...programs in Orange County, Calif. Inside Passages will take place at Bartlett Regional...
Alaska Editorial: The people have a right to know

...decades ago in the push to make government more transparent in the wake of national scandals like Watergate. At the time of its passage, Alaska's law was one of the strongest protections of public access to information in the country. As decades have passed...
A Bishop's Perspective: Legalizing marijuana is wrong for many reasons

...and does not appear to include options for local control. Based on current research, Elders in our rural villages believe passage of this initiative would only add to the many challenges adults and young people already face in their communities with intoxicants...


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