My Turn: A model for Alaska's road to economic growth: Boutique steps

...competitiveness and a better way of life. It is changing how we educate children, deliver health care, manage energy, ensure public safety, engage government, and access, organize and disseminate knowledge." We feel that with the Arctic opening (increased...
Sentencing continues for case related to troopers' deaths

...trial is scheduled to begin Nov. 9.The troopers went to arrest the elder Kangas after he threatened the village public safety officer. Kangas resisted arrest, and authorities accuse Nathanial of killing both troopers with a rifle.The elder...
Empire Editorial: Alaska needs legislation, not lawsuits, on Medicaid expansion

...against Gov. Bill Walker.There are few words to express our disappointment.As the state cuts vital services like public safety and education to save money, Alaska's lawmakers are imitating the snake that bites itself. The ultimate cost of...
My Turn: 'Indian Country' would succeed where state failed

...Alaska want to create "Indian Country" - a legally defined term - so they can solicit the federal government for public safety funding and other basic services that the state has failed to provide to small, rural and mostly Native communities...
My Turn: Open discussion needed on oil taxation

...We need an oil production tax that earns Alaskans enough - a fair share - that we both get fair revenue to help fund public safety, education and savings, and can afford more smartly-crafted development incentives to spur new North Slope production...
Federal program gives tribes access to criminal databases

...tribal law enforcement with information strengthens public safety and is a key element in our ongoing strategy to build...tribes, said the plan "responds to a long-standing public safety concern in Indian Country.""Today's announcement...
My Turn: End the cold war on trust lands

...the nation. The Alaska state public safety and justice systems - as far as...broken. Time and again, this public safety and justice crisis has been the...funding and training for rural public safety, law enforcement, victim services...
Stimson docks in Kodiak after 17 years in Dutch Harbor

...budgetary issues facing the state's Department of Public Safety.The vessel's stern, as it was docked on N float...highlights the budgetary constraints facing the Department of Public Safety.As of July 1, DPS Director Col. James Cockrell told...
Black official 'overwhelmed' by viral photo response man wearing an officer's uniform.That man in the uniform was Leroy Smith, who runs the state Department of Public Safety, and a photo of his Saturday encounter with the man wearing the swastika has gone viral on the Internet.Smith said...
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Authorities report 2 arrests in Portland's drilling protest

...remove him from the water.He faces charges of resisting arrest, interfering with a police officer and assaulting a public safety officer.Portland police also reported one arrest, a 24-year-old man accused of criminal trespass.The icebreaker...


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