Empire Editorial: Don't be fooled by claims of a 'threat' from Russia

...with the United States, well, it doesn't. Alarmist talk about Russia "taking over the Arctic" isn't anything more than the words of someone trying...most of the latest Arctic movements aren't purely military. "One person can look at...
Today's the deadline for PFD

Today's the deadline for procrastinators who haven't yet signed up for the 2015 Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend.The payout each fall is based on a five-year average of the fund's...

...up on Big Bird and Electric Company - there won't be any more of that - but my main concern is life...Communications in Alaska was eliminated. If it wasn't for ham radio operators, we wouldn't have had anything."In bigger cities like Juneau...
Michigan State's Izzo emulates Krzyzewski but is still playing catch-up

...Kind of?" he interrupted. "You can't have a rivalry when it's 8-1."Izzo...even longer," Izzo said. "That isn't easy to do, either. Expectations get so...would do," Krzyzewski said. "They don't have a team. They have a program. As he...
Senate keeps pot edibles on the table

...said.He said Alaska voters, who didn't know they were voting to legalize concentrates...said putting the amendment in place doesn't allow the Legislature to place more be heavily regulated. ... I don't want them to look attractive. I want them...
State | AK legislature
Haven House offers serenity to first tenants

...prisoners has been years in the making but hasn't always received a friendly reception from...asked to leave at any time if they don't comply with house rules.The strict conditions...areas."It's like saying they couldn't live where people live," she said. "It's...
Capital city cannabis celebration to be pot-free

...we voted in favor as a community, I don't think anybody should be hiding out anymore...of the woodwork, people who maybe haven't been open about their use can maybe come...Herman-Haywood said, adding she doesn't know if they will accept the invite. "We...
Short-handed Miami rallies to beat Temple 60-57 in NIT semis

...wrist injury, 7-footer Tonye Jekiri didn't return after he was inadvertently struck...freshman Obi Enechionyia said. "We just didn't make them today."After missing six of...of passive," McClellan said. "Wasn't being as aggressive as we normally are...
Pipeline bill sets up showdown with Walker

...sponsor of the bill, told reporters he wasn't concerned about reaching 40 votes, though...predecessor, or he might see something he doesn't like and then have a right to try to negotiate...R-Nikiski, said the Legislature wouldn't be doing its job if it allowed the AGDC money...
State | AK legislature
NOAA says Cook Inlet beluga numbers increased slightly

...recovering or declining the, small changes from survey to survey don't tell us as much as the trend over a period of 10 to 20 years...last decade. The overall trend shows the beluga population isn't recovering and is in decline at an annual average rate of 0...


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