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My Turn: Smaller PFD check is a nudge in the right direction

...price well worth paying to end this impasse," the Editorial Board wrote. That's true, but not only is this a short-term solution that will wake everyone up but it also carries a greater negative impact on the most economically vulnerable people...
Intervention by governor spares bears' lives

...mount if bear relocation became normal state policy.A Department of Fish and Game statement said relocation was a short-term solution to the long-term bear problem in Anchorage.The department urged all Anchorage residents to store trash inside...
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Juneau asked, candidates answered

...If we can make cuts that bring in those additional dollars without causing problems ... that's sort of a short-term solution" he said.Gregory was just as careful with talk of removing exemptions. He said he would protect the senior...
IHS proposes caps as federal budget deadline nears

...bound to fully fund operational costs or contract support costs. The Indian Health Service says the caps are a short-term solution that keeps the department within it's budget and that the proposal does not defy the Supreme Court's decision...
Planners suggest tourism solutions

...accommodate more cruise ships. Transportation consultants from Kittelson & Associates of Portland, Ore., suggested short-term solutions to congestion, such as increasing the visibility of crosswalks, requiring stores to install awnings that cover...
Battle of the islands

...amendment before voters to allow a rural priority for subsistence hunting and fishing. Graham sees that as only a short-term solution, though. He wants to push for changes in the federal law that requires a rural preference, so the state can...
Study recommends removing wooden Lemon Creek bridge

...of Natural Resources and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Removing the RediMix Bridge would be the first short-term solution. "Removal of the bridge (would) immediately lower this water surface elevation and increase the hydraulic gradient...
Tenakee eyes solutions to its fiscal crisis from 1 percent to 2 percent. For the first time, the city might impose a property tax. "These are some short-term solutions," Wilson said. "We look forward to receiving some funding from the state." The Chichagof Island town is...
My Turn: Please forget it's an election year and give us a plan

...Permanent Fund or seasonal sales taxes, but that's because we don't want you to just throw the money away on short-term solutions. We don't want to have to listen to you whine and complain a few years from now when the price of oil drops...
Efforts continue to improve Auke Lake

...12 to 15 buoys would be set afloat.Promoting a current groundskeeper's assistant to a park ranger is also a short-term solution that would lend to more proactive policing of Auke Lake.Safety concerns arose late last year when a jet ski accident...


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