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Letter to the Editor: Judicial Council and typos

...Judicial Council's membership. It has been the very model of equity and fairness, and never has there been the least hint of politics in its findings.There is also the problem I encountered when I moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico some years ago. As a dedicated...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-02-27/letter-editor-judicial-council-and-ty
Letters
My Turn: A unique approach to housing pioneers

...Anchorage homes. Mom died surrounded by family after a full life growing her Irish clan and excelling in banking, business and politics. She, like many Pioneers, made huge contributions to Alaska. My grandmother, Rachel Crawford, came to Alaska in 1898...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-26/my-turn-unique-approach-housing-pione
Opinion
Flipping Douglas Island

...process and has not taken a stance. The Southeast Alaska Land Trust does not take positions on such issues."We don't do politics at all," trust executive director Frank Rue said by phone. "We do land conservation with willing private land owners and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-22/flipping-douglas-island
Local
My Turn: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, politics or science?

...than by someone whose primary expertise is administration and politics. Leaders aren't likely to make wise choices and succeed...Diplomatic skill Are you are sick of good old boy special interest politics? Do you agree that the ADF&G commissioner, assistant commissioners...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-25/my-turn-alaska-department-fish-and-ga
Opinion
My Turn: A fix in search of a law

...efforts would instead allow partisan politics to take hold of the one branch of government...that is designed to remain as free from politics as possible. Doubling the number of...create another avenue for the influence of politics on the judicial branch. In the words...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-15/my-turn-fix-search-law
Opinion
Empire Editorial: On the court

...Alaska, they knew they needed to create a system immune from politics. "It is not the function of the judge to make the law, it...and the way to keep them independent is to keep them out of politics."To keep the judiciary independent, the Alaska constitution...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-15/empire-editorial-court
Opinion
Climate-change education this weekend at the glacier

...history of global warming from its roots as a scientific curiosity to its place at the center of international environmental politics, following the story of rising CO2 - illustrated by the now famous Keeling Curve - through a number of historical contexts...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/climate-change-education-weekend-gla
Outdoors
Twenty years of Toe

...take a break from his cartoon commentary on politics and current events after 20 years of drawing...political cartoonist and he doesn't let partisan politics guide his work."It's not just politics, what's on people's minds - I try not...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-06/twenty-years-toe
Local
Science, not politics needed at the Dep't of Fish and Game

...Alaska Department of Fish and Game management has equaled politics in Alaska and vice-versa, a trend that has to stop so all...Game's management needs.Again, we need to move away from politics.Dino SutherlandEagle River

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-01-01/science-not-politics-needed-dept-fish
Letters
Pioneering woman in politics reflects

...Broadway star. She would never get into politics, she argued."Back then, if you did...eventually go back on her word and get into politics - but she never stopped bucking the system...rolling in back in 1978, describing politics of the time as being "blood and guts...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-06/pioneering-woman-politics-reflects
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