My Turn: Numbers that speak volumes

...recognized anti-poverty organization, "80 people hold the same amount of wealth as the world's 3.6 billion poorest people." Oxfam found that "since 2009...policy based on what matters most to people as they themselves characterize their...
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state Arctic Village, a town of 192 people in the southern foothills of the Brooks...Kuskokwim River, Kongiganak's 500 or so people live in a marshy, lake-dotted landscape...capita basis. The state added up all the people in each of the revenue sharing communities...
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What that $1.5M for Choose Respect actually paid for

...a day after you really needed it. That's what happens when doing your job is contingent upon asking other people for stuff! People actually have other things to do than to get me facts and figures at all hours of the day and night, whether...
Little Huslia's hustle wins it Iditarod award of the trail in Southcentral Alaska.The village of 338 people had about 30 days to prepare for the arrival of 78 mushers along...between Fairbanks and Nome. Busch said she's heard a lot of people outside the Iditarod Trail Committee this year suggest re-starting...
Living & Growing: Slowing down to the speed of love

...I'm impatient, I hate waiting in lines, being on hold, or people who don't respond to my emails in the timeframe I think they...include perfectionism, judging others and trying to control people, places or things in my life that are not controllable. I...
Riders enjoy new skate ramps at Kodiak park

...few hiccups along the way, but several people made sure it stayed on track."There...of cooks in the kitchen, and a lot of people who helped out," said Jeremiah overcast Monday afternoon, a dozen people enjoyed the hard work Gardner put in making...
Fairbanks family thanks Juneau for the state hockey tournament

...accommodating the entire team on short notice. Thank you Gov. Bill Walker and Rep. Tammie Wilson for attending the games. Thank you to the gracious staff at the library that allowed people out on the observation deck. Jamie B. WheatleyFairbanks
A Favorite Trail for Every Situation

"What's your favorite running trail in Juneau?" It's surprising to me how often I am asked this question. I guess people assume that if I run trails nearly every day that I certainly must have a favorite. I do have a favorite color ? blue; and...
Three Good Things Thursday

...Saturday as a thank you to Juneau for its support during the Path to Prosperity competition. The artisan ice cream shop won the People's Choice Award.The store's co-owner Marc Wheeler said they've been stockpiling up on ice cream for the past month...
Coppa offers free scoop on Saturday if we won the Path to Prosperity People's Choice Award," said Prosperity contest, taking home the People's Choice Award after an online voting...cream, sherbet and sorbet with as many people as possible."Coppa will be accepting...


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