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My Turn: State is prepared to walk its salmon talk

...and the collecting and sharing of information. Without fully considering all the components involved, we risk a short-term solution to a long-standing concern. That being said, since I stepped into the role of lieutenant governor, we've...
Alaska Editorial: Relocating bears doesn't change people's behavior

...release announcing the bears' relocation, Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten said that moving the bears was "a short-term solution to what the department views as a long-term issue. We need to clean up our neighborhoods and address how we...
Local | Opinion
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...
State | AK legislature
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...


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