Begich bids emotional farewell to US Senate

...of the work he had done and urging his colleagues to not let politics get in the way of doing the people's work.While polls show...together," Begich said. "It's going to be tough because the politics of today are about the moment in time. It's not about the...
Resigning, Roemmich reflects

...challenged also turned out to be an area of great growth."I actually really enjoy politics now," Roemmich said. "If more people knew more of what went on in politics, they would be more involved."She had the opportunity to see it all - the...
Made in Alaska: Lisle Hebert's "Crazy"

...example. When we invaded Iraq, every car had an American flag on it. Heck, the average person follows football more than politics."At this point, I tried to contribute. "Sure," I said."Sure?" Hebert was taken aback. "It's true! That's...
Walker's opening choices are hard ones

...renewed spirit of bipartisanship in Alaska politics and the grim reality of plunging oil...independent, saying it was time to put politics aside for the betterment of the state...gas line that helped spur his return to politics in 2010. During this last campaign...
My Turn: It's a new day in Alaska politics

Times of transition are thought to be strenuous, but I love them. With transition comes the opportunity to purge and rethink priorities.
Arts calendar

...government of the 1970s and 1980s. His influence helped bring a change towards democracy in Nigeria and promoted Pan Africanist politics to the world. The power and potency of Fela's message is completely current today and is expressed in the political movements...
Soldotna to go paperless

SOLDOTNA - The city of Soldotna is expediting the move to paperless politics.For a recent Planning and Zoning Commission special meeting, each commissioner was handed a behemoth packet containing property...
League of Women Voters to host pizza and politics

The League of Women voters in Juneau is inviting the public to celebrate the league's accomplishments this election year and to learn more about its organization. The celebration will take place Thursday Nov. 20, from 5:45-6:45 p.m.
Reviewing all the options, old and new with the North American road network.It's easy to propose ideas but hard to execute them. Terrain, economics, politics and public opinion all stand in the way.It's hard even to simply keep track of the ideas that have been proposed in the...
My Turn: Predictions for 2014 and beyond

...Americans who didn't vote? This is where politics and reality depart to encourage traditional grassroots politics and move away from paid operatives, lavish...and set and there will be life after politics.Isn't this the hope and change for...


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