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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...
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...
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...
Nation and World
Observing 'Back to the Future' Day with blasts from Juneau's past

...before Zemeckis hands them to the audience.It's one of the great compliments for the film that, using an unbelieveable premise, like any good fiction, it closes all of its plot twists, making the unbelieveable seem almost plausible by film's end...
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...
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...
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...
My Turn: Making a sustainable and responsible PFD

...of future oil and gas revenue would be too powerful to resist. The answer was to set aside a portion for future needs.The premise was to turn non-renewable oil and gas wealth into a renewable source of investment earnings. To save for the future; a...
New Heacox novel celebrates Tlingit canoe culture

...that could sit in these large canoes and were weather watchers... I wanted to celebrate the canoe culture."Part of the premise of the book is embedded in the town's name. In Tlingit, Jinkaat means "10." The town is called "Jinkaat," Heacox...


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