My Turn: Time for Alaska to rise as one

...following through with our campaign pledge to reach out and listen to Alaskans. It is the first step in prioritizing our campaign promises to accept Medicaid expansion, address the high cost of energy, immediately begin to responsibly reduce state spending and...
USDA: 'We're serious about a transition'

...Forest Service continues to spend an average of 37 percent of its Tongass budget on its timber program each year since making a promise to transition in 2010, and hasn't changed anything about its organizational structure to prioritize young growth.During...
Study: Tongass transition stalled

...Headwaters study "Tongass transition out of old-growth logging stalled," believes that although the Forest Service didn't promise to have the transition to a young-growth focus completed by now, it should have made some headway. The study found that...
Little League World Series sensation Mo'ne Davis memoir coming in March

...details with Davis' coach, Steve Bandura; and her family.Author Hilary Beard, whose previous collaborations include "Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life," will assist Davis and has already begun interviewing her.The...
Mitt Romney rallies support for GOP

...ANCHORAGE - Mitt Romney said Monday that promises made by President Barack Obama have not...improve the federal health care law.Promises made by Obama have not been kept, Romney...Murkowski there, you're going to see the promises that are made by our party kept," he...
The teammate he never met

...who has been dealing with my stupidity for years ... this has to be my last time."The letters from Soboleff turned that promise real."I thought my life was over but his letters helped rebuild who I was," Booth said. "My family, too. I always...
The Alaskan Idiot's Guide To: The 2014 midterm elections

...Young does something spectacularly wrong - even by his generous standards - Dunbar isn't going to win. Senate District QThis promises to be a tight race between Tom Williams and ... Oh, who am I kidding? When the name of your family is on your town's...
My Turn: Sullivan fought to silence Alaskans

U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan promises in his campaign material that he will be a fighter for Alaska. Depending on how you define Alaska's interest, this could be...
Oil-tax opponents vow to monitor industry promises

...opponents vowed Wednesday to track promises its supporters made and pounce if they...taken from the vote was the extraction of promises from the oil industry that were not 2013."If they live up to those promises, that's a victory, that's a great...
Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat

...both. Certainly there are areas where he can take a stronger stand.The Affordable Care Act hasn't lived up to its lofty promises, but claims that Begich was the "deciding vote" are absurd. Begich was still one vote, even if he did vote last. If re-elected...


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