Alaska tribes united in opposition of large mines

...our Sacred Headwaters. We have been here for many thousands of years and will be here long after the mining companies and politicians have left. It will be us that will have to live with the tailings dams, waste rock and water pollution. So it is critical...
Empire Editorial: No more hidden messages

...deleted more than half her emails - is the latest example of politicians doing the public's bidding in shadowed back alleys. If...can't happen when private emails are used, let alone when a politician has a secured email server. We saw this happen in Alaska...
Empire Editorial: Reinbold a champion but gets pariah treatment

...her former majority colleagues who are the villains in this story. Reinbold should instead be viewed as a champion for how politicians should behave, especially those who consider themselves fiscal conservatives.The House Majority needs 30 votes to access...
Empire Editorial: Lynching by Facebook

...little more fact-checking before its vice-presidential confirmation.Facebook, too, has a place in confirmation. A politician is not only his or her stance on the issues. He or she has a life experience - a sum total of events and relationships that...
Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10 prison before being released in Jan. 1993.)Ten years ago: Lebanon's president reappointed staunchly pro-Syrian politician Omar Karami as prime minister. A suicide bomber blew himself up at a funeral in Mosul, Iraq, killing at least 47 people...
My Turn: The letter that shouldn't have been sent

...service, he should have known that communicating with the enemy undermines his commander-in-chief.Military officers and politicians are definitely different breeds. In politics, the opposition within one's own country is often fair game. But as Fox...
Local economy overlooked in international trade spat

...Highway ferry terminal in Prince Rupert is a tale of two economies: the national economy and our local economy. With Canadian politicians of all stripes opposing the investment in our community because of their distaste for "Buy American" restrictions, we...
Celebrated Little League team stripped of championship title

...governing body announced that team officials had engaged in a Little League version of political gerrymandering. Instead of politicians redrawing district maps to pick up votes, it was local league officials who changed the boundaries that determined where...
Climate-change education this weekend at the glacier

...Curve - through a number of historical contexts, highlighting the relationships among scientists, environmentalists and politicians as those relationships changed over time.As Howe explains, privileged scientists are at the center of most of our stories...
Dancing, rising for revolution

...There's going to be music, so feel free to move that body!" Wells told the group, who were wearing pink and red.Politicians were among the crowd, including Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau, Alaska first lady Donna Walker and Sen. Berta Gardner...


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