Long before 9/11, there was 1812

...Timbers near what is now called Waterville, Ohio, even though there was no clear winner, the British backed out of all their promises. In August of 1795 at the Treaty of Greenville, the Native Americans gave up most of present day Ohio. Between 1803 and...
Scientists use CSI-style tests to count Alaska wolf packs

...the United States is no easy job.For the past year, however, they have been testing a powerful, CSI-style tool that promises to deliver new data on one of Alaska's most closely-watched wolf populations.The project began in fall 2012 and works...
My Turn: Be careful what you vote for

...of $1 or $2 billion while the state losses $10 or $20 billion in net revenue from not having ACES in place.One of the promises implied by a "no" vote on measure 1 is that when the oil companies benefit from low taxes, they will be willing to invest...
My Turn: Alaska met the challenge of its unfunded pensions

...Alaska stepped up to secure the retirement promises made to its peace officers, firefighters...retirement plans in other states have broken promises by reducing benefits or filing for, and transportation. Keeping the promises and commitments we make as a state is...
Empire Editorial: Senators promise more foreign workers for Alaska

...fine without the J-1 program, and Alaska's Congressional delegation should think twice about supporting an effort that promises to siphon money from the state's economy.? Empire editorials are written by the Juneau Empire's editorial board. Members...
It's finally here! Brazil World Cup begins

...Brazilian defender scored an own-goal that gave Croatia an unlikely 1-0 lead after just 11 minutes. And despite all the promises from government officials that Brazil would be ready, there were problems at the stadium: The lighting failed in one corner...
My Turn: Promises, promises

The oil industry hoped for a big tax break and they got it. Now the industry is protecting their windfall with a flurry of ads boasting of increased interest in Alaska.
UAS Sitka hosts Sitka Start open house

...of between $10,000 and $30,000, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. The Sitka Start approach promises to build confidence through: outstanding science, humanities, art, math and English GER courses; attentive and supportive...
Empire Editorial: KSM: Leaving Alaskans with all risk, zero benefit

...into operation decades ago, they certainly weren't honored. Of course, promises like these come easy when there's no risk for Canada should developer's promises be broken. If the streams and rivers flowed east instead of west, we wouldn't...
Jolie's performance the highlight of 'Maleficent'

...enough fleshing out of the story to support these elements.The villain of this film is the script by Linda Woolverton, which promises Maleficent's real story but delivers little more than a couple variations on the original theme. Woolverton should have...


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