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My Turn: Emotion and the police

...editorial, the Juneau Empire made the argument that we should use logic and not emotion. I would completely agree with that premise; however, I would like to point out what I would consider some errors in the logic the Empire used. If we use the Empire...
Sometimes children are people who kill

...poor judgment as causes of the U.S.'s world-beating gun injuries and deaths. The movement's ideology rests on the premise that everyone should own a gun, a belief that presumes that every owner is competent. Thus, the only division that matters...
Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity

So let's start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson's "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity. Imagine what...
Communities in Schools of Juneau thanks Rep. Munoz

...years, CIS National has researched and implemented best practices in dropout prevention.The CIS Model is based on the simple premise that it's not just what you do, but how you do it. Through the presence of a school-based site coordinator, CIS identifies...
Police calls for Monday, June 9, 2014

...Highway without the permission of the owner.Minor on licensed premise? At 11:29 p.m. Saturday, 19-year-old Jyraca Clark...Front Street and then cited and released for minor on licensed premise.Probation violation? At 1 a.m. Sunday, 29-year-old...
Police calls for Monday, June 16, 2014

...block of Glacier Highway.Liquor violation? At 1:52 a.m. Sunday, the Imperial Bar reported an underage person on the premise.Sex crime? At 12:03 a.m. Sunday, a confidential investigation into the sexual assault of a minor began.Theft...
Flooded by debt, Kake salmon hatchery to close

...coho, Oliva said. The hatchery website says the hatchery contributes $700,000 to the Kake economy each year."The whole premise of the hatchery system - producing fish, contributing to the economy of the state and the town - is a balancing act trying...
My Turn: Don't accept a flawed abortion premise

...elective, which makes present policy more repugnant because it treats pregnancy like a disease. We should never accept the premise that our love and concern for needy citizens can be expressed in terms of helping women on welfare kill their unborn children...
Does this make me a terrible person?

You know those movies in which the whole premise is an underdog sports team overcoming the odds and the challenges to take home a win and everything is so heartfelt and you are...
Shifting school start times not the answer

In my opinion, the basic premise upon which the Juneau School District administration is basing their proposal to shift school start times is fundamentally flawed...


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