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Empire Editorial: Let the voters decide

...absurd electoral season, this may be the strangest thing yet: It's a Republican suing a Republican in a Republican Administration on behalf of another Republican.Former Alaska Attorney General Bruce Botelho and former Alaska Lt. Gov...
Mining moves forward in SE

...mines. As Alaskans, we have an interest in a Congressional delegation that has clout with both Democratic and Republican Administrations. ? Brice is the President of the Juneau Building and Construction Trades Council, and Southeast Ak Business...
My Turn: Alaska voters are not very likely to turn against Santa Claus

...Many lawmakers will be back. Republicans will remain in control with new leaders, and probably working with a Republican administration. The reason for that prediction is the Republican gain in voter registration in Alaska. In 10 years, the...
Diatribe was totally out of line

...from other important projects - from highways and ferries to education. The road has been foisted upon us by a Republican administration that is anything but Republican. This project is neither the product of local choice (Haines, Skagway and...
Weyhrauch leads Juneau candidates in contributions

...while campaigning door-to-door he's heard many Republicans voice their dissatisfaction with the current Republican administration. "I believe there is a Republican constituency out there to which I need to make an appeal," Doll said...
Outside editorial: Politics over safety

...former Defense Secretary William S. Cohen and National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft. All served in Republican administrations. "As Ronald Reagan said, we have to trust, but we also have to verify. In order for us to verify, we've...
Hammond: Focus on the fiscal gap the best candidate to solve the state's fiscal crisis. Ulmer worked as a policy advisor in Hammond's Republican administration in the 1970s. Despite differences in party affiliation, the former GOP governor encouraged Republicans and...
Constant war hype

As I hear the constant media hype detailing, over and over, the Republican administration's final preparations for starting a killing-war, I'm reminded of two ironic adages: "Everyone is out of step except Johnny...
Pot laws stirring Alaska politics - again

...initiative that had allowed his arrest. It's caused no minor stir within law enforcement circles and the Republican administration of Gov. Frank Murkowski. Attorney General Gregg Renkes, appointed by Murkowski as the state's top prosecutor...
State economy continues its slow growth

...crumbled, proposals for two major oil and gas developments began to fire up Alaskans. The combination of a Republican administration and high oil prices fueled a new push for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which is closed...


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