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My Turn: Education in Hawaii, Alaska a bad comparison

...often fruitful to compare education systems of other states with Alaska's, David Nees' misrepresentation of two facts, the premises of his Oct. 19 My Turn, undermines rational, informed comparison.Contrary to the claim that Hawaii had the first public...
Suicide Prevention Week to Feature Walls of Hope

...during Alaska Suicide Prevention Week, scheduled for Sept. 7-13, to highlight positive aspects in their lives. The basic premise is for students to identify three things in their life that makes them want to live. They could be as straightforward as...
Board adopts pot shop do's and don'ts

...consumption on retail store premises, like liquor stores, and samples...too close to consumption on premises as well as create a hyper-competitive...having a reason to enter the premises, regulate on-premise consumption, which would be...
On Writing: Paragraphs

...of analytical logic, where we take a topic such as a logical conclusion and separate it into its constituent elements, its premises and assumptions, to show that that conclusion is a matter of logical necessity. Dissecting such a topic typically takes more...
Center caters to people leaving prison

...The center doesn't cater specifically to alcoholics, but alcohol, being intoxicated and drug use are not allowed on the premise.Regardless of addiction, health care providers often say appropriate transitional services are severely lacking for people...
UAA launches Alaska's first pharmacy program

...within a few years."You've got really very little tenure to continue building your programs on," Wadsworth said. "The premise is that we get pharmacists - clinical pharmacists - who are reared in the state, who are from here and who will be networked...
Marijuana Committee seeks more municipal control, again

...recommended the state board allow municipalities to decide whether they will permit consumption of marijuana products on licensed premises. This means cities, rather than the state, would be able to decide whether people will be allowed to consume marijuana products...
Police blotter for Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015

...released.Public intoxication? At 12:02 a.m. Friday, David Bleeker, 34, was arrested for being drunk on a license premises in the 200 block of Front Street. He was taken to LCCC.Theft? At 12:30 p.m. Thursday, a vehicle theft was reported...
Police blotter for Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

...Liquor violation? At 12:03 a.m. Saturday, Natasha Mae Roberts, 23, was arrested for being intoxicated on a licensed premise after she was warned not to enter bars or liquor stores for the remainder of the night in the 200 block of Front Street. Alcohol...
Officials search for cause of plane crash

...Metrojet.Officers from Russia's top investigative body raided the offices of Metrojet and Brisco on Saturday, searching the premises and questioning employees. Investigative Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin said agents also took samples of fuel from the...
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