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Tongass planning meeting closes with hope

...representatives making up the Tongass group, some had their doubts agreement could be reached.The group must struggle with the big picture of trying to make disparate groups happy and the little things, like exact wording and the ideal level of flexibility...
Letter: Capital Transit doesn't count seconds

...created this schedule did not base it on scientific methods, where data is collected over a long period of time showing the big picture including times for seasonal demand of passengers loading and unloading in all sorts of driving conditions, where...
City bands together against property crime

...Kenai Peninsula."I don't have the numbers to service the entire community," Greenstreet said. "Looking at the bigger picture, calls against people, like domestic violence, have to take priority over property crimes."Some people in the...
Slack Tide: Come with me if you want to live!

...probably offset any gains by parking a whole bunch of junk in my yard and never mowing the lawn. But looking at the bigger picture, I'm not sure how much I like the idea of Alaska becoming the new Florida. For one, I look terrible in pastels...
Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

...serve a limited purpose if they are necessary to maintain the popularity of major college football and basketball."The big picture is the NCAA lost the definition of amateurism it has been pushing for years," said Michael Carrier, a Rutgers law...
Wildlife troopers cite Nome woman in musk ox death

...bows and muzzle-loaders.Gorn said the early hunt and increasingly vocal complaints from local residents misses the bigger picture of decline in the Seward Peninsula musk oxen population, which is decreasing by about 13 percent a year. There...
Report: Juneau's local workforce shrinking, non-local workforce growing

...the fastest growing industry in Alaska and in Juneau over the past 10 years, Calvin said.However, looking at the bigger picture, there are two "fundamental trends" when it comes to Juneau's economy: a decrease in permanent residents and...
On the Trails: Dwarf mistletoe

...variety of unprintable epithets. But if you look beyond the question of board-feet to be harvested and consider the bigger picture, the biology of the species offers some interesting things. (Besides, light infections of this mistletoe do little...
Juneau's emergency preparedness tested teams out there for emergencies. We're like family, we've been doing this together for so long."While the big picture means providing for the safety of people affected by an emergency, responders handle countless other details, from...
Empire Editorial: Apathy trumps involvement yet again

...means in 2013, the majority vote consisted of just 10 percent of registered voters - hardly a majority considering the bigger picture.Yet it sure does seem as though more than 19 percent of our population has strong feelings about how our schools...


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